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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.

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 [...]

Who's To Blame For The Increasing Gap Between The Rich And The Poor? Market Policies, Says New Report — The gap between the rich and the poor has become "extreme" globally, says Oxfam in a new report. In a report titled "Even It Up", Oxfam says the number of dollar millionaires rose from 10 million in 2009 to 13.7 million in 2013. Since the financial crisis, the ranks of the world's [...]

Narendra Modi - Forbes — Countless American sitcoms from Friends to The Big Bang Theory focus on "doubling up" or living with roommates. TV makes it seem like the United States is a nation of buddies living together. Is it really as widespread as sitcoms make us believe? The answer is a definitive yes.

Some Indian Billionaires Find Themselves On The Wrong Side Of Politics — First it was the economy that put a dent in the fortunes of many Indian billionaires. Now it's politics. India's largest real estate company DLF Ltd., owned by billionaire K.P. Singh, saw its shares fall at least 9.8% in Monday trading hours after news reports suggested that the new government in the [...]

Indian Govt Sets Up Committee To Review Environmental Laws; Not Everyone Is Happy With It — India's new Narendra Modi-led government is reviewing various environmental laws but the speed of the process and the cloud of secrecy around it has alarmed various environmental activists. On August 29 the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change issued an order to set up what it called a high level [...]
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Dec 18, 2014

RT @NickKristof: Pakistanis, using hashtag #OurReplytoTaliban, are raising funds for a new school in same area as one attacked…

Dec 18, 2014

RT @parfitt_tom: Reuters journalist tells Putin there are people close to you who blame you for Ukraine, rouble crisis etc as leader “Name them!” Putin jokes

Dec 18, 2014

RT @svaradarajan: Time to name the enemy and act. Anything less, you're part of the problem. Powerful piece by Komail Aijazuddin…

Dec 18, 2014

RT @NBTDilli: Parliament police allegedly lathicharge on Acid attack victim protesters. Ritu and Rupa unconscious, Laxmi injured seriously.

Dec 18, 2014

RT @rajeshkalra: Bail for Mumbai attack accused a day after saying you'd bring butchers of Peshawar massacre to justice. Why, PAK?…?

Dec 18, 2014

RT @omar_quraishi: These 3 APS students who came today in full uniform saying they want to return have shown more courage than all of us

Dec 18, 2014

RT @PTI_News: India working with its mission in Pakistan to prepare a strong response against granting of bail to LeT commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, a 20

Dec 18, 2014

RT @leishachi: @JeromeTaylor The world's most powerful superpower caves to the demands of the world's poorest cyber-terrorists. What's next?

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