Day: March 17, 2016

Pakistan parliament adopts resolution for Holi, Diwali, Easter holidays

timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/pakistan/Pakistan-parliament-adopts-resolution-for-Holi-Diwali-Easter-holidays/articleshow/51423609.cms Hindu Devotees light oil lamps in a temple in Pakistan’s Multan on the eve of Diwali festival.  LAMABAD: For the first time, minority communities in Pakistan will have public holidays on Holi, Diwali and Easter festivals after the country’s parliament on Wednsday adopted a resolution to this effect.The National […]

The Hidden Religion and Science Conflict

Source: Huffington Post More than 150 years have passed since Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, and we’re still arguing about science and religion. Outrageous public statements from religious and scientific leaders reinforce the impression of endless conflict, whether it’s Richard Dawkins claiming that religion is a “God delusion,” or […]

St. Patrick’s Day Quiz: How Many Facts And Figures Do You Know About Ireland?

St http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/st-patricks-day-quiz-how-much-do-you-know-about-ireland_uk_56e848b0e4b096ed3adc7608?utm_hp_ref=ukPatrick’s Day is celebrated in honour of the patron saint of Ireland every year on March 17th. The day was chosen because it is commonly held to be the date of the saint’s death. The precise date of his birth is believed by some to be 387 AD, although others […]