Discussion on blasphemy stifled in Punjab Assembly

Source: Express Tribune: Women chant slogans in favour of late Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer’s assassin, Mumtaz Qadri during a Sunni Tehrik rally in Islamabad on January 4. PHOTO: ZAFAR ASLAM/EXPRESS LAHORE: Days after religious groups protested in Lahore against the death sentence awarded to former Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer’s murder Mumtaz […]

U.S. Economy Gains Steam as 200,000 Jobs Are Added

http://pix04.revsci.net/H07707/b3/0/3/0806180/930519716.js?D=DM_LOC%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.themuslimtimes.org%252Fwp-admin%252Fpost-new.php%26DM_CAT%3DNYTimesglobal%2520%253E%2520General%26DM_EOM%3D1&C=H07707The United States added 200,000 new jobs last month, the Labor Department said Friday, a robust figure indicating that the economic recovery may finally be building up a head of steam. The nation’s unemployment rate fell to 8.5 percent in December, from a revised 8.7 percent in November, the government […]

Violent clash in Karachi: Live updates

The Muslim Times’ Editor for Pakistan Credit: Xpress Tribune Published: January 6, 2012   Video URL v below KARACHI: A rally of protestors led by the People’s Aman Committee has been stopped near Shaheen Complex, to proceed further on Friday, Express News reported. A heavy contingent of law enforcers has been deployed to […]

How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body

NY Times: On a cold Saturday in early 2009, Glenn Black, a yoga teacher of nearly four decades, whose devoted clientele includes a number of celebrities and prominent gurus, was giving a master class at Sankalpah Yoga in Manhattan. Black is, in many ways, a classic yogi: he studied in […]

Women in KP-Pakistan can now inherit property: Finally After 1500 Years of coming of Islam

Daily Times: PESHAWAR: In an unprecedented move Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly passed “Enforcement of Women Ownership Rights Bill”, which seeks to ensure provision of rights for women in the inherited property, on Thursday. Pakistan People’s Party-Parliamentarian MPA from Swat Noor Sehar had tabled the bill last week, and the House with Deputy Speaker Khush Dil Khan […]

Mullah Nasruddin

Nasruddin became known to Richard Merrill through the stories collected by Idries Shah, as a Persian Sufi folk character. This incredible personage come to life as a direct-manipulation puppet in the hands of puppeteer Richard Merrill of Brooksville, Maine. History break: In Turkey, he is known as Nasreddin Hodja of […]