Monthly Archives: March 31, 2014

Musharraf Indicted For Treason, Faces Death

Musharraf Indicted For Treason, Faces Death

Former Pakistan president General Pervez Musharraf was Monday indicted on five counts of treason by a special court. At the special court in Islamabad, the former military ruler pleaded not guilty to each count saying that he was not a traitor. He invoked various achievements made by the country under his rule to criticise the

Scenarios of Eschaton

Albrecht Durer’s painting of the “Horsemen of the Apocalypse” inspired by “The Book of Revelation” in the New Testament depicts an evil group which brings famine, death and war. The job narrated in traditions was to create havoc wherever they travel. Dante’s Inferno, the first part of the poem “Divine Comedy” depicts nine circles of

Delhi Women Ride On Wheels For Freedom

Hundreds of Indian women Saturday rode their motorcycles for ‘freedom’ on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Dressed in pink, white, green and blue, women from all walks of life participated in 16-km-long rally that started at 5:30pm at DLF Mall in New Delhi. Pertinently, the victim of infamous Delhi gang rape, Jyoti Singh, had

Book Review: Zealot – The Life And Times of Jesus of Nazareth

After composing “No God But God”, which got shortlisted as one of the most important books of the last decade, Iranian American writer, Reza Aslan is back with his excellent scholarly research on Judeo- Christian history, says Naveed Qazi The book is a product of two decades of academic research into the origins of Christianity. The

Kashmiri Idiom ‘Gindnas Paeth Wadnas’ Explains It All

Just rewind to your school days when you would hide your friend’s tiffin, or pinch him or mock him in front of everybody just to pull his leg, and your friend while innocently falling for it, would come to tears, and sometimes even lose his temper. Remember what you would tell him? Gindnas Paeth Chukh