There is a party tonight at one of the student villages here. Its supposed to be full of fun with lots of games like tug of war with water throwing, beer drinking competition etc also lined up. After a long time, there have been a lot of sports related activities this weekend. The volume of assignments in Term 2 left no breathing space during the weekdays or weekends. This term also has a lot of assignments but they may not be as blood-sucking as Term 2.
There is an “ultimate frisbee” competition running. There are two teams from my section, one of which lost and the other won the preliminary rounds played yesterday. Semifinals and finals will be played this Friday. To check out what ultimate frisbee is click here. There is also a football match between students of BITS Pilani and ISB tomorrow. There is a staff ‘vs’ students cricket match later this week.
There have been a lot of talks this weekend. Some of the people who have been doing the talking include Dr. K.R.V. Subramaniam (CEO, Ascendum Systems), Mr. Sanjeev Bhasin (CEO, Rabo India Finanace Pvt. Limited, Rabobank), Mr. Pankaj Srivastava (GE Leadership Program), Mr. B.V. Jagadeesh (Co-founder, Exodus Communications) & Mr. Rajul Garg (COO, Indus Logic). Went to the session on careers in banking by Mr. Sanjeev Bhasin … was a very informative one.
TiE-ISB Connect 2005, a forum connecting aspiring entreprenuers with VCs and other successful entreprenuers, was organized at the ISB on 28th July 2005. Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Dr. Y.S.Rajashekara Reddy, who inaugurated the event, was supposed to land in a helicopter in the football field just behind my apartment. Woke in the morning on the 28th to find cops and dogs all around the field. Couldn’t watch the CM land as I had classes at that time. To find out more about TiE-ISB Connect, click the following:
1) AP to set up incubators for young entreprenuers
2) TiE-ISB Connect receives 56 business plans
3) Early stage funding to see improvement
There are also articles on the same on www.rediff.com