The Lion’s Firanghis

The Lion’s Firanghis: The Europeans at the Court of Lahore is a fascinating book by a British businessman of Indian origin, Bobby Singh Bansal. I interviewed Bobby and asked him why he chose to explore a path less explored when he started working on the subject. The article and the an excerpt from the book appeared in the Spectrum magazine section of The Tribune today.

Indian beauty with French looks

Singapore—the city state has impressed me every time that I visited it—three times in the last few years. I am impressed with the cleanliness, orderliness, strong discipline and work ethic of this Asian tiger that transformed itself since World War II. My first memory of Singapore dates back to accounts heard from my mother, Inderjit Kaur Sandhu, who had visited …