Day: November 11, 2012

Obama skips Philippines–again

Inquirer.net:  Amanda Doronila. Fresh on the heels of the reelection of US President Barack Obama, the White House announced that he would visit  Burma (Myanmar) as his first foreign policy initiative at the start of a three-leg tour of Southeast Asia that covers Thailand and Cambodia on Nov. 17-20. The […]

Who’s afraid of Hindutva?

The Express Tribune: Farzana Versey. Hinduism could probably be the most nuanced religion if only the Hindus left it alone. A political leader is carping about how Bollywood denigrates the religion. Films in India are essentially  ‘socio-myth’, therefore, characters are inspired by an existing template. We are celebrating Diwali now, […]

Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat held a Press Conference at Dhaka to appeal to B’desh government to uphold their constitutional rights

Press Release in English 10.11.2012 Press Release in Bangla 10.11.2012   The Daily Star Sunday, November 11, 2012 Reconstruct arson damaged mosque Ahmadiyya leaders appeal to govt Staff Correspondent Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at, Bangladesh leaders yesterday appealed to the government to immediately ensure the reconstruction of a mosque of the community […]

Playing with words

Money Workers earn it, Spendthrifts burn it, Bankers lend it, Women spend it, Forgers fake it, Taxes take it, Dying leave it, Heirs receive it, Thrifty save it, Misers crave it, Robbers seize it, Rich increase it, Gamblers lose it, I could always use it. …….. Excellent play on words…enjoy […]

Remembrance Day !

By Zubair Khan Remembrance Day is observed on 11 November to recall the end of hostilities of World War I on that date in 1918. Hostilities formally ended “at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month,” in accordance with the Armistice, signed by representatives of Germany […]

Is Housework a Health Hazard?

ScienceDaily (Nov. 8, 2012) — What do a tight, fitted bed sheet and a blood clot in the wrist have in common? Both are associated with a condition called sheet fitting palsy. True to its name, the palsy is reported in those who spend a long period of time repeatedly trying […]