Thursday, November 26, 2009

Selamat Hari Raya Aidiladha...

Apart from Aidilfitri, the festival most grandly celebrated by Muslims the world over is Aidiladha. In Malaysia, it is more commonly known as Hari Raya Korban or Hari Raya Haji and a public holiday is observed.

Celebrated about two months after Aidilfitri, on the 10th day of Zulhijah, the 12th month of the Muslim calendar, it marks the end of the haj pilgrimage period (about two weeks); hence the name Hari Raya Haji (festival of the pilgrimage).

Every year millions of Muslims make the journey to the Holy Land of Mecca in Saudi Arabia to perform the haj, a requirement in Islam as it makes up one of the five tenets of the religion. As long as they have the means to do so, and are able health-wise, Muslims must perform the haj at least once in life. Upon completion of the haj, the men earn the title of "haji" and the women, "hajjah".

Aidiladha also commemorates the sacrifices made by the prophet Abraham (hence the word "korban" which means sacrifice), who demonstrated immense faith when he was put to the test by God. The prophet was commanded to offer his only son Ishmael up for sacrifice, and though it grieved him greatly, he made ready to perform the task. However, as he was about to strike his son, God stopped him and revealed that it was a trial. Ishmael's life was spared, and a ram sacrificed in his place.

As such, during Aidiladha, the sacrifice of animals such as lambs, goats, cows, bulls and camels is performed. The animals are slain in accordance with the proper religious rites; the meat is then distributed.

One third of the meat is given to the individual who willingly supplied the animal, while the rest is given to the poor and deserving friends and relatives. It is to be noted that this is not a compulsory religious duty, but an obligation for those who are able to afford it.

The observance of the korban is carried out after the congregational prayers, held early in the morning of Aidiladha. It is not unusual for the slaying to take place within the mosque compound.

The rest of the day is either spent visiting friends and relatives, or entertaining guests at home, as is customary in this multicultural country.

Though in Malaysia the celebration of Aidiladha is relatively solemn compared to Aidilfitri, by no means is it less important, for it is a day when Muslims reaffirm their faith in God, giving thanks for the many blessings that He has bequeathed to them.

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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Weird info!!!

111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

"I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.

A polar bear's skin is black. Its fur is not white, but actually clear.

Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn't wear pants.

More people are killed by donkeys annually than are killed in plane crashes.

Shakespeare invented the word "assassination" and "bump."

If you keep a Goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.

Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

The name of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.

TYPEWRITER, is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard.

The word racecar and kayak are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left.

A snail can sleep for 3 years.

China has more English speakers than the United States.

The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

Did you know you share your birthday with at least 9 other million people in the world.

The longest word in the English language is 1909 letters long and it refers to a distinct part of DNA.

Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, dogs only have about ten.

Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.

Feb 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.

Cat's urine glows under a black light.

Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.

Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.

If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee. If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.

The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.

On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.

The strongest muscle in the body is the TONGUE.

A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.

The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.

Polar bears are left-handed.

The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds, that makes the catfish rank #1 for animal having the most taste buds.

A cockroach will live nine days without its head, before it starves to death.

Butterflies taste with their feet. Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

Starfish haven't got brains.

Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.

The average secretary's left hand does 56% of the typing.

A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

There are more chickens than people in the world.

No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.

"Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".

Almonds are members of the peach family.

There are only four words in the English language which end in "- dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.

A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.

In most advertisements, including newspapers, the time
displayed on a watch is 10:10.

A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours.

A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.

The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Boys Nature 'vs' Girls Nature

Salam to all INFORMS,

Especially to all students, enjoy your holiday with family, friends etc.. I just want to share information with you all guys after stressful with final exam. So, enjoy read and think!!!

Girly Nature!

When a girl is quite, millions of things are running in her mind.
When a girl is not arguing, she is thinking deeply.
When a girl looks at you with eyes full of questions, she is wondering how long you'll be around.
When a girl answers "i'm fine" after a few seconds, she is not at all fine.
When a girl stares at you, she is wondering why you are lying.
When a girl lays on your chest, she is wishing for you to be hers forever.
When a girl sms's you everyday, she wants you to reply atleast once.
When a girl calls you everyday, she is seeking for your attention.
When a girl says I Love You, she means it.
When a girl says she can't live without you, she has made her mind that you are her future.
When a girl says "I Miss You", no one in this world can miss you more than her......

Boys Nature

When a Boy is quite, he has nothing to say.
When a Boy is not arguing, he not in the mood of arguing.
When a Boy looks at you with eyes full of questions, he is really confused.
When a Boy answers "i'm fine" after a few seconds, he is actually fine.
When a Boy stares at you, he is either amazed or angry.
When a Boy lays on your lap, he is wishing for you to be his forever.
When a Boy sms's you everyday, he is forwarding them.
When a Boy calls you everyday, he is spending a lot of talk time to get your attention.
When a Boy says I Love You, its not a first time.
When a Boy says he can't live without you, he has made his mind that you are his at least a week.

Hurm.. i dont know where's the idea came from, but you tell me, is that true? huh Boys and Girls out there....

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Kejohanan trek & padang UiTM Sarawak 2009

Salam kepada semua warga INFORMS,

Setelah lama tidak mengemaskini blog ni disebabkan pelbagai perkara yang perlu diselesaikan juga masalah network yang terlalu lembab, jadi pengarang ingin berkongsi cerita mengenai aktiviti universiti yang telah dianjurkan dengan jayanya. Sebelum itu pengarang ingin mengucapkan selamat menduduki peperiksaan bagi yang belum habis lagi exam. Semoga dapat menempuh exam dengan penuh ketenangan supaya apa yang sudah dibaca tu dapat kita ingati semula. Jadi, aktiviti tersebut adalah Kejohanan trek & padang yang diadakan pada tahun ini telah berlangsung dengan penuh meriah di mana ia telah dijayakan oleh unit sukan. Kejohanan tersebut diadakan seperti butir-butir berikut:

Tempat: Stadium Kota Samarahan

Tarikh:03 - 04 Oktober 2009

Masa: 8:00pagi – 5:00 petang

Setiap fakulti telah menghantar wakil untuk mengambil bahagian dalam menjayakan acara yang dipertandingkan pada hari tersebut. Wakil-wakil yang mewakili setiap fakulti kelihatan sungguh bersemangat. Tidak lepaskan peluang juga untuk menjayakan aktiviti tersebut adalah wakil dari INFORMS. Terdapat wakil dari INFORMS yang telah memenangi acara pada hari tersebut iaitu pelajar bernama Flora De Dolik telah mendapat pingat gangsa bagi acara lompat kijang. Ada juga beberapa pelajar lagi yang telah memenangi acara yang telah dipertandingkan tetapi pengarang tidak mandapat maklumat mengenai mereka. Dari segi penyertaan dari wakil INFORMS, pengarang melihat penyertaan masih tidak memberangsangkan. Entahlah? Adakah pada masa tersebut banyak test dan pelajar perlu memberi fokus pada pelajaran? Adakah pelajar sememangnya ulat buku dan memang tidak aktif bersukan? atau memang pelajar memikirkan sukan tidak perlu, kalau kita dah kat universiti, fokuskan hanya pada pelajaran sahaja?. Pelbagai kemungkinan tersebut berlaku dan pengarang tidak mengetahui apa silapnya. Diharap lebih ramai lagi yang dapat mengikuti kejohanan ini dimasa-masa akan datang. Ini adalah supaya pelajar INFORMS dapat seimbangkan diantara akademik dan sukan supaya dapat melahirkan pelajar bukan sahaja bijak tetapi juga sihat dan bertenaga. Di harap kejohanan trek & padang ini dapat diteruskan juga penglibatan aktif daripada pelajar INFORMS di masa-masa akan datang. Sekian.