Chitra Bharucha

  • Meet Chitra, 1st Indian head of BBC June 15, 2007

    New Delhi: After Indira Nooyi, another women of Indian background has done proud to the nation. In a rare distinction, Dr Chitra Bharucha, an Indian-born haematologist, has been appointed as the acting Chairperson of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), becoming the first woman and first Asian to head the giant...
  • India-born doctor to head BBC November 29, 2006

    London: India-born Dr Chitra Bharucha is set to become the first woman to head the BBC, albeit in an acting capacity, following the resignation of BBC chairperson Michael Grade. Bharucha, vice-chairperson of the recently formed BBC Trust - which will take on the responsibility of running BBC come January - has...