Tag Archives: history

Religion & Science

Not many would have missed this news about Pope Francis declaring evolution and the Big Bang to be true. We have been discussing this for some time now, before we came around to posting our thoughts here. To begin with, … Continue reading

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Traveller & Tourist

What’s the difference between these two? To many of us, these two are synonymous, but are they really? These two folks don’t seem to think so. And surprisingly, for once, they seem to agree. A tourist, according to these guys, … Continue reading

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1965

1965 was the year when India and Pakistan fought the second war in the nations’ history. This war, like the one previous, was fought over the territory of Kashmir. This war was fought in August-September of 1965, though the Pakistani … Continue reading

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The Ethos Of Lahore

These guys were talking about this video which is about Lahore. In this video, noted journalist Mubasher Lucman talks about Lahore. Lahore is one of the oldest cities in South Asia, with a history which spans more than 4000 years, … Continue reading

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History Of English

Here’s a nice video summarizing the history of the English language. This starts from the beginning, and explores how folks from outside England, like the Anglo-Saxons, the Latin-speaking Christians, the Vikings, and the Normans brought a plethora of words which … Continue reading

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Alexander’s Battle in India

Some would say that the title of this post should be “Alexander’s Battle in Pakistan”, but at that time Pakistan didnt exist, and probably thats why historians and these guys (no I am not confusing the two, being poles apart) … Continue reading

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The Narrative Continued

Continuing from the earlier post about the Pakistani narrative about Hindu-Muslim relations in the sub-continent, and the idea that Pakistan is the real inheritor of the legacy of the Mughals, where we had asked who you think we are referring … Continue reading

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