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Zakat for Poverty Alleviation

Ahsan Habib

May 06, 2017

Bangladesh

What is Zakat? Zakat, the giving of alms to the poor and needy, is one of the five pillars of Islam (the others are declaration of faith, prayer, fasting in Ramadan and Hajj). It is obligatory upon every adult Muslim of sound mind and means. The individual must own a specific amount of wealth or savings (after living costs, expenses etc). This is referred to as Nisaab and is the threshold at which Zakat becomes payable. The amount of Zakat to be paid is 2.5% of Nisaab . "The alms are on ... Read More

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Let's Rebuild Our World

Laura Smith Spark

April 23, 2017

United States

Crowds massed in the US capital and around the world Saturday to support science and evidence-based research -- a protest partly fueled by opposition to President Donald Trump's threats of budget cuts to agencies funding scientists' work. At the main March for Science, demonstrators gathered at Washington's National Mall to hear speakers laud science as the force moving humanity forward, and rail against policymakers they say are ignoring fact and research in areas including climate change. "Tod ... Read More

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The 8 Qualities of an Ideal Woman

Cristiane Cardoso

April 20, 2017

Australia

I love women. And since I spent a lot of time either chasing, seducing or writing about them, I feel I have a pretty good grasp about what makes a woman truly perfect. In no particular order, here are the characteristics of a perfect woman: THE PERFECT WOMAN MUST BE ATTRACTIVE First and foremost, the perfect woman must be physically attractive. Humans are animals, so physical appearance is what always molds the first impression. Some say that physical attributes are subjective, and are re ... Read More

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The 5 Qualities of an Ideal Man

Cristiane Cardoso

April 20, 2017

Australia

If you are searching for the ideal man, here is a list of 5 essential qualities that he must possess in order to assume that position. If you are a candidate seeking to become an ideal man, work on the following traits: 1. Character – This is the main attribute in making another person happy. If a man’s character lacks truth, honesty and sincerity, then he lacks everything a relationship requires in order to survive. Beware! 2. Maturity – Immature men like showing off: they are afrai ... Read More

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Junction Venture

Dr. Ananya Raihan

April 13, 2017

Bangladesh

Your Business Growth In Business success begins with business model development, strategic thinking. We facilitate the process that defines your product/services, USP, market, value chain. This process includes market and competitive research as well as an assessment of the company’s capabilities and the industry forces impacting it. Delivering Success Dnet, the mother of JUNCTION comes with more than 16 years of experience of incubating and nurturing innovation and impact. Now number ... Read More