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Strength isn’t that I don’t crumple

it’s that I do,


unfold myself neatly into a new form

and soar


an eagle above the clouds

-A. Long

My Poetry

On Decolonising Academics & Pathologies of Muslim Intellectualism

Dr. SYED FARID ALATAS is a sociologist who has done extensive research on alternative models of Sociology, especially based on Ibn Khaldun’s theories. He teaches at National University of Singapore. 3,693 more words


To Tin Men

To the man who made

the tin men with no hearts

you tinkerer

no love of your own

so you built them to entertain you with pretty lies… 94 more words


India likely to rename West Bengal as ‘Bangla’ or ‘Banga’ — NEWSJET

The chief minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee’s cabinet approved a resolution on Tuesday to call the state, actually located in eastern India, “Bengal” in English – one of India’s official languages.State lawmakers would also get to choose between the Bengali names “Bangla” or “Bonga”, said state minister Partha Chatterjee.The feisty Banerjee, 61, had complained that […]

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Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said the United States had waste the opportunity of nuclear deal. — NEWSJET

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday the United States had wasted the opportunity presented by the nuclear accord and prevented the two countries from working more closely on regional issues.“As the supreme guide said, the nuclear agreement was a test,” Rouhani said in a televised address.

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India has signed a billion-dollar deal with Boeing to buy for spy planes — NEWSJET

AFP: India has signed a billion-dollar deal with Boeing to buy four maritime surveillance planes, defense and aviation sources said Wednesday, as it looks to counter China in the Indian Ocean.The deal for four P-8I aircraft follows India’s earlier purchase of eight of the planes from the American aerospace giant in 2009.“The deal has been signed. 

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Woman Raped at her House in Peshawar — NEWSJET

A woman said she had been raped after being severely tortured inside her house within the jurisdiction of Gulberg police station Peshawar.The woman said she was living in a rented house in Gulberg and was a house wife.

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