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Women at the barricades

The name of both the insurgency that ruled Paris for 72 days, and the revolutionary civil war in which it…

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The Politics of Pain

For thousands of years, the statement ‘I am in pain’ was an emotional as well as a physical claim. Rob…

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Kot Diji Fort: A Hidden Heritage Site in Khairpur

The fort was built by the Sohrabani Talpurs of Khairpur. They stopped the Durranis of Afghanistan from ransacking Sindh and…

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Khan Bahadur Azeem Khan Durani- one of the unsung heroes of Sindh

Azeem Khan also played an important role in the case of Sindh’s separation from Bombay Presidency, which G. M. Syed…

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What Have Strikes Achieved?

‘In Aristophanes’ Lysistrata, the women of Greece unite together in a sex-strike’ By Lynette Mitchell ‘Strike action’ – the withdrawal…

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Religious Evolution of Sindhi Hindu Diaspora

At the time of partition there were about 1.3 million Sindhi Hindus. Most migrated to India. This is a record…

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One woman’s six-word mantra that has helped to calm millions

The nervously ill person usually notices each new symptom in alarm, listens-in in apprehension, and yet at the same time…

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How a colonial blunder grew into a part of the War on Terror

Like the British of old, the Americans today consider Afghanistan as a moral evil that must be fought in order…

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How Churchill Fought the Pashtuns

The Pashtun tribesmen had risen against the British in 1897 due to the division of their tribal territory by the…

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The life of an East India Company official posted in Sindh during British rule

After an exhausting two-month journey from Gujarat, by boat, camel and foot, Eastwick arrived at Sukkur on the bank of…

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