t20 fever grips colleges
Starting April 20, the first four days of the Unnayan Inter-College Premier League (ICPL), held in association with t2, saw 16 teams from city colleges bat it out for a berth in the quarter-finals of the T20 tournament at Deshapriya Park
Umesh Chandra College set a target of 214 for St. Paul’s College, who were bowled out for 130, with three balls remaining.
Man of the match: Chandan Kumar Singh of Umesh Chandra for his 33 runs off 27 balls and a four-wicket haul in four overs.
EIILM put 84 on the scoreboard in 19.2 overs and Heritage Institute of Technology reached the target in 12. 2 overs, clinching the match by 9 wickets.
Man of the match: Debtanu Biswas of Heritage Institute for his crucial 38 runs off 29 balls.
Visva-Bharati University beat Calcutta University Postgraduate
(CU-PG) by two wickets, with five overs to spare, chasing a target
Man of the match: Jagannath
Rabindra Bharati University’s impressive 154 was aced by West Bengal State University (WBSU) in 12.2 overs, with 8 wickets in hand.
Man of the match: Abhishek Das of WBSU for his unbeaten 73.
biz buzz: Arindam Chaudhuri (in picture), the director of IIPM Think Tank, spoke on the future of the Indian economy and FDI in the next 10 years at Harvard Business School on April 19.
The talk was part of Chaudhuri’s American business schools tour, titled Arindam at America, which started with his visit to UC Davis, the B-school of the University of California. The tour includes stops at the Daniels College of Business at Denver University and the Kenan Flagler Business School at University of North Carolina.
At Harvard, Chaudhuri spoke on the economies of India and China. Praising the Chinese success story, he busted a common myth that both countries were comparable. The biz whiz, however, concluded that the democratic framework of India would finally give India the edge.
Chaudhuri also elaborated on the “illusory” concept of Indian billionaires that had no global brands worth naming, but showed how private individuals were making a mark in the Indian economy. He urged the students of Harvard to look beyond profits and hoped that many of the Indian students there would come back to their homeland to make it a better place by contributing in spreading education and healthcare facilities.