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Claustrophobia, and the lack of open spaces in Dhaka

Ever since I started living in Dhaka, I feel suffocated.

How I kept my New Year’s resolution

It was, without a doubt, a challenging task.

Another side of the story

Skill, grades and universities – which one matters the most?

Echoes at 100

This is the 100th instalment of the fortnightly column on SHOUT.

The Dimensions of Fasting

Religions have provided time-tested moral codes of conduct.

Why Do We Choke Under Pressure?

The 2016 T20 World Cup Final. West Indies needed 19 runs off the last over. An unknown Carlos Brathwaite stormed his way into the history books with four consecutive sixes. West Indies won the T20 World Cup for the second time. Ben Stokes of England was bowling the last over. How could a dependable person like Stokes choke under pressure?

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

Claustrophobia, and the lack of open spaces in Dhaka

Ever since I started living in Dhaka, I feel suffocated.

December 30, 2021
December 30, 2021

How I kept my New Year’s resolution

It was, without a doubt, a challenging task.

November 25, 2021
November 25, 2021

Another side of the story

Skill, grades and universities – which one matters the most?

November 11, 2021
November 11, 2021

One side of the story

Are skills more important, or grades?

October 28, 2021
October 28, 2021

The BBA Boom in Bangladesh

Rise of the BBA program in Bangladesh.

September 30, 2021
September 30, 2021

A Professor Writes About Letters of Recommendation

Letters of recommendation and what you need to know about them.

September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021

Breaking the Myths of Investment

Look at this... article about investment.

September 2, 2021
September 2, 2021

Do I need to be more like them?

Childhood is fantasised in most cultures. In the West, Mum and Dad read Grimm’s Fairy Tales or Hans Christian Anderson. In Bangladesh, Mum and Dad read Dakshinaranjan Mitra’s Thakurmar Jhuli.

August 19, 2021
August 19, 2021

My first encounter With Cinema Paradiso

Rafael, my housemate at Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, asked me one day if I had watched Cinema Paradiso. When I said no, Rafael looked at me in silence for a moment. ‘Tomorrow’s the last day, they’re screening Cinema Paradiso at the Arts Theatre. Do watch. You’ll like it’.

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

Do You Know the Meaning of Friendship?

Muhammad Ali said, “Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain”.