Day: May 7, 2013

Ahmedis to boycott eighth consecutive election

* Minority community’s boycott due to separate electoral lists By Kashif Hussain LAHORE: The upcoming elections are not the first that have been boycotted by the Ahmedis rather these are the eighth consecutive polls being boycotted by the minority community. Historically, the Ahmedis have not taken part in any election at any […]

Give it Back to God

Huff Post: by Rick Hamlin. The world is full of heartache, sorrow, disasters, anxiety, tragedies in-the-making, bad news both big and small. I believe in being informed. I’m just as happy as anyone to log on to one news site after another, but if it starts pulling me down, if […]

Establishment wants right-wing in power:

Source: ET KARACHI: In Pakistan, political parties use big public rallies to show their strength, especially in the run-up to elections. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf , Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and other parties are doing just that. However, moderate political parties haven’t been able to canvass for votes in the same way because […]

Britain Discovers Germany as a Model

Source:The Spiegel. Britain, which has yet to recover from the 2008 financial crash, is peering enviously at Germany’s economic structure with its focus on engineering, its medium-sized firms, apprenticeships, regional banks and long-term business approach. The opposition Labour Party, but also the Conservative-led government, are starting to embrace German ideas. […]