Author Archives: Zara Juneja

“Google brought nations together in 3 minutes and 32 seconds. The politicians of both countries couldn’t do this in 66 years”

Share“Google brought nations together in 3 minutes and 32 seconds. The politicians of both countries couldn’t do this in 66 years,” announced a comment on Google’s Facebook page. This got me thinking. The positive impact of the media is, more … Continue reading

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To Tackle Poverty, We Have To First Understand It

ShareFrom the tactical beggar who knocks persistently on the BMW car window to the spirited 10-year-old entrepreneur selling phone chargers – every street corner in New Delhi is bustling with contradiction. Growing up in a city as multifarious as my … Continue reading

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The Hajj: A display of Islamic nationalism

ShareWith the recent passing of Eid al-Adha celebrations, many across the globe watched in awe as almost four million pilgrims undertook Hajj, the fascinating and most vigilant display of Muslim solidarity. Throughout history, the Hajj to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, has … Continue reading

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The Silent Dissident: Aung Sang Suu Kyi and the plight of the Rohingyas

ShareDuring her recent trip to the United States, Nobel Prize winning Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi took to the stage at the San Francisco Freedom Forum to accept the inaugural Vaclav Havel Prize for Creative Dissent. However one … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

ShareWelcome back to what we at SAPAC hope will be another fantastic semester filled with thrilling new ideas and opportunities to further continue the dialogue on South Asia. After organizing the many events last semester,  such as a round-table on … Continue reading

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