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ASHURA: THE BLOODY FRENZY OF GRIEF

Ya! Ya! Husayn! Ya! Ya! Husayn!` The procession approaches where Mehdi and I stand outside a bank with its shutters down. Normally Bunder Road bustles with buses, cars and camel carts going to and from the harbour, but today the … Continue reading

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MAHARAJA EXHIBITION EXPLORES A GLITTERING LIFESTYLE

Maharaja – The Splendour of India`s Royal Courts – at the V&A Museum in London, is one of the most exciting exhibitions ever mounted in UK. The word `maharaja` literally Great King, sums up the magnificence of the display which … Continue reading

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