• Aditya Birla Group Scholarship Interviews,2016

    There are those rare moments in life when an email that lands in your mailbox can elicit a flurry of nervousness, excitement and unbridled joy. receiving that letter congratulating you for being amongst the top five at IIMB for the Aditya Birla Group (ABG) Scholarship programme is one such opportunity. ABG is certainly one of the best ways to have a conversation with some of the most interesting people out there (read, Rajat Gupta, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Co.; R.Sukumar, Editor, The Mint; Janmejaya Sinha,Asia-Pacific Chairman, The Boston Consulting Group, to name a few). But, more than that, the scholarship helps remind you constantly that you need to think beyond…

  • Interview with Abhinav Bindra

      Abhinav Bindra, the Indian Olympic Gold medallist in shooting, speaking to the Student Media Cell in a face-to-face interview at IIM Bangalore before his talk at IIMB-Vista 2016. Ever the punctual person, Mr. Bindra was ready for the interview more than 15 minutes in advance and was waiting for us. Below are some of the excerpts from the interview: (Interviewed by Srikkanth Sridhar & Anand Ganapathy) Question: Why shooting? What was your motivation for getting into this sport? Answer: As a kid, I was always very fat (laughing). So I wasn’t very good at the traditional Indian sports like cricket, football and hockey. My uncle introduced me to shooting…