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Dr Priya Virmani

The author is a political and economic analyst, a writer and a social entrepreneur. She contributes to print, radio and television. As a TED speaker and an international speaker, she gives talks on disruptive economics, politics, psychology and entrepreneurship. She is the Founder of Paint Our World, a children's charity

Latest Articles By Dr Priya Virmani

5 Things To Know About Finland: Ranked As The 2nd Best Country In World To Do Business

Dr Priya Virmani

According to the World Economic Forum's Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report published this year Finland is the safest country in the world with the least organised crime

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Harvey Weinstein And The Anatomy Of Power

Dr Priya Virmani

Elevate people on their decency and not by their glittering achievements and money power alone. Hold them to account on how they treat others

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The Taj Mahal: A Stigma On Indian History And Culture?

Dr Priya Virmani

In a country as diverse as India and with a myriad history such spiralling of identity politics will hijack developmental discourse at best and at worst, have incendiary consequences that will lead to palpable civil unrest

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Let Indian Companies Lead The Growth In The Beauty Care Market

Dr Priya Virmani

Indian beauty companies, their products and their regulation have some travel to make to reach maturity in processes and practices that will better allow them to compete globally

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India's Freedom Run in London Marks a Spirit of Inclusion and Embrace

Dr Priya Virmani

Parliament Sqaure, London. It's just past 11pm. The weather is beautiful, quite unlike London nights, a gentle breeze is blowing. A congregated crowd faces the Houses of Parliament. The giant Big Ben looks down upon tube light shaped fluorescent flashlights in the colours of white, orange and green - the colours of the Indian tricolour. The entire congregation is swathed in tricolour T-shirts that proclaim - India at 70! This is how the Indian diaspora marked the seventieth milestone of India's Independence in London.

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Raksha Bandhan: Promoting Unity In London

Dr Priya Virmani

People in London representing different faiths in London chat easily white threads are handed out on a tray, they are 'the knots of protection'

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Twenty Years Later, Why Princess Diana Continues To Be A Fascination

Dr Priya Virmani

She was glamorous and fashionable, feminine and delicate, refreshing and photogenic, and she was a Princess. The public warmed to her 'fairy-tale' aura. Then came the phase of the 'demystification' of the myth of her fairy-tale life

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Ladakh: A Land In The Clouds

Dr Priya Virmani

If God has written poetry on earth, it is here. It is Ladakh

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Britain Is More Consensual But Its Government More Watered Down

Dr Priya Virmani

What’s at stake here is the lives of millions, the tenor of a nation and a continent. At the very least it would have helped had the political waters been still. But, as of today, they could not be choppier

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Terror Attacks Make London Brittle

Dr Priya Virmani

Our spirit is being threatened like never before. We must stand up WITH action if we are to safeguard not regressing to the Middle Ages. Not standing up for our values, which have taken centuries of work, is akin to abetting the sensibility of terror

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