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Pakistan minister Fayyaz ul Hassan Chohan resigns over anti-Hindu remarks

Pakistan Punjab Province Information and Culture Minister Fayyaz ul Hassan Chohan has resigned after he was slammed for his anti-Hindu remarks, reported local media. The report citing a confirmation from the Punjab Province chief minister’s office (CMO) comes after the minister had apologised to the minority Hindu community in Pakistan. While the minister said he […]

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Majuli’s unique theatre culture

In 2016, the river island of Majuli in the Brahmaputra in Assam — the largest of its kind in the country — was anointed India’s first ever island district. The same year, it had dislodged Brazil’s Marajó, in the Amazon estuary, from its position as the world’s largest river island, as officially sanctioned by the […]

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Millennial feminist perspectives

“In our State, Sakthi or Amman is the dominating Goddess of the masses. Amman is known by many names — Angalamman, Nagathamman, Mundakanniamman, Maariamman and so on. At Utsavam 2019, we make an attempt to understand the reasons for her mass appeal and explore the concept of woman and Goddess, through performance and conversations,” says […]