AC + DC

প্রথমেই বলে রাখি যে এটি আমার লেখা নয়। লেখকের নামও জানি না। এটা এসেছিল আমার এক বন্ধুর কাছ থেকে whatsapp এর মাধ্যমে – পড়ে এত ভাল লাগল যে হুবহু এখানে দিয়ে দিলাম (যাকে আজকের দিনে বলে কপি পেস্ট)। আর কথা না বাড়িয়ে এইবার এই লেখাটার আনন্দ নিন: ================================================================ সেই গপ্পোটা হয়তো শুনেছেন। খেঁকুরে অধ্যাপকের “বল…

‘Fair’ Journalism

When I was in my teens, I remember that the main source of getting information was through a limited number of newspapers and Doordarshan News. The debate that time was on the style of reporting – amongst the English newspapers in my home city of Kolkata, while it was reported that The Statesman did ‘direct’…

The modern era revolution ?

The world is going through a tough time with lot of potentially big issues that can destabilise the modern day society. The world is today integrated in a matter that did not exist so much even twenty years ago. The inter dependency of countries are intertwined through many channels – whether it is through import…

Economic Growth & Health

I have a strong conclusion that health conditions or even the awareness of good health practices are a direct function of economic prosperity of the individual. This has been arrived by looking at my family, my friends and their families around. Let me try to explain: The principle rationale behind this conclusion is based on…

The scene of “obscene” pricing

Very recently some of my friends, including myself, were debating on the topic of the prices of the expensive smart phones available in the market and one of the common conclusions being drawn was that the prices can be labelled as “obscene” to a common man. That led me to think what defines this definition…

Let’s follow Japan

When I started my professional career, I was exposed to something called The Quality Circle, which is encouraged by many organisations. Basically, it encompassed the philosophy of one Mr. William Deming – an American who was not recognised for his recommendations, who moved to Japan on an invite and was instrumental in the rise of…

Evolution – for good or bad ?

I hereby attempt to compare the changing face of two popular sports (at least for many Indians) – Cricket and Soccer. I tend to compare the current state of matters in the respective World Cups with the versions that I watched in the late 80’s and try to conclude whether the evolution of the game…