Day: July 11, 2012

Fury grows at Islamabad’s NATO u-turn

Source: Asiatimes: A coalition of prominent jihadi organizations has descended on Islamabad to protest the reopening of NATO supply lines to Afghanistan, with 50,000 supporters refusing to leave a sit-in at Parliament House unless last week’s decision is revoked. Enjoying the full backing of intelligence agencies, the Defense of Pakistan […]

Pakistan may increase non-Muslims seats in legislature

Source: Zeenews India Islamabad: The Pakistan government on Wednesday gave in-principle approval to a move to increase seats for non-Muslims in the national and provincial assemblies in proportion to their population. The decision was made by the federal cabinet during a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, an […]

Leader says get over fear of Muslims

Source: Interfaith Alliance head Welton Gaddy separates reason from rhetoric in radio show. By Bob Allen A Baptist minister and interfaith leader says it is time for Americans to get over their fear of Islam and get on with the assimilation of Muslims into their neighborhoods. “As a society […]

Great scientist looses out to Religious forces

Source: Deutsche Welle Hindi Pakistan has forgotten its only nobel laureate on religious grounds. Abdus Salam contributed towards providing framework for Higgs Bones ‘God particle’. Abdus Salam is an evidence of three decades of increasing religious fundamentalism in Pakistan. He died in 1996. For his advanced work on physics and […]