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  • Building India’s “Shock City of the Twentieth Century” from the Top Down

    Building India’s “Shock City of the Twentieth Century” from the Top Down0

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    • September 27, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Shock City of Twentieth-Century India, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 352 pp. The field of South Asian urban history has a rich history of examining India’s major urban centers. Numerous astute studies of Delhi, Bombay (Mumbai), and Calcutta (Kolkata), for example, have contributed to our understanding of not only the rapid urbanization (and later suburbanization,

  • My Pakistan Television Show

    My Pakistan Television Show0

      cheap software downloads write essay for me Shadab Zeest Hashmi writing in 3QD What they did not understand at the PTV station was that it’s in my nature to be elsewhere, nodding attentively one minute, gone the next. I didn’t understand it either, the tendency to let myself be stolen into another world, switching between

  • Bangladesh Beware: A Lesson from Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law

    Bangladesh Beware: A Lesson from Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law0

    For over two months Bangladesh has been locked in a fierce battle pitting the government and its moderate Muslim allies against the demands of groups espousing a radical interpretation of Islam.  At stake is the country’s secular identity and its prospects to become an open and tolerant environment for religious freedom and human rights.   Protesters are

  • The Tragedies of Other Places

    The Tragedies of Other Places0

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  • Has the Economist got it right?

    Has the Economist got it right?0

      how to learn chinese language The Economist Magazine published a damning editorial last month on Bangladesh’s International Crimes Tribunal. The editorial starts by saying that the Bangladesh’s tribunal had ‘fallen a long way short of Israel’s model of due process’ concerning its trial in 1961 of the Nazi leader Adolph Eichmannn. It then set

  • Mosques, Temples, and Theaters: We Need to Change the Script

    Mosques, Temples, and Theaters: We Need to Change the Script0

    by Falguni Sheth Yesterday, less than 48 hours after the shootings in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, a mosque in Joplin, Missouri was burned to the ground. It was the second time that someone had tried to burn the mosque down in a month, and the third time that the mosque has had a fire on its

  • Key initial findings of NATO probe on Salala attack

    Key initial findings of NATO probe on Salala attack0

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    • February 6, 2012

    The NATO investigation about the Salala attack has been completed two days ahead of the scheduled date. The full text of the report is yet to be released but some of the key findings were revealed in a press briefing by the Pentagon. In essence it has concluded that the unfortunate incident was not deliberate

  • The Folk and the Classical in North Indian Raga Music

    The Folk and the Classical in North Indian Raga Music1

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    • February 2, 2012

    “When God created us in this world, notes and melodies were allocated among the polis.” –        Bade Ustad Ghulam Khan Although speaking allegorically, Bade Ghulam Ustad Khan was alluding to an anthropological fact; tribes created their own melodies and when they moved, the melodies were carried around with them essentially all over the world. This

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