My H1B Tales (1) : Coming to America


Photo courtesy: Al Araby. On a summer day in 2,000, I waited outside the U.S. Consulate in Qatar. I had to make a decision. Should I go to the US? Qatar, the tiny, thumb-shaped peninsula had just found her place in the world. The country's ruler, Sheikh Hamad bin Al Thani had opened up her [...]

India’s most beautiful, most literate, bans alcohol


India's most beautiful, most literate society has started a phased ban on alcohol. Will it work?