January 2020

Abidali Neemuchwala

Wipro CEO Abidali Neemuchwala steps down WiproNSE -1.62 % said its CEO Abidali Neemuchwala has resigned due to family commitments, a year before his term was scheduled to end, but that he would stay on until a successor was appointed.…

Harinder Sidhu

Australia may seek to keep Pakistan in FATF ‘grey list’ NEW DELHI : Australia has indicated it will support keeping Pakistan in the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF’s) ‘grey list’ of countries that need to do more to curb terrorist financing.…

Ralf Speth

Jaguar Land Rover’s Ralf Speth to quit as £1.1bn cuts announced Jaguar Land Rover has launched a £1.1bn round of cost cuts as Britain’s largest carmaker announced that Ralf Speth, its chief executive for a decade, would step down in September.…

Mahinda Rajapaksa

Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa to visit India from Feb 7-11 Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa will be on a state visit to India from February 7 to February 11, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday. This…

Bear Grylls

Bear Grylls: Facts You Didn’t Know About the Adventure Survivalist Bear Grylls has become a household name across the globe as he dares to do what no one else has done. From climbing big mountains to exploring dense forests and…

Jack Ma

Alibaba billionaire Jack Ma, China’s richest man, pledged $14.5 million to fight the coronavirus Tech billionaire Jack Ma has pledged $14.5 million towards fighting the coronavirus outbreak. Ma, who is China’s richest man and the founder of ecommerce giant Alibaba,…

Gita Sabharwal

Gita Sabharwal of India appointed UN Resident Coordinator in Thailand The UN has appointed Gita Sabharwal of India as the Resident Coordinator in Thailand. The UN Resident Coordinator is the highest-ranking representative of the UN development system at the country…

VV Lakshminarayana

Big setback for Jana Sena, VV Lakshminarayana quits party Former CBI Joint Director V V Lakshminarayana, who had joined Pawan Kalyan’s Jana Sena Party (JSP) last year, quit the party on Monday. Lakshminarayana has probed a number of high-profile cases,…

Elon Musk

Tesla chief Elon Musk adds $2.3 billion to his fortune in just 60 minutes Elon Musk’s fortune swelled by $2.3 billion in the span of an hour Wednesday after shares of Tesla Inc. soared in extended trading on stronger-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings and ramped…

Rahul Bajaj

Rahul Bajaj to step down from executive role, to stay as non-executive Chairman NEW DELHI : Bajaj Auto’s long serving Chairman Rahul Bajaj will step down from executive role to become a non-executive director while continuing to hold his current position,…