Day: August 17, 2013

When evils spread on land… 

AHMAD WAHAJ SIDDIQUI ARABNEWS Published — Friday 16 August 2013 The earth today stands in imminent danger and nothing will save it from environmental catastrophe. Six scientists from some of the leading institutions in the United States have issued an unambiguous warning to the world: Civilization itself is threatened by […]

A SELFLESS young woman will be jetting off to Bangladesh to help farmers create a more sustainable lifestyle and learn their agricultural rights. Jessica Davies …

A SELFLESS young woman will be jetting off to Bangladesh to help farmers create a more sustainable lifestyle and learn their agricultural rights. Jessica Davies, of Kidderminster, is giving up her spare time to spend three months in the south Asian country in a bid to make a difference to […]

I told you so’

Source: CNN (CNN) — Ayman al-Zawahiri, the Egyptian-born leader of al Qaeda, has seen this movie before: An Islamist party does well at the polling booth only to be overthrown by a military coup that then plunges the country into chaos. This is what happened in Algeria in 1991. Tens of […]

Gunmen kill female politician in Pakistan

Source: TOI PESHAWAR (Pakistan): Gunmen shot dead a secular female politician from Pakistan’s troubled northwest after breaking into her home at night, police said on Saturday. Najma Hanif, 35, was a senior member of the Awami National Pary (ANP) which is known for its outspoken views against the Taliban and backed military operations against the insurgents while it […]

Islamic banking gets RBI approval

Source: TOI KOCHI: The Kerala government has got the go-ahead from the Reserve Bank of India ( RBI) to launch a financial institution following the principles of Islamic finance. Cheraman Financial Services Limited (CFSL) will be floated by Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation to function as a non-banking finance company (NBFC). More: