Day: March 1, 2012

Pakistan fails to provide security to minorities: AI

The Muslim Times’ Editor for Pakistan Credit: Daily Times Friday, March 02, 2012 LAHORE: The Pakistan government has failed to protect religious minorities from systematic campaigns of violence and vilification, Amnesty International said on the first anniversary of the assassination of minorities minister Shahbaz Bhatti. The only Christian member of […]

Women Are Best At Being Buddies

ScienceDaily (Mar. 8, 2007) — A four-year study by sociologists at The University of Manchester has found that women are much more likely than men to make deep and lasting friendships. The investigation into social networks by the University’s Research Centre for Socio-Cultural Change found that men are more fickle and […]

Tough US warning on Iran gas pipeline

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned on Wednesday that the Iran gas pipeline project was “inexplicable” and could invoke US sanctions that would further ‘undermine’ Pakistan’s ‘already shaky’ economy. Source: Anwar Iqbal, DownCom Earlier, Congressman John Lewis, a Georgia Democrat, drew Secretary Clinton’s attention to the Pakistan-Iran gas […]

For Ahmadis – No where to hide in Pakistan

Ahmadis: nowhere to hide Rabia Ali 11 Karachi Although he may not be able to comprehend the seriousness of the message, every time eight-year-old Akbar* sees a sticker denouncing Ahmadis at his apartment’s gate, he knows that trouble is right around the corner. “I don’t play outside anymore,” he said, […]

Massive storm system weakens after 12 deaths

http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_416x234_embed.swf?context=embed&videoId=bestoftv/2012/03/01/ac-harrisburg-illinois-mayor-tornado.cnn (CNN) — Weary residents may get some good news Thursday as the monster storm system that already battered many Midwestern states and caused a dozen deaths is expected to weaken. The National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center downgraded its outlook for severe weather from moderate to slight over the […]

’جی ایچ کیو پر ایف سولہ سے حملے کا منصوبہ تھا

Credit: BBC Urdu  (Online) آصف فاروقی بی بی سی اردو ڈاٹ کام، اسلام آباد   آخری وقت اشاعت: جمعرات 1 مارچ 2012 ,‭ 13:44 GMT 18:44 PST حکومتِ پاکستان کے خلاف بغاوت پھیلانے اور فوجی صدر دفاتر پر حملے کی سازش کے الزام میں زیرِ حراست پاکستانی فوجی افسر بریگیڈیئر […]

Charities open to religious groups

BEIJING – Chinese authorities have given the green light for religious groups to engage in more charitable work, according to an announcement by the State Administration for Religious Affairs and five other departments. Preferential policies, including government subsidies and tax reductions, are in place when religious groups seek registration to […]