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House-Hunting in Mumbai

By Piyushi Dhir

Worli Skyline

Mumbai from the Eyes of a Delhite: Part 4[This is the fourth in a series of blogs about Mumbai]As our honeymoon period at Trident began approaching its end, we launched into a desperate hunt for roofs over our heads. While all my fellow colleagues paired up in twos and threes to share the joys of […]

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Won Over by the Spirit of Mumbai

By Piyushi Dhir

Leopold Cafe

Mumbai from the Eyes of a Delhite: Part 2[This is the second in a series of blogs about Mumbai]My first six weeks in Mumbai were spent in the cocooned world of The Trident across my office. In typical corporate style, we were housed in great luxury during the ‘honeymoon period’ of our new jobs, when […]

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What the Women of Africa Have Taught Me

By Piyushi Dhir

African Women

Africa- a journey of constant new discoveries and rich new experiences. From the very beginning since I arrived in Ivory Coast, I was drawn to the women here. Perhaps, because I could relate to them when everything else was foreign or may be, because they were such a contrast to the stereotypes of women I […]

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On Tenterhooks as Ivory Coast Goes for Elections

By Piyushi Dhir

Ivory Coast Elections

Ringside View of Elections in AfricaA Political History Bathed in Blood Five years ago, Cote D’Ivoire conducted a long over-due round of presidential elections. Gbagbo, who was then ruling the country, had conceded to elections after ten long years, but refused to accept the victory of the new candidate, Alassane Outtara. What followed was a […]

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