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Martyrs' Day Is Not a National Holiday!

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By Farah K. Yachoui

May 6, 2016

How is the commemoration of the Lebanese martyrs not enlisted as an official national holiday? Are we losing the battle against social amnesia?  369 more words

Culture

विचारों की सान पर…

आज ‘असली शहीद दिवस’ है – बस हम जानते नहीं हैं।

शहीद शिवराम राजगुरु, शहीद सुखदेव थापर और शहीद सरदार भगत सिंह 23 मार्च 1931 को अपना बलिदान दे कर जा चुके हैं। देश स्वतंत्र भी है, शायद। कम से कम किसी दूसरे देश का गुलाम नहीं है, बाकी तरह की गुलामियत के बारे में नहीं कहता।

Life

Martyrs’ Day

We celebrate the martyrs’ day.

It is Bengali language, we people say.

This language wasn’t achieved easily,

The story of this day was created crazily. 116 more words

Poetry

#Martyrs

“They went with songs to the battle, they were young.
Straight of limb, true of eye, steady and aglow.
They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted, 451 more words

Politics And Society

I wanted to write this post a few days back on the eve of India’s Republic day – 26th January. Better late than never.

A few days prior to that I had watched a few videos on Youtube like  1,113 more words

India

Bubble Wrapped

My kids shouldn’t grow up in a bubble – but I don’t want to burst theirs just yet, either

As a European now living in the Middle East, I think I can see why the attacks in Paris this week resonated more across the globe than those committed elsewhere  – whether at the hands of ISIS, Boko Haram or Al Shabaab. 920 more words

Expat