Executive

  • N Srinivasan set to attend ICC meeting in Dubai 08-04-2014 07:18 PM

    New Delhi: Under-fire N Srinivasan is all set to attend the ICC executive board meeting in Dubai on April 9-10 as BCCI's "representative" despite being sidelined from the Cricket Board's affairs following a Supreme Court directive. A senior BCCI official confirmed that Srinivasan "will attend the ICC Board meeting", according...
  • Executives likely to see 15 to 20 pc salary hikes this year 31-03-2014 02:08 PM

    New Delhi: With economic prospects looking better, executives are expected to see their pay packets increase as much as 20 per cent in the next financial, feel experts. Although the salary hikes could see significant variations across sectors, pharmaceutical and automobile industries are likely to see the maximum increases, HR...
  • SAF Games, National Games to be discussed in IOA meeting 08-03-2014 06:30 PM

    New Delhi: Decisions concerning the dates of the South Asian Federation Games which India will host and National Games could be taken in the Indian Olympic Association Executive Committee meeting to be held here on March 27. The IOA had in 2012 proposed to host the SAF Games here early...
  • At AAP meet, Kejriwal reads out names of India's 'corrupt leaders' 31-01-2014 11:59 AM

    New Delhi: The National Executive meet had been called for an announcement on the Jan Lokpal draft bill. What followed it, however, was a war on corruption. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal read out names from a sheet of paper of India's "corrupt politicians" who, he said, should be defeated...
  • There should be seven members in ICC ExCo: Mani 30-01-2014 07:22 PM

    New Delhi: Welcoming ICC's move to defer decision on its governance and financial revamp plan, former president Ehsan Mani has insisted on increasing the number of Executive committee members from five to seven so that the "the Big 3" do not have a veto on any matter. ICC's executive board...
  • AAP to hold Executive Committee meeting on Thursday 29-01-2014 11:54 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will discuss the strategy for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, among other issues in its National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting on Thursday. Sources said, the party will discuss strategies for different states ahead of the polls and will also analyse its popularity in...
  • China: 36-year-old man executed for keeping, murdering sex slaves 21-01-2014 06:27 PM

    A Chinese man, who kept six female sex slaves in a dungeon and killed two of them, was executed on Tuesday. According to the Luoyang Intermediate People's Court, Li Hao, 36, was convicted of murder, rape, illegal detention, organised prostitution and making porn videos for profit. He was sentenced to...
  • Aiming for Lok Sabha polls, AAP National Executive meets in Delhi today 04-01-2014 09:31 AM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party will hold a meeting in Delhi on Saturday amidst indications that it is keen on enhancing its presence nationally. The party's National Executive meeting comes as the party finishes one week in governance in Delhi on Saturday and has already won the confidence motion....
  • 25 killed as violence escalates in Bangladesh after execution 15-12-2013 02:56 PM

    At least four persons were killed in clashes in Bangladesh on Sunday, taking the death toll to 25 in violence linked to the execution of a senior Jamaat-e-Islami leader, even as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina warned of strong action against rioters. Jamaat workers stabbed to death an Awami League supporter...
  • Protests in Pakistan over Jamaat leader Abdul Mollah's execution 14-12-2013 04:14 PM

    Pakistani activists of the Jamaat-i-Islami held protests in various Sindh towns giving vent to their anger over the execution of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami leader and war criminal Abdul Quader Mollah. The activists also offered funeral prayers on Friday for the departed soul, Dawn reported. Activists of Jamaat-i-Islami and Jamaat-ud-Daawa protested in...
  • North Korea executes leader's powerful uncle in rare public purge 13-12-2013 04:12 PM

    North Korea has executed the powerful uncle of young leader Kim Jong Un, state media said on Friday, the biggest upheaval in years as the ruling dynasty sought to distance itself from responsibility for the isolated states's dire living standards. Jang Song Thaek, considered the second most powerful man in...
  • North Korea executes Kim Jong Un's uncle as a 'traitor' 13-12-2013 07:18 AM

    Pyongyang: North Korea said on Friday that it had executed Kim Jong Un's uncle as a traitor for trying to seize supreme power, a stunning end for the leader's former mentor, long considered the country's No. 2 official. In a sharp reversal of the long-held popular image of Jang Song...
  • 'BlackBerry devices are not for everyone. That's OK,' says interim CEO 03-12-2013 01:43 PM

    Toronto: BlackBerry Ltd is "very much alive, thank you," Interim Chief Executive John Chen affirmed in an open letter on Monday in which the smartphone maker committed itself to rebuilding as a niche player concentrating on the enterprise market. Chen took over as CEO a month ago after BlackBerry abandoned...
  • Lorgat meets BCCI secretary at the ICC Chief Executives' Meet 16-09-2013 08:48 PM

    Dubai: The BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel on Monday met Cricket South Africa CEO Haroon Lorgat on the sidelines of the ICC Chief Executives' Meet. Monday was the first of the two-day meet where the member nations discussed on a host of issues ranging from the use of controversial Decision Review...
  • SP should also pass "communal" resolution at Agra meet: Congress 12-09-2013 10:16 AM

    Lucknow: Taking a dig at the ruling Samajwadi Party, state Congress leaders on Wednesday said it should also pass a "communal" resolution in Agra, where the party is holding its national executive meet, "to remove doubts about it among people". "Besides the economic, political and other resolutions that will be...
  • Samajwadi Party's national executive meet venue shifted to Agra 04-09-2013 12:08 PM

    The Samajwadi Party has shifted the venue of its national executive meet from Haridwar to Agra, as the situation in Uttarakhand was "not conducive" after the floods in June that killed hundreds of people, a party leader said. During the meet, party leaders will brainstorm on the strategy for the...
  • HTC executives detained over leaked trade secrets; shares tumble 02-09-2013 01:07 PM

    Taipei: Three HTC Corp design executives were arrested on suspicion of leaking trade secrets, sending the Taiwanese smartphone maker's shares tumbling on Monday as its troubles deepened amid a wave of senior staff departures and disappointing sales. Taipei prosecutors confirmed that HTC vice president of product design Thomas Chien, research...
  • Twitter's top legal executive steps down in surprise move 31-08-2013 04:26 PM

    San Francisco: Twitter's top lawyer, known as a champion of free speech, unexpectedly stepped down on Friday as the microblogging company moved closer toward a long-expected initial public offering. Alexander Macgillivray, known for fending off legal challenges to Twitter users' right to express themselves in pithy, 140-character messages, himself tweeted...
  • NSEL sacks CEO Anjani Sinha; pays only Rs 92 cr to investors 20-08-2013 08:05 PM

    New Delhi: Crisis-ridden National Spot Exchange on Tuesday sacked its Managing Director and CEO Anjani Sinha and six other top executives on a day it failed to meet the first scheduled repayment to investors. National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL) could settle only Rs 92.12 crore out of the scheduled of...
  • Former South African president takes over as executive director of UN Women 20-08-2013 02:49 PM

    Former South African president Phumzile Mlambo has taken over as new executive director of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) in the presence of UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon, who appointed her on July 10. Mlambo appointment covers the post left vacant in...
  • Infosys inducts three members to its Executive Council 19-08-2013 11:53 PM

    IT services major Infosys, on Monday, said it has appointed Ranganath D Mavinakere, Binod Hampapur Rangadore and Nithyanandan Radhakrishnan as members to its Executive Council, the high level body that frames business strategy for the company. The Executive Council (EC) includes the executive board, heads of key business units and...
  • Siemens CEO to leave following profit warning 28-07-2013 12:49 PM

    Munich: Siemens Chief Executive Peter Loescher is to leave the company, four years before the end of his contract, after the German engineering group this week issued its second profit warning this year. Siemens said in a statement late on Saturday that at a meeting on July 31, the supervisory...
  • Man arrested in connection with Maruti executive's killing 27-07-2013 05:11 AM

    A man, allegedly involved in the murder of a senior executive of carmaker Maruti's Manesar plant in Gurgaon in July 2012, has been arrested, police said on Friday. According to police, Pradeep Gurjar, against whom a case relating to the incident is pending in Manesar, was arrested from Kela godown...
  • Sarabjit's sister demands to bring back his belongings from Pak 23-07-2013 05:03 PM

    New Delhi: Dalbir Kaur, sister of Sarabjeet Singh, the Indian prisoner who was killed in a Lahore jail, on Tuesday demanded that all his belongings and the money that he had earned through labour in the Pakistani prison should be brought back home. Kaur spoke to Home Minister Sushil Kumar...
  • Court steps in only if the legislature fails to do its job: CJI 18-07-2013 05:57 PM

    New Delhi: Rejecting the notion that judiciary and legislative were on a collision course, the outgoing Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir said the court steps in only if the legislature fails to do its job. Referring to his last major judgement of lifting the ban on dance bars in...
  • Execution of two Indians put on hold in Kuwait 27-06-2013 10:20 AM

    New Delhi: The execution of two Indians - who were convicted in Kuwait for murdering a Sri Lankan - was put on hold just 48 hours before they were to be executed on June 18, following the intervention of the Indian mission, an official statement said here on Wednesday. The...
  • Hamas executes two Palestinians for working for Israel 23-06-2013 06:51 AM

    Gaza: The Hamas group, which controls the Gaza Strip, has executed two Palestinians accused of collaborating with Israel, the group said in a statement. The two Palestinian "informants", aged 43 and 49, were hanged to death Saturday, Xinhua cited the statement by the interior ministry of the Hamas government as...
  • Intikhab Alam to represent PCB at ICC meet 22-06-2013 09:19 PM

    Karachi: In the absence of a functional head, Pakistan Cricket Board has chosen former Test captain Intikhab Alam to represent the country in the International Cricket Council Chief Executive's meeting in London next week. But the PCB is yet to take a decision on who will represent Pakistan at the...
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