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February 2011

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Medcetera

KVPY: 10 Tips to Succeed!

So it seems like I am on a reblogging roll today! This time I resurrect another one of my favorite and popular post from my long dead old blog pointing out the 10 virtues of a research project which may help you to get selected for the Interview stage. When you get there, do read… Keep Reading

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Life Beyond Medicine/Medcetera

Another Brick in the Wall

This is a repost from my old blog. Something happened today morning to remind me of the fact that as medical students we go through some of the worst times in our lives, and it never pays to give up in the struggle for life. I am trying to mask the identities and changing the… Keep Reading

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Life Beyond Medicine

Saving Private Ryan!

This is not about the movie, but about the cricket match that just unfolded just now, where England scraped through against a buoyant Dutch side that put up a challenging 292/6 from its tally of 50 overs. While I am not particularly fond of the 50 over version of the game now that T20 has… Keep Reading

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#HCSM/Life Beyond Medicine

#IndiCal Blogger Meetup

I attended the Indiblogger meet up that was organized by Indiblogger in collaboration with Akshaya Patra and others in Kolkata, at the Suresh Neotia Center for Excellence in Leadership last Sunday. Here are some of the memories as captured by my Blogger Buddy Nipon, himself a doctor, with his mobicam. The meet was attended by… Keep Reading

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Life Beyond Medicine

Memorial Program for Nikhil Charan Bose

I wrote in a previous post about the passing away of Nikhil Charan Bose or our beloved Nikhil-da. A memorial program will be held to honor his memory on Thursday, 24th of February, 2011, at 5 PM at: Ramgarh Community Center Beside Mukul Bose School Ganguly Bagan I would strongly request any of his ex… Keep Reading

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Research Blogging

Did Chopin Have Temporal Lobe Epilepsy?

Frederick Chopin is not only one of the greatest composers this side of history, but also, a paleopathologist’s delight. He died at the age of 39, which, even by the standards of those days, was quite young. There were several interesting correlated family ailments which has sparked the minds of the medical folks. In this… Keep Reading

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Life Beyond Medicine

Another Reason to Love WordPress.com

I know you can cite several hundred reasons to LOVE (and also, correspondingly, to HATE) wordpress.com, but I want to speak of one here from my personal experience. As you may know, I have been debating the wisdom of changing the looks of my blog, and had created a poll to ask my readers what… Keep Reading

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