“Baarish” English Translation and Lyrics

SONG: बारिश – Baarish (Rain)
MOVIE: Half Girlfriend [2017]
Singer: Ash King, Shashaa Tirupati.
STARRING: Shraddha Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor.

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Editors’ Picks: 2016 Chinese Novels Translations

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Another year is ending, and we have SO many C-Novels to talk about, yet again. The 2015 Chinese Novel Translations Review done by me and @LucilleLyons had been really successful. So, this time, I’m back with @chairmanlichi to look back at 2016 (coz we have nothin’ better to do anyway. And there’s no place we’d rather be!)

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Book Review: Songs of Blood and Sword by Fatima Bhutto

Why did I choose this book to read and then write a review about? Because I’m unabashedly political. And because I wanted to understand the psyche of a country (read: Pakistan) which has been repeatedly accused of exporting terrorism across the world. Even as I post this, India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Bhutan have pulled out of the SAARC Summit that was to be conducted in Islamabad, as a form of protest. I’m talking about Pakistan and its role in the recent Uri Attacks. For those of you who don’t know about it: here’s the story. And now, back to the book.

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Ballad of The Desert and Infernal Devices: Similarities!!!

(@calculusfanatic: This is a guestpost. I’ll hand the baton over to @chairmanlichi) Oh. My. God! I think you all need to read this right now. Because I’m positively sure that there are a few glaring similarities between our Chinese Novel, Ballad of the Desert (Da Mo Yao), written by Tong Hua, and the Infernal Devices Series by the American author Cassandra Clare.

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Book Summary: When The Sun Goes Down

I don’t have enough time nowadays to catch up with translating. So I’ve decided to summarize this one book written by my friend @chairmanlichi, which I totally loved. Okay, I’ll get to the topic now. This is a reincarnation novel. But it isn’t the usual fare. And you’ll know this as I get through this post.

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