Day: November 10, 2011

Indonesians Rush to Marry on 11-11-11

Indonesian couples have flooded the Ministry of Religious Affairs with requests to get married on Friday, believing the date, 11-11-11, will bring them good fortune. State news agency Antara reported that in just three cities, 1,000 couples had registered to perform their nuptials. In Bogor on the outskirts of Jakarta, […]

The Vote for Palestine

Thursday 10th November 2011 in Lead articles, News This article is part of Impact’s Israeli-Palestinian conflict series, which continues until the UN Security Council Vote on Friday 11th November 2011. The landmark vote to accept Palestine as a fully-fledged UNESCO member sparked jubilation from some quarters, a contrast to the solemn, somber-faced Israeli […]

WOMEN’S ISSUES

The Islamic teaching about treatment of women is one of the most misunderstood. Western women generally view Muslim women as repressed and deprived of their rights. The media portrays the stereotypical Muslim woman as fully covered and dominated by her husband, with little more status then a slave. You may […]

Why we get tired by noon?

Source: TOI on line:   There is something about the post lunch hour, when a sense of boredom creeps in and time weighs so heavy that you can almost hear the clock tick. As the sun shines brightest upon the day, we feel an urge to retire to bed or […]

It’s Wife Sharing in India – Not file sharing

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/opinions/opinion/sounding-the-alarm-on-wife-sharing/article2231130/ Sounding the alarm on wife-sharing amrit dhillon- NEW DELHI— From Thursday’s Globe and Mail-Published Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011 12:00AM EST A dirty secret is trickling out of villages in northern India: Some men lucky enough to find a wife are letting their brothers sleep with her because the chances […]