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Revisiting Guwahati (Part-1)

Last year during my summer vacations, we went to the north-east of India (particularly Assam and Arunachal Pradesh). I will through a series of blogs try to revisit the memories created there for a fortnight. Our journey began from the city of Kolkata, West Bengal. We opted for a train travel to the city of Guwahati […]

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Downsizing

The following appeared as a letter to the editor of a national newspaper. “Your recent article on corporate downsizing* in Elthyria maintains that the majority of competent workers who have lost jobs as a result of downsizing face serious economic hardship, often for years, before finding other suitable employment. But this claim is undermined by […]

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How Artificial Intelligence is making its stride in the music industry?

(This article is a compilation of information from different sources.) A report named ‘Digital Music Study 2017’ released by the Indian Music Industry (IMI) and conducted by International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI)revealed that Indian music industry’s revenues growth was spearheaded by streaming revenues accounting up to 47.5 per cent of the total amount. “Physical sales dropped […]

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Erica

Erica is just like another 26-year-old lady. She is cute, warm, smart and curious. She has an enchanting voice, a cheerful demeanour and a bubbly personality. She relishes theatre and animated movies is interested to explore Southeast Asia, and tries to find her ‘Prince Charming’ in a man with whom she can have profound conversations. […]

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List of musical files on Esraj

This is a short list of covers and original music pieces that I have recorded for the past two years. Audios : Jodi tor daak shune keu na ashe – Rabindranath Tagore Short classical piece Videos : Boulevard of Broken Dreams – Green Day (Facebook) The Scientist – Coldplay (Facebook) As my guitar gently weeps -The Beatles (Facebook) […]

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A visit to Park Street

After a boring, un-Christmasy 25th December I planned out to pay a visit to Park Street, the most hip and happening place in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) the following day. Along with me were two of my amazing friends, Rohit and Ambar. We decided to avail the metro rail services to reach our destination. Carrying on […]

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Would you like to see all countries be a blended diversity of as many different races and ethnicities as ‘possible’, or should that only be some countries?

(ORIGINALLY ANSWERED AT QUORA) This question is a bit controversial. I belong to a country of diverse cultures. Since times immemorial, people from different nations have made it there home. Given the great expanse of my country, people from different parts have also developed their own set of traditions and distinct cultural practices. With a […]

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Sizzler

I tried a dish named Sizzler a few days back at Wild Berry restaurant, Bhubaneswar. It is within a 1 km walking distance from my college. It’s a moderately expensive place to eat out. Since it was the last week at college before my birthday, I decided to throw a lunch-treat-exception. (Tried hard to be […]

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True or not?

What’s true? Buy yourself a ₹5,500 professional lie detector machine. Ask to it, “Are you true blue?” It’ll not give you any satisfactory answer. So what’ll you understand? That useless piece isn’t worth that whopping sum. That was the most unusual way to start a writing. We humans have a thirst for knowing the truth. […]

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