Day: August 10, 2011

ASEAN economic summit opens in Indonesia

MANADO, Indonesia (Xinhua) – The 43rd ASEAN Economic Ministers and Related Meetings opened here on Wednesday afternoon, involving ministers in charge of economic, commerce, trade and investment in ASEAN member states and dialogue partners. Representatives are about to continue their work on building the time-bound ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by […]

Treason charge plea against Gilani

LAHORE: A constitutional petition has been filed in the Lahore High Court, seeking action against the prime minister for allegedly committing high treason by continuously defying orders of the superior judiciary and attempting to subvert the Constitution. A local lawyer, Allah Bakhsh Gondal filed the petition in public interest through […]

Islam and Science – a BBC Documentary

By Prof. James Al-Khalili Al-Khalili is professor of physics, and professor of the public engagement in science, at the University of Surrey, UK. He is author of several books on physics and producers of several movies. In this documentary he very precisely examines the heritage of Muslim scientists, including the calculation, of […]

A country with one of the worst intolerance!

  By: Laiq Ahmed Atif, President Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Malta: ;  Tolerance, harmony, respect, human dignity, justice and fair and equitable dealing in all circumstances are the values of a civilised and educated society. And no doubt, these values are the backbone of the progress and success of any society. A society, barred from these fundamental qualities, […]

Fed to keep interest rates low until 2013

Source / Courtesy: Yahoo News NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The Federal Reserve painted a much gloomier picture of the economy Tuesday, and indicated it would keep cash cheap and easy for at least two more years. Following its fifth policymaking meeting of the year, the central bank also surprised Wall […]

Afghan women swap burka for uniform

by Luigi Jorio, More and more Afghan women are breaking with tradition in their male-dominated society, taking jobs and participating in public affairs. They include 1,300 or so who have joined the police force who, despite facing discrimination, make an “immense” contribution to improving the welfare of other women, […]