partition

The WorldPost
In Srinagar, every August 15 and January 26 is a curfew. Mobile services are suspended and bomb blasts are feared. The state
The World Post
One can imagine how fascinating this must have been for a history buff. By that time I had dedicated a few years to tracing
WorldPost
Today, the Middle East is witnessing a large-scale population transfer, the third major one in the region over the last century. Religion and ethnicity play a significant role in the displacement. But ideology also has a hand in it.
Entertainment
In the above Instagram video from flowpest, we see Beyoncé bend down and stop mouthing the words to the song -- however, the
Impact
The 1947 Partition Archive gathers crowd-sourced oral history recordings through an online platform. The younger generation is being empowered to harness widely available communications technology to interview their elders.
Impact
Despite the perpetual obstacles that Pakistan encounters, the citizens of the nation find a way to stand back up. Only if tolerance is practiced by the public, and education becomes common, will the public be able to make Pakistan prosper and make it rank amongst the list of successful states of the world.
Politics
Lewinsky is aiming to set a few things straight in an essay for Vanity Fair in which she breaks her silence on her famous
Comedy
After watching Lena Dunham take the reins on 'SNL', it was easy to see that she fit right in with the cast. In this just
The World Post
My real hero lived in my hometown, in India; my hero was closer to me, closer to my life and more real than reel.
Religion
Having been refugees once already, my parents dreaded the possibilities and began to scratch their heads, wondering if it was time to head north to the part of the Punjabi hinterland which was still left in India... They chose Canada.
The World Post
Since Israelis and Palestinians live interspersed they are already compelled to cooperate on areas of mutual responsibility such as border security, migration, right-of-return, dual-citizenship, public services, trade and employment.
Religion
In the context of our larger family: my father's family is a collection of alpha males ... and females! My mother's family is a collection of ... well, gentle souls who choose to live tranquil lives, far from the madding crowd!
The World Post
The official history dictated and enforced by the Pakistani state has not allowed the factual narrative to come forward. However, a new book brings new information to light.
The World Post
Pakistan's leaders have long portrayed American attempts to build ties with India as a betrayal. And although this desire for parity is not new, it has never benefited them.
The World Post
Afghanistan's history offers ample evidence of resistance against the old colonial motto: divide and rule. Partition would be an invitation to a Russian roulette in the regional nuclear club.
The World Post
India's biggest female tennis star, Wimbledon contender Sania Mirza, is in love, and she's set to marry a Pakistani -- Shoaib Malik, a well-known member of Pakistan's national cricket team.
The World Post
While the Berlin Wall may have been torn down, there remain many walls that are defiantly standing and indeed new ones that have been erected.
The World Post
Jaswant Singh is a curious amalgam of a feudal past jostling modern, contemporary thoughts. Known for his stentorian voice and a clipped British diction, he gives an impression of having more form than substance.
The World Post
If Pakistan and India could declare peace and accept a line through the region as their final national boundaries, it could pay off huge dividends in the fight against terrorists.