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Personal Finance and Careers Writer, India.WSJ.com — The Wall Street Journal

I write about money, markets, & management, for The Wall Street Journal in India.

Photos: Indian Movie Fans Celebrate Release of ‘Kabali’ With Dancing, Rituals

blogs.wsj.com — Excitement over the release of a new Tamil movie, "Kabali," which stars veteran actor Rajinikanth went beyond fever pitch in India Friday, with fans dancing in the streets, setting off fire crackers and performing religious rituals. For breaking news, features and analysis from India, follow WSJ India on Facebook

India's Central Bank Surprises Markets With Interest Rate Increase

wsj.com — MUMBAI-India's central bank Friday surprised markets by raising its key lending rate for the first time in two years, demonstrating its commitment to fighting inflation even as the country struggles with a slowdown and a world-wide selloff in emerging-market assets.

This Is How Transparent Indian Companies Are Compared With Emerging-Market Peers

blogs.wsj.com — Indian-based multinational companies are more transparent than their counterparts in Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa, so-called BRICS nations, a recent report says. Transparency International looked at the practices at 100 emerging-market multinational companies in 15 countries.

Diageo’s Indian Spirits Arm Claims ‘Improper Transactions’ Involving Vijay Mallya

blogs.wsj.com — Diageo PLC's Indian spirits arm said it had discovered "improper transactions" involving the local company's former chairman, Vijay Mallya, and that it would inform law-enforcement agencies and seek to recover any diverted funds. A once-highflying businessman, Mr. Mallya is under investigation by Indian authorities in connection with money owed to banks by a now-defunct airline that he launched.

Diageo’s Indian Spirits Arm Claims ‘Improper Transactions’ Involving Former Chairman

wsj.com — MUMBAI-Diageo PLC's Indian spirits arm said it had discovered "improper transactions" involving the local company's former chairman, Vijay Mallya, and that it would inform law-enforcement agencies and seek to recover any diverted funds. A once-highflying businessman, Mr. Mallya is under investigation by Indian authorities in connection with money owed to banks by a now-defunct airline that he launched.

How Salman Khan’s ‘Sultan’ Bonds With Olympics

blogs.wsj.com — Bollywood actor Salman Khan is known for releasing a movie each year around the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. But this year's release is also tied to another major event: Olympics 2016.

5 Things To Know About India’s Biggest-Ever Olympic Team

blogs.wsj.com — India will be sending its largest-ever contingent to the Olympic Games in Brazil next month. On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with members to show his support for a team India is counting on to bring home its share of gold -- and silver and bronze.

5 Ways Indians Might Benefit from ‘Brexit’

blogs.wsj.com — Wealthy Indians with families and business ties in the U.K. will be watching out for any post-Brexit property-price declines to buy real estate in Britain, say analysts.

ヨガで「痩せられる」は本当か? - WSJ

jp.wsj.com — スマスリー・B・Sさん(29)は3年前、体重を落とすためにジムに通い、家ではヒップホップダンスを踊った。だが、効果はなかった。その後ヨガを試し、「1年で13キロ痩せた」と言う。 ...

Indian State Grants Jews Minority Status

blogs.wsj.com — India's Jews cheered after the Maharashtra state government on Tuesday granted them official status as a "minority" community. "It's long overdue" given that Jews have been in India for more than 2000 years, said Erza Moses, managing trustee of the Shaar Hashamaim synagogue in Thane, a suburb of Mumbai.
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Jul 12, 2016

Indian companies fare better than their emerging market peers, in transparency: report  http://on.wsj.com/29La6n0 

Jul 07, 2016

RT @dpanjana: Pretty much everything you need to know about plot is in the trailer, but I still saw Sultan, so here's my review.  http://www.newslaundry.com/2016/07/06/sultan-shows-why-salman-khan-is-a-star/ 

Jun 27, 2016

On the plus side for Indian travelers/students: British currency is down 7% vs Indian rupee  http://on.wsj.com/28X9TJh  #Brexit

Jun 09, 2016

World's fastest-growing major economy India isnt generating enuf jobs to get people off the farm  http://on.wsj.com/1tbNz6Y 

Jun 07, 2016

India's Raghu Rajan is one of the "best central bank governors in the world" says investmnt guru El-Erian @elerianm  http://on.wsj.com/1RVyaMv 


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