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Her idea was voted as the best at St. Gallen Symposium in the plenary session titled "What is the next small BIG thing?" on May 7th, 2015, Switzerland. Her idea was selected among entries that came from over 108 countries. In the final round, she competed with students from Harvard University, Fordham University, and Copenhagen Business School. She secured over 50% of the votes and emerged as the winner. Ashwini N V Ganig shares her views on the symposium and her winning idea [F.O.C.U.S]
Rakesh Manpat is a shooter of unquestionable talent; he has been in the limelight ever since he beat his mentor Gagan Narang during the 2013 National Shooting Championship. He is trying to bring the much-needed consistency into his game that is required to take him to the next level. Read on to find out more.
Poorva Shetye is one of the most talented swimmers in the country and she is busy training for the upcoming World University Games. In spite of her tight schedule, she took time to have a brief chat with us.
"Data availability has expanded beyond belief. There are new technologies; there are new avenues for companies to be able to acquire people data. Technologies that are available today make it very simple and easy for businesses to ensure that they leverage it for business value," says Arun Prabhu, the founder of "inTouch analytics". When Arun started his venture ten years ago, nobody in India had even heard about the term predictive analysis, Analytics by definition and predictive analytics especially is a transformational solution.
Bengaluru is the city where dreams come alive and so it was for a young Suhas Gopinath who dared to dream. At the age of fourteen when kids of his age were pulling his leg for not owning a personal computer, Suhas gambled on the idea of freelance website designing. He wanted to prove his mettle to his peers who ridiculed him. Suhas invested his pocket money of Rs.15/month on an internet cafe near his home to learn all he could about the World Wide Web. His meagre earnings could not sustain his ambitions for a long time even with the help of his elder brother.
Blessed with passion, natural ability and dedication for the sport of Snooker and Billiards, Pankaj's career has seen many firsts. He is the only person in the history of the game to have won both the billiards and snooker IBSF world titles as well as the World Professional Billiards Championship. He was the first person ever to win a "Grand Double" (both the points and time formats in the same year) at the IBSF World Billiards Championships 2005. He repeated the same feat at the 2008 Championships held in Bangalore.
Hailed as "the new king of Indian classical violin" (The Times of India), accolades and praise sit lightly on the shoulders of Ambi Subramaniam, who has a number of major accomplishments under his belt. The violin maestro who pursued BBM at Center for Management Studies, Jain University is son of India's violin icon Padma Shri Dr. L. Subramaniam. Ambi, who has serenity of an Indian musician and the magnetism of a western star has topped the prestigious Associated Board Royal School of Music's violin exams, securing distinctions and special awards.
Srihari N, the eighth grader from Jain Heritage School (JHS), Bangalore, created ripples in the National Aquatic Championship held in Pune recently by breaking three national records in the 100m and 200m backstroke and the 200m medley relay. "I had created a state record in the three events. The national records were quite a distance from the state records. I worked hard before the nationals and while swimming in the nationals I realised that I was way ahead of the competition. That is when it occurred to me that I was nearing the record. When I looked at the timings at the end, I realised that I had created new national record. This was a moment to cherish as I had performed beyond my own expectations. I thank God, my family, and my coach for all the support," says an elated Srihari.