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ISIL threatens to kill Twitter founder

ISIL threatens to kill Twitter founder

Twitter has announced it is working with law enforcement officials on a recent threat against the company’s founder posted online by supporters of the ISIL Takfiri terrorists. “Our security team is investigating the veracity of these threats with relevant law enforcement officials,” Jim Prosser, a Twitter spokesman, said on Monday. The announcement came against the [&hellip

8 jailed over Paris jewelry heist

8 jailed over Paris jewelry heist

A French court has sentenced eight men to jail over a record double heist at the Harry Winston store in the French capital, Paris. On Friday, the Paris court sentenced the men to prison terms ranging from nine months to 15 years in prison over the robberies in 2007 and 2008. The heaviest penalty was handed [&hellip

9 found dead after US shooting spree

9 found dead after US shooting spree

Nine people have been found dead after a shooting spree in the US state of Missouri, authorities say. Bodies were discovered at multiple crime scenes in a rural town in Texas County. The suspected gunman was believed to be among the dead. The 36-year-old man was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in a [&hellip

Quranic Reflections, Āyat 19:4

Quranic Reflections, Āyat 19:4

Do they not reflect upon the Qur’an, or are there locks on the hearts? (Q 47:24) For past Qur’anic Reflections click here Bismillāh, February 27, 2015/Jamādīul Ūlā 8, 1436 Quranic Reflections: Year 5, No. 9, Āyat 19:4 – Answering of Prayers وَلَمْ أَكُنْ بِدُعَائِكَ رَبِّ شَقِيًّا Walam akun bi-du‘ā’ika Rabbi shaqiyya My Lord, I have never [&hellip

Role of Iman in the life of a child and beyond

Role of Iman in the life of a child and beyond

Written by Aytatullah Shaheed Beheshti Iman is the foremost psychological factor in the life of a child even in this age of advanced technology and mastery over space. Iman is the axis round which the life of a child mostly revolves. It is iman in those associated with him, e.g. his parents, brothers, sisters, teachers etc., in the matter of [&hellip

ISIL present in all 50 US states: FBI

ISIL present in all 50 US states: FBI

The director of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) says the agency is investigating suspected supporters of the ISIL terrorist group in all 50 American states. James Comey made the revelation on Wednesday while addressing a meeting of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), which is an organization of 56 US state and [&hellip

Black hole with mass 12bn times of sun

Black hole with mass 12bn times of sun

Astronomers have discovered a black hole that is 12 billion times more massive than the sun. The new finding, described in a study published in science weekly Nature on Wednesday, could challenge a generally accepted theory about how black holes are formed. The supermassive black hole, estimated to have been formed only 875 million years [&hellip

New brain cell types discovered

New brain cell types discovered

Researchers have discovered previously unknown cell types while producing an in depth map of cortical cell types and the active genes they harbor. Scientists at Karolinska Instituted carried out the research with a process known as single cell sequencing, the results of which were published in the journal Science in February. The new cell types [&hellip

Brain buzz actually helps you learn

Brain buzz actually helps you learn

The key learning regions in the brain, the hippocampus and the prefrontal cortex, use different wave frequencies during memory-based decision making, a new research says. The study was carried out by Massachusetts Institute of Technology neuroscientists and published in the Nature Neuroscience’s online edition on February 23. As neurons fire in the brain they generate brain waves [&hellip

‘India pollution threatens 660mn lives’

‘India pollution threatens 660mn lives’

A new study suggests air pollution in India has affected a huge number of its citizens, shortening the lives of around 660 million people by about three years.  Results of a new research published in the Indian journal, Economic & Political Weekly, on Saturday showed that the lives of 54.5 percent of the Indian people who reside in areas heavily [&hellip