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Dargah of Hazrat Hafiz Syyed Khwaja Shamsuddin Turk Panipati - Shah e Vilayat

A major Sufi centre in Panipat, the Dargah of Hazrat Hafiz Syyed Khwaja Shamsuddin Turk Panipati – Shah e Vilayat!

We hadn’t planned a trip to this serene shrine.. 40 more words


Who Were They?

The old family albums contain photographs of people whose identity have been lost in time.  Were they friends of the family?  Family?  I don’t know. 266 more words


Chief Bemidji

Next week the city of Bemidji will be celebrating the dedication of a new statue honoring Chief Bemidji. The event is the culmination of a multiyear effort to change the way we view the history of the region. 483 more words


Orals Tips

It’s that time again, my friends. One more post on things I’ve learned from grad school, this time on a specific academic subject. Since completing my orals was the greatest triumph of my life so far, I’m going to give you all some tips I’ve gleaned from the process! 3,903 more words


‘Farewell, readers’: Alan Rusbridger on leaving the Guardian after two decades at the helm

via. theguardian

After 20 years as editor, Alan Rusbridger is stepping down. Here he reflects on two decades of sweeping change – from broadsheet to Berliner, Aitken to Snowden, and newsprint to pixels – and recalls his fervent wish when he took the job: “Please, please let me not drop the vase”

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