Muḥammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī : The Persian polymath who produced critical works in mathematics, astronomy and geography

The terms algebra and algorithm are derived from al-Khwārizmī’s name and his work. A Latinisation of his name as Algoritmi led to the term “algorithm”. And the word algebra comes from al-jabr in the title of a landmark book he wrote in about AD 820, al-Kitāb al-Mukhtaṣar fī Ḥisāb al-Jabr wal-Muqābalah, or The Compendious Book on Calculation by Completion and Balancing. The book introduced fundamental methods for solving equations and established the discipline of algebra.

19-Year-Old Hina Saifi Among 17 Young Climate Champions Who Will Be Face Of United Nations India’s #WeTheChangeNow Campaign

19-year-old Hina Saifi, a young climate activist from Sisosla Village of Meerut, Uttar Pradesh has made it to the list of 17 Climate Change leaders who will be the face of United Nations India’s new campaign #WeTheChangeNow.

The initiative aims to showcase climate solutions pioneered by young Indians as a celebration of India’s climate leadership.

A Nikah with a difference: the story of how Maulana Nanotvi set an example by marrying his daughter with simplicity.

Qasim’s wife also found the proposal suitable. Both agreed Mohammed Qasim came to his daughter. She was still busy washing lentils. He sat beside his daughter and said ‘Daughter! We have decided to solemnized your Nikah with Maulvi Abdullah. First let us have your consent?’ Ikraman buried her face between her knees in shame.

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