Day: October 1, 2012

Social Bullying Prevalent in Children’s Television

ScienceDaily (Sep. 27, 2012) — A new research study led by an Indiana University professor has found that social bullying is just as prevalent in children’s television as depictions of physical aggression. The study, “Mean on the Screen: Social Aggression in Programs Popular With Children,” which appears in the Journal of Communication, found […]

Keeping the faith by Hajra Mumtaz. NOT so long ago, the radio was in the news for all the wrong reasons. That was the medium chosen by the militant leader Fazlullah, who became known as Mullah Radio, to spread his messages of hatred and divisiveness. For a long time, he broadcast his […]

Peaceful Approach draws converts to Muslim Group: NZ HERALD

Peaceful approach draws converts from across spectrum to Muslim group By Lincoln Tan, New Zealand Herald  Catholicism only mainstream church experiencing growth, especially amongethnic minorities, as study shows other Western religions, such as Anglicanism, ‘fail to connect’ with diversifying cultures. EXPAND Shafiq Ur Rehman, cleric Shafiq Ur Rehman and Christopher Bradley […]

Please save my future generation

Source: The Daily Star Inam Ahmed and Julfikar Ali Manik, from Ramu, Cox’s Bazar The Buddha statues made of gold are lost forever. The intrinsic designs of Khadi wood are lost in the inferno. The Tripitak is lost too. But for Shreemad Satyapriya Mohathero, who had just turned 83, the […]

Bangladesh Muslims torch Buddhist shrines

Source: CNN News From Farid Ahmed (CNN) — Crowds of angry Muslims attacked Buddhist shrines and homes, torching some of them Sunday in Bangladesh to protest after a photo of a partially burned Quran was posted on Facebook, police said. The protesters chanted anti-Buddhist slogans, blaming the burning of the Muslim […]

SHOTTER SHONDHANE “সত্যের সন্ধানে” -Episode XVIII of Bangla Q&A, Sep 27-30, 2012

 We are highly pleased to inform you all that by the grace of Almighty Allah Episode :  XVIII of our much coveted interactive Bangla LIVE Q/A Program – SHOTTER SHONDHANE – are now avaialbe on YouTube for viewing: Shotter Shondhane 27,28, 29 and 30th September 2012 YouTube links: v=zO5-8xUjvw4 […]

Muslim Rage Is About Politics, Not Religion

Courtesy: The Daily Beast Oct 1, 2012 by Husain Haqqani Thousands of cellphone subscribers in Pakistan received an anonymous text message recently announcing a miracle: an earthquake on Tuesday, Sept. 18, had destroyed the Washington, D.C. movie theater that was exhibiting Innocence of Muslims, the controversial film that has triggered […]

Unemployment in Euro Zone at Record High

PARIS — The euro zone’s jobless rate stayed at record levels this summer, official data showed Monday, underscoring the pain inflicted by the slowing world economy and the euro crisis on citizens of the world’s largest market. Unemployment in the 17-member euro zone rose to 11.4 percent in August, Eurostat, […]