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An academic’s journey – 01

My life has been full of unforeseen events and my eventual career choice was no different. When I was very young I wanted to be a pilot. I don't know why exactly I wanted to be a pilot but I was quite fascinated by the idea of traveling from one country to another as part… Continue reading An academic’s journey – 01

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Crossing the millennium – my story – 01

যখন আমার জীবন নিয়ে লিখতে বসলাম তখন প্রথম যে ভাবনাটা মাথায় এলো তা হল লিখাটার structure কেমন হবে। যদিও সুনীলের বা khuswant singh এর আত্মজীবনী পড়েই প্রথম আমার নিজেকে নিয়ে লিখবার বাসনা তারপরেও ওনাদের মতন করে লিখাটা আমার শোভা পায় না। আমি ওনাদের মতো বর্ণিল জীবন যাপন করিনি, আর ওনাদের যশ বা খ্যাতির তুলনায় আমি… Continue reading Crossing the millennium – my story – 01

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Dhaka Attack – The Movie

I just came home after watching Dhaka Attack. Some people asked me to write a review on that, so decided to write one. I will try to make sure that there are no spoilers, still there may be some unwanted hints. So read at your own risk. It has been quite a while since I… Continue reading Dhaka Attack – The Movie

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Expecting sympathy from Organization, a foolish errand …

Unlike a human being, an organization is an entity. So if you are expecting sympathy or human touch from an organization then most likely you will end up not getting it. We work in an organization because we do not have any better alternative. Similarly the organization keeps us because there is no better alternative.… Continue reading Expecting sympathy from Organization, a foolish errand …

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Being professional, how far should we go?

Had an interesting day. Made contact with three of my ex students. The first one called and we had a good chat. The second one I met in a school when I went to pick up my daughter. The third one I met at the lobby of a hotel where I went with my cousin… Continue reading Being professional, how far should we go?

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Bali Reflections

I reached Bali on the morning of the 11th of September, 2016. This place is actually very far from Bangladesh and you need to spend more than 6 hours in flight and cover a distance of 5,000 kilometers. Including the transit, you easily end up spending an entire day for a one-way travel. As a… Continue reading Bali Reflections

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Possessiveness in love, a costly affair

I was watching this French movie where there was this man who fell in love with a girl he initially found not so interesting. Falling in love with someone that you found uninteresting initially is nothing abnormal, and it happens all the time. However, this man then became obsessed with her and he started to… Continue reading Possessiveness in love, a costly affair