Saturday, July 18, 2009

Events in pics
Passengers stranded at a railway platform in Jammu on Tuesday, May 26, 2009, as the trains were cancelled in the wake of violent protests in some parts of Punjab over the killing of a Sikh sect leader in Vienna.
Army jawans patrol the railway platform during curfew in Jalandhar on Tuesday a day after violent protests by followers of Dera Sachkhand sect.
Wasim Akram, Sanjay Manjerkar pose for a photo with the ICC World Twenty20 Trophy in New Delhi.
A Deserted look of Hyder Chowk during shutter strike - APP Photo / Akram Ali.
Internally displaced girls, fleeing a military offensive in Buner, play outside their family tent at the International Aid Foundation refugee camp in Swabi district, about 120 km (75 miles) northwest of Pakistan's capital Islamabad. Reuters / Faisal Mahmood
Handwritten posters in Shanghai's People's Park, listing details of young Chinese who need husbands or wives.
People reading notices in People's Park, Shanghai

In a corner of the People's Park in Shanghai, there are hundreds of handwritten posters, listing details of young Chinese people who need husbands or wives. (Words by the BBC's Chris Hogg; Images by Lin Han Qiang)

In pictures: China spouse market

People writing down details from notices in People's Park, Shanghai

The "marriage market" takes place each weekend. Young people in China would traditionally be expected to find a partner by the age of 30, ideally for women a few years earlier.

"You are not responsible for what people think about you.
But you are responsible for what you give them to think about you.."

Face it... Fight it



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