Iraqi PM Adel Abdel Mahdi made a formal request to parliament on Saturday to fire the governor of Niniveh province where 100 people were killed in a ferry capsize. Most in Thursday’s sinking on the Tigris River were women and kids headed out of Iraq’s second city Mosul for a Mother’s Day picnic on Kurds’ Nowruz New Year holiday.
Shakeel’s aforementioned quatrain articulates the dilemma of Nasreen Munni Kabir who chose to interview none other than Sampooran Singh Kalra ‘Gulzar’ to prise out a wealth of anecdotal life-experiences the versatile genius is a repertoire of.
March 23 is observed as Martyrs Day, also known as Shaheed Diwas as a tribute to martyrs Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar, and Shivaram Rajguru. On his 88th death anniversary here are 10 powerful quotes by Bhagat Singh.