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I spent 3 weeks in Kenya in 2008, trying to connect the Nairobi Women's Hospital with angel investors who wanted to lend them $100 million at extremely favorable rates. No-one understood what was required legally, certainly not in  Nairobi, and the whole deal fell apart when I was arrested under suspicion of being a terrorist for 19 hours for photographing a Kenyan flag. The day after I was released I came down with malaria. A weekend to remember.

During 3 weeks in Nairobi, visiting hospitals and institutions, the strong Indian presence in Kenya was obvious.

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Six children killed in blast in northwestern Pakistani village
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Sun, 25 Jun 2017 20:34:25 +0530

Oil truck explosion kills 146 people in Pakistan
LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - An oil tanker crashed and exploded on a road in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 146 people, many of whom were collecting leaking fuel before it ignited, government officials and rescue workers said.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 17:50:10 +0530

China urges Afghans, Pakistan to form crisis-management mechanism
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - China's foreign minister has urged leaders in Afghanistan and Pakistan to improve relations and establish a crisis prevention and management mechanism during visits to both countries, the Chinese foreign ministry said.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 14:40:52 +0530

Sectarian group claims Pakistan bombs; death toll rises to 50
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - A faction of Pakistan-based sectarian militants Lashkar-e-Jhangvi on Saturday claimed responsibility for twin bombs that hit a market in the northwestern town of Parachinar, killing at least 50 people ahead of the holiday marking the end of Ramadan.

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 16:00:28 +0530

Ahead of Modi visit, U.S. sees no threat to Pakistan from arms deal with India
NEW DELHI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With the United States expected to authorise India's purchase of naval drones, a senior White House official cautioned on Friday that any U.S. military transfer to India would not represent a threat to its rival neighbour Pakistan.

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 04:21:21 +0530
The Republic of India
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On Jan 04, 2016, Pranav Dhanawade, a 15-year-old school student was unbeaten in cricket, when he scored 1009 runs in a single innings, and won the match for KC Gandhi School against Arya Gurukul School. 

This was the greatest number of runs for a single innings for anyone, and 40% more than the previous record by Arthur Collins who batted 628 when he was 13 in England in 1899. Arthur Collins was killed at 29 in November 1914 in Ypres during the First World War. 

Let us hope, and make sure, that this achievement is only the beginning of a long, healthy and purpose-filled life. Well done Pranav! Well done KC Gandhi School! 
Diwali: festival of lights in Sydney, Australia and in Manhattan, NY click here
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With Trump Set to Meet Narendra Modi, Many U.S. Indians Are Hopeful
Political analysts say last year’s election has ignited a wave of political engagement among Indians in the United States, and that is also driving interest in this week’s meeting.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 20:36:37 -0500

Indian Technology Workers Worry About a Job Threat: Technology
Artificial intelligence, automation and big data are raising fears of widespread layoffs in a $150 billion industry.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 18:13:15 -0500

7 Die in India After Falling Tree Sends Gondola Cars Plummeting
A high-level inquiry will examine why the gondola in Gulmarg, a noted tourist attraction in northern India, had not been closed because of high wind.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 14:42:33 -0500

Global News Quiz: King Salman Shocker, Roman Misbehavior and Indian Sedition
Did you stay on top of the most important stories last week from around the world? Test your knowledge of international events with our quick quiz, recapping major news headlines from across the globe. To take the quiz, click on an answer, and the correct response will be revealed after you choose.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 10:48:54 -0500

Police in India Arrest Fans Celebrating Pakistan’s Cricket Victory
Those arrested on charges of sedition included students, laborers and shopkeepers, officers said.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:25:44 -0500

WhatsApp, Crowds and Power in India
Free usage and anonymity have made WhatsApp India’s favorite way to spread outlandish stories and sectarian rumors.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:25:35 -0500

What Killed Half a Million Indians?
Tuberculosis has killed many more Indians in a year than decades of insurgencies and incidents of sectarian violence.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:56:46 -0500

Pakistan Upsets India to Claim Its First Cricket Champions Trophy
Pakistan, the eighth and lowest seed in the 18-day tournament, beat India, its fiercest rival, by 180 runs.

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 16:06:10 -0500

As Asian Scorchers Multiply, Records Fall and Attention Rises
Asia may have recently recorded its highest temperature ever: 129.2 degrees Fahrenheit. Interest in such records is growing alongside climate-change awareness.

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 07:04:13 -0500

World Offers Cautionary Tale for Trump’s Infrastructure Plan
President Trump has called for private money to fund his $1 trillion plan, but similar moves in other countries have faced cost and quality problems.

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:01:05 -0500
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When Modi Meets Trump: What’s on the Agenda?
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Sun, 25 Jun 2017 20:41:08 +0000

How CPEC Security Will Test the ‘All-Weather Friendship’ of China and Pakistan
If Pakistan can't ensure the safety of Chinese workers, it should expect a cold shoulder from Beijing.

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 13:49:54 +0000

Merely Avoiding Conflict in the South China Sea Is Not Good Enough
Management of Asia-Pacific maritime disputes must be both practical and rules-based.

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:09:05 +0000

North Korea Is Willing to Talk and China Is Somewhat Relieved
North Korea's ambassador to India expressed willingness to talk with the United States about freezing its nuclear and missile tests

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:32:49 +0000

If China Does Build a Naval Base in Pakistan, What Are the Risks for Islamabad?
A Chinese naval base in Pakistan would present substantial risks.

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:12:24 +0000
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Below, brother and sister play Indian instruments for mourners during the memorial service for the late Consul General for Trinidad and Tobago, Ambassador Babooram Rambissoon. The service was held at Brooklyn Borough Hall, and co-sponsored by CACCI, click here.