Kohistan 'honour' killing: Pakistani woman Rukhsana Bibi relives horror
By M Ilyas Khan
On a hot and humid night in late August, a small group quietly scales the wall of a mud-brick house in a village near Pakistan's north-western town of...
For centuries, huge numbers of people have died of snakebite in India. In recent decades, there have been several attempts to quantify “huge numbers”. Unless we have these figures, there is no way to assess whether the problem is increasing or decreasing, and which areas are more...
A tiny 165-year-old pamphlet, stored in a box at a Yorkshire public library, has been identified by a University of Manchester academic as the only surviving copy of a Chartist hymn book.
Dr Mike Sanders, who came across the 'National Chartist Hymn Book' in Todmorden public library, has...
The following is a translation of the oldest surviving rehat nama.
The rehit is generally thought not to be written to the Bhai Nand Lal who wrote the famous Persian verses about Guru Gobind Singh because of the wide difference in quality of poetry between the two.
The manuscript was...
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... places. The population is these areas may not be Sikh, but we do what we can to help them because it is very important to do that.