The chess players or “shatranj ke khiladi” originally a short story by munshi Premchand has over the years witnessed many adaptations, but the adaption that actually stands out is its visual adaption in the form of a feature film and that too by Satyajit ray. 2,502 more words
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The cobra effect is a term used to describe a situation when an attempted solution to a problem actually makes the problem much, much worse. It happens in everyday life, but it also has a couple of hilarious historical examples, including the anecdote which gave the effect its name. 477 more words
I’m not one for museums but decided to visit this one on the edge of Con Son, a ten minute walk away.
The museum was mainly about the incarceration and torture of the Vietnamese at the hands of the French colonial rulers followed by the U.S.A.’s puppet regime. 116 more words
This article aims to evaluate the impact of colonial rule on the restructuring of gender relations with regards to Africa, paying specific attention to Ghana as a case study. 3,958 more words