Archive | April 6, 2014

The state and the CII

Source: ET An amendment was also added to the Constitution a year later which proclaimed Ahmadis non-Muslims. Bhutto’s government went on to make Islamiat compulsory in schools and banned alcohol in Pakistan. Ultimately, his government’s policies led to the empowerment of Islamist groups. Add in Ziaul Haq’s inclusion of the Objectives Resolution to the Constitution […]

Noah COULD have floated his boat, say scientists: Ark really could have coped with two of every animal -claim-physicists

Source: Daily Mail via Wasim Sroya Noah was provided with exact dimensions for the boat which should be 300 cubits long, 50 cubits wide and 30 cubits high.It was built to hold Noah, his family, and at least two of every species of animal for the duration of the flood.Using these dimensions and suitable approximations, […]

Pathway To Peace — An informal get together and Q&A session is being organised by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association UK. The purpose of this event is to open our doors to the wider community and to promote peace, mutual understanding and tolerance for all. Established in the UK since 1913, ”LOVE FOR ALL, HATRED FOR NONE” is […]

No Women Allowed

Huff Post: by Jennifer Dobner — SALT LAKE CITY, April 5 (Reuters) – Hundreds of Mormon women who want ecclesiastical equality were denied admittance to a male-only session of their faith’s spring conference on Saturday, in their bid to promote the ordination of women into the lay priesthood. Adorned in purple, members of Ordain Women […]

Pro-Russian protesters seize govt buildings in Ukraine’s Donetsk, Lugansk and Kharkov

Thousands of people waving Russian flags flooded the streets of eastern Ukraine on Sunday. Demonstrators in the cities of Donetsk, Lugansk, and Kharkov seized state offices, while in Donetsk they also demanded an independence referendum. Over 2,000 people gathered in Lenin Square in the center of Donetsk to petition for the Berkut officers, who – […]


Scottish Independence: Role of religion ‘should be recognised’

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Source: Tasmeemme Blog

Losing our religion and Internet

Daily Mail,  New research has shown a correlation between the rise of the Internet and the decline of Americans claiming religious affiliation. Other factors, such as an increase in higher education, are also implicated, but according to Allen Downey, a computer scientist at the Olin College of Engineering in Massachusetts, the increase in Internet usage […]

Rice leads call to scale down U.S. role in Mideast Administration frustrated with stance of both Israel and Palestinians, but privately mostly blames Israel.

  Kerry: US Reconsiders Role in Mideast Peace Talks   CASABLANCA, Morocco April 4, 2014 (AP) By MATTHEW LEE AP Diplomatic Writer   The Obama administration will reevaluate its role in foundering Middle East peace talks following actions by both Israel and the Palestinians that have brought the negotiations to virtual collapse, U.S. Secretary of […]


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