A slice of forgotten Mughal Persian Poetry

Audrey Truschke The Wire India January 20, 2018 Book Review: Sunil Sharma’s ‘Mughal Arcadia: Persian Literature in an Indian Court’ has implications for how we understand Mughal culture as “Indian.” Persian literature is one of the pinnacle achievements of Mughal culture, and, yet, it is largely unknown in modern times. Unlike Urdu, the preferred language in the waning days of…

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Twinkle Khanna advocates better education on menstrual hygiene

Indian film ‘Pad Man’ dubbed first feature film on the subject Supplied Content (Edited) with Soundbites London, January 20, 2018 Bestselling female Indian author, film producer and woman empowerment champion Twinkle Khanna joined a canon of esteemed cultural, political and high-profile figures as she addressed students on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at The Oxford Union, the world’s most prestigious debating…

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We celebrate everyone’s right to parenthood

PM’s pregnancy a positive strength to society Grant Duncan Massey University, January 19, 2018 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s announcement of her pregnancy is fabulous news that we can all celebrate and support. It sends a very empowering message to women. Even if she occupies the highest office in the land, a woman can become a mother, and there is full…

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