Day: April 25, 2012

Home Truth: Ahmadis in Pakistan

Credit: My telegraph by Wasim Saroya. By shermeen Much is being written about right wing politics these days in the British media.  This morning someone told me about an article in The Independent . I read the piece and very casually went on to say to the person that I […]

Reinventing the toilet, Bill Gates way

Source: Dawn Author: Murtaza Haider The abysmal state of sanitation stinks to high heaven in Pakistan. The economic losses resulting from poor water supply and sanitation in Pakistan equal $6 billion. Alarmed by the under spending on basic disease prevention in Pakistan, Rachid Benmessaoud of the World Bank noted that […]

France slammed by Amnesty International for discrimination against Muslims

By RFI France is one of the countries highlighted by rights group Amnesty International as discriminating against Muslims for demonstrating their faith, especially in the fields of education and employment. The report, ‘Choice and prejudice: discrimination against Muslims in Europe’, was particularly critical of countries that have brought in outright bans […]

US-Bangladesh security dialogue not aims at China

Source: China Daily DHAKA – US Ambassador to Bangladesh Dan W Mozena on Tuesday dismissed as untrue the notion that the ultimate objective of US-Bangladesh Security Dialogue is to forge a US-India-Bangladesh axis against China. “China is not the enemy of America. You never hear that from President Obama, Secretary […]