Pots of gold: Why is Myanmar a better bet than Haiti?

by Rashmee

Posted on February 17, 2013


Haiti is not open for business, says Nigel Fisher, the United Nations’ voice – …

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Bye bye handshake diplomacy, hello namaste

by Rashmee

Posted on February 14, 2013


In the world of diplomacy, a handshake and a high-five can mean too much and …

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Who owns the land? The real issue in housing Haiti’s homeless

by Rashmee

Posted on February 6, 2013


Housing Haiti’s homeless goes much beyond the issue of who can build better, faster, cheaper…

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From India with love: ‘Nano’ houses for Haiti

by Rashmee

Posted on February 5, 2013


Here’s a sunny, unreported addition to the well-worn but well worth repeating story about Haiti’s …

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India, China, Bhutan: Himalayan Trio’s Strategic Shimmy

by Rashmee

Posted on January 26, 2013


A busy, mind-bender of a week for the Bhutanese King.Or is it? Jigme Khesar Namgyel …

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Why should Latvia say Hindu prayers?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 9, 2013


The strangest, most self-righteous email in a long time has to be the one about …

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Don’t ask where best to be born but where best to live?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 2, 2013


One cannot but be struck by title of The Economist blog “Where to be born …

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India: Still waiting for the sexual revolution

by Rashmee

Posted on December 21, 2012


The brutal gangrape in Delhi of a 23-year-old woman has set off a particularly vicious …

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India’s Hitler Diary

by Rashmee

Posted on December 9, 2012


Hitler has a following in India, reports Bloomberg Businessweek. I’m not sure why they …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK