Day: September 4, 2012

Stability in Afghanistan vital for Pakistan: Khar

Credit: ET Khar says that besides looking after around 2.5 million Afghan refugees, Pakistan is actively contributing towards reconstructing and rebuilding Afghanistan. PHOTO: PID/FILE ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar stated that Pakistan, in its own core national interest is irrevocably committed to achieving stability in Afghanistan through an Afghan-led and […]

Muslims from abroad are thriving in US catholic colleges

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/03/education/muslims-enroll-at-catholic-colleges-in-growing-numbers.html?hpw DAYTON, Ohio — Arriving from Kuwait to attend college here, Mai Alhamad wondered how Americans would receive a Muslim, especially one whose head scarf broadcasts her religious identity. Enlarge This Image Ty William Wright for The New York Times Fatema Albalooshi, a graduate student from Bahrain, said that when […]

Fake email sends Pakistan PMO into a tizzy

Credit: TOI ISLAMABAD: A fake email sent the Pakistani prime minister’s media office into a spin, prompting one official to wonder why the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) was using a private gmail id. “It contained no text, just the title ‘Prime Minister’s Message on Defence Day’,” Shafqat Jalil, PMO spokesperson, […]