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Why I keep Karwa Chauth and why should you keep your opinion about it to yourself

Karwa Chauth is an annual festival largely observed by women in the Hindi-speaking Northern and Central regions of India. It usually occurs 10 days before Diwali, and on this day women fast without food or water from dawn till they spot the moon, as they pray for a long and healthy life for their husband. My very first memory of …

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Book Review: The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak

Pages: 368 Genre: Romance. Fiction Available in: Paperback and E-book Format   The Plot: Ella Rubinstein is a 40 year old stay-at-home mother and wife with a beautiful home, 3 children and a prosperous husband. Outwardly, Ella has everything one could wish for, despite which she still feels an unnamed sense of discontent. Agreeing to a part time job as …

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