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ਵੱਖ ਹੋਏ ਭੈਣ-ਭਰਾ: ਭਾਰਤ ਅਤੇ ਪਾਕਿਸਤਾਨ ਦੀ ਕਹਾਣੀ

Separated Sisters

#Translation #Punjabi You can read the original piece in English titled “Separated Siblings” by Manushree Swami here. This is a translation in Punjabi. ਬੱਚਿਆਂ ਦੇ ਰੂਪ ਵਿੱਚ, ਜਦੋਂ ਵੀ ਮੈਂ ਅਤੇ ਮੇਰੀ ਭੈਣ ਕਿਸੇ ਖਿਡੌਣੇ ਨੂੰ ਲੈ ਕੇ ਲੜਦੇ ਸੀ, ਤਾਂ ਸਾਡੀ ਮਾਂ ਇਸਨੂੰ ਸਾਡੇ ਤੋਂ ਖੋਹ ਲੈਂਦੀ ਸੀ ।ਅਸੀਂ ਇਸ ਸਿਧਾਂਤ ਦੇ ਨਾਲ ਵੱਡੇ …

ਵੱਖ ਹੋਏ ਭੈਣ-ਭਰਾ: ਭਾਰਤ ਅਤੇ ਪਾਕਿਸਤਾਨ ਦੀ ਕਹਾਣੀ Read More »

Interview with Ankit on his Love for Miniature Paintings and why he Started ‘Niraamish’

Interview with Ankit on his Love for Miniature Paintings and why he Started 'Niraamish'

Apart from the aesthetics, I got interested in miniature paintings because of the historical and political questions related to them. I wanted to know why artists painted the Gita Govinda? Or why Muhammad Shah Rangila commissioned a pornographic portrait? Or at what point did a subsection of Indian society start to feel embarrassed about certain …

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Workshops x The Blahcksheep

Workshops X The Blahcksheep

We’re doing four exciting workshops this April. Curated by passionate instructors across diverse fields, these workshops offer a fun way to learn (and unlearn) while making new friends. Combining theory with doing, all our sessions are interactive and collaborative. The language of instruction is English. All sessions to be hosted on Zoom/Google Meet. In case …

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5 Reasons Why You Should Watch Language Lessons Right Away

5 Reasons Why You Should Watch Language Lessons Right Now

Language Lessons starring Mark Duplass and Natalie Morales is a wholesome pandemic classic that leaves you with a warm fuzzy feeling, the kind you get after sipping hot chocolate on a lazy winter afternoon. Mark Duplass essays the role of Adam, a middle aged man living in Oakland whose partner Will signs him up for …

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Be My Eyes: An App that Helps You See the World Better, Together

Be My Eyes: An App

‘Be My Eyes’ is a free mobile application that connects visually impaired people with sighted volunteers around the world. With the vision to make the world more accessible for blind and low-vision people, Hans Jørgen Wiberg, a Danish furniture craftsman, who is visually impaired himself, launched a free mobile app called ‘Be My Eyes’ in …

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In Conversation with the Founders of Rocky Books

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The journey of creating Rocky Books as co-founders and with our illustrator Arpita has been fun and fulfilling, even before making our micro books public. Also, the feedback from our communities has been overwhelmingly positive, and we’ve had really lovely volunteers helping with translations. My favourite scene from one of our stories is in Book …

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Raison d’être

The Blahcksheep believes what is being said is more important than how it is being said. The expression of a thought is more important than its medium, ie,  language, syntax and grammar. We believe everyone has an equal voice that needs to be heard. Nobody should be deprived of an opinion because of who they are, the language they speak or the way they write.