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Science

Interaction of Arab and Persian Astronomers with India

In around 770 AD, an embassy from India, including an astronomer, visited the then Abbasid Caliph Al-Mansur in Baghdad. The meeting was to open up an avenue for a fruitful interaction between India and the Arab world.

History

How Islam Abolished Slavery

Islam created a social structure, which closed the doors of enslavement and opened up many ways through which slaves could be freed and justly integrated into society.

Contemporary Issues

Racism: Where did the World Go Wrong?

History provides us with enough evidence on how racism – a baseless notion of one’s own race being superior to others – can infect a person’s mind and preclude any attempt to understand its victims.