Top 10 Luxury Hotel Rooms in the World

  Have you ever dreamed of spending a relaxing night at a luxury hotel? Or maybe planning a romantic evening or a honeymoon where you want to impress your beloved? What would you want included? A gorgeous view? A large comfy bed? A Jacuzzi? A personal butler? Did you know that prices at the best […]

Khilafat Again?

Revival of Muslim empire Tuesday, June 21, 2011YUSUF KANLI Is it not a wild idea to assume that the radical Islamist fantasies of the neo-Ottomanists of the dissolution period of the Ottoman Empire or the mostly Egyptian Arab forefathers of jihadist Islam or the restoration of the Caliphate movement might have a minute chance of […]

Muslim Soccer referee barred

Dispute over hijab in women’s soccer in Canada, as Muslim youth referee barred Wednesday, 22 June 2011 Sarah Benkirane has been barred from refereeing while wearing her hijab. (File Photo) By JAMES M. DORSEY AL ARABIYA A dispute between FIFA and Iranian and Jordanian women soccer players over the right to wear religious Muslim headdresses […]

Top 10 sexiest science stories of 2010

Top 10 sexiest science stories of 2010 Whoever said science could never possibly be sexy didn’t have a chance to read this. According to Discovery News, below is the list of the top 10 sexiest stories of 2010.…Thursday 9 December 2010 10:17 AM ISTWhoever said science could never possibly be sexy didn’t have a chance […]


NEW HOPE FOR A HEALTHY HEART A miracle pill that repairs tissue damage of a heart attack and a cheek swab that assesses the impact of statins on your body are just two developments likely to improve the prognosis for those at risk of heart disease…Wednesday 22 June 2011 1:40 PM IST IMAGINE popping a […]

Views of Kumarakom in God’s own country!

By Clint Thomas | Yahoo! India News – Tue, Jun 21, 2011 By early June the southwest monsoon breaks and there are three months of wind and water with short spells of sharp, glittering sunshine that thrilled children snatch to play with. The countryside turns an immodest green. Boundaries blur as tapioca fences take root and bloom. […]

Who’s spying on Pranab, PM in waiting?

After The Indian Express exposed the eavesdropping on Pranab Mukherjee’s office, the finance minister brushed it all away, saying the Intelligence Bureau had investigated his complaint and found nothing serious. That spies could easily walk in and out the finance ministry is scandalous enough. (Were they insiders, and if they were, aren’t we compromising national […]

Is Turkey the Key?

Is Turkey the Key? Of the countries I’ve visited, my favourites happen to share important features. They are all large but not intimidating in size, with proportionate populations. They have a varied landscape, a mostly temperate climate, and enough fertile land not only to feed themselves, but to have evolved exceptional cuisines. They are old […]