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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.

South Asia news from Reuters

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Missing Taiwanese hiker found dead in Nepal, boyfriend rescued
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:25:57 +0530


India, Afghanistan gave help to Pakistani Taliban, says group's ex-spokesman
KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Afghan and Indian intelligence agencies gave funds and other assistance to Pakistani Taliban militants to fight Islamabad, the group's former spokesman, who surrendered last week, said in a video released by Pakistan's military on Wednesday.


Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:27:06 +0530


Pakistan Taliban target Shi'ite minority with roadside blast, kill 10
PARACHINAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani Taliban militants on Tuesday said they detonated a roadside bomb targeting members of the Shi'ite minority that killed at least 10 people travelling in a minibus, and wounded several more, in a remote northwestern region.


Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:24:54 +0530


Base attack another blow to struggling Afghan military
MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Samad always worried that something might happen to his brother, Shah Mohammad, a three-year veteran of the Afghan army, even though his job was to train soldiers, not to fight.


Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:25:28 +0530


China ready to mediate between Myanmar, Bangladesh over Rohingya row
DHAKA (Reuters) - China offered on Tuesday to help tackle a diplomatic row between Bangladesh and Myanmar over the flight of minority Rohingyas, two Bangladesh foreign ministry officials said.


Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:50:45 +0530
The Republic of India
Horizontal tricolour flag bearing, from top to bottom, deep saffron, white, and green horizontal bands. In the centre of the white band is a navy-blue wheel with 24 spokes.
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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A Cruel April in Kashmir
India resorts to brute force to crush Kashmir protests.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:27:37 -0500


Go East, Young American
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Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:53:16 -0500


<div>India’s Ban on Foreign Money for Health Group Hits Gates Foundation</div>
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Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:26:25 -0500


In India, Ratio of Young Women Will Drop Sharply, Study Says
Research shows that the ratio of females to males is steadily dropping, despite gains in education and income levels, which experts say points to sex selection.

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:36:02 -0500


Vijay Mallya, Once India’s ‘King of Good Times,’ Is Arrested in London
He was held as part of extradition proceedings that could lead to him being sent back to India, which he fled over a year ago under an avalanche of unpaid bills and accusations of fraud.

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 07:14:26 -0500


Anatomy of a Lynching
A mentality of mob violence has overtaken India.

Sun, 16 Apr 2017 16:45:29 -0500


Indian Army Ties Kashmiri Man to Jeep and Parades Him Through Villages
Video showing the man apparently being used as a human shield heightened tensions with Kashmir’s separatist movement, which has repeatedly called for election boycotts.

Sun, 16 Apr 2017 13:09:53 -0500


Emerging Market Stocks Have Come Roaring Back. Can They Go Any Higher?
A surge in commodity prices fueled a powerful rally in emerging-market stocks. But any further advances may have to come from other factors.

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 16:00:22 -0500


The Inspiration of Ample India
The success of nations involves a mysterious alchemy that leaves space for civilized disagreement.

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 14:50:15 -0500


Uber Wants to Rule the World. First It Must Conquer India.
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Fri, 14 Apr 2017 10:23:45 -0500
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Rape and the value of human life, specifically, female human life click here
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:30:58 +0000


The Hidden Cost of Cambodia Downgrading US Military Ties
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Is Laos’ New Leader Really a Reformer?
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Australia’s Carmichael Coal Mine Folly
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:57:06 +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.