Day: April 19, 2012

Sex, Religion and The Performance Thereof Religion is the cause of wars and division, according to critics such as Richard Dawkins and the late Christopher Hitchens.  But what if religion itself is not to blame, but the personality of the believer? Oddly enough, the issue of sexual compatibility sparked my insight. Stay with me, and […]

Interesting Facts

An average male spends during his entire life around 3100 hours shaving. It’s true! Most people shed between 50 to 100 hairs every day. The question is, where do they go? Squirrels forget where 50% of the nuts they’ve hidden are. Useless, Hahaha. Did you know the first bullet proof […]

Why do Ahmadis not perform Hajj?

Lankaweb An objection that is raised is that why Ahmadi Muslims do not go for Hajj? Instead they go to their holy place in Qadian (the birth-place of their Founder Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad in Punjab, India)? Hajj is a pillar of Islam which they disrespect and they show more love for […]

Bangladesh’s Rising Income Potential

Source: huffingtonpost   by Nake M. Kamrany, Jessica Stauffer and Faiyaz Azim Posted: 04/18/2012 6:03 pm   Bangladesh is poised to follow China and India’s recent growth pattern of rising per capita income as the recent distribution of economic growth has shifted in favor of low and middle income countries. […]

Queen Beatrix calls Turkey “an example”

Queen Beatrix has praised Turkey’s “great past” and the important role Turkey has played in the region and in the world. “Your country is a stable factor in a turbulent region in which existing powers and relations are constantly being challenged,” the queen told President Abdullah Gül. “To many your […]

Ashley Judd Has Grit

She first appeared on my radar after starring in Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood. Judd played her Tennessee Williams-type role with an elegant, uniquely Southern neurosis. Throughout the film, human frailty seeped from every pore. I gained even more respect for her after reading her biography. Getting knocked around in […]

Freedom Party outrage at lunch with Gül

The anti-Islam Freedom Party (PVV) in the southern province of Limburg has slammed its own provincial representatives Antoine Janssen and Theo Krebber because they have agreed to attend a lunch with Turkish President Abdullah Gül, who is currently on a visit to the Netherlands. The two provincial councillors will be […]

Queen Beatrix to visit Turkey

Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands will be paying a state visit to Turkey from 13 to 15 June, a spokesperson has announced. The trip is part of celebrations marking 400 years of diplomatic ties between the Netherlands and Turkey. The Queen will visit Ankara and Istanbul, and attend a performance […]

End the violence

Credit: TOI Unsure of just how unwanted girls are in India? Here’s appalling evidence – angry with his wife, a 30-year-old youth in Haryana’s Jhajjar district turned on his three little daughters. The father apparently first tried to hang the children – all between two to seven years – from […]