Mirza Ghalib – Bazeecha-e-atfal translation

My desire to bring the nuggets of the best Urdu Poetry to the world starts with this translation. The best picture to draw out the spirit of this poem was the cover page of “homo ludens” by Jose Huizinga. No poem can be interpreted without thinking about what may have been happening in the poet’s …

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Neither the horse nor the rider is free

Why Technology chases Art? It’s quite simple. Artists tell technology where to go! This represents to extent of realism the painters had to get to, when photography was introduced, and then the abstraction started when they could not (or did not prefer to) handle it any more. So then the photographers could not chase them. …

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Indian Sports Strategy – The Real Agenda

Like the Sri Lanka’s Stratagem against Ricky Ponting’s team in the World Cup Super 8, India Team Selection is also following a hidden agenda. First consider these facts: Is it not a fact that America is way ahead in terms of sports? Is it not a fact that Americans are fanatics about their teams (as …

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