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Exit West - Open World Refugee Crisis

If migration were as easy as walking through a door, would the world lose its borders and live as one? Or would they fight amongst each other for territory. 694 more words

Book Reviews

Exit West #ManBookers2017

Mohsin Hamid is one of the three Pakistani origin author long listed for this years Man Bookers’ prize. He made his name in 2007 with the book The Reluctant Fundamentalist which was later adopted in the major Hollywood motion picture.   257 more words


Attack on Hamid Ansari was disgraceful

Sometimes the mediocrity of a regime resents a sophisticated act of performance. It reminds it of what it is not. Such a regime would prefer a sycophantic ritual, a piece of slapstick, but when it confronts a ritual enacted with perfect finesse, it almost becomes singular in its mob rage, losing its hospitable sheen. 958 more words

Mamoon Hamid is heading from Social Capital to Kleiner Perkins

(Source: techcrunch.com)

Mamoon Hamid, a longtime partner at U.S. Venture Partners who went on to co-found Social Capital with Chamath Palihapitiya in 2011, is reportedly moving on to Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. 603 more words


July reading, 2017

Quite a productive July on the reading front, I think.

First up is First Love by Gwendoline Riley.

I’d high hopes for this book as I’d chosen it based on reviews from it being shortlisted for this year’s Bailey’s prize. 1,368 more words


Dad’s got your back

(Source: www.schoolbag.sg)

Nur Insyirah Khan took up badminton after her father, former national shuttler Hamid Khan, introduced the sport to her.

When Nur Insyirah Khan was in Primary 1, she joined a badminton tournament but lost in the first round of the competition. 394 more words

Current Affairs

D.C. United's Bill Hamid youngest player to reach 600 saves in MLS.

On Saturday, D.C. United hosted the rival LA Galaxy at RFK. During the match, D.C. United’s Goalkeeper, Bill Hamid, made his 600th save in Major League Soccer.   130 more words