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9th November 2012

Peter Beckingham

by Peter Beckingham

Governor in Turks and Caicos Islands

Weekend in Mumbai: Part 2: Soccer skills and info tech wizards

As the dramas of the T20 World Cup in Sri Lanka unfurled last month, and the England Test series here begins next week, no-one living in India could fail to appreciate the importance of cricket to the nation. T20 Matches against big rival Pakistan, not to mention England and Australia, were watched by millions before […]

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22nd June 2012

Peter Beckingham

by Peter Beckingham

Governor in Turks and Caicos Islands

A Tale of Two States: Part I

I had the opportunity recently to call separately on the Chief Ministers of two Western Indian States, Maharashtra and Goa. In most respects these states could not be more different but they are both important, in a variety of ways, to the UK. The Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Prithviraj Chavan, underlined one difference to the […]

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