Archive for January, 2012
When I first heard of Salman Rushdie I was at university. The Satanic Verses had set off a perfect storm in India and around the world. The book was banned in India following fiery protests by Muslims. Many died in Mumbai when police opened fire on angry protesters. Then came Ayatollah Khomeini’s fatwa sanctioning the novelist’s death, sparking a global debate on free speech and “excessive” Muslim sensitivity.
Washington: Pakistan’s ambassador to America Sheri Rehman achieves his first success after meeting with US President Obama. US Refuses to Provide Security to Mansoor Ijaz despite he is the US citizen
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said that his statement regarding army chief and DG ISI was relevant in a particular situation that was given due todiscrepancies in the statements of senior officials, Geo News reported.