Day: November 21, 2011

France summons Israeli ambassador

France24. Chaudhry Maqsood ur Rehman. AFP – France summoned the Israeli ambassador in Paris to a meeting at the foreign ministry Wednesday to protest after an air strike wounded a French diplomat in Gaza along with his wife and daughter. A spokesman for the ministry said that France’s ambassador in Tel […]

Laughter is good for your health

Laughter relaxes the whole body. A good, hearty laugh relieves physical tension and stress, leaving your muscles relaxed for up to 45 minutes after. Laughter boosts the immune system. Laughter decreases stress hormones and increases immune cells and infection-fighting antibodies, thus improving your resistance to disease. Laughter triggers the release […]

How China Can Defeat America

Source / Courtesy: New York Times. By YAN XUETONG Published: November 20, 2011     WITH China’s growing influence over the global economy, and its increasing ability to project military power, competition between the United States and China is inevitable. Leaders of both countries assert optimistically that the competition can […]

What makes it ‘Memogate’

Source: Dailytimes BAAGHI: What makes it ‘Memogate’? —Marvi Sirmed What could be more ‘patriotic’ than eliminating terrorists from Pakistan’s soil? Pakistanis deserve a better future without any references to the terrorists being harboured on their land By now we all know what Memogate is, and what memo we are referring […]

Taliban, Pakistan in peace talks: Taliban commander

Source: TOI on line Pakistan’s Taliban movement, a major security threat to the country, is holding exploratory peace talks with the US-backed government, a senior Taliban commander and tribal mediators told Reuters on Monday.   ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Taliban movement, a major security threat to the country, is holding exploratory peace […]

Salaam Abdus Salam

Mohammad Abdus Salam (1926-1996) was his full name, which may add to the knowledge of those who wish he was either not Ahmadi or Pakistani. The man proudly lived and died as both, and much more, as Pakistan disowned him, in life and in death. Ziaul Haq denied him the honour of a state […]