Petraeus Warns About Militants’ Threat to Pakistan By ELISABETH BUMILLER
Published: April 1, 2009 Courtesy: New York Times
WASHINGTON – Gen. David H. Petraeus, the top American commander for Iraq and Afghanistan, warned a Senate panel on Wednesday that militant extremists in Pakistan “could literally take down their state” if left unchallenged, as he and two other top officials presented a grim picture of growing dangers in the region.
HERvoices: From Sindh — Creating Awareness about Sindh and Sindhis Globally
It my pleasure to inform you that Ms. Emma Reinhardt, whose HERVoices presentation has won critical acclaim throughout the world, along with four other American women, has been nominated for the “Woman of Your Year” award by the Glamour magazine and she was voted Top 5 in Glamour Magazine’s Woman of the Year! She developed the “HERVoices” concept and initial presentation while working at the WSI that featured several Sindhi women back in 2003.
by Khurram Chaudhry
In Saudi Arabia if you are found wandering the streets during the time of Salaa (Namaz) and have a green colored Aqama, then you are liable to get caned and forced into one of those building they miscall Masjid in the Kingdom. This is what is perceived as the “Islamic” state by the post-Yazid Sunni school of thought. It is perceived as imperative for a successful society to implement such measures as these measures ensure that the flock is in order and all citizens are exercising what is “fard” or obligatory upon them. I have yet to see any positive result of this and when I mention this I often get uncomfortable stares from the vast majority of “believers” who would rather I not touch upon this subject.
Report by: Zulfiqar Halepoto, Hyderabad, Sindh
You are cordially invited to attend lecture on “Recent Research on the Prehistory of Lower Sindh and Lasbela”
By DR. PROF. PAOLO BIAJI, A Highly Renowned Scholar and Archeologist, (visiting Sindh from Italy) at Dr. N.A Baloch Auditorium, SLA, Hyderabad on Monday the 6th April 2009 at 5.00 PM.
Organizers: Sindh Education Trust (SET), Sindhi Language Authority (SLA), Institute Of Sindhology, University of Sindh.
Courtesy: Chicago Tribune
By Julian E. Barnes, Washington Bureau
2 April 2009
WASHINGTON- A senior Democratic senator raised questions Wednesday about the Obama administration’s plans to prod the Pakistan government to take more aggressive action against extremists by increasing foreign aid to Islamabad.