Dubai was a city of game-changing transitions. But the city was also about compassion if you asked me. During my 3-week stay in the city I could see a sense of belongingness people had toward this great city.
As Nelson Mandel passes into the history, the most fitting tribute to his memory would be to understand his life and works and put to effect what he so earnestly stood for.
I was determined to catch a sunset and I was rewarded with a beautiful one at Kovallum Beach. I never realized how much time flew by, as I gazed at the flaming orb get swallowed by the sea.
People in Bangladesh and in the entire east and southeast Asia including Japan and parts of China mainly eat rice. I once inquired about roti in Singapore and immediately wished I hadn’t. It’s as futile to look for veg dishes in any of these countries as for roti.
The mushrooming of private management colleges all over India is a proof of lopsided priority in the higher education. There is no building of real talent by these institutes.
Religious affiliation is at the lowest in the US now since it began to be tracked in 1930s. And in London, an atheist church, originally planning for 20 non-believers, sees an overwhelming rush of 300 persons. In India too, as studies indicate, there is an increasing trend in the numbers of non-believers.
I woke up one day while checking an assignment on Crisis Communication. More than 50 per cent of my students understood crisis communication as crisis In communication, and ended up writing about how one could communicate better in private!
It might seem a nightmare, but in reality all you need to know is how the system works when you apply for passports at the Passport Seva Kendras in various cities in India
Maybe I have been over-exposed to better, world cinema and suspense thrillers are my favourite genre. But that would be giving way more credit to Race 2 than it deserves. Despite all the brouhaha, Race 2 disappoints even as a typical Bollywood potboiler.
If you thought that the good old bangali adda would only be complete in a roadside tea stall, think again. You can’t possibly walk past Wise Owl and not feel the urge to be a part of its ambient bonhomie