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Islam, Iran and the Post colonial Mind

  Female Circumcision, Human Rights and the Myth of Unmediated Individual Choice in the West For over three decades now, there has been quite the uproar over the largely African practice of female circumcision better known under its current epithet as ‘Female Genital Mutilation’ (FGM). Understood as a sinister and culturally backward practice in the [&hellip

Flu vaccine may not cause miscarriage

Flu vaccine may not cause miscarriage

    Receiving seasonal flu vaccine during pregnancy builds immunity in both mother and baby without increasing the risk of developing miscarriage. Based on new findings, health experts suggest pregnant women receive flu vaccine shots during pregnancynot only for protecting themselves but also immunizing their baby for the early months after birth. “Pregnant women are [&hellip

Cell phones, cancer not related

Cell phones, cancer not related

    New evidence points away the link between cell phones and brain cancer suggesting cell phone users are at no greater risk than anyone else of developing brain cancer. Danish researchers who studied more than 350,000 participants found that cell phones do not increase the risk of cancer, Reuters reported. Conducted by the Institute [&hellip

Chemical linked to behavior problems

Chemical linked to behavior problems

    Girls whose mothers were exposed to the industrial chemical bisphenol A (BPA) during pregnancy are more likely to show behavioral problems at age three. The widespread chemical which disrupts female hormone estrogen has been already linked to a series of health conditions such as problems in infantile development, fertility, and brain function. BPA [&hellip

ISA to set up satellite launch base

ISA to set up satellite launch base

Head of Iran Space Agency (ISA) says the Agency has plans to set up a national satellite launch base, a national space laboratory, and a space settlement.   “Iran Space Agency also aims to master the entire space technology from conceptualization to system design as well as commissioning and decommissioning satellites through integrated management,” Hamid [&hellip

Huge amoebas found in Mariana Trench

Huge amoebas found in Mariana Trench

Researchers have discovered giant single-celled creatures at the Mariana Trench of the Pacific Ocean, known as the deepest and most mysterious part of the world. A team of scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and National Geographic who explored the deep sea with digital video and lights identified the deepest known [&hellip

World’s youngest planet discovered

World’s youngest planet discovered

    An international team of astronomers has discovered the world’s youngest gas giant planet, which is five times younger than the previous record holder. The newly discovered planet named LkCa 15 b after its star, has been started to take shape about 50,000 to 100,000 years ago, Discovery News reported. Dr. Adam Kraus of [&hellip

360 Poor Patients Received the Gift of Sight with Your Help in the Third Quarter of 2011

   7,311 Cataract Patients received this gift since the start of the Project in Kashmir and Pakistan (June 2007 to September 2011) It costs ONLY GBP 15.00 per one Cataract surgery    One of the most beautiful features of the LRBT free eye surgery program is that patients receive treatment regardless of their age. Even [&hellip

Bus station blast kills 3 in Kenya

Bus station blast kills 3 in Kenya

  The scene of an explosion inside a club in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, October 24, 2011 An explosion at a busy bus station in the centre of Kenyan capital city of Nairobi has left three persons dead and at least eighteen others injured, Press TV reports. The explosion took place on Monday in Nairobi where [&hellip

Halloween: – Its round the corner

  Salamun alaykum,   Trick or treat ? It’s after 10 days : In various Super stores and shops on the High street you won’t fail to notice  that  special areas with dim lighting have been set up where various items such as clothes, skeletons, lanterns, black cats, bats, brooms, witch costumes, all in dark [&hellip