A meeting with Ustad Irshad Khan

A meeting with Ustad Irshad Khan

Interview by Deepika Naryani and Nishtha Jain Written by Vandana Miglani A sitar player based in Canada, Ustad Irshad Khan is the second son of Ustad Imrat Khan. Internationally recognized as one of the world’s leading sitar and surbahar player, he is well versed with classical, worldbeat, and also, new age music. The Alliance had the opportunity to interview him in the week-long cultural extravaganza, Virasat ’16 , organised by Spicmacay – NSIT Chapter. Sir, your international debut was at the age of thirteen….

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NSIT to Wall Street: Prashanti Uppulari

NSIT to Wall Street: Prashanti Uppulari

Prashanti Uppulari Nomura Holdings – Mumbai Associate, Private Financing ICE Batch of 2011 Nomura Holdings, has been one of the most coveted non-core companies in the placement season. A Japan based Investment Bank, Nomura acquired Lehmann Brothers’ Asia operations post its collapse in the financial crisis of 2008. Let’s find out more about Nomura from Prashanti Uppulari. 1. Please tell us more about your role and teams you had worked with at Nomura. What was your work at Nomura…

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NSIT to Wall Street: Pranjal Malav

NSIT to Wall Street: Pranjal Malav

Pranjal Malav Masters in Finance, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) BioTechnology Batch of 2014 1. How is a Masters in Finance (MSF) different from MBA in Finance/Masters in Financial Engineering? A. I’ll start with some explanation of basic finance. Finance can be broadly classified into quantitative and qualitative categories. Quantitative finance comprises of model building, portfolio optimization & programming. Qualitative finance is related to investment banking, corporate finance & equity evaluation. MSF covers both aspects…

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NSIT to Wall Street: Ishmeet Chawla

NSIT to Wall Street: Ishmeet Chawla

Ishmeet Chawla Associate, JP Morgan – London ECE Batch of 2010 JP Morgan, a US based investment bank, has been a seasoned recruiter at NSIT. It offers the profile of Junior Analyst in its Centralized Research Group (CRG), Mumbai. Well known for rolling out onshore offers (London and New York) to even undergrads working at the Mumbai office, there are half a dozen NSITans working in JP Morgan’s London office, all without MBAs! Let’s find…

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A letter from TARS

A letter from TARS

Settings: 95% Honesty, 60% Humor. <Apart from being 2015’s most pirated movie, Interstellar is a popcorn-time epic whose influence reached far sectors of the universe. In the film, Cooper, an ex NASA pilot, joins a group of scientists on their journey to find a new home. His only guides were the omens and supernatural instances in his library that morphed from things of myth to evidence for extremely complex physics. His mysterious trip in the…

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