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 Indianborn 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...
  • Indiaborn doctor to head BBC November 29, 2006

    London: Indiaborn 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, vicechairperson of the recently formed BBC Trust which will take on the responsibility of running BBC come January has...