Day: June 15, 2011

Crimes against women

IT may be the 21st cen-tury but in Pakistan, that is merely a technicality. The archaic and often criminal notions of justice and honour, particularly the treatment meted out to women, speak of a society that remains mired in a medieval mindset. This is evident in the grotesque incident which […]

And if NATO was a target?

Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey Pravda.Ru What if NATO was a target? What if NATO’s leaders and their families were targets? What if thousands of heavily armed terrorists started running amok in NATO countries, slaughtering civilians, committing acts of arson, destroying Government and private property, stealing public assets and trading them with hostile […]

Anti-austerity general strike hits Greece, as French banks threatened with downgrade

By RFI Demonstrators are camped out in front of the Greek parliament and workers are on general strike as MPs debate a new austerity package. Credit ratings agency Moody’s is threatening to downgrade three French banks because of their exposure to Greek debt. More:

Jawed Ahmad Ghamdi’s Allegations Against Hadhrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad’s (as) Claim Proved to be Fake

Courtesy: Imran Karim السلام علیکم جاوید احمد غامدی صاحب کے اس الزام کی حقیقت کہ حضرت مرزا صاحب علیہ السلام کے دعویٰ مسیح موعود کی بنیاد وحدت الوجود کا فلسفہ تھا ! یہ وڈیو اس بات کا ایک اور ناقابلِ تردید ثبوت ہے کہ جماعت احمدیہ پر ہونے والے تمام […]

Wal-Mart Workers Try the Nonunion Route

After numerous failed attempts to unionize Wal-Mart stores, the nation’s main union for retail workers has decided to try a different approach: it has helped create a new, nonunion group of Wal-Mart employees that intends to press for better pay, benefits and most of all, more respect at work. The […]

An Effort to Foster Tolerance in Religion

CHICAGO — For a guy who is only 35 and lives in a walk-up apartment, Eboo Patel has already racked up some impressive accomplishments. A Rhodes scholar with a doctorate in the sociology of religion from Oxford University, he has four honorary degrees. His autobiography is required freshman reading on […]

Canada Post locks out workers

Canada Post has suspended urban operations nationwide, saying it had no other choice. Just before midnight Tuesday, Canada Post issued a release saying it has locked out employees after 12 days of “increasingly costly and damaging” rotating strikes by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW). On Tuesday, about 15,000 […]