Month: July 2011

About half a million souls join Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, during the year, 121 new missions established

Source: Ahmadiyya Times / MTA.TV Ahmadiyya Mulim Community is now established in 200 countries of the world with Chile being of the latest additions. The progress of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community was laid out by His Holiness, Hadhrat Mirzā Masroor Ahmad, the worldwide head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, before a crowd of 30,000 in the […]

Ashkenazi Jews rank smartest in world

Studies show descendants of Jews from Medieval Germany, throughout Europe have IQ 20% higher than global average Is it possible for your ancestry, religious affiliation, or nationality to determine your intellect? According to a study performed by Cambridge University called, “From Chance to Choice: Genetic and Justice,” Ashkenazi Jews have […]

Israel wins gold in Math Olympiad

Students representing Jewish state in international competition in Amsterdam take home four bronze medals as well. Education minister congratulates them on ‘impressive achievements’ Israeli students won five medals, one gold and four bronze, in the 52nd International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), which concluded in Amsterdam on Friday. Following the impressive achievement, […]

China train crash kills 32

At least 32 people have died after a high speed train crashed into a stalled train in China‘s eastern province of Zhejiang on Saturday, causing four carriages to fall off a bridge. Source: Guardian Another 200 people have been taken to hospital following the accident which occurred after the first […]

Tall people are healthier

New research shows that if you’re above average height you’re general standard of health will be higher too, although you are slightly more at risk from certain cancers. Not only do tall people have an advantage when it comes to reaching stuff on high shelves, it turns out they’re healthier […]

The thrill of discovery

Source:dawn.com There was a time, not very long ago, when all we had by way of translations in India were the Jatak katha, Panchatantra, Gita or Mahabharata in English. The launch of Penguin India in the mid-1980s and the publication of Bhisham Sahni’s Tamas, the seminal Partition novel translated from […]

Khar says no need for cajoling on militancy

Source:dawn.com NUSA DUA, Indonesia: Pakistan’s new foreign minister, who held talks on Saturday with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, said the two countries shared the strategic objective of combating terror groups and Islamabad did not need any cajoling on the issue. Hina Rabbani Khar also told reporters on the […]