Month: June 2013

Titanic of the ummah is sinking. The ummah will surely survive, but Pakistan, the self-styled champion of Islam, may not- Kunwar Idris

Dawn: Patwari, thana and Titanic Kunwar Idris   Published 2013-07-01 08:12:44 IT is customary for our leaders to hold the patwari and thana culture responsible for the indignities suffered by the people. Every politician pledges to put an end to it. The so-called culture persists, nevertheless. The explanation is simple. […]

NELSON MANDELA IN MANILA

Inquirer: JOHANNESBURG— As Nelson Mandela remained in critical condition in hospital Friday, a family feud over where the 94-year-old former president should be buried went to the courts, according to South Africa’s national broadcaster. Mandela’s oldest daughter, Makaziwe, and 15 other family members have pressed a court application to get […]

Humanity First shines after Calgary flood devastation

Bringing Communities Closer in Calgary Humanity First Relief Teams consisting of 70 Volunteers went to Bowness, Erlton, Roxborough Park and Elbow Park communities. Residents in the community of Roxborough were helped to remove furniture personal belongings, carpets, fridges, stoves, bedroom furniture, and anything and everything that was affected by water. […]

Pakistan fails to protect its Weak: Wrongly Accused of Blasphemy-Rimsha Masih, family get asylum in Canada

Pakistantoday: ASHER JOHNFriday, 28 Jun 2013 10:45 pm | Comments (19) LAHORE – Teenage blasphemy accused Rimsha Masih and her family have been granted religious asylum in Canada, Pakistan Today learnt on Friday. Rimsha’s lawyer Tahir Naveed Chaudhry told Pakistan Today that the family comprising Rimsha, her three sisters and a brother, and parents had been moved […]