5 Lessons for Norway from India’s model of multi-culturalism

What can Norway learn from India ? Well, not much, some would argue. Norway is among the richest countries in the world while India is home to more poor people ( 421 million poor people)  than the entire continent of Africa put together[i] (400 million). Despite the obvious and glaring differences, there are similar challenges… Continue reading 5 Lessons for Norway from India’s model of multi-culturalism

Dalai Lama: Achieving world peace through inner peace

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On the west lawn of the US Capitol Hill, this Saturday,  people celebrated something very unique: Peace. With the spiritual leader Dalai Lama leading the dialogue, it turned out to be one of the most inspiring talks that I have heard in a long time. His key message was this: We can achieve world peace… Continue reading Dalai Lama: Achieving world peace through inner peace

A heady week ahead for Middle East peace – time for the US to act ?

With President’s speeches  out of  the way, there seems to be much to look forward to this coming week in the realm of Middle East peace. The first speech on thursday, which failed to live up to the expectations of Cairo speech, is seen by most analysts as damp, weak and ineffectual. The second speech… Continue reading A heady week ahead for Middle East peace – time for the US to act ?

Q and A with Riz Khan, Anchor at Al –Jazeera English

It is not everyday that you get to meet your childhood hero. To me, Riz Khan has always been a role-model and continues to do the kind of work that I would love to do, though in a different format. Even though I am a bit star-struck by him, I managed an  interview about an… Continue reading Q and A with Riz Khan, Anchor at Al –Jazeera English