Becoming Zaha.

library, otto von guericke universitat magdeburg

Ideally, I should be writing my assignments right now. But after hours of room-hunting, I feel like spending some me-time. Thus this personal blog post after a long time. If you aren’t interested in my personal whereabouts, this is the moment to click on the back button. I’ve moved to Magdeburg, Germany. This is new life for me; a non-English […]

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Interfaith conflicts, discrimination & Bengali educated society.

tagore ramakrishna interfaith dialog

We discussed religion-based conflicts in workplaces and the world at last. We’ve met people from the Interfaith Council of Greater Portland, Islamic Society of Greater Portland, professors who are trying to revive Madrassa education in Notre Dame; and professionals who found it tough breaking stereotypes and making her mark in the professional world. I write this post to outline my […]

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The Washington DC chapter of IVLP.

Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC

I hope you’ve read the details of IVLP in this blog post. IVLP or the International Visitor Leadership Program starts in Washington DC before the participants move to other cities depending on the program they are in. Currently, I’m in Indianapolis, Indiana but this blog post is about the meetings in Washington DC. Be informed that intricate details of the […]

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An Overview of US Federal structure – by Akram Elias.

Akram Elias, IVLP, International Visitor Leadership Program.

Akram is the President and CEO of Capital Communication, Inc.; has more than 25 years’ experience as a consultant in the areas of public diplomacy, cross-cultural training and communication. He is an extremely spirited speaker and he gave us an outline of the US federalism. I loved his presentation and asked him stupid questions, to which he very calmly tried […]

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IVLP – Youth Leaders: Finding Common Grounds.

International Visitor Leadership Program 2017 - Youth Leaders: Finding Common Grounds.

This is the first blog post about the IVLP experience in the United States of America and I intend to address the basics in this post. This post is about IVLP – Youth Leaders: Finding Common Grounds. I request you to ask me more questions after you read this, either privately here or publicly dropping a comment below the post.  […]

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An Angel to relieve your financial investment woes, quite literally!

angel broking pvt ltd

Warren Buffett: Opportunities come infrequently. When it rains gold, put out the bucket, not the thimble.  Life is short. The next moment might be your last. I might not be alive while you are reading this or worse still, aliens might have invaded our territory; Just kidding! In any case, as my grandfather used to say all the time, better […]

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Birding in Pangot, Sattal and in Dhikuli.

pangot sattal birding blog

Birding is still very new and I am trying to soak in as much as I can; reaching out to people who could help me learn and explore. I came across Mohit Aggarwal (Asian Adventures, Noida) and he very kindly allowed us to explore a little bit of Uttarakhand. Tamron India (Kolkata) allowed me to use the Tamron SP 150-600 […]

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Kolkata Street Art Festival.

Kolkata Street Art Festival

While this erstwhile city of Palaces is now a city of broken and abandoned walls; why not paint it and gift the passers by, a slice of an artist’s imagination? Berger Paints tried doing just that. Kolkata Street Art Festival is an attempt to fill the city walls with art, created by Barun Saha and his students, spearheaded by eminent […]

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Kolkata’s Street Art / Wall Art / Graffiti: Be Amazed!

kolkata street art, kolkata street art festival. nirbhaya, la martiniere

The Kolkata street art scene is intriguing, to say the least; as intriguing as the entire concept and evolution of the street art across the globe. I took an interest in this after I came across the Kolkata Street Art Festival and had set out to find different such pieces across the city. The street art across the globe has […]

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God Brahma will not give Alimony to ex-wife. This is why!

(Disclaimer: This post does not intend to hurt any religious sentiments of the practicing Hindus. This post is supported by statements made by the Priest in Brahma Temple, Pushkar and an actual court case.) Who amongst us has not heard about God Brahma? According to legends, God Brahma married a cowherd’s daughter to complete religious rituals because, his erstwhile wife, […]

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