Learning to Network in a New City

The last time I had a sales job, I had regular nightmares about failing at achieving 'targets'. That was almost nine years ago but I still remember the exhausting feeling. I hated networking. I hated going to work and trying to sell insurance to customers. But it was my first job after college while I …

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For the love of Bollywood music!

I have intentionally listened to more Bollywood songs during my two and a half years living in Atlanta than ever before. I have actually searched for Bollywood hits on YouTube and looked up a few fun songs that are commonly heard during every puja festival in Kolkata. I have even watched Bollywood movies on Netflix. …

What do people who thrive overseas have in common?

My father says you remember the smell of your country no matter where you are but only recognize it when you're far away. ― Aglaja Veteranyi, Warum das Kind in der Polenta kocht I am putting this book in my to-read list because my dad often quotes a similar phrase in Bengali. Homesickness has ruined …

Our World: May 2017

USA An argument between a Mississippi man, his estranged wife and her family over custody of the couple's children ended in a shooting that killed eight people, including a deputy sheriff. Read more... China Police in China and Vietnam will strengthen exchanges of intelligence and evidence, and conduct joint investigations and exercises in a bid …

My struggles with depression while living overseas

It has been a few months since we moved back home and I wanted to share this for the benefit of those who might have similar struggles. My husband and I were married for a few months when we decided to live overseas. It was a decision motivated by the charm of adventure. When the …

Our World: April 2017

Our World at a glance in April 2017 USA As the State Department's former North Korea point man Christopher Hill said recently, it's as if the Trump administration is trying to out-North Korean the North Koreans. Matching brinkmanship with brinkmanship. Read more... UK Seek a second option when dealing with surgeries. A breast surgeon who …