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Journey towards Allah (WT) in book-form, a fascinating, inspiring and elevating description of the journey to Hijaz undertaken by Dr Asif Mahmood Jah in order to perform pilgrimage. Originally written in Urdu, the book is remarkable for the graceful simplicity both of diction and of theme, the maturity and sweep of thought, the exuberant emotion of love for God and the Holy Prophet (SAW) and the consummate skill with which it has been written.
Fruits are the most crucial component of a healthy lifestyle. Absence of fruits in ones diet can cause severe health issues. Eating fruits can save you from diabetes, obesity, stroke, and cancer. Still, only about 40% of young people between ages 1 to 18 eat the recommended one to two cups of fruit per day.
Need another reason to exercise? A new study suggests that routine workouts are associated with significantly lower health costs for heart disease patients. Patients with heart disease who did moderate to vigorous physical activity for 30 minutes at least five times a week saved an average of more than $2,500 (about 2222 euros) in annual healthcare costs, the study found.
Scientists are developing dust-sized wireless sensors implanted inside the body to track neural activity in real-time, offering a potential new way to monitor or treat a range of conditions including epilepsy and control next-generation prosthetics. The tiny devices have been demonstrated successfully in rats, and could be tested in people within two years, the researchers said.
She goes by only one name, having reached uncontested icon status: after a reign lasting more than 50 years, Barbie could well be considered the queen of dolls. Hotly debated both as a children's plaything and a social model, long the target of derision and adoration, she has been the subject of conversation since her inception.
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan turns 74 next month but he says he's still hungry for new challenges after his latest movie about sexual violence against women left him deeply moved. In an interview at his sumptuous Mumbai office, the Hindi film legend of almost half a century said courtroom drama "Pink", would challenge attitudes in conservative India.
Twenty-one years ago Michael Mann's iconic crime opus "Heat" paired Hollywood legends Al Pacino and Robert De Niro for the first time, delighting moviegoers and inspiring a generation of filmmakers.