Day: November 9, 2012

Try a little love

Atifa Ahmed, Calgary Herald Published: Saturday, November 03, 2012 Re: “The liberation of a Jew hater into a Zionist,” Licia Corbella, Opinion, Oct. 27. I think everything Licia Corbella tried to say can be summed up in Kasim Hafeez’s words: “Life is just so much better when you’re not so angry […]

جاپان کی سب سے مشہور یونیورسٹی میں حضرت محمد مصطفی صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم بطور امن کے سفیر کے موضوع پر تقریر

جاپان کی سب سے بڑی اور مشہور ٹوکیو یونیورسٹی میں اسلام اور انسانیت نیز حضرت محمد مصطفی صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم بطور امن کے سفیر کے موضوع پر تقریر کے لیے […]

An uncanny victim of Faizabad riots

Source: The Hindu A bilingual publication that promotes communal harmony — ‘Aap ki Taaqat’ – was targeted by mobs during the recent Faizabad riots The recent Faizabad communal riot witnessed the usual religious symbols and shops being targeted in an attempt to disturb the communal amity of the city, which […]

More loyal than the king

Source: ET There they go again, the Ghairat Brigades, so trying to prove themselves loyal to the king that they have become more loyal than him. Hehehe, what fun it is to watch them yet another time do contortions, turn cartwheels and jump through hoops trying to prove that the […]

A Blessing to Live in Germany

Source: Spiegel What a blessing it is, one must conclude, to live in Germany, a country where the highways are regularly repaired and the washing machines use so little water that one could water the entire Sahara with what is left over. In which citizens’ initiatives are formed against McDonald’s, […]

Not much blue sky on the horizon for Germany

Source: The Local With grey skies and intermittent rain on the cards, there’s little here to raise the spirits. While the temperatures should remain relatively mild, the overall outlook is uninspiring. The west looks set to get off more lightly on Friday, with heavy rain-bearing clouds concentrated in the east. […]

Pakistani rhetoric blind to reality. Human Right Issue: What actually happened in Geneva?

Source: Asiatimes: Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar carefully crafted an opening speech boasting about the achievements of the Pakistan Peoples Party-led government since 2008. The speech made repeated mention of the catch-words “democracy” and “women’s rights”. Even drone strikes – or their purported illegality rather – surprisingly received a paragraph […]

Islamic Law,Adoptions and Kafalah

Islamic Law, Adoptions, and Kafalah by Faisal Kutty / November 8th, 2012 There hasn’t been a concerted push to open doors for Muslim orphans because the expectation would be that those efforts would fall flat… – Chuck Johnson, chief executive, National Council for Adoption Conventional wisdom — among both Muslims and non-Muslims — […]

‘Reading can mould your personality’

Reading can mould the personality and transform people, according to Shaikh Sultan bin Ahmad Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Sharjah Media Centre. Speaking at the sidelines of the ongoing Sharjah International Book Fair, Shaikh Sultan bin Ahmad Al Qasimi said there is much to gain by interacting with leading authors, […]