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Is it permissible for a school to charge detention fees?

My sons studies at a darul uloom.  He gets detention on a Saturday after school for 1 hour for not completing his targets for the week.  He has to pay £5.00 towards this detention.  With the money, they buy gifts for the person who reads the most items in each class. ...

Is it my fault?

i live in usa for 9 yrs.13 yrs ago i used to work in a Pakistani hospital.  I was fresh doctor with only i yr experience.  I had a senior doctor with me.  One day a pregnant lady came to the hospital with very high blood pressure.  My senior admitted her ,gave me some...

Is it allowed for a lady to keep the name Muhammeda?

Is it allowed for a lady to keep the name Muhammeda? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.   As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.     In principle, it is permissible to keep any name as long as it is not prohibited and is not...

Is a nikah via Skype valid?

There is one issue about which I will like to get your opinion. The case is about becoming married on skype.  The situation is that the boy sat in his room along with two witnesses and the girl sat in her house. Then, through the media of skype, they did ijaab and...

How is Zakat paid on a business partnership?

Does zakāt of a business be paid individually or do the partners of the business pay jointly if it falls under the nisāb? The inventory available at the shop is to be calculated at purchase or selling price? (No selling price is printed  on the items and they sell the...