Eloping

  • Memo from Microsoft Executive VP Stephen Elop announcing job cuts 6 days ago

    Microsoft Executive Vice President Stephen Elop sent employees of the company's devices business a memo detailing its job cut plans. Microsoft said it would cut up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, with about 12,500 related to Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's phone business in April. Elop was Nokia's CEO...
  • 21-year-old girl pushed in Ganga for eloping with boy, survives May 7, 2014

    A 21-year-old girl survived an honour killing attempt allegedly by her family members in Muzaffarnagar, police said. The incident took place on Tuesday when the girl's family members allegedly pushed her into Ganga canal at Ratenpuri village in the district, they said. The girl was rescued from the canal by some...
  • Honour killing: Man kills minor daughter for eloping with neighbour May 2, 2014

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a man allegedly killed his 15-year-old daughter at their residence in Loni area of the district on Friday. The accused, Giyassuddin (40) was apparently upset with his daughter Nagma after she eloped with their neighbour, identified as Shahrukh. In rage, Giyassuddin hit Nagma on...
  • Court sets 19-year old girl who had eloped with her boyfriend free April 23, 2014

    A 19-year old girl who had eloped with her boyfriend a day prior to her marriage has been set free by a local court in Muzaffarnagar. Savita, due to get married on April 23, had eloped with Ravi in Harsoli village on April 22 here. She was produced before the court...
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella reshuffles senior ranks April 2, 2014

    San Francisco: Microsoft Corp named three executives to its cloud, devices and Xbox gaming divisions in one of new Chief Executive Satya Nadella's first management shakeups. In a public email, the world's largest software maker promoted Scott Guthrie to head of the cloud and enterprise group, the $20 billion division that...
  • Microsoft shorlists names for CEO; list includes Satya Nadella November 6, 2013

    New York: Microsoft Corp has narrowed its list of external candidates to replace Chief Executive Steve Ballmer to about five people, including Ford Motor Co's current chief Alan Mulally and former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, according to sources familiar with the matter. The world's largest software maker also has at least...
  • Patna girls elope, marry each other at a Sasaram temple October 21, 2013

    Patna: In probably the first case of same sex marriage in Bihar, two girls ran away from their homes in Patna to get married to each other, a police official said on Monday. The father of one of the girl's had lodged a case of kidnapping against the other girl's family. Reema...
  • Nokia tested Google's Android on Lumia phones before Microsoft deal September 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Before Microsoft reached out to Nokia to offer to buy the Finnish company's devices business, Nokia was already experimenting with Google's Android operating system on its Nokia phones, says Nick Wingfield in New York Times' Bits blog. When Nokia had back in 2011 decided to ride on Windows for...
  • Full text of Microsoft's press release on Nokia acquisition September 3, 2013

    Microsoft to acquire Nokia's devices & services business, license Nokia's patents and mapping services REDMOND, Washington and ESPOO, Finland - Sept. 2, 2013 - Microsoft Corporation and Nokia Corporation today announced that the Boards of Directors for both companies have decided to enter into a transaction whereby Microsoft will purchase substantially...
  • Nokia CEO Stephen Elop to move to Microsoft, chairman to take over September 3, 2013

    Helsinki: Nokia said its chief executive, Stephen Elop, will move to Microsoft Corp when the deal to acquire Nokia's handset business is closed. Nokia board chairman Risto Siilasmaa will take over CEO duties while the Finnish firm is looking for a new CEO. Elop was hired as Nokia CEO in 2010 from...
  • Microsoft to acquire Nokia's devices and services business for $7.2 bn September 3, 2013

    Helsinki: Microsoft Corp on Tuesday said it would buy Nokia's mobile phone business for 5.44 billion euros, and the Finnish firm said its CEO, Stephen Elop, would join Microsoft when the transaction closed. Finland's Nokia, once the undisputed leader in mobile phones, has been struggling to respond to the challenge from...
  • Microsoft to buy Nokia: Open letter from Steve Ballmer, Stephen Elop September 3, 2013

    Microsoft and Nokia have announced that the software giant will acquire the struggling mobile phone company's devices business for 5.44 billion euros ($7.2 billion). Below is an open letter from Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Nokia CEO Stephen Elop addressed to consumers: The Next Chapter: An open letter from Steve Ballmer...
  • Nokia's buyout chances in focus ahead of second-quarter results July 13, 2013

    Helsinki: Next week could be crunch time for Nokia Oyj and its Chief Executive Stephen Elop in their battle to prove the Finnish mobile phone company can survive on its own. Investors will be scrutinising second-quarter results to see whether there's enough cash to stay with a turnaround plan which Elop...
  • Nokia CEO Stephen Elop says remains focused on Windows Phone software May 7, 2013

    Helsinki: Nokia Chief Executive Stephen Elop said the company would remain focused on using Microsoft's Windows Phone software to compete with smartphone rivals such as Samsung. Nokia's first-quarter results showed incremental gains in sales of Lumia smartphones which use Windows software, while sales of its basic phones - traditionally Nokia's strong...
  • Nokia CEO Stephen Elop's pay package halved in 2012 March 8, 2013

    Helsinki: Nokia Chief Executive Stephen Elop took a 45 per cent cut in his pay package last year, according to a US regulatory filing, as the company continued losing market share in smartphones to Samsung and Apple. Elop, hired in 2010 from Microsoft to turn around the Finnish mobile phone maker,...
  • Jaipur: Eloped couple beaten, robbed by friends February 3, 2013

    Jaipur: In a case of an elopement gone wrong, two class X students were today assaulted and robbed of jewelry worth Rs 1.5 lakh by friends who had promised to help them in running away from their homes, police said in Jaipur. Police Commissioner BL Soni said it was suspected...
  • CEO refutes Nokia's Android phone rumours, takes shot at Google January 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Nokia CEO Stephen Elop has effectively put to an end the rumours about Nokia making an Android phone. During the company's fourth quarter earnings call Elop reiterated that Nokia's products with compete with Android phones. "We are not in a situation where we are considering something other than Windows...
  • Nokia's results breakthrough buys it time and options January 14, 2013

    Helsinki: Nokia's stronger-than-expected quarterly results mean the mobile phone maker now has breathing space and better options to help it claw back a place alongside Samsung and Apple in the smartphone market. The Finnish handset maker, whose fall from market leader to loss leader was so bad its chief executive said...
  • Attempt to blind boy after his cousin elopes with girl December 1, 2012

    Chhatarpur: Some persons allegedly tried to gouge out eyes of a 16-year-old boy at Barha village in the district after his cousin eloped with a girl. A complaint was lodged by the victim Harcharan against the family members of the girl at Rajnagar Police Station this morning, station in-charge OS...
  • Nokia imaging chief Damian Dinning to quit November 25, 2012

    Helsinki: Nokia's long-time imaging chief Damian Dinning has decided to leave the loss-making cellphone maker at the end of this month, the company said in a statement. The strong imaging capabilities of the new Lumia smartphone models are a key sales argument for the former market leader, which has been...
  • Bihar police gets transit remand of 'murdered' Bihar boy October 17, 2012

    New Delhi: The teenaged boy, whose purported murder had sparked off riots in Madhubani district of Bihar, has been handed over to the state police by a court here to take him back as a case of kidnapping was lodged against him. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Raghubir Singh gave Bihar...
  • Boy whose 'death' triggered Bihar bandh found in Delhi October 16, 2012

    Patna: The schoolboy, whose alleged murder triggered large scale violence in Madhubani district of Bihar and prompted a statewide bandh by the opposition parties on Monday, was found in New Delhi along with a girl with whom he had reportedly eloped. Director General of Police Abhayanand told journalists in Patna that...
  • Elop running out of time to turn Nokia around September 19, 2012

    Helsinki: Stephen Elop only has a few months to show he can turn Nokia around if he is to survive but the new smartphone is unlikely to woo customers back from Apple and Samsung. Investors and analysts say the chief executive has until early 2013 to prove he made the right...
  • One cannot love and be wise: Delhi court May 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Recalling an English saying that "one cannot love and be wise," a Delhi court has spared jail term to a 21-year-old youth, held guilty of kidnapping a minor girl, who had eloped with him. After convicting Delhi resident Deepu Kumar, Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ) Virender Bhat sentenced him to...
  • Windows phones have US carrier support: Elop October 27, 2011

    London: Nokia has US carrier support for its new Microsoft Windows phones, its chief executive told Reuters - a key factor in its battle to win back the many US consumers who have deserted the world's biggest cellphone maker. The Finnish company on Wednesday unveiled the first of its long-awaited...
  • Nokia CEO says 'watch out' to Android phone makers August 18, 2011

    Helsinki: Phone makers depending on Google Inc's Android software should worry about the Web search leader's deal to buy Motorola Mobility, the head of rival Nokia said on Wednesday. Nokia has teamed up with Google arch-rival Microsoft for mobile phone software, while phone makers such as Samsung Electronics, HTC Corp and...
  • Nokia calls report of Microsoft deal baseless June 2, 2011

    Helsinki: Shares in struggling mobile phone handset maker Nokia Oyj jumped on Wednesday in reaction to a web site report that said US-based Microsoft Corp had struck a deal to buy its mobile phone business for $19 billion. Nokia called the report "100 per cent baseless." Nokia shares have been in...
  • 44-year-old woman elopes with class X student April 7, 2011

    Ghaziabad: A 44-year-old woman, mother of three children, has allegedly eloped with a class 10th student, police said on Thursday. Babita allegedly eloped with 17-year-old Guddu from Vijaynagar in Ghaziabad three days back, police said. Father of the boy met SSP Raghubir Lal on Wednesday and alleged that it was a case...
  • Nokia CEO sees billions from Microsoft deal February 14, 2011

    Barcelona: Nokia's CEO on Sunday touted its recent alliance with Microsoft, saying it would be worth billions to the Finnish cellphone maker, which is seeking to catch up in the fiercely competitive smartphone market. Nokia announced on Friday that it was teaming up with Microsoft to take on Google and Apple...
  • Nokia, Microsoft to build Android, iPhone rival February 11, 2011

    London: Nokia and Microsoft have teamed up to take on Google and Apple in the fast-growing smartphone market as the Finnish cellphone maker attempts to regain its leading position in the sector. Nokia said it would use Windows Phone as the software platform for its smartphones as part of new chief...