Posts tagged as: Muslim

China imprison prominent Uyghur scholar for life

Ilham Tohti

Life imprisonment and confiscation of all his property. This is the statement that a Chinese court has imposed for “encouraging separatism ” Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti, 44 years and a very moderate line defender of the rights of their ethnicity. With this conviction, harder than in years China has imposed an activist against the central […]

Never said I feel unsafe in India; says Shahrukh Khan

Renowned Indian filmstar Shah Rukh Khan has described a controversy centered around him as “nonsense” and said an article he wrote recently titled ‘Being a Khan’ was being misquoted.   “I implore you all that please read the article. Nowhere does it say that I feel unsafe in my country,” he said. “I wrote this article to […]

Indian Air chief threatens Pakistan

Indian Air Force Chief on Saturday warned Pakistan of using other options if the situation remains unchanged along the Line of Control, media reports said.   The statement comes amid growing tensions between the two nuclear-armed nations over last week cross border attack on Pakistani positions by Indian troops which killed at least two soldiers. […]

Imran Khan urges masses to follow footsteps of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA)

Urging people to follow footsteps of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan has said that the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was the torch bearer of truth and courage against tyranny.   In a statement, the PTI chief paid tribute to the Holy Prophet’s (PBUH) grandson, saying, “As Muslims we pay rich […]

Pakistan; the fusion of multiple cultures (Part Three)

In the third and last part of the series, we will give brief touch to Family, Diets and Handicrafts of the Pakistani culture. Family The family is the centre of social life and support. Although increased modernisation has brought many women into public life, the male continues to reign as head of the home. It […]

Pakistan; the fusion of multiple cultures (Part Two)

In the second installment of the three-part series, we will l briefly discuss few characteristics of the Pakistani culture including Music, Dances, Traditions and Dressing. Music The variety of Pakistani music ranges from diverse provincial folk music and traditional styles such as Qawwali and Ghazal Gayeki to modern forms fusing traditional and western music, such […]

Pakistan; the fusion of multiple cultures (Part One)

Having a rich history, Pakistan has a well-off cultural diversity and the society is mainly multilingual, multi-ethnic and multicultural. Pakistani culture is very diverse and this stems from the fact that what is now in the country has in the past been invaded and occupied by many different peoples, including White Huns, Persians, Arabs, Turks, […]

I have many reservations on Blasphemy Law: Tahir-ul-Qadri

Tahir-ul-Qadri, the renowned Islamic scholar, has said that he had many reservations on all administrative and procedural points of blasphemy law, adding that it needs a lot of reforms and amendments. During an interview with a Danish TV channel, Tahir-ul-Qadri said that he had difference of opinion with the blasphemy law in its existing forms. […]

Pakistan opposes coercive actions in Syria

Voicing its opposition to any coercive measures in Syria, Pakistan said that it could worsen an already volatile situation in the troubled country. These remarks were made by Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar at a hurriedly called ministerial level consultative meeting on Syria which opened in Tehran, the capital of Iran. The meeting, held a […]

President Asif Ali Zardari felicitates nation on Pakistan Day

Felicitating nation on the eve of Pakistan day, President Asif Ali Zardari said it was time to realize that the Parliament has successfully removed the vestiges of dictatorship and restored the democratic Constitution of Pakistan. The President observed, “Let us also resolve that we will uphold the Constitution and never allow it to be abrogated, […]

Cracks emerge within Pakistan People’s Party

In what appeared to be a quite positive omen for minorities, serious differences between Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) members have emerged in the National Assembly (NA). However, it was not good for the party at all. On Thursday, the ruling party’s women and minorities members condemned the alleged kidnapping of Hindu girl Rinkal Kumari, (Faryal […]

Sher Shah Suri – More of a Guardian of his People than a Ruler

Sher Shah Suri – More of a Guardian of his People than a Ruler A number of politicians in Pakistan and India claim to emulate the achievements of the great Muslim ruler of the 16th century, Sher Shah Suri, who changed the face of the sub-continent within five years, which is amazing in its literary […]


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