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London Indian Film Festival

London Indian Film Festival happened from the 10-17th July across London. As I had volunteered a few months before at Sundance Festival London, I was excited to be amongst likeminded people again. 436 more words

Reflection Diary

An Unresolved Case, Initiated on July 19, 1947 - II

As mentioned earlier that something had already started cooking up in the ‘Kashmir Kitchen’, certainly under the supervision of the ‘Indian Chefs’ and it was soon after the passing of the resolution regarding accession to Pakistan, by the Jammu & Kashmir Muslim Conference. 1,385 more words


1947-Partition Archive

Some time back I came across an organization who are running this drive to conduct video interviews of India Pakistan partition survivors. The objective is simple- to record history from those who saw it happening. 1,162 more words


L'Écume des Jours - Boris Vian

L’Écume des Jours by Boris Vian written in 1947.  244 Pages.  Language: French.

This book has been on my list for the last 5 years.  The first time I ever heard of the plot was when I was abroad in France finishing my French Literature degree.   246 more words


An Unresolved Case, Initiated on July 19, 1947 - I

The Indian philosopher and the founder of basic political science, Acharya Kautiliya was the teacher and prime minister of first Hindu emperor Raja Chandragupta Maurya, for whom he put into writing the inclusive constitution explaining a government system which Kautiliya developed for the Emperor. 1,141 more words


Urdu; the language of Resistance & Poetry

Talking about Pakistan without an introduction to the national language Urdu seems incomplete: so here are some fun facts that might be of interest to The Human Len’s readers. 455 more words

Human Rights Concerns

The 1947 Partition Archive: Preserving the Past

By Sonya Rehman

Even those of us who have been direct beneficiaries of the world’s digital media revolution are finding it increasingly challenging to retain and sort through information. 980 more words