An Image from the first day the Darbar Sahib was opened to the public after Operation Blue Star, mid-June, 1984. (Photo: Satpal Danish)

Counting the corpses of Panjab

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Letter from a flight companion

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The Indian classical music (ICM) traditions both in north and south India are disciplines that are far older and more developed than European classical music. Photo: Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra

Czech on the harmony

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Notes found in the pages of old books collected by The Book Inscriptions Project.

Year-End Special: Life on the margins

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In the Seychelles, white terns are called angel or fairy terns for the way they hover in the air. Photo: Alamy