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Joe Biden Wins 2020 Presidential Election, AP Says


November 7, 2020

  Joe Biden Wins 2020 Presidential Election, AP Says Joe Biden will be the next president of the United States after crossing 270 electoral votes, the Associated Press said, following a campaign in which he focused on tackling the coronavirus pandemic and pledged to unite a deeply divided nation that voted in record numbers on each side. The AP declared …

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Muslim Democratic Caucus of Texas ran a full campaign in Texas.


November 3, 2020

by: Raja Zahid Khanzada Dallas:Muslim Democratic Caucus of Texas ran a full campaign in Texas. The group ran final robocall messages to Muslim community in Texas in multiple languages. According to the details Muslim Caucus ran its last campaign on the election evening where they sent phone calls to 16,000 Muslim voters who have still to vote. Muslim Democratic Caucus …

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Denton County reports 5 COVID-19 deaths; Dallas County reports 596 new cases, no deaths


October 28, 2020

Dallas County reported 597 more coronavirus cases Tuesday, all but one of which the county considers new. No new COVID-19 deaths were reported. Labs either report coronavirus cases directly to the county health department or to the state health department, which then relays the information to individual counties. Of cases reported Tuesday, Dallas County health officials said 263 came from …

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Should we Reject Indian-Americans to our legislative bodies


October 18, 2020

Why should we support or pull down the Indian Americans running for US Congress or Senate?   By:  Mike Ghouse Why should we support or pull down the Indian Americans running for US Congress or Senate?   The answer is simple, almost all Indian Americans have families back in our motherland, and we must support and elect candidates who subscribe …

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THE PARTING GIFT (1970)


October 6, 2020

By Zeenat Iqbal They were madly in love. Happiness glowed on their cheeks when they faced the colourful world. Mark and Susan were the children of prosperous parents. Life had been kind to them but God’s blessings were only bestowed on a few as would be proved later on. Kind as in material possessions. Mark’s house was full of guests. …

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THE PARTING GIFT (1950)


October 5, 2020

By: Zeenat Iqbal Mark was born in London during the post war period, in the east end of London, which has been largely rebuilt since World War II when it suffered much damage from bombing. London at that time was crippled because of the depression which was an after math of the war. The birth of Mark brought relief to …

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The Hidden Favor


October 4, 2020

By: Zeenat Iqbal Khatija was a robust, healthy, 19 year old girl. She had just finished her studies and had found a good job. Because of her good health she managed to work long hours, both in the office and at home. The envy of her peers who could not even do half the amount of work, she did. The …

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The Hands Deserve The Books


October 2, 2020

By: Zeenat Amanat Child Labour is a crime against humanity. At this juncture I am reminded of a very moving story about one of the world’s greatest humanitarians Abraham Lincoln. The time, at which this episode took place, Lincoln was a candidate for a congress seat. And on that day, he had an important election speech to deliver. But he …

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Why Should I Be Hungry


September 30, 2020

By: Zeenat Amanat Salman come and have your lunch” shouted his mom from the door of their hut in the Katchi abadi. He was playing marbles with his friends of adversary. His mother was thin, a widow who lived in a slum of Karachi. Her husband died when Salman was 6 years of age. He was 10 now in the …

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