25th june, the day of indian cricket…..
Today India is a cricket powerhouse….. But story was very different 30 years ago when Kapil Dev led Indian team were the underdogs facing the already two time champions then “the invicible” West Indies, in the final of world cup (prudential world cup then)….
The odds were against them but they had enormous belief in their abilities (something that many Indian sportspersons still lack and hence India are big underachievers)… A belief that changed the destiny of the sport in the nation….
Today cricket is a religion in India, also India rules the cricket world (both on and off the field)…. Although every cricketer that played for India has some significant contribution to this sucesss, but still It’ s Kapil Dev’ s tigers who taught us the biggest lesson of “winning” that helped not only Indian Cricket but India as Nation in general…….
By: Jon Bluth, September 9, 2012, Archon Strategy
Since it was introduced 20 years ago, mobile technology has evolved to become one of the most widely deployed innovations in modern history. There are more than 5.3 billion mobile devices in use globally; nearly 80% of the world population owns a mobile phone. In comparison, world-wide there are 4 billion FM radios, 1.6 billion TVs sets, and the number of PCs in use trail behind at a relatively meager 1.2 billion. By the end of the 2011 almost half the US population – 150 million people – will have a smartphone, and in much of the world the Internet is already accessed more from mobile devices than from computers connected by landlines. But what does this mean for financial services companies?
Nearly 12% of U.S. consumers use mobile banking today – more than 10 million people – and according to Forrester…
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