Day: November 22, 2012

Malala, Aafia and our Mindset

Daily Times: Farhad Taimoor This is our dilemma as a society. Over the years, we have corrupted our intuitive sense of right and wrong under the influence of this intolerant culture of militancy.  And now when we look at the world through this lens of a ‘biased mindset’ it only allows […]

St Paul: The 13th Apostle

By Amtul Qudoos Farhat  (The article refutes some of the concepts of St Paul as stated by His Holiness Pope Joseph Ratzinger Benedict XVI in his book “Jesus, the Apostles and the early Church”. The wordings by His Holiness have been quoted in red) St Paul the most Instrumental Figure […]

Simon – not Simon Peter

By Sardar Anees Ahmad Abstract: Simon, according to the Gospels, was the foundation for the church and was given the title “Cephas” or “the rock” – “Peter” serving as its translated form. Research, however, reveals Simon receiving this title is most inappropriate. ——————————————————————————————————————————————— “You are Peter, and on this rock […]

David Cameron’s Risky EU Showdown

Source: Spiegel: All eyes are on British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday as European Union leaders gather in Brussels for talks aimed at passing the bloc’s next budget. His pre-summit blustering leaves him with little wiggle room, and he could emerge as the debate’s biggest loser. More:

Unmourned in his own country

Source: The News Mohammad Ahmed 21.11. is the death anniversary of one of Pakistan’s ablest sons, Dr Abdus Salam. Unfortunately, his achievements and services remain unacknowledged in his own country, where he was made an alien because of the belief into which he was born, although they are celebrated around […]