You’d expect the headquarters of Telenor, Norway’s biggest telecom company, to reflect at least some of its Scandinavian side. Sure enough, meeting rooms are furnished with wooden floors, sleek tables and angular armchairs; there’s even a breathtaking view of the Oslo Fjord.
The scrum of reporters assembles in the pre-dawn quiet two blocks from the border of Chinatown. It is more than two hours before Dominique Strauss-Kahn is scheduled to make an appearance, but it doesn’t matter.
Varsha Vinod’s exceptional abilities are hard to spot at first.