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November 2021

Still images of catchy performances

Photo exhibition goes beyond music to put a face on the many unknown Qawwali artists Electric, fiery and serious are some of the adjectives we like to associate with a qawwali performance. Can these emotions be captured through…

Murders of Marad: two others convicted

On Friday, the Special District Additional Sessions Court (Marad Cases) found guilty two of the remaining defendants in the massacre of nine fishermen in the village of Marad on May 2, 2003. The defendants, Anangadi Kuttichentepurayil…

There are nuances of equality

Kerala government decision to reserve higher proportion of scholarships for Muslims justified Suppose in a classroom a teacher is confronted with students with different command of the English language. There are three groups: some…

Notice: China III – Chongqing

The weather was gray and overcast with a light and persistent rain, and a chill filled the air in Chongqing, China, when we disembarked from the boat that had been our home on the Yangtze River for six days and six nights. The rest of our…