Day: March 3, 2013

National Day Of Unplugging 2013

Source: Huff Post. If you’re reading this, you might not know that it’s the fourth annual National Day of Unplugging, a day when participants nationwide pledge to spend 24 hours completely tech-free. Impossible, you say? Difficult, maybe, for the most avid Instagrammers and Tweeters and texters among us. But even if […]

On Saving the Institution of Marriage

Source: onislam, by Sheikh Ahmad Kutty. Threats to marriage stem from a number of sources, including over-emphasis on wealth, ethnicity, family status, physical appearance, professions, etc. These causes can be subsumed under the absence of a proper Islamic mindset. Stated differently, they arise due to a lack of an understanding […]

King and Queen of the Beach Races

Source: The Rio Times RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – An estimated three thousand swimmers, joggers, stand up paddlers, triathletes and their supporters were in attendance as the first stage of the 2013 Circuito Rei e Rainha do Mar (King and Queen of the Sea) took over the beaches of Leblon, Ipanema and Arpoador […]

Further civil disobedience planned in Ismailia

Source: Daily News: Egypt Protesters blocked the railroad connecting Cairo to Port Said near Ismailia for three hours on Sunday responding to calls for civil disobedience. Several political groups called for total disobedience in Ismailia and Suez on 3 March in solidarity with Port Said’s disobedience, ongoing since 17 February. Read […]

Canada’s pediatricians set to reveal new policy on circumcision

Canada’s pediatricians set to reveal new policy on circumcision By Sharon Kirkey, Postmedia News March 2, 2013 Canada’s pediatricians set to reveal new policy on circumcision The Canadian Paediatric Society is preparing to revise its position on circumcision. Canada’s pediatricians are about to update their advice on whether baby […]

Anti-Semitism discussions in Denmark

A video clip by Bashy Quraishy   He was born in India, but grew up in Pakistan. He has studied Engineering in Germany and USA, and later studied International Marketing in London. He is a member of a number of Commissions, Committees and Boards involved with Human Rights, Ethnic/Religious Equality Issues, […]