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Pakistan: Conflict of Kashmir with India.


A very brief introduction to the conflict of Kashmir between Pakistan and India. How in October 1947 the ruler of Kashmir fled to India and gave the entire Muslim majority province/state to India against the wishes of its people.

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How do people raise kids in the West and in the East.


When I talked to Alice her son James was not home. I inquired about him and I came to know that as he is 19 now he was uncomfortable living with his mother so he has gone to another city … Continue reading

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Ten (10) characteristics of empty men and women.


A worldview about the people of the world we live in. The term “empty” does not constitute a taboo of any kind. Continue reading

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Profile of a poor family in Pakistan


(Names and places are real like poverty. In one US$ you get approximately 100 rupees). Tufail and Razia got married some 30 years ago. At that time they lived in Kasur. They both belonged to poor families and when I … Continue reading

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PAKISTAN – as of October 2017.


A resume of life in general in Pakistan as observed in October 2017. Continue reading

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How the time flies. How it stops when it’s a holiday.


I do not make ‘to do’ lists. They scare me as I know I would not be able to place tick marks on at least 90% of the listed items. Remaining 10% to me are never so important and therefore … Continue reading

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On getting up in the morning with a severe headache.


A life experience. Headaches are pretty common on getting up in the morning. An account of a morning like that and what happened to the author on that day. Continue reading

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What do I do if I have swelling in the neck: Mumps, Lymph nodes, Goiter, Thyroid enlargement.


A person with neck swelling has enlargement of the soft tissues that covers the neck. A neck swelling can also occur as accumulation of fluid, lymph, or inflammatory, or tumor cells in an area under the skin of the neck. … Continue reading

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How do I know I have Hypothyroidism: (Myxedema).


Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland is under-active (it is producing an insufficient amount of thyroid hormones). Hypothyroidism is the most common thyroid disorder. Severe hypothyroidism can lead to a condition called myxedema, characterized by dry, thickened … Continue reading

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How do I know I have Hyperthyroidism: (Grave’s disease or Toxic goiter)?


INTRODUCTION TO THE THYROID GLAND: All of us have a small gland in our necks called the Thyroid gland. Normally it is not visible and we cannot feel its presence inside us. It sits comfortably in its bed and does … Continue reading

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