Day: September 10, 2011

Holy Qur’an open House in Kingston.

Source: The Whig Standard. Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association will bring its cross-country Holy Qur’an open house to Kingston Saturday. The faith outreach organization has been visiting communities throughout Canada, promoting peace, condemning terrorism and teaching the principles of peaceful Islam.Since the caravan began in November 2010, it has visited 183 […]

Smoking ape goes cold turkey

JOHOR BARU: Shirley the chain-smoking orang utan is being given the “cold turkey” treatment at the Malacca Zoo to help her kick the habit. The primate will be placed under intensive rehabilitation for two weeks before being transferred to Sarawak. “Actually, Shirley picked up the smoking habit while living in […]

PM: Priority to nurture talent

KUALA LUMPUR: Developing and nurturing a solid, local talent base is top on the Government’s agenda, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said yesterday. The Prime Minister stressed the importance of human capital development stating that it is “the most important investment a country can make” as it is the core […]

‘Muslims for Life’

Source/Credit: Washington Post, On Faith By Naseem Mahdi   On September 1, 2011, I launched the “Muslims for Life” campaign at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. I did this on behalf of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the first and oldest Muslim organization in the U.S.. The same day, […]

Brazil Outperformed by Other BRIC Nations

Source: The Rio Times Although China and India traditionally lead the group, Russia’s economy has been buoyed by higher commodity prices in recent months, due partly to higher oil prices, leaving Brazil trailing in fourth place. Data recently released by the IBGE (Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics) – showedsluggish growth in the […]

Ours but to do and die

source:toi on line The news that flashed across television screens a few days ago had a numbing familiarity about it: 11 people had been killed in a bomb blast outside the Delhi High Court, scores more were injured. It was only some weeks ago that multiple bomb blasts, engineered by […]

Woman saved by a hair’s breadth

Source: Times of India  NEW DELHI: As Mamta Pant started tipping forward, her foot failing to find a landing in the muddy water, her heart froze. “You hear about these things happening to others,” said the 22-year-old counselor hours after her near-death experience on the walk to office from the […]

Clinic where bypass is bypassed

Neomed Hospital in Chennai, is an innovative and integrative medical center. Neomed is for patients suffering from Angina, Chest pain, Coronary Artery Disease, Patients unfit for bypass, have failed bypass, do not want bypass or cannot afford bypass. Neomed Hospital is a Zero Surgery Center. Neomed Hospital is a Center […]

Israel pulls envoy after embassy attack

Israel’s ambassador to Egypt and senior staff have been evacuated home after protesters broke into a building containing the country’s embassy in Cairo on Friday night, adding further strain to already tense relations between the neighbours. A plane carrying Yitzhak Levanon, the ambassador, and others landed in Israel on Saturday, Israel Radio […]

Paris Muslims search for space to pray

By Clea Caulcut. There is controversy following government plans to hand over a large disused warehouse in northern Paris to local muslim leaders to use for prayers. Up until now the shortage of prayer space in the French capital has forcedmany Muslims to pray in the street. Ref:  http://www.english.rfi.fr/france/20110908-controversy-over-places-pray-muslims  

Giving birth in France

By Nicola Fathers France has one of the highest birth rates in Europe. But it appears that many pregnant foreign women in France are apprehensive about giving birth in their adopted country. A midwife at a Paris birthing centre says the centre was established due to dissatisfaction at France’s “interventionist” […]