Day: May 2, 2012

Israel’s handicapped miracle

Ynetnews: Op-ed: While Arabs shun the disabled, Israel gives hope to less fortunate members of society While Iranian scientists are being deployed in the nuclear bunkers and Israeli F16s could be ready to take off, one story reminds the world that Israel and Israelis are involved not only in hurting […]

Bin Laden Is Still Alive

The Huffington Post: Waqar Hasan was a Pakistani Muslim immigrant who had come to New Jersey to live the American dream. Leaving his family in Milltown, NJ, he went to Dallas, TX, to open a grocery store. Four days after 9/11, a gunman came to his store and shot him […]

Declare Ahmadis non-Muslims: Grand Mufti

Deccanchronicl: Kashmir’s Grand Mufti on Wednesday stirred up a real hornet’s nest by asking for declaring Ahmadis or Ahmadiyyas as non-Muslims through a legislation in the state Assembly. The cleric, Mufti Muhammad Bashiruddin, who is recognised by both the state government and the Centre as official ‘Mufti Azam’ or Grand […]

Israeli companies to help clean holiest river of India ‘Ganges’

Source: Ynetnews Indian engineers, researchers seek Israeli water technologies for river’s rejuvenation; deal estimated at $3 billion India is considering the possibility of integrating Israeli technologies in a national initiative to clean the Ganges River. For this purpose, engineers, researchers and representatives form water technology companies will visit Israelnext week. […]

Heinrich Boll Scholarships for International Students, Germany

Source: Scholarship-Positions The Heinrich Böll Foundation funded scholarships for undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students of all subjects and nationalities per year, who are pursuing their degree at universities, universities of applied sciences, or universities of the arts, Germany Study Subject(s): Any Course Level: Undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral Scholarship Provider:  The […]

Obama frustrated with Pakistan: Expert

Credit:  TOI US President Barack Obama appears to be frustrated with Pakistan, which is reflected in his address to the nation from Afghanistan, an eminent American expert on South Asian issues said WASHINGTON:US President Barack Obama appears to be frustrated with Pakistan, which is reflected in his address to the […]

(Nearly) all bets are off over Iran strike

Credit: Asiatimes: By Jim Lobe WASHINGTON – The threat of a military attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities this year appears to have substantially subsided over the past several weeks as a result of several developments, including the biting criticisms voiced recently by former top national security figures of Israeli Prime […]

Crocheted Doll

Too priceless not too share THE SHOEBOX A man and woman had been married for more than 60 years. They had shared everything. They had talked about everything. They had kept no secrets from each other except that the little old woman had a shoe box in the top of […]

Obama has an Afghan game plan

Credit: Asia >Times Barack Obama’s surprise visit to Kabul on Tuesday provides telling evidence that he has a game plan for Afghanistan going into and beyond his bid to be re-elected United States president. Everything in the strategy, including renewed traction for closer ties with neighboring countries, is built around […]