Monthly Archive:: May 2017

The regime change of Donald J. Trump

The regime change of Donald J. Trump

The most alarming thing about Donald Trump’s presidency isn’t what he’s doing, but how he’s doing it. It’s easy to lose sight of this. After all, the Trump era is defined by nothing if not full-tilt constant craziness. So let’s soberly take …
Today Ramadan Recipe

Today Ramadan Recipe

This is hands-down my favorite longevity recipe. This savory one-pot meal fuses the iconic flavors of Ikaria with the faintest hint of sweet fennel. As is customary in Ikaria, a small amount of olive oil is used to sauté the vegetables, then …
Healthy Eating During a Summer Ramadan

Healthy Eating During a Summer Ramadan

I’ve spent more than 10 years fasting but the last two years Ramadan has fallen in weather that was significantly warmer than in previous years and days when the fast was much longer. That means extra preparation and knowing what to eat …
Geelani, Mirwaiz, Malik slam ‘unjustified curbs’

Geelani, Mirwaiz, Malik slam ‘unjustified curbs’

“The rulers are creating unnecessary hurdles in peaceful activities. People in Tral were restricted and curfew was imposed in entire area and unwarranted restrictions were imposed on people’s movement,” the resistance trio said. Kashmir’s joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz …
Modi urges Spanish firms to invest in India

Modi urges Spanish firms to invest in India

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged Spanish firms to invest in India, saying the fast-growing country offered “many opportunities” in areas ranging from tourism to energy. “India is an enormous country and it offers many opportunities to Spanish firms in …
Zverev crashes as Murray, Wawrinka advance

Zverev crashes as Murray, Wawrinka advance

PARIS: Alexander Zverev, the man seen as a potential French Open champion, crashed out in the first round Tuesday as world number one Andy Murray and former winner Stan Wawrinka moved through. Zverev, just 20 and fresh from his sensational Rome Masters …
PM orders audit of circular debt claims

PM orders audit of circular debt claims

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday ordered a special audit of fresh circular debt claims of Rs480 billion and third-party analysis of the power demand-and-supply situation on the basis of projects that are coming up for commercial operations. While presiding over …
Ramazan

THE QURAN ON FASTING

(Fasting) for a fixed number of days, but if any of you is ill or on a journey, the same number (should be made up) from other days. And as for those who can fast with difficulty, (i.e. an old man, etc.), …
RAMADAN RECIPES

RAMADAN RECIPES

HOW TO PREPARE Heat oil in a large saucepan and deep fry okra until it’s lightly golden in color. Remove okra from oil and place it in strainer and set aside. Warm olive oil in a medium saucepan and sauté onion until …