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Delhi, India
Freelance Journalist and Blogger

Freelance Journalist. Forbes blogger. Ex-WSJ Bombay. Ex-Forbes NY. Interested in the subcontinent. And the U.S. Let's just say the rest of the world.

Can Delhi Learn From Beijing On How To Deal With Air Pollution? — High on the list of Delhi's many problems is one of air pollution. There have been ample stories in the media about how this city has the dirtiest air in the world (including a story that claimed that US President Barack Obama could lose six hours of his life after [...]

Another Culprit Of Air Pollution: Palm Oil Used In Deodorants And Cookies — To the growing list of human behavior causing pollution and climate change, you can add one more: unsustainable production of palm oil, needed for multiple consumer products from deodorants and toothpastes to cookies and chocolates. The Union of Concerned Scientists, a nonprofit science advocacy organization based in Cambridge, Mass., in a report says air pollution in [...]

After China, can Xiaomi rule the Indian market too? — Xiaomi executed a major coup in August 2013 when it hired Hugo Barra, one of Google's top Android executives, to be its global vice-president. He made it clear that Xiaomi's primary targets were not the affluent countries of the West, but "places like India, Russia, Indonesia, Latin America, Thailand ...

The Caravan - A Journal of Politics and Culture — ON THE AFTERNOON OF 22 JULY LAST YEAR, around 200,000 people in India logged on to the website of the e-commerce company Flipkart and watched closely as a timer ticked down to 2 pm. The Chinese electronics company Xiaomi's first sale in India was about to begin.

Companies Of Several Indian Billionaires Embroiled In A Case Of Corporate Espionage — Five employees of companies controlled by four of India's most prominent tycoons, including billionaire brothers Mukesh Ambani and Anil Ambani, were arrested over the weekend in a case of corporate espionage that alleges theft of documents from government offices, according to media reports. The employees were arrested for allegedly buying documents [...]

India innovators smarten up 'dumbphones' — NEW DELHI -- Juthika Talukdar peers into her computer screen, studying a website that lists medicine that are available at public health centers in one area of the state of Uttar Pradesh. It is India's most populous, and poorest, state. The list shows how many doses of medicine are left in stock at each center.

Indian Billionaire Amongst Secret Buyers Of NYC Real Estate — Indian mining billionaire Anil Agarwal is one of the many secret buyers of high-end real estate in New York City's Time Warner Center, a luxury condominium that looms over Central Park, according to a report by The New York Times. A company called Amantea Corp. bought two condos on behalf of Agarwal for [...]

Fresh, Explosive Trouble For India's Congress Party — After huge losses in national elections last year, India's Congress party was dealt another blow on Friday when senior Congress party leader and former Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan quit the party and launched a scathing attack on party vice president Rahul Gandhi, accusing him of influencing her decisions.

India and US agree nuclear deal on Obama’s second trip — "Today we achieved a breakthrough understanding on two issues that were holding up our ability to advance our civil nuclear co-operation," Mr Obama said, on Sunday, according to Reuters. "We are committed to moving towards full implementation," he added.

Eight Indian CEOs At Big U.S. Companies — The chief executive of PepsiCo would be prominent no matter what. The fact that the current one-Indira Nooyi-is an Indian immigrant (and female, in case you've been living under a rock) makes her all the more noteworthy. At the age of 53, Nooyi is one of eight chief executives of large U.S.
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Mar 26, 2015

RT @OmarWaraich: Saudi Arabia to Pakistan: "A fifth of your population is Shia. Your founder was Shia. You share a border with Iran. Come fight Houthis."

Mar 26, 2015

RT @W7VOA: VOA: #Cambodia PM Hun Sen criticizes @FLOTUS visit, saying she gave hope with her “Let Girls Learn” initiative but provided no real money.

Mar 26, 2015

RT @GhoshArunabha: @mbahree good piece on #airpollution. Hope you saw mine on "competitive pollutionism" b/w #Delhi & #Beijing…

Mar 25, 2015

RT @NickRiccardi: SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Officials tell AP that Yemen's president has left the country by sea, on a boat from Aden.

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