A culture of forgetfulness

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We live, right now, in troubled times. The country is going through one calamity after another, with hardly any respite or quarter given.

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Not Bengali, but love lungi

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My grandmother’s house in rural Australia was like a train station.  The screen door, unlocked in the early days, was a wasted effort in that it could hardly keep the summer flies out from all the people coming in and going out.

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Too young to wed: End child marriages

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Today, 11 October 2012, is the first-ever “International Day of the Girl Child”! Last year, the United Nations declared that there should be a day highlighting the special challenges that girls all over the world face, each and every single day.

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