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An Open Letter to the IEC Board on the Purpose of Muharram Processions

An Open Letter to the IEC Board on the Purpose of Muharram Processions

An Open Letter to the IEC Board on the Purpose of Muharram Processions       Bismillahir Ramanir Rahim Asalaamu Alaykum My name is Agha Mohamed Hussain, grandfather-in-law of Brad Rajek.  I wanted to share the following information as a follow-up to Brad’s open letter to the IEC Board. The most popular speaker in Hyderabad during [&hellip

Japanese to spend Military spending

Japanese to spend Military spending

Members of the Japan Self-Defense Forces stand guard near Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) land-to-air missiles, deployed at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo. Tokyo has decided to inject an extra USD 2.1 billion into its military spending, one day after announcing a separate increase of USD 1.15 billion. A Japanese Defense Ministry spokesman made the announcement [&hellip

Diet drinks’ ‘link to depression’

Diet drinks’ ‘link to depression’

 The safety of sweeteners has been tested by regulators Experts are questioning whether diet drinks could raise depression risk, after a large study has found a link. The US research in more than 250,000 people found depression was more common among frequent consumers of artificially sweetened beverages. The work, which will be presented at the [&hellip

Reflections Talk Show

Reflections Talk Show

Be sure to tune into IBNTV every Sunday at 10.00 pm and watch Reflections Talk show. This show is  one of the leading productions of IBNTV whereby verses from the Holy Qur’an are discussed in a whole new perpective. Well-versed host, Hasnain Khimji and several well-known speakers/scholars come together to reflect upon the verses of [&hellip

Superstition blamed for infant death rise

Superstition blamed for infant death rise

Magu District Commissioner, Jacqueline Liana Superstition is once again the centre of discussion as local government officials in Magu district report an increase in infant deaths from lack of proper medical attention as the parents opt for sorcery as a treatment option over conventional medical centres. Only last week, the Magu District Commissioner, Jacqueline Liana, [&hellip

Searches for fake drugs to intensify

Searches for fake drugs to intensify

As dealers of counterfeit and substandard drugs switch to new and more sophisticated smuggling techniques, the Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA) has vowed to intensify inspection at all entry ports. According to documented studies, weak inspections at the ports of entry have contributed to the massive importation of fake and substandard drugs into the [&hellip

Garbage overwhelms Dar markets

Garbage overwhelms Dar markets

A man walks dangerously close to heap of stinking waste at Kigogo in Dar es Salaam. Filth is piling up in Dar es Salaam City, particularly at markets, despite efforts by the government and other stakeholders to maintain cleanliness, The Guardian has observed. The authorities cite shortage of cleaning facilities and the depreciation of infrastructures [&hellip

Dar rains wreak havoc

Dar rains wreak havoc

Torrential rains that poured in Dar es Salaam and its vicinity for two consecutive days from Sunday were on Monday a major inconvenience for city residents holding some in a traffic jam along New Bagamoyo Road, that lasted for more than five hours. The Mwenge to Tegeta stretch of the road was particularly difficult. A [&hellip

Oz Wildfires Rage On As Temperatures Ease

Oz Wildfires Rage On As Temperatures Ease

A NASA satellite image of the fires burning in southeastern Australia More than a hundred bushfires are still raging across southeastern Australia, following a heatwave that saw the region scorched by record temperatures. Cooler weather has now brought some relief – but highs of 50C are forecast for the weekend. Meteorologists have been forced to [&hellip

MKO terror group receives UK support

MKO terror group receives UK support

Analysts have found that the UK uses various controversial strategies to support MKO terrorists. The Mujahedeen-e Khalq Organization (MKO), an anti-Iran terrorist group-let, whose members are straying across Europe and the U.S., receives all-out support from the UK government through various controversial strategies, according to detached members. In December 2012, it was revealed that an [&hellip