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The fall of the Shah was an epic. His downfall had about it something of a medieval morality play, even ancient tragedy. It might have qualified as Greek if the Shah had been a truly great man who fell from grace through a single flaw. 47 more words

I used to complain about the tragedies of life,

Until I realised that life in itself is a big, beautiful tragedy.

That realisation liberated me from expecting life to be something else.

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Poetry

In photos: Koneru Train derailment tragedy (exclusive)

In a short span of 61 days, India witnessed 3 major rail accidents.

The latest accident was at Vizianagaram at Andhra Pradesh, where Hirakhand Express derailed killing at least 41 and injuring several others. 79 more words

National News

Sirens of Change

I can still here the sirens echoing in the background. The images of hysteria play back in my mind. To think, two decades have passed since then. 1,373 more words

First Day

Body shakes from overbeating heart

Frantic in the chest

Racing toward a brand new start

Encumbered by the stress

Losing all sense of any control… 104 more words

Poetry

Yordano Ventura Killed in Car Accident

Photo Credit: Royals

Kansas City Royals’ starting pitcher Yordano Ventura was killed in a car accident in the Dominican Republic on Sunday morning.

Ventura, who was only 25 years of age, started 32 games and had an 11-12 record this past season with the Royals with a 4.45 ERA and a 1.44 WHIP with 144 strikeouts. 96 more words

Sports

Andy Marte Killed in Car Accident

Photo Credit: Yahoo Sports

Former MLB third baseman Andy Marte was killed in a car accident in the Dominican Republic on Sunday morning.

Marte, who was only 33 years of age, was in the MLB for 7 seasons and played for 3 different teams. 143 more words

Sports