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Introducing myself and my journal

About Me:
I am a journalist who has reported on the Indian subcontinent for Indian and international newspapers and magazines for over 25 years. I reported extensively on the crisis in Kashmir in in the 1990s, for SUNDAY, an Indian weekly, and the Financial Times, London.
I am currently a correspondent for the UNESCO Courier, based in the United States. My interest and concern about issues in India, esepcially Kashmir, continues.

My Passions:
To tell it like it is, and hope the telling makes a difference

My Areas of Expertise:


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Welcome to PulseWire!
We are so glad that you have joined the PulseWire community. I know you will find PulseWire to be an amazing space where to share thoughts, world issues and actions. I have found so much happiness connecting with women from all around the world here. It has been amazing and fruitful.
I am so interested in the work you do in India, it sounds fascinating. I look forward to reading your entries in the coming days. Do share your words with us.

Looking forward,

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Welcome to PulseWire!

Hello Shiraz,

We are so happy to welcome you to our community! PulseWire is a safe space for women to share, connect, learn, support and grow in the empowerment process together. Your voice is of value here and we are eager to learn more about you and the issues that concern you most.

I encourage you to use your journal as a blog to address the community. We are eager to hear about your life in Kashmir and what your experiences and thoughts are the conflict there. I'd like to invite you to join the PulseWire group -- Hope in Kashmir, Sharing our Stories, an open space for the women of Kashmir, India, and Pakistan to dialogue and share their experiences on the frontlines of conflict.

We are looking forward to hearing your voice!

Warm regards,

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Hey there! Welcome to

Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

Its so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fun time with your new online friends. I know that you will find this to be a positive experience and I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community.

Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you here on PulseWire!


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