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Partition continues to cast a long shadow even today

The Partition of India and Pakistan is a much documented horror and several books, movies and documentaries have been themed around it. However, Nisid Hajari, the Asia editor of Bloomberg View, who had earlier spent a decade as Foreign Editor and ... The Statesman, 1 month ago
The Express Tribune

Nandita Das soon to direct a film about Manto

Actres­s says it won't be a biopic as she will just be focusi­ng on partit­ion storie­s by the writer­ Actress says it won't be a biopic as she will just be focusing on partition stories by the writer. Almost decades after the death ...
 The Express Tribune4 days ago

Nehru,Gandhi missed several opportunities that might have prevented Partition

A new book on Partition looks at how leaders on both sides of the border "mishandled the chaotic birth of their nations", and how the critical decisions they made drove those countries further apart rather than bringing them together. "In ...
 Samaylive3 weeks ago
DAWN Group

COVER:Furies past and present: Midnight's Furies by Nisid Hajari

HISTORY may be the story of the past, but it is written for the present, to explain its oddities and idiosyncrasies and to trace trajectories of the present into the tangents of what has come before. So it is with Nisid Hajari's book, Midnight's ...
 DAWN Group3 weeks ago
Nigeria Punch

Fela at 18: Memories and tears

Fela Anikulapo-Kuti | credits: File copy This week in 1997 was tragic for the nation and the Anikulapo Kuti family. It was a period so many Nigerians would likely not forget. It was 18 years ago that Nigeria lost its most known music personality ...
 Nigeria Punch3 weeks ago
WA Today

Dash-Cam Video of Sandra Bland Arrest Released 1 day ago

Dash-Cam Video of Sandra Bland Arrest Released 144 5 Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Dash-Cam Video of Sandra Bland Arrest Released HEMPSTEAD, Texas — A confrontation between a Texas state ...
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The Freepress Journal

Midnight Furies

This book vividly recreates that tragic period through personal stories and eyewitness accounts, and recounts the complex relationships between Nehru, Patel, Jinnah and Mountbatten. The book Midnight's Furies The Deadly Legacy Of India's ...
 The Freepress Journal1 month ago
Australian Business Traveller

Etihad's First Class, Residences lounge at Abu Dhabi opens early 2016

Etihad expects to cut the ribbon on its flagship first class lounge at Abu Dhabi early next year, revealing what the airline promises will "set a new global benchmark for airline lounges. Currently under construction in the footprint of the ...
 Australian Business Traveller10 hours ago
DAWN Group

Which is the Great Pakistani Novel?

By the time Abdullah Hussain (who died early last month) published his novel, Udas Naslain, in the 1960s, a number of novelists had already made their mark on Pakistan's literary scene — Qurratulain Hyder being the most prominent among them, ...
 The Statesman1 week ago Which is the Great Pakistani Novel?  The Statesman1 week ago
Oman Observer

An icon of modern Indian literature As India and Pakistan celebrated their Independence Days the last week many of the elders from the two communities, who had witnessed those times of trial, were also reminded of the sordid saga of partition that the two ...
 Oman Observer1 week ago Independence Day Special: India-Born Actors and Directors Who Make us Proud  International Business Times India2 weeks ago
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