Nikita Singla

Consultant . International Affairs. Sciences Po Paris. Engineer. IIT Delhi. Solo Backpacker. Yoga Trainer

Category Archives: Narration of personal anecdotes

And she said: My name is Beauty!

“Hold on! Give me a minute! I am getting a little old!” This was from an 84 year old, I met while traveling in Lucknow in Northern India. A Canadian … Continue reading

September 22, 2016

Hospitality beyond Borders: How South Asia is integrating far from its frontiers?

Three years back when I decided to quit my corporate job and plunge into international affairs, I began my research on Regional Cooperation in South Asia. Initially I devoured books, … Continue reading

February 10, 2016

Because I have roots and wings…

Though 2015 had 365 days like any other year, it seemed like a decade to me. Summer of 2015 was physically challenging with a broken foot and tick bite, but … Continue reading

January 31, 2016

Summer of 2015

‘I want to go to the Tiger Kingdom in Thailand, I want to be by the side of Mekong, I want to see Angkor Wat, and I want to do … Continue reading

July 16, 2015

My quest for Islam

I was in Mysore, the yoga capital of India. In one of the yoga teacher training courses that I was attending with ten different nationalities in the same room, a … Continue reading

February 2, 2015

When I crossed the border to Pakistan

I said, “I want to go to Pakistan…” and I couldn’t finish. “There are so many new places you can see, then why Pakistan?” “If a war starts between India … Continue reading

November 28, 2014

Living the yogic lifestyle – through 30 days of Ashtanga practice

I am exactly at that point of quarter life crisis where I am left pondering over questions I never thought of before. Over the last couple of years, it seems … Continue reading

September 15, 2014

Interviewing Smriti Irani…

The question isn’t who is going to ‘let’ me; It’s who is going to ‘stop’ me! One of Smriti Irani’s favorites, perfectly describes her own story! Smriti Irani needs no … Continue reading

January 6, 2014

Gender equity knocks at classroom doors

There were no celebrations, no congratulations, no sweets! My birth as a second girl child in the family was not a joyous occasion. I always thought that was it. But … Continue reading

November 1, 2013

They say it right – You can leave Europe, but it will never leave you!

I just never feel done. It has been three years but I think I can keep writing about it for ages. It feels like I have left a small part … Continue reading

August 9, 2013

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