Guide to Zakat

. Srinagar: KD

 Zakat is mentioned along with Salat (prayer) in 30 verses of the Quran. It was first revealed in Surah Al-Muzamil.


“Indeed, your Lord knows, [O M…

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The Conquest of Makkah

. KD Team

The second great Islamic event that took place in Ramadan was Fatah Makkah (the conquest of Makkah) on Ramadan 20, 8 AH (630 AD) when Muslims victo…

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Memory: the missing phone

. Junaid Shah

It was February 9, this year, not a common day for Kashmir or me either.  As it was  the first death anniversary of Mohammad  Afzal Guru, who was ha…

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When Ashfaq confronted NC leader

. Recorded by Seerat Yusra Ali

As the group of laborers passed outside, Ashfaq Majid Wani’s eyes followed them. Suddenly, he stood up and marched out of a café in city centre wher…

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Studying Islam

. Tariq Ramadan

To challenge the simplistic notion that Islam is still in its medieval period, we must engage it academically for its own sake - not simply out of s…

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