Tag Archives: Pakistan

Inherent Bias

Is bias towards the “other” inherent in a community, or is it something which is built from the outside in? This is something we were discussing this Sunday. While our Sunday random jaunt did take us to some places across … Continue reading

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Deciphering Nuclear

Over the last few days, as shelling between India and Pakistan has intensified and reduced over time, there are a number of statements coming about the Pakistani nuclear option. This news report is an example. Over the years, when there … 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 Name Common

Sometimes, when two nations are not too friendly towards each other, they have two options … One is to focus on the differences between the viewpoints of these nations, and the other is to focus on the common ground. Which … Continue reading

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