It is difficult to imagine a tragedy at the scale of this year’s HajjStampede occurred without directly or indirectly affecting many. This one affects me, among many others, personally. I lost an irreplaceable mentor, a great scholar per excellence, a quintessence of humility, Professor Tijjani El Miskin. May Allah grant him and the hundreds of … Continue reading Adieu, Prof. Tijjani El Miskin
No doubt, education is the equaliser. More than that, it’s a tool that determines the future of every society. Giving the youth the opportunity to acquire that tool is the first step toward securing the future. This and many others are the ideas President Obama speaks unequivocally to American students, echoing all the fundamental challenges … Continue reading Obama speaks on the imperatives and challenges of education
If you want to see an extraordinary power of concentration then watch the below video. The mathematical precision by which the art is demonstrated is really breathtaking. It clearly shows, what I see, the sophistication and ingenuity of the human mind. Sit back to watch it.
Esther Okade, one of the UK's youngest university students, is studying for a maths degree with the Open University. She enrolled three weeks ago at the age of 10 and is already top of the class, scoring 100 per cent on a recent test. Esther, from Walsall, in the West Midlands, isn't the only member of her … Continue reading A 10-year-old Maths prodigy enrols on a degree course in the UK