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  • Naveed Mahbub

    The writer is an engineer at Ford & Qualcomm USA and CEO of IBM & Nokia Siemens Networks Bangladesh turned comedian (by choice), the host of ABC Radio's Good Morning Bangladesh and the founder of Naveed's Comedy Club. E-mail: naveed@naveedmahbub.com

  • LDC to DC

    During the serene start of a cricket game, two captains are on the field along with officials, as the coin is tossed.
  • America's Got Talent

    The students, teachers and staff of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School return to campus in Parkland, Florida. But things will never be the same. After Marjory, just like after Columbine, Virginia Tech, Santana, San Bernardino, Las Vegas…, the debate on gun control is rekindled and is surely about to die an early death (yes, a sad pun), thanks to the gun-toting lobby.
  • The Rinkus and the Rajus

    Despite the apparent cordiality, there is the undercurrent of a race for the shotgun position, that is the front passenger seat of the car. Ok, the term “shotgun position” comes from the person sitting next to the stage coach driver sitting on the top of the stage coach with a shotgun in his hands as a means of protecting the passengers in the stage coach in the Wild Wild West.
  • Life Never Comes With a Manual

    Examination hall, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. They laugh when I say "examination hall".
  • Where Art Thou, Landline?

    Watching movies at home, no more missing the crucial scene as I have to dart to the bathroom, no rushing to catch the start of the
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