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Akash Soni

  • Half way across globe, Narendra Modi sows seeds of friendship

    It is the pomp, the show and as Prime Minister Modi put it, "sowing of seeds of friendship" halfway across the globe. Modi's attempt is to win over the Latin-American nations with a view at the strategic perspective but also to increase bilateral trade. Now, the host of the sixth BRICS Summit,...

    Thursday, 17 July 2014 - 6:30am
  • Building BRICS: Can Narendra Modi and company bank on the new system?

    O Mil Deus! as they say in Portuguese here in Forteleza. Oh my God! Yes, these may be 'baby steps' but what prime minister Modi will try to do is shake up the world system. It's a long journey ahead, but the dream is as big as big can be. Whether Modi can achieve it depends on a billion-plus fellow...

    Monday, 14 July 2014 - 6:52am
  • Meet Zee Jaipur Lit fests' youngest stars

    'She was 5, not even 6. Zuni was playing with my mobile, annoyed I snatched it away. I was surprised to see a poem. So you were writing a poem on my mobile? Why didn't you complete it? Zuni replied you took the mobile away!'

    Monday, 20 January 2014 - 1:28pm
  • If I die, you take care of the kids: Indian couple caught in Nairobi mall attack told each other

    Wednesday, 25 September 2013 - 9:58pm
  • London, Mumbai, Nairobi - What is the link?

    Kenyan government is still coming to terms with the terror threat. Talking to citizens here in Nairobi one feels the Westgate Hostage crisis has shocked the country into accepting global terror as a reality of today's world. It's a wake up call. "Uptil now, terror attacks were something that...

    Wednesday, 25 September 2013 - 9:44pm