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Press Releases from Ballencrieff House (3 total)

UK Schools receive free copy of Muslim Science textbook

An educational foundation has announced plans to distribute free books to UK schools to highlight the scientific and cultural legacy of Muslim civilisation. 1001 Inventions is the brainchild of the Foundation for Science Technology and Civilisation (FSTC) – a network of academics dedicated to debunking the myth of the so-called “Dark Ages of Civilisation”. Last month, atheism activist Richard Dawkins announced plans to distribute free DVDs to UK schools. Whilst FSTC

Birmingham Lord Mayor to visit Pakistan and Bangladesh

The Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor Abdul Rashid, is planning an official tour of Pakistan and Bangladesh in October 2008. As Birmingham’s First Citizen, the Lord Mayor represents a population of more than 1.5 million, of which an estimated 300,000 can trace their roots back to the Indian sub-continent. Birmingham is the most ethnically-diverse city in Britain, with more than a third of the population identifying themselves as non-white. (This is

Muslim social media website is one of Europe’s fastest growing dotcoms

A Muslim equivalent of Yahoo, Facebook and Youtube has been recognised as one of Europe’s best tech start-ups by a leading American technology magazine. Internet phenomenon has been selected as one of Europe’s most successful new businesses by California-based “Red Herring” – a media company dedicated to business innovation and technology. was launched in 2006 by two Scandinavian-based entrepreneurs, with the objective of creating the most popular Muslim social

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