Day: August 14, 2013

Dutch economy shrinks by 1.8 percent

According to the first estimate conducted by Statistics Netherlands, the Dutch economy shrank 0.2 percent in the second quarter of 2013 compared to the first quarter. This is the fourth quarter in a row showing economic decline, although with each quarter the decline became less severe. The economy contracted 1.8 […]

Why Fear Islam?

By Harris Raja, Baltimore, USA Whether it is Mr. Huckabee blaming Islam for “promoting murderous mayhem on the planet”, or Peter Bergen linking the terror alert to Muslims night of power, or Congressman Peter King’s “radical Islam” hearings, all have one thing in common—they all fear Islam. Either because of violence or […]

Prof Abul Kalam Qasmi on RAWAL TV

An eminent writer of India, Prof Abul Kalam Qasmi, head of the Urdu department, author of more than a dozen books, mentor of 25 Ph.D students Aligarh Muslim University recently visited Canada. During his stay he was interviewed by Prof Pervez Pervazi & Zakaria Virk on RAWAL TV. Toronto. enjoy […]

Is India for Hindus only?

ET: The writer is a New Delhi-based broadcast journalist, contributor to the magazine, The Diplomat and he tweets @destinydefier The Hindu right-wing government in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh finally withdrew the order that aimed to introduce lessons from the religious text, Bhagavad Gita, into school curriculums. The Bharatiya […]