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Tallinn, land of startups and Skype, is making an epic transformation

Oct 28, 2012

Tallinn, land of startups and Skype, is making an epic transformation

Tallinn, Estonia, is now firmly on the tourist map with more than 3 million people visiting Estonia every year. With a rich medieval history, the city is also steeped in is its tech savvy culture and has reputation as the land of start ups. #travel #Skype #Globaltribal #Estonia #Tallinn
Obama vs Romney? Let's have Rahul vs Modi instead

Oct 04, 2012

Obama vs Romney? Let's have Rahul vs Modi instead

Contrary to the enthusiastic tweets of Kiran Bedi, Barkha Dutt, Modi supporters et al, political debates almost never determine the course of an election. But a Modi-Rahul slugfest would still be a service to Indian democracy, and here's why. #Barack Obama #Narendra Modi #Rahul Gandhi #Globaltribal #Mitt Romney
5 Reasons why Indian Americans (Heart) Obama

Aug 30, 2012

5 Reasons why Indian Americans (Heart) Obama

Indian Americans are fiscally and socially conservative. And yet most refuse to vote Republican and they have excellent reasons why. #Barack Obama #2012 U.S. Elections #Bobby Jindal #Globaltribal #Republican Party #Nikki Haley #Democratic Party #Sadanand Dhume
The disappearing Sikh turban Sacred symbol, shorthand for terror

Aug 08, 2012

The disappearing Sikh turban Sacred symbol, shorthand for terror

Osama bin Laden transformed the turban into a visual shorthand for Islamic extremism. But the Sikh dastar itself is disappearing due to the pressures of bigotry and modernity. Sikhs may be safer in the future, and a whole lot poorer for it. #Globaltribal #US gurdwara shooting #Wisconsin Shooting
The NRI double standard Daughters, go home!

Feb 21, 2012

The NRI double standard Daughters, go home!

Nowhere is the Indian double standard more evident than in the bosom of a small section of seemingly modern, highly educated and sophisticated NRIs who are sending their daughters 'home' even as they keep their sons by their side. #Globaltribal #daughters #Indian culture #NRIs
India unlikely hotspot on gay tourism map

Jan 26, 2012

India unlikely hotspot on gay tourism map

Four years ago, there wasn't a single gay tourism company in India. The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association now lists seven. #India #Globaltribal #Tourism #LGBT #tour packages
Dravid reminded us cricket is more than just a game

Dec 15, 2011

Dravid reminded us cricket is more than just a game

Cricket inspires huge levels of passion amongst not only Indians, but citizens across the cricketplaying world. Here's a look at some cricket crazies. #Cricket #Globaltribal #Rahul Dravid #Kumar Sangakkara #Lala Amaranath #Robert Menzies
Pakistan demands equality also wants Aus uranium deal

Dec 05, 2011

Pakistan demands equality also wants Aus uranium deal

Pakistan has said that if Australia sells uranium to India, there is no reason as to why they should not have access to it as well #India #Pakistan #Australia #Globaltribal #Nuclear NonProliferation Treaty #Abdul Malik Abdullah #Stephen Smith
Rabindranth Tagore's rare manuscript to be auctioned in US

Nov 18, 2011

Rabindranth Tagore's rare manuscript to be auctioned in US

The previously unknown manuscript that dates back to 1928 will go under the hammer at a Sotheby's auction next month. #New York City #Rabindranath Tagore #Bengal #Globaltribal
Rushdie soaks up the creative ferment of Occupy Wall Street

Oct 18, 2011

Rushdie soaks up the creative ferment of Occupy Wall Street

It is very idealistic. It is kind of overwhelming. I love it. Good for them, added Rushdie who became a symbol of intellectual freedom under siege after "The Satanic Verses." #Salman Rushdie #Globaltribal #Neil Gaiman #JayZ #Occupy Wall Street #Zuccotti Park