Goldman Sachs Names ArcelorMittal CEO & Chairman, Lakshmi Mittal to Board

June 29th, 2008

Goldman Sachs Group Inc., the New York investment bank, named Lakshmi N. Mittal as an independent director, the board’s 13th member. Laxmi Mittal, a non-resident Indian, is chairman and chief executive officer of ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaker. He’ll be the 10th independent director at Goldman and will sit on the board’s audit, compensation, and corporate governance and nominating committees, the firm said in a statement on Sunday. Laxmi Mittal also serves on the boards of EADS.

How To Make Cheese!

June 26th, 2008

It looks very similar to making curdled milk (chana in Bengali). I have no idea why cheese tastes so different from curdled milk. I swear I didn’t know how to make cheese before I saw this video. Do you know how to make cheese?

Story: Slow Poison

June 8th, 2008

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Tiananmen Sqaure Killings - 19 Years Ago

June 8th, 2008

Will history remember them, the students who were killed on that fateful day? Many of you were too young to remember, many were not born. Some videos for you to re-live the event…

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Hats Off To Senator Barack Obama & Senator Mrs. Hillary Clinton

June 5th, 2008

This has been an amazing campaign for the Democrats. Both Democratic party nominee presents an opportunity and test for the new USA. USA had to choose between the first woman president or the first black president. It has chosen for the first Black presidential nominee and probably the president of USA and his message for change.

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IPL: Disaster in the Making

February 22nd, 2008

IPL is a crash commercialization attempt of India’s mass hysteria with cricket. The staggering valuation of the city based teams and then the players show how much the investors estimate the potential worth, primarily in Ad revenue, of this market. They however miss a simple fact.

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24/7 Online Bangla / Bengali Radio

November 21st, 2007

Washington Bengali radio is a 24/7 online Bengali radio channel which broadcasts classic bengali songs with a sprinkling of bangla bands. Tune in here.

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Video of Bushisms

October 6th, 2007

Congratulations To Yuvraj, Dhoni & Young Indian Cricket Team

September 24th, 2007

Congratulations to the young Indian cricket team for their excellent performance and for winning the first 20/20 Cricket World cup. The best of brigade and in that order are: Yuvraj, Dhoni, Harwinder & the rest of young uns. You have done what the seniors couldn’t; finally shed the stigma of being perceived as chokers.

Batman: A Tragic Hero

September 7th, 2007

I was an avid reader of Batman comics. Today while watching a Batman movie on HBO (didn’t quite catch the name as I was in middle) I realized the movie depiction of Batman is significantly different from my perception and understanding of Batman character. Let’s ponder for a moment who Batman is.

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