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Footprints: Bajaur girls - Unanswered questions

A story about the 26 girls from Bajaur agency who showed up with a woman at Ayub Siddiqi’s home in Liaquatabad. Their sudden appearance in the dingy area raised a lot of questions. 26 more words

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The Dervish Dance in Khartoum, Sudan

Circling around and around the center pole, they dance into a trance in the shadow of the Sheikh Hamad-el-Nil Tomb in the Omdurman section of Khartoum, Sudan. 520 more words


HappyEverAfter- The Little Red Lorry

Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem

“You’re not allowed to come outside. Sit in class and do your work.” And the little girl with trembling lips,pulled out her books and nodded at the teacher. 663 more words

First days of school

As a mom one of the most hardest things to do is let go of your little one as they start school for the first time. 410 more words


Just another day...

Since nothing spectacular has happened in the last few days, and I haven’t had any emotional or philosophically deep realisations, I don’t have much to write about, and so before I hit a complete writers block, I thought I’d share the normal happenings in my life… 530 more words

"Now Gita to be taught in madrasas in Madhya Pradesh, India" Some Thoughts.

NDTV reports:

The teachings of Hindu scripture Bhagwad Gita will soon be compulsory for young students in Islamic schools of Madhya Pradesh, says the state’s…

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