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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.

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.

A million dollars to solve the world's problems — A million dollars to solve the world's problems, one issue at a time. This is the spirit of many a fellowship, grant and philanthropic endeavor. It's the lofty mandate touted by equally as many billionaires seeking to become the next Bill Gates or Warren Buffett.

In Sri Lanka, Opposition On Track To Win Elections In The Midst Of Violence — As Sri Lanka gears for presidential elections later this week on Thursday, there has been an increase in incidents of violence, amidst predictions of a win for the opposition. Assailants shot and wounded three opposition supporters who were preparing a stage for Maithripala Sirisena, President Mahinda Rajapaksa's chief rival, on Monday, [...]

Pankaj Patel - Forbes — According to a new report from the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), $7.6 billion of international funding has been pledged to combat climate change and cut emissions in various countries over the past decade. Half of that is targeted at just ten countries.

Huffington Post Lauches In India In Partnership With Times Of India — News website Huffington Post launched in India today in a content partnership with the country's largest English language news organization, The Times of India Group. "We want to be everywhere," Editor-In-Chief Arianna Huffington said at the launch today. "While global news outlets contract and shut down their bureaus, we want to [...]

Whose Rights Is The Hun Sen Government In Cambodia Protecting? — Two separate incidents in the past week in Cambodia--a crackdown on protestors and a scuttling of the minimum wage demands for garment sector workers--are raising serious questions, again, about who the Hun Sen government is out to serve. Not the majority of its electorate, by the looks of it.

The World Has More Young People Than Ever; What Does Their Future Hold? Not A Lot — Of the 7.3 billion people on the planet today, 1.8 billion, including 600 million girls, are between the ages of 10 and 24, a never before demographic, says a new report from the United Nations Population Fund, or UNFPA. "Never before have there been so many young people," the report says.

Xiaomi Dials Into India; Looks At Manufacturing Locally — Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi, which recently became the global number three seller of smartphones, and which was co-founded by billionaire Lei Jun in 2010, started selling its phones in India less than four months ago. Unlike in China, the company doesn't have--as yet--its own e-commerce store in India and has partnered [...]

Is Cambodia Headed For Another Wage War? — Tensions are rising in the Cambodian capital as negotiations between garment workers and their employers and the government for a wage hike remain unresolved even as the Wednesday deadline to set the final wage rate looms. Cambodian garment sectors earn a monthly minimum wage of $100--an amount that was agreed upon after [...]
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Jan 26, 2015

RT @thehiredmind: BREAKING: NYC Whole Foods runs out of ironic beverages; hipsters attempt to flee city; thousands of electric cars frozen on area highways.

Jan 26, 2015

RT @grynbaum: Behold the secret salt reserves of Manhattan -- ready to be spread on a street near you.

Jan 26, 2015

RT @virsanghvi: Just saw Kiran Bedi saying on TV that if Kejriwal wants to be invited to the parade he should join BJP. So much for not politicising R Day!

Jan 26, 2015

RT @Ram_Guha: HY Sharada Prasad on RK Laxman: 'He is never pompous. He does not imagine, as some of our editors do, that he will bring down governments’.

Jan 26, 2015

RT @ndtv: Eminent cartoonist RK Laxman dies in Pune hospital. He was 94.

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