Sunday, 6 October 2013

[PF:172667] SYRIA -THAT YOU WON'T SEE ANY MORE [1 Attachment]

It would be a shame if Syria is destroyed in the same way as Iraq and Libya.

LEAVE SYRIA ALONE.

SYRIA HAS NO OIL


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[PF:172665] Fwd: Sharing Qurbani

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SHARING QURBANI (SACRIFICE) (EID-E-QURBAN)

 

Alhamdulillah, as previous years, this year also we are at Madrasah Anwaar-ul-Quran Qadria Rizvia, Memon Masjid Muslehuddin Garden,
Jodia Bazar, Karachi arranging/offering Sharing Qurbani (sacrifice).
 

 

PER SHARE AMOUNT IS PAK RS. 6,000 OR US$:60

 

In Pakistan, In sha Allah, Eid-ul-Adha will held on 16, 17 and 18 October 2013. 

 

In this regard, if you wish to participate in the sharing qurbani, we need following information via email at email address  sitemaster@ahlesunnat.net only:  

 

1.         Day & Date of sacrifice (Qurbani) (out of 3 Eid days in your city/country but not other than 16, 17 and 18 October 2013).  

 

2.     Full name (alongwith father/husband name) on behalf of whose Qurbani will be offered.  

 

3.         Your contact number preferably cell number with country/city code enabling us to intimate the beneficiary about his/her Qurbani.  

 

4.         Name and identification of person who will collect the meat on your behalf.  


TERMS & CONDITIONS

 

"Madrasah Committee" means a committee (or person(s) nominated and authorised by the committee) which is constituted for this purpose: 

 

1.         The participant must belongs to Ahle Sunnah Jamaat (follower of Shaikh Abdul Haq Mohadith Dehlvi Alaihrehma and Maulana Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi Alaihrehma). 

 

2.    Please make sure that "Madrasah Committee" must receive net amount i.e. Pak Rs. 6,000 OR US$:60 without any deductions. 

 

3.        Participant's consent authorising the "Madrasah Committee" to offer Qurbani on his/her behalf. 

 

4.        Participant's consent authorising the "Madrasah Committee" to distribute the meat among deserving people (as per best of their knowledge), if participant does not want to take it away. 

 

5.        Participant's consent authorising the "Madrasah Committee" to mix the meat and bifurcate it into the 7 parts. 

 

6.    Participant's consent to donate the skin/hide to aforesaid Madrasah. 

 

7.      Participant's consent to donate the surplus money, if any, to aforesaid Madrasah after deducting the cost of cow, overhead charges and other relevant expenses. 


HOW TO PAY ??

 

Please arrange payment to the following account and confirm your doing so by email at sitemaster@ahlesunnat.net only. (do not forget to mention the subject in the email as "QURBANI"):

 

Title of account: Madrassa Anwar ul Quran

Account no. (14 digits): 06920080005003

Bank: Habib Bank Ltd.

Bank address: Jodia Bazar, Karachi

Branch: 0692

 

Please note that last date of receipt of funds is Monday - 14 October 2013. 

 

If you require more information please feel free to contact us at sitemaster@ahlesunnat.net only

 

 

Wassalam.

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[PF:172663] 'Magic pens' in Dubai used to write blank cheques... [1 Attachment]

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 'Magic pens' in Dubai used to write blank cheques... literally

Cops seize pens in industrial area

 

Dubai's economic authorities seized a large quantities of "magic pens" which could be used in forging cheques and documents. Inspectors from the Department of Economic Development said they impounded thousands of such pens, which are filled with a type of ink that vanishes just moments after writing, Emirat Alyoum daily said.

It quoted Omar Khalifa, head of commercial supervision and consumer protection division, as saying the pens were seized in the Industrial Khor area during a routine visit by the Department inspectors. He noted that Dubai's police and the UAE Central Bank have warned against the use of such pens, which are made in China.

 
 
 
 
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[PF:172662] Britain's first Muslim bodybuilding champion

 

Britain's first Muslim bodybuilding champion: Fitness fanatic with 32inch thighs and daily intake of 5,000 calories wins national title

  • Zack 'King' Khan, 33, of Sheffield, won International Federation of Body Builders title in 2009
  • A former boxer who turned to bodybuilding after an injury, he now tours the world competing and making paid public appearances
  • Mr Khan says he observes Ramadan, eating through the night if he has to, and never misses Friday prayers

 

Well-defined: Zack 'King' Khan, 31, from Sheffield, is Britain's first Muslim professional bodybuilder

Well-defined: Zack 'King' Khan, 31, from Sheffield, is Britain's first Muslim professional bodybuilder

When amateur boxer Zack 'King' Khan was forced to give up because of an injury, he decided to concentrate on his hobby of weightlifting.

The talented 33-year-old from Sheffield was soon asked to enter competitions, and at 29 he won the International Federation of Body Builders title, making him Britain's first Muslim professional bodybuilder.

Now Khan, who observes the laws of his Islam faith and who says he has never missed Friday prayers, makes a living travelling the world competing and performing.

He says the hardest challenge of combining his faith and his career comes during Ramadan, when he has to consume the 5,000 calories he needs each during the hours of darkness.

Khan, who weighs 310lbs when he's at fighting weigh, said: 'Adapting my profession for my religion is something which has just become second nature to me now.

'Every day I need to have 5,000 calories so I have at least eight meals a day, but this is difficult during Ramadan.

'In order to get round it I have a protein shake as soon as the window for food consumption opens to warm up my stomach.'

He then waits half an hour before eating through the night, taking intervals between each of the five meals he must consume to keep his strength up.

 

'In spite of my strict training schedule and the vast amount of travelling I do for competitions I ensure I remain dedicated to my religion,' Khan added.

'I frequently visit the mosque and I've never missed a Friday service.'


 

Pure muscle: Khan has to eat five meals a day of 1,000 calories each to keep up his astonishing physique

Pure muscle: Khan has to eat five meals a day of 1,000 calories each to keep up his astonishing physique

Dedicated: The 33-year-old from Sheffield says he has never missed Friday prayers despite his career

Dedicated: The 33-year-old from Sheffield says he has never missed Friday prayers despite his career

Champion: Zack 'King' Khan has become the first British Muslim to claim the prestigious IFBB title

Champion: Zack 'King' Khan has become the first British Muslim to claim the prestigious IFBB title

Maintaining his physique is not just about diet, so Khan spends hours in the gym each day training to keep his muscles in peak condition.

Having just returned from a three-year break after he was injured soon after winning the 2009 title, Khan is taking his career seriously.

Khan, who is currently in Las Vegas for the Olympia Fitness and Performance Expo weekend, said: 'For me bodybuilding is a job, like the normal 9-5, and I am my own product, that's why it's so important for me to train hard.'

 
 
Naturally talented: Khan was persuaded to compete after he took up bodybuilding following a boxing injury

Naturally talented: Khan was persuaded to compete after he took up bodybuilding following a boxing injury

Strong: Khan is currently in Las Vegas with Jodie Marsh for the Olympia Fitness and Performance weekend

WAIST NEARLY AS BIG AS HIS THIGH: ZACK 'KING' KHAN'S VITAL STATISTICS

Muscle-man: Khan's chest is 61 inches in circumference while his waist is 34 inches

Muscle-man: Khan's chest is 61 inches in circumference while his waist is 34 inches

Zack 'King' Khan says: 'Bodybuilding is a normal job for me; I am my own product, and that is why it is so important for me to train hard.'

Here are his vital statistics:

Off-season weight: 280lbs

Competition weight: 310lbs

Waist: 34"

Thigh: 32" (each)

Chest: 61"

Height: 6ft

Training regime: Hours in the gym every day

Diet: Five 1,000-calorie meals every day

 
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Re: [PF:172661] multi-coloured corn

i must say SUB'HAN ALLAH ,

" tum Allah ki kon kon c nemat ko jhutlaoge"


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What would the Jolly Green Giant say? Native American farmer grows amazing multi-coloured corn

  • Glass Gem corn developed by Carl Barnes was passed on after his death
  • Now the seeds are available online and have attracted huge demand

These extraordinary images may appear to show colourful boiled sweets or even glass beads - but in fact, they show specially bred ears of corn.

Glass Gem corn was developed by a Native American farmer who noticed that every so often, a cob showed signs of unusual colouring shining through.

Now the unique strain is available for purchase online, and is in hot demand from gardeners keen to add a touch of colour to their vegetable patch.


 

Colourful: This extraordinary Glass Gem corn was bred naturally by a part-Cherokee farmer

Colourful: This extraordinary Glass Gem corn was bred naturally by a part-Cherokee farmer

Unique: The corn was developed from ears with natural splashes of colour which were then bred together

Unique: The corn was developed from ears with natural splashes of colour which were then bred together

Gleaming: The kernels are so brightly coloured that they look like precious stones or glass beads

Gleaming: The kernels are so brightly coloured that they look like precious stones or glass beads

Bright: The colours which make up the corn include blazing red and black as well as the usual golden

Bright: The colours which make up the corn include blazing red and black as well as the usual golden

The crop originates from Oklahoma, where part-Cherokee farmer Carl Barnes had the idea of gathering colourful ears of corn and breeding them together.

As the years went on, he managed to produce corn displaying dozens of different colours on a single cob.

 

 

Shortly before he died, Mr Barnes passed on his seed collection and breeding know-how to his friend Greg Schoen and asked him to safeguard the Glass Gem tradition.

In 2010, Mr Schoen decided he had to find a permanent home for the collection, and gave the seeds to Bill McDorman, owner of a small seed comany in Arizona.

Blue: One strain produces corn with deep blue kernels as well as some which are almost white

Blue: One strain produces corn with deep blue kernels as well as some which are almost white

Contrast: The different varieties of Glass Gem can appear starkly divergent from one another

Contrast: The different varieties of Glass Gem can appear starkly divergent from one another

Popular: Native Seeds/SEARCH, which sells the corn, frequently sells out thanks to the high demand

Popular: Native Seeds/SEARCH, which sells the corn, frequently sells out thanks to the high demand

On the branch: Despite its rainbow colours, Glass Gem is grown in the same way as other types of corn

On the branch: Despite its rainbow colours, Glass Gem is grown in the same way as other types of corn

'I was blown away,' Mr McDorman said of the first time he grew Glass Gem corn. 'No one had ever seen corn like this before.'

The seedsman is now head of Native Seeds/SEARCH, a non-profit organisation which seeks to preserve the agricultural heritage of the Native Americans.

The organisation sells Glass Gem seeds through its website for $7.95 (£4.90) per packet, although they are so highly sought-after that they are frequently sold out.

The corn can be used to make flour or popcorn, although it is not recommended to eat it straight off the cob.

Attractive: From some angles, the corn looks just like a colourful children's toy

Attractive: From some angles, the corn looks just like a colourful children's toy

Appetising: Glass Gem should not be eaten off the cob, but can be turned into flour or popcorn

Appetising: Glass Gem should not be eaten off the cob, but can be turned into flour or popcorn

Tradition: Buyers are encouraged to keep the seeds in order to stop the corn strain dying out

Tradition: Buyers are encouraged to keep the seeds in order to stop the corn strain dying out

Ruby-red: This is one of the most striking-looking plants produced by the seeds

Ruby-red: This is one of the most striking-looking plants produced by the seeds

Most customers apparently use Glass Gem as an innovative gift which can be displayed as an ornament around the house.

Additionally, Native Seeds encourages buyers to save their favourite strands of the corn to replant in order to continue the Glass Gem tradition.

Mr McDorman said: 'As Carl Barnes has taught us, all it takes is one person to create a more colourful, diverse and abundant world - one seed at a time.'

Green shoots: This slender plant will eventually grow up to produce ears of multi-coloured corn

Green shoots: This slender plant will eventually grow up to produce ears of multi-coloured corn

All wrapped up: The corn is surrounded by green leaves before breaking out of its shell

All wrapped up: The corn is surrounded by green leaves before breaking out of its shell

Pioneer: Carl Barnes spent years developing Glass Gem corn and passed the secret on before he died

Pioneer: Carl Barnes spent years developing Glass Gem corn and passed the secret on before he died

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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[PF:172660] multi-coloured corn


What would the Jolly Green Giant say? Native American farmer grows amazing multi-coloured corn

  • Glass Gem corn developed by Carl Barnes was passed on after his death
  • Now the seeds are available online and have attracted huge demand

These extraordinary images may appear to show colourful boiled sweets or even glass beads - but in fact, they show specially bred ears of corn.

Glass Gem corn was developed by a Native American farmer who noticed that every so often, a cob showed signs of unusual colouring shining through.

Now the unique strain is available for purchase online, and is in hot demand from gardeners keen to add a touch of colour to their vegetable patch.


 

Colourful: This extraordinary Glass Gem corn was bred naturally by a part-Cherokee farmer

Colourful: This extraordinary Glass Gem corn was bred naturally by a part-Cherokee farmer

Unique: The corn was developed from ears with natural splashes of colour which were then bred together

Unique: The corn was developed from ears with natural splashes of colour which were then bred together

Gleaming: The kernels are so brightly coloured that they look like precious stones or glass beads

Gleaming: The kernels are so brightly coloured that they look like precious stones or glass beads

Bright: The colours which make up the corn include blazing red and black as well as the usual golden

Bright: The colours which make up the corn include blazing red and black as well as the usual golden

The crop originates from Oklahoma, where part-Cherokee farmer Carl Barnes had the idea of gathering colourful ears of corn and breeding them together.

As the years went on, he managed to produce corn displaying dozens of different colours on a single cob.

 

 

Shortly before he died, Mr Barnes passed on his seed collection and breeding know-how to his friend Greg Schoen and asked him to safeguard the Glass Gem tradition.

In 2010, Mr Schoen decided he had to find a permanent home for the collection, and gave the seeds to Bill McDorman, owner of a small seed comany in Arizona.

Blue: One strain produces corn with deep blue kernels as well as some which are almost white

Blue: One strain produces corn with deep blue kernels as well as some which are almost white

Contrast: The different varieties of Glass Gem can appear starkly divergent from one another

Contrast: The different varieties of Glass Gem can appear starkly divergent from one another

Popular: Native Seeds/SEARCH, which sells the corn, frequently sells out thanks to the high demand

Popular: Native Seeds/SEARCH, which sells the corn, frequently sells out thanks to the high demand

On the branch: Despite its rainbow colours, Glass Gem is grown in the same way as other types of corn

On the branch: Despite its rainbow colours, Glass Gem is grown in the same way as other types of corn

'I was blown away,' Mr McDorman said of the first time he grew Glass Gem corn. 'No one had ever seen corn like this before.'

The seedsman is now head of Native Seeds/SEARCH, a non-profit organisation which seeks to preserve the agricultural heritage of the Native Americans.

The organisation sells Glass Gem seeds through its website for $7.95 (£4.90) per packet, although they are so highly sought-after that they are frequently sold out.

The corn can be used to make flour or popcorn, although it is not recommended to eat it straight off the cob.

Attractive: From some angles, the corn looks just like a colourful children's toy

Attractive: From some angles, the corn looks just like a colourful children's toy

Appetising: Glass Gem should not be eaten off the cob, but can be turned into flour or popcorn

Appetising: Glass Gem should not be eaten off the cob, but can be turned into flour or popcorn

Tradition: Buyers are encouraged to keep the seeds in order to stop the corn strain dying out

Tradition: Buyers are encouraged to keep the seeds in order to stop the corn strain dying out

Ruby-red: This is one of the most striking-looking plants produced by the seeds

Ruby-red: This is one of the most striking-looking plants produced by the seeds

Most customers apparently use Glass Gem as an innovative gift which can be displayed as an ornament around the house.

Additionally, Native Seeds encourages buyers to save their favourite strands of the corn to replant in order to continue the Glass Gem tradition.

Mr McDorman said: 'As Carl Barnes has taught us, all it takes is one person to create a more colourful, diverse and abundant world - one seed at a time.'

Green shoots: This slender plant will eventually grow up to produce ears of multi-coloured corn

Green shoots: This slender plant will eventually grow up to produce ears of multi-coloured corn

All wrapped up: The corn is surrounded by green leaves before breaking out of its shell

All wrapped up: The corn is surrounded by green leaves before breaking out of its shell

Pioneer: Carl Barnes spent years developing Glass Gem corn and passed the secret on before he died

Pioneer: Carl Barnes spent years developing Glass Gem corn and passed the secret on before he died

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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[PF:172659] The Life and Awesomeness of Steve Jobs


The Life and Awesomeness of Steve Jobs

 

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Apple cofounder and CEO Steve Jobs resigned today, saying he can "no longer meet his duties and expectations as CEO."

It goes without saying that our greatest wish for Steve right now is a quick recovery from whatever is ailing him.

To celebrate Steve's career, here's an oldie but goodie -- "The Life and Awesomeness of Steve Jobs" -- a photo biography -- in appreciation of a guy who has accomplished more in one lifetime than most people would in 20.


Steve's Childhood Home

Steve's Childhood Home

Steve was born in 1955, was adopted, and as his official bio reads, "grew up in the apricot orchards which later became known as Silicon Valley."

Here's the house where Apple later began.

Steve Meets Steve

Steve Meets Steve

Jobs met Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak, who was four years ahead of him at Homestead High, and the two quickly became friends, sharing stories of pranks they'd pulled.

One elaborate prank -- flipping off a high school graduating class with a big, tie-dyed, middle finger salute-painted sheet, signed "SWAB JOB" -- never quite worked. "Steve got in trouble," Wozniak wrote in his bio, iWoz.

Portrait Of A Young Nerd

Portrait Of A Young Nerd

Jobs had an early appreciation for facial hair. This will become an on-again, off-again trend.

Jobs and Wozniak, 1975

Jobs and Wozniak, 1975

Jobs attended after-school lectures at HP, where Wozniak worked, and got a summer job there.

But it wasn't until the mid-70s -- after Steve attended and dropped out of Reed College and traveled to India -- that he started attending Wozniak's "Homebrew Computer Club."

Apple's Early Days

Apple's Early Days

To get Apple off the ground, Steve and Steve "sold their most valuable possessions."

Jobs "sold his Volkswagen micro-bus and Wozniak sold his Hewlett-Packard scientific calculator, which raised $1,300 to start their new company."

Think

Think

Note the "Think" sign behind Steve the hippie.

Later, Apple's slogan changed to Think Different. Steve "always had a different way of looking at things," his high school electronics teacher said.

The Moustache

The Moustache

Would you trust this guy to make your computer?

You should.

The Mac is Born

The Mac is Born

In 1984, Steve rolled out the Mac. It was the first personal computer driven by a graphical user interface. Now they all are.

Here's Apple's famous "1984" Super Bowl commercial.

NeXT

NeXT

Steve got fired from Apple and started a new company called NeXT.

The hardware side was a bust, but the software would eventually become the basis for Apple's OS X -- which runs today's Macs, iPhones, and the iPod touch. (Apple bought NeXT in 1997.)

Peak Hair

Peak Hair

At NeXT, Steve went with the hockey player look.

Steve and Laurene

Steve and Laurene

Steve married Laurene Powell in 1991. The couple has three children.

Pixar's Toy Story

Pixar's Toy Story

Steve's first hit of the 90s wasn't a computer, but a movie.

Jobs bought Pixar, an animation studio, from George Lucas in 1986.

In 1995, Toy Story started Pixar's streak of hits, grossing over $191 million in the U.S. and Canada during its initial box office release. Pixar's IPO added a cool billion to Steve's net worth.

Macworld '98

Macworld '98

After Apple bought NeXT, Steve gradually got closer to Apple.

In early 1998, Steve Jobs had cultivated a woodsy look. Here he is at Macworld in January, where he announced that beat-up Apple made a $45 million profit the prior quarter.

The iMac: Hello (again)

The iMac: Hello (again)

Later that year, Steve unveiled the iMac, Apple's Internet-focused computer that -- controversially -- shipped with no floppy drive. (And was Apple's first computer to use USB.)

"It looks like it's from another planet," Steve said. "And a GOOD planet!"

Here's the video:

The Gulfstream

The Gulfstream

In 2000, Jobs got 10 million stock options and a Gulfstream V airplane "in recognition of his service to the company."

You can see photos of it around California at Airliners.net.

Photo: S.C. Rubke

iPod, Therefore i Am

iPod, Therefore i Am

The iPod was Jobs's biggest game-changer (so far) at Apple.

Not only did Steve dominate one industry -- portable music players -- but he helped totally shake up another -- the music business.

Steve and Bono

Steve and Bono

Steve isn't just friends and product partners with U2 frontman Bono.

He also sold him an apartment in the star-studded San Remo co-op building on Manhattan's Upper West Side.

'Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.'

'Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.'

Perhaps Steve's most famous speech was his Stanford Commencement speech in 2005.

He talked about his life as a college dropout, his entrepreneurship, and his battle with cancer.

He ended with a quote from the last edition of The Whole Earth Catalog: "Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish."

Here's the video:

Paul Otellini's Bunny Suit

Paul Otellini's Bunny Suit

One of Steve's greatest coups: Getting Intel CEO Paul Otellini to walk out on stage at Macworld 2006 in an Intel "bunny suit."

That's when Steve announced that Apple was switching its product line over to Intel chips.

The iPhone, 2007

The iPhone, 2007

Steve's best product showmanship at Apple came in January, 2007, when he unveiled the iPhone.

Perhaps the best part is when he prank called a Starbucks while showing off the phone's Maps app. "I'd like to order 4,000 lattes to go, please. No, just kidding -- wrong number."

Here's a video (part one) of Steve unveiling the iPhone.

Steve's 2009 medical leave and return

Steve's 2009 medical leave and return

Jobs took a medical leave in 2009, and received a liver transplant in Memphis. Last year, he spoke out in favor of a bill that could boost organ donation in his home state of California.

The iPad

The iPad

In January, 2010, Jobs unveiled the iPad, an inexpensive tablet computer. It blew past peoples' wildest expectations, with almost 15 million sold last year.

Earlier this year, Jobs stepped down again for health reasons.

Earlier this year, Jobs stepped down again for health reasons.

Dan Frommer, Business Insider

Dinner with President Obama

Dinner with President Obama

Flickr/White House

Last week, Jobs and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg got to sit next to President Obama at dinner in Silicon Valley. Sweet!

Happy birthday, Steve. Feel better!

In one of his last acts as (non-acting) CEO, he presented some amazing plans for a new headquarters building.

In one of his last acts as (non-acting) CEO, he presented some amazing plans for a new headquarters building.

 

 

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