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Bastille Day

France celebrated Bastille Day (Fête Nationale or quatorze juillet) on July 14. It commemorates the 1790 Fête de la Fédération, held on the first anniversary of the storming of the Bastille on 14 July 1789, a very important event during … Continue reading

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The Motorcycle Diaries (Part 3) – Sam Bahadur’s motorcycle

Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw, popularly known as Sam Bahadur, was the first person to hold the highest rank of Field Marshal of the Indian Army. He served in the army for four decades and took part in five wars, … Continue reading

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Some hope for Sarabjit, at last!

I am happy to share some good news on the fate of Sarabjit Singh. First, his execution has been put off indefinitely! Second,his plea for clemency is under review! All this comes after the visit of Sarabjit’s family to Pakistan. … Continue reading

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LET SARABJIT LIVE!

I was working on a different post but this one gets top priority. This is about Sarabjit Singh (also called Manjit Singh by some people), a man of Indian nationality from the Indian state of Punjab who is accused of … Continue reading

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DEATH to the death penalty!

I have always hated the death penalty. Capital punishment belongs to the middle ages. The death penalty has no right to exist in any society that calls itself civilised. You can read about this abhorrent punishment in this wikipedia article. … Continue reading

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