Archive - 2016


September 24th

Sorry Not Sari by Iris Zubair

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Submitted by mehbuba [Guest] on Sat, 24/09/2016 - 4:57pm

“Please, you look so nice in a sari,” my mother encourages as she wraps the fabric around me, seemingly having a plan in mind. I used to always watch her wear saris, wondering why she bothered mummifying herself in these impossible-to-manage window curtains.

March 31st

Get off the Merry-Go-Round

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Submitted by guest_writer on Wed, 30/03/2016 - 10:59pm

Recently I was watching a talk show and someone was saying,
'During Charlie Hebdo, thousands of people marched to defend their right to offend Muslims but no one raised their voice when their children were killed in Pakistan.'

January 17th

A Reason to Pursue Science as a Career

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Submitted by soham.writing [Guest] on Sun, 17/01/2016 - 1:11am

There is a weird old story in Hindu Mythology.

January 6th

The Fair & Lovely Culture

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Submitted by guest_writer on Wed, 06/01/2016 - 7:53am

I got brown skin. Milk-chocolate tone! During summer months, when I grill myself in bikini by the beach, my skin turns a few shades darker – quite close to dark chocolate. But that is today’s me, which is dramatically different from yesterday’s version, when I was being ruled by the ‘Fair & Lovely’ regime.