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  • Sriram, Kannan appointed SBI Managing Directors 5 days ago

    Mumbai: State Bank of India (SBI) on Thursday said it has appointed B Sriram and VG Kannan as Managing Directors and Group executives. The duo will be coming to SBI from Group associates, where they held senior positions. Sriram, previously Managing Director of State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, will be handling...
  • Andhra Pradesh: ISRO Chairman, scientists call on Chandrababu Naidu July 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Government would like to take advantage of satellite technology available with ISRO for the benefit of common people, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said on Monday. Naidu met ISRO Chairman K Radhakrishnan and a team of scientists from the space agency who called on him here. The Chief...
  • I haven't done anything to tarnish the game's image: N Srinivasan July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Maintaining firmly that his "conscience is clear", new ICC chairman N Srinivasan on Thursday said he has "done nothing to tarnish the image of the game" and will speak out once the Probe Committee headed by Justice (Retd) Mukul Mudgal tables the final report. "Let the report come out...
  • Patel tells Mumbai cops he can't say anything on Zinta case June 21, 2014

    New Delhi: BCCI Secretary Sanjay Patel on Saturday told Mumbai police that he was not in a position to say anything on the alleged May 30 spat between Preity Zinta and his former boyfriend Ness Wadia as he was not present when the alleged incident took place. Patel said that he...
  • Sunil Kumar appointed as Deputy Chairman of Chhattisgarh Planning Commission May 31, 2014

    Chhattisgarh government has appointed former state Chief Secretary Sunil Kumar as the Deputy Chairman of the State Planning Commission, official sources said on Saturday. Kumar had retired in February this year. Former IAS officer Shivraj Singh has been appointed as the advisor to Chief Minister Raman Singh. He will be accorded a...
  • PMEAC Chairman Rangarajan likely to resign on Monday May 18, 2014

    Chairman of PM's economic advisory council C Rangarajan will hand over his resignation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday. "I will meet the Prime Minister on Monday. I need to talk to him once then only (I will resign)," Rangarajan told PTI over the phone. The present Prime Minister's Economic...
  • Cricket going to have 11th Test nation? January 31, 2014

    The ICC Board has floated the idea of adding another Test nation to the existing ten during its two-day meeting in Dubai, ESPNCricinfo has reported. According to the report, the Associate nation winning ICC's Intercontinental Cup would play the lowest-ranked Test nation on a home-and-away basis. A win for the Associate...
  • UPPSC accused of favouring a particular caste, hundreds protest January 20, 2014

    Lucknow: Several government job aspirants have been left in the lurch as Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has once again been accused of being partial and favouring certain candidates. The Akhilesh Yadav government has been accused of appointing Anil Yadav, an officer close to the present regime, as UPPSC Chairman...
  • England should expect more sledging, say Aussies November 28, 2013

    Australia: The captain of a Cricket Australia Chairman's XI side which will play a two-day game against England starting Friday says the visitors can expect more on-field verbal invective. Michael Beer said Thursday "that will be the aim, to make it a little bit uncomfortable for the opposition ... I don't...
  • Ian Bell, Jonathan Trott hit centuries in drawn tour match November 2, 2013

    Perth: Ian Bell and Jonathan Trott hit centuries but the rest of England's middle order didn't fare as well in a drawn three-day tour match against the WACA Chairman's XI on Saturday. In their first match of the Ashes tour, England later lost seven wickets for 61 runs to be all...
  • Cook, Broad, Pietersen rested for warm-up match October 30, 2013

    Perth: Captain Alastair Cook, Stuart Broad and Kevin Pietersen will be rested for England's opening match of its Australian Ashes tour, a three-day game against the Western Australia Chairman's XI. Cook has a back ailment while Pietersen only arrived in Australia on Sunday after being given compassionate leave following the death...
  • Michael Beer to lead Western Australia XI against England October 28, 2013

    Michael Beer will captain a second-string Western Australia Chairman's XI against England in the tourists' opening three-day match at Perth's WACA Ground starting on Thursday. The left-arm spinner may be joined in the team by allrounder Mitch Marsh, the younger brother of Test batsman Shaun, but he will have to pass...
  • US shutdown to hit exports; pharma, IT see no immediate impact October 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian exports face additional costs due to delays at ports and airports in the US in the wake of government shutdown, but sectors like IT and pharma are likely to remain unscathed as their business is not directly linked to federal spending. "The shutdown of the US government will...
  • Exclusive: Ranjib Biswal feels honoured to get the IPL chief job October 1, 2013

    CNN-IBN's Meha Bhardwaj spoke exclusively to the newly appointed IPL chairman and asked him a variety of questions pertaining to the image of the brand IPL. ...
  • Ranjib Biswal to prepare roadmap to make IPL clean September 30, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: Newly-appointed IPL chairman Ranjib Biswal on Monday said he will soon prepare a roadmap to make IPL matches clean and corruption-free. "I will try to make IPL a clean cricket tournament. Besides, I will also see that IPL matches will be played in a better way with every passing season,"...
  • Ranjib Biswal is new IPL chairman September 29, 2013

    Chennai: Former national selector Ranjib Biswal was on Sunday appointed the new chairman of the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Biswal has been a long-time loyalist of president Narayanaswami Srinivasan, who was re-elected at the...
  • Yahoo appoints chairman as Mayer's turnaround effort continues August 17, 2013

    San Francisco: Yahoo Inc said it appointed veteran technology executive and Silicon Valley investor Maynard Webb as chairman, replacing Fred Amoroso at the company, which is struggling to jumpstart its advertising business. Webb, who has served as interim chairman since April and is a former eBay Inc chief operating officer, has...
  • Won't take IPL chairman's post next year: Shukla August 10, 2013

    Jaipur: The BCCI may not have accepted his resignation but Rajeev Shukla on Saturday said he would take up the IPL Chairman's post next year. Talking to PTI during a function here, Shukla, who resigned from the post in the wake of the spot-fixing scandal, said Board's interim chief Jagmohan Dalmiya...
  • 2G case: Delhi court issues fresh summons to Anil, Tina Ambani July 27, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday issued fresh summons to Reliance ADA Group Chairman Anil Ambani and his wife Tina Ambani to appear as prosecution witnesses before it next month in the 2G spectrum allocation case. While Anil has been summoned on August 22, Tina has been asked to...
  • Mars mission not for pride but for 'meaningful research': ISRO July 21, 2013

    Bangalore: As India prepares to launch its Rs 450 crore mission to Mars this year, a top space official says the country's first martian odyssey - that has attracted some criticism - is not just for pride but for undertaking "meaningful research". K Radhakrishnan, Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO), also...
  • Has the government acted too late on FDI? July 16, 2013

    New Delhi: With stocks falling, rupee sliding, rising inflation and factory output at its lowest in 11 years, has the government acted too late to revive the Indian economy? Industry leaders feel it will take some time for these steps to bring about any positive change for the Indian economy....
  • New Zealand Cricket chairman to step down July 12, 2013

    Wellington: New Zealand Cricket (NZC) chairman Chris Moller says he will not stand for re-election when a new board is voted in at the annual meeting in September. Moller, who is also a former chairman of the New Zealand Rugby Union, has been chairman for three years and a director for...
  • Pakistan court orders re-election of PCB chairman July 4, 2013

    Islamabad: A court in Pakistan on Thursday ordered the country's cricket board to re-elect a chairman within 90 days after Zaka Ashraf was suspended over concerns about a dubious ballot. The decision from the Islamabad High Court came after petitioners challenged a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) ballot, which in May elected...
  • Majid Khan among three candidates for PCB chairman role June 19, 2013

    Islamabad: A Pakistan government lawyer says former captain Majid Khan is among three candidates for the post of acting chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board. Lawyer Irfanullah informed Islamabad High Court judge Shaukat Aziz Siddique that commentator Chishtie Mujahid and former chief of the Federal Board of Revenue Mumtaz Haider Rizvi...
  • Watch India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai June 9, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Will Narendra Modi be the game changer for BJP in 2014 general election? June 9, 2013

    Narendra Modi has now taken centre stage in the national politics after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chose the Gujarat Chief Minister to be its poll panel chief, thrusting him on to a bigger role for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The party took the plunge on day-two of its...
  • Modi will improve BJP's position in the country: Raman June 9, 2013

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh hinted that perhaps it was the end of LK Advani era as the BJP chose Narendra Modi as its poll panel chief for 2014 Lok Sabha elections. "The BJP will continue to receive guidance from LK Advani. Party is going through a new phase, it...
  • Narendra Modi is the face of BJP for 2014 elections: Manohar Parrikar June 9, 2013

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who hosted the BJP National Executive meet, said, "Campaign chief is definitely the face of the party for elections." ...
  • Decision to appoint Modi as poll panel chief was democratic: Jailey June 9, 2013

    BJP leader Arun Jaitley said the decision to elevate Narendra Modi as party's poll panel chief was reached after taking party's consensus into account. ...
  • Only Third Front can deliver an able government: SP leader Azam Khan June 9, 2013

    Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, while commenting on Narendra Modi's elevation to BJP's poll panel chief, said, "It is unfortunate for the nation that someone who is accused of massacring people is being pitched as the next prime minister. People are getting the message that the Congress is weak, the...