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The story in sand

The ‘ retiwali dargah ‘ has been a solace for the grief stricken devotees over the years.  Visitors and people who come asking for dua call it the ‘ retiwali dargah ‘ [ sand dargah ].  411 more words


Sunday Photos Hibaku Maria

A fierce persecution of Christians in Japan began in the late 1500s and continued for several decades, ending in the virtual eradication of Christianity. But there were “hidden Christians” in Kyushu, concentrated especially in the area around Nagasaki and the setting for Martin Scorcese’s new movie… 167 more words


Buyong bin Adil – The Prominent Malay Historian

By Putri ‘Alia Mursyidah bt Rosly

Buyong Adil was a prominent figure in Malay historiography. He was a prolific historian and his contributions are always estimated highly by the lovers of history until our days. 896 more words

Muslim History

Understanding globalisation through

(The article was presented as part of the curriculum followed at the Asian College of Journalism, Chennai)

Cultural theorists say that “objects and events are also signs within a language system that can be interpreted by people who share a set of cultural codes.” In a nutshell, events are also seen as a text made of signs which enable to generate meaning. 1,480 more words

Art And Culture

Student Art Installation at the Aga Khan Museum: Finding Home: Personal Journeys and Visual Narratives

Between December 13, 2016 and January 29, 2017, a student art installation at the Aga Khan Museum illustrated the personal journeys of new Canadians through imaginative depictions of the meaning of “home.” 295 more words


Kyary Pamyu Pamyu & Harajuku Iyahoi

I’m really behind in my Kyary kyoverage. How behind? So behind that this video was already approaching 3.5 million views before I even noticed it. Anyway, alright, what do you folks think of this one? 206 more words


A Skeptic for the Age

In the same vein as my previous entry on George Orwell are some equally contrarian observations on the human condition by British author Theodore Dalrymple. He has… 148 more words