Day: September 9, 2012


The Yiddish Quran Sect Publishes Holy Book for Very Few Readers HAGGAI FRID/COURTESY HAARETZ An Unusual Holy Book: The Islamic Ahmadiyya sect translated parts of the Koran into Yiddish.   By Philologos Published September 09, 2012, issue of September 14, 2012.There was an unusual event in Haifa the other day. Muhammad Sharif Odeh, […]

FIJI NEWS – A paradise in the Pacific

WORLD Cast away… in paradise BY:BY ROSE SADLEIR  From:escape  September 09, 2012 12:00A Wish you were here? A Castaway Island sunset. Picture: Cathy Finch Source: National Features Castaway Island, Fiji, as it normally looks when there aren’t disastrous floods. Picture: Cathy Finch Source: National Features THERE is nothing quite as alluring as the thought of […]

Obama offers a laudable vision for US

By Haroon Siddiqui Editorial Page–siddiqui-there-have-been-disappointments-but-obama-offers-a-laudable-vision-for-america-s-common-good No one, not even Barack Obama, could have lived up to the expectations that he raised four years ago. He was a dream candidate — handsome, dignified, suave, educated, informed, articulate, oratorical and disciplined. His was a lovely family, he a model husband and […]

Iran’s presidency over Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to give impetus to NANO science generation

Source:Ahlul Bayt News Agency Head of the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Institute Mohammad-Hossein Majlesara says Iran’s presidency of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) would provide the members with an opportunity to make progress in the field of NANO sciences.  Head of the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Institute Mohammad-Hossein Majlesara says Iran’s presidency of […]

Extreme is the new moderate

In a “Monty Python” episode, a young soldier approaches his Colonel and expresses the desire to quit the army because he signed up for water-skiing and travelling and not for the fighting or killing. Upon which the Colonel inquires, “Watkins, are you a pacifist?” The young soldier, Watkins, replies with […]

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully completes its 100th space mission

Source: Economic Times SRIHARIKOTA: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday congratulated scientists and engineers of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the successful launch of an Indian rocket carrying two foreign satellites that became its 100th space mission. “I’m delighted to witness the launch of PSLV-C21 carrying two foreign satellites. On […]

The News: [Ahmadis] as non-Muslim minority

Qadianis as non-Muslim minority Source: The News September 7, 1974, is a memorable and historic day for the Islamic Republic of Pakistan as, on this day, the National Assembly, through a constitutional amendment, unanimously declared all the followers of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad Qadiani as non-Muslim minority. Later in 1984, through […]