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Genocide of Indian Muslims! Imminent or...

Shariq Mumtaz Hashmi The daring sting of the Hindutva ecosystem for the genocide of the Indian Muslim community is worth pondering. Is it disturbing to imagine that we are so vulnerable that a group of people waving swords will invade us and annihilate us? It sounds absurd! After all, we live in a modern civilization […]

The lie of Malam Malami – Tribune Online

As usual, Nigerian justice minister Malam Abubakar Malami (SAN) berated governors in the south this week. Obstructionist par excellence, Malami hates the very idea that the governors of the south protect their people and rule their space in a civilized manner. He took up arms when the governors formed Amotekun to stop the genocide perpetrated […]

Vigilance is the failure of the system: ...

Neera Chandhoke Political scientist When it comes to portraying the vigilante as a hero, Bollywood is second to none. Amitabh Bachchan has perfected the role of the lone cop who weaves his way through the troubled landscape of injustice. Disillusioned by the failure of the Indian state to punish evildoers – from corrupt police to […]

Things to do in LA, OC: Dance, theater, ...

Michael Tilson Thomas with LA winner Phil and Tony John Lloyd Young in a new cabaret show tops our list of cultural offerings this weekend. Before you go, don’t forget to call or check online for booking conditions and other COVID-19 protocols. “Prokofiev and MTT”Los Angeles native and composer Michael Tilson Thomas, former member of […]

Fired Hollyoaks star Sarah Jayne Dunn sw...

Sarah Jayne Dunn appeared to take a hit at the bosses of Hollyoaks by comparing a previous racy photo with a more recent one from her controversial OnlyFans account. The 40-year-old made headlines last year when she was fired from her role as Mandy Richardson on the Channel 4 soap opera after opening an account […]

PETER YOUNG: A message straight from the...

The Queen’s message to the people is an essential part of the British Christmas tradition. As this year’s festivities approached, many expected her address to the nation on Christmas Day to be particularly personal, as the past few months have been a particularly difficult and sad time for her, including the loss of her husband, […]

Chinese pot used as daily household orna...

A 400-year-old Chinese pot used as a daily household ornament by a British family has sold for over £ 160,000. The blue and white brush pot, once used to hold an artist’s brushes, dates from the reign of Chinese Emperor Kangxi in the 17th century. It was acquired by a British businessman who traded in […]

Mirza Ghalib birthday: Lesser known fact...

Today marks the 224th birthday of Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan, known by his pen name, “Ghalib”. He was born in 1797, in ancient India which was ruled by the Mughal Empire, shortly before the arrival of the British. Ghalib wrote in both Urdu and Persian, and although his Persian writing is longer than his Urdu […]

Mirza Ghalib 224th birthday: 10 love cou...

Veteran actor Sharmila Tagore once recalled how her late husband and former Indian cricketer and skipper Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi once passed Mirza Ghalib’s poem off as his own. The poem was’Dil-e-Nadan Tujhe Hua Kya Hai‘and it was her Safar (1970) co-star Feroz Khan who corrected her and said it was Ghalib’s job. This is […]

The colorful history of Limerick’s Curra

THE Curragh Chase Grounds have become familiar and loved territory for countless Limerick families over the decades since it became a forest park and open to the public. But one question that immediately piques the curiosity of virtually all visitors upon seeing the large roofless ruin with its stunning view of the lake, is: what […]