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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.

China Steps Up Its Presence In The Indian Subcontinent — While Indian PM Narendra Modi has been globe trotting, China has announced a slew of measures in Nepal and Pakistan, India's immediate neighbors, that are sure to increase its presence in India's backyard. In his first overseas trip this year, Chinese president Xi Jinping is headed to Pakistan today where he plans [...]

Military, Political And Business Cronyism At Heart Of Land Seizures In Myanmar — As the government of Myanmar finalizes the draft of the country's first national land policy, a new report accuses members of the military, business and political communities of confiscating lands of ethnic minorities, along the Chinese border, for personal gain. The report-Guns, Cronies and Crops-by UK-based non profit Global Witness, details the [...]

Microgrids lift villages out of dark age — MATHURA, India -- Salma Khan, a petite, young woman, shows off her one room store where she sells food products such as lentils, flour, packaged noodles and biscuits. She is particularly pleased about two recent additions to her tiny village shop.

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 [...]
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Apr 27, 2015

RT @Raheelk: The Nepal Embassy, Delhi account @EONIndia is up and running. Please follow & support them.…

Apr 27, 2015

RT @KanakManiDixit: Here are six bank accounts for the Nepal Prime Minister's Disaster Relief Fund.…

Apr 27, 2015

Nepal Earthquake: Half the Village Held up the Roof, Others Dug up These Siblings - NDTV…

Apr 27, 2015

RT @Raheelk: Help the MapBox team support the relief work via open-mapping: Details here:…. Pending tasks:

Apr 27, 2015

RT @SophieHRW: The devastating consequences of Nepal's unwillingness to register Tibetan refugees: we may never know how many died.…

Apr 27, 2015

RT @boomlive_in: Hackers bring down TRAI site after regulator put up email ids of those who sent in responses to #NetNeutrality paper

Apr 26, 2015

RT @rukmini_shrini: If you're looking for how to help Nepal - what's needed and how you can send material or volunteer - go to

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