Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Remembering the old days

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Shubho Deepaboli

Listen to the song by Debabrata Biswas on In.com

Monday, October 17, 2011


By the time you become mature, you have already taken some wrong decisions. Learn from your mistakes and make your future more fulfilling!

Friday, October 14, 2011

My mind speaks

I cannot do the work that I do not believe to be good; when my heart does not give me the signal to do something, I cannot do this - be it at work or home.

Is this my strength or weakness?

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Tagore and Trinamool

(Click on the image to see what is being done with Tagore)

Would I laugh? Do I need to write anything here? Let the silence speak...

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

No Examination till Class VIII in Bengal - Justified?

Species facing the danger of extinction in West Bengal – Intellectual and Educated Bengalis.

  • No Examination till Class VIII
  • Compulsory Spoken English Test of 50 marks from Class I
    (Not sure when there is no pass-fail concept, what is the point in introducing a compulsory test)

Source: MSN

My Questions: 

  • Are we going to get more street smart idiots?
  • Are we going to get more unemployed educated persons?
  • Is it a way to increase literacy in the state and to show off 'We have so many Class VIII passed people'?

Students of West Bengal who used to study in Bengalee Medium Govt. schools used to enjoy one advantage – the syllabus, the robust in detailed courseware. When other boards introduced short-question oriented examination styles and books, student of West Bengal board had to go through robust books that helped them gain in-depth knowledge of the subjects.

And that is a reason being not-so-good in spoken English (which is not true always) they are still doing well in different spheres of life. Of course spoken English course would help them do better in life. But no examination to reduce the burden from students? Doesn’t it sound funny? These students will be able to speak in English, but will not have the desired knowledge. What a society waiting for us!

For the sake of debate: Rabindranath Tagore did not go to school! Now, Rabindranath Tagore – it might not be right to think that millions of Bengali students would have that level of talent.

Examination brings in a kind of discipline in student life; there are many other ways of reducing burdens from those little shoulders – such as: introducing interactive classes, more project work, practical classes from primary section. I am sure educationalists can recommend many other ways so that children are not afraid of exam.

Not sure, if this is going to be another historical blunder where people of West Bengal are the guinea pigs.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Scottish Church Collegiate School suffocates the city to celebrate their Foundation Day

It may be a big day for them, but not for thousands of people in Kolkata. Without hurting anyone’s sentiment I strongly oppose the way Scottish Church Collegiate School celebrated their foundation day today.

There was a big rally escorted by Kolkata Police. I met the rally near Manicktala crossing – traffic became standstill and all the office-goers and others were FORCED to watch the school students walking with blue balloons in their hands.

Organizing such a rally in the middle of the week and during office hours is an IRRESPONSIBLE act on their part – my personal view. Since Kolkata Police escorted the rally, it seems they took police permission; I wonder why Kolkata Police gave them permission to arrange such a thing on Wednesday Morning around 9 AM?

A Case Study

Think about the Fashion Designer who reached office late today; tomorrow there might be a Taxi and Bus strike in West Bengal – hence, she might have to sacrifice a day’s salary at the end of the month? Who will take the responsibility? Kolkata Police or the School Authority?

Most Important Part:

Why I said ‘It may be a big day for them’? The students walking in the rally were looking very reluctant. Few were fighting with each other and rests of the students were playing with balloons. Junior students looked sincere comparatively.

Rallies on special days – August 15 or 25she Boishakh are still acceptable because people mentally prepare themselves for these things and get out of home with enough time in hand in case they have an emergency. But the kind of celebration Scottish Church Collegiate School did today is just UNACCEPTABLE.

Friday, May 27, 2011

Recommended Videos - YouTube

Good to know that YouTube knows what I like. Landed on YouTube home page; became happy to see the recommended videos for me - all Tagore Songs!

Friday, February 04, 2011

Keyword SEO Made Easy

Perhaps this video was created to market the software, Market Samurai yet it has the right educational approach. So sharing it with you :)

Sunday, January 30, 2011

down with fear

it started suddenly; as the sun set and darkness began to come down from sky, i started feeling lonely, depressed, scared and helpless. there was nobody around, it was painful and so scary. it seemed as if i am losing somebody whom i love, something that i want, as if i am leaving a city with lots of work undone...

then went for a walk with a friend, took a puff and few more, and then the sudden rain....feeling much better now :)

my friend told me that such depressions are the best time to do something creative...such as painting, writing, or anything else...and i started writing again....this time i am writing for myself and only for myself :)

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Happy New Year to Mee!

Today is the New Year Day for me. On 1st January I could not feel the pulse of the new year...I was in office for the entire day and worked around 8 hours with a friend.

But now I can feel, somehow, that tomorrow’s sun is going to bring in some changes in me. I will not do many things, a lot of things, from tomorrow…something that I really do not want to do or I should not do.

And I am determined; will not repeat the mistakes again. Let me do justice with myself in the year ahead. Happy New Year!