Successor

  • Motorola's next flagship phone may come with a 5.2-inch 1080p display, 12MP camera, 2GB RAM April 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Speculations are already rife that Motorola is working on the successor to the Moto X smartphone, and now a new report claims that the yet-to-be-announced Motorola smartphone could come with a 5-inch full HD display. TheDroidGuy has spotted a new Motorola device called the XT912A in a benchmarking test,...
  • Samsung teases Galaxy Gear successor; could be unveiled at CES 2014 January 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Undoubtedly, we will come across many wearable devices as the year unfolds, especially after CES. We recently saw the LG smartwatch and there have been rumours about Samsung Band too. Now, a tweet from Samsung Mobile UK teases that a new smartwatch is in the making.The tweet shows the...
  • DMK is not stupid to name Karunanidhi's successor: Alagiri January 6, 2013

    Chennai: Union minister MK Alagiri on Friday said that the DMK was not a mutt (a seminary or religious body) to appoint a successor to the party chief. He was answering reporters' query here on Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam president M Karunanidhi's statement Thursday that his other son and Alagiri's younger brother,...
  • Karunanidhi says Stalin will be next DMK chief January 3, 2013

    Chennai: Hinting that younger son MK Stalin will be his heir, DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Thursday perhaps laid to rest speculation on who will win the battle between the two brothers - Stalin and MK Alagiri - to lead the party after him. Speaking at a public function in Chennai,...
  • RBI's Gokarn retires, monetary policy under Subbarao January 1, 2013

    Mumbai: RBI Governor D Subbarao will now be directly in-charge of the monetary policy department which was under Deputy Governor Subir Gokarn who has retired. The Monetary Policy Department looks after policy issues, including interest rate. The third quarter review of monetary policy is scheduled to be announced on January 29....
  • Maduro a 'poor copy' of Chavez: Venezuela opposition December 22, 2012

    Caracas: Venezuela's opposition mocked President Hugo Chavez's chosen successor Nicolas Maduro on Friday as a 'poor copy' of his boss who should be promoting national unity rather than insulting opponents during a delicate time for the South American nation. In power since 1999, Chavez named vice president and foreign minister Maduro...
  • Be your own man: Tata's advice to Mistry December 14, 2012

    Mumbai: Be your own man, Ratan Tata has advised Cyrus Mistry, who will succeed him at the helm of the $100 billion Tata group two weeks from now. "I don't think it is right to have a ghost to shadow over somebody," said Tata, dismissing any notion that his larger-than-life...
  • Ailing Chavez names potential successor December 9, 2012

    Caracas: Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez returned to Cuba on Sunday for more surgery after a recurrence of cancer led him to name a successor for the first time in a sign the disease may force an end to his 14-year rule. Supporters prepared to gather in city squares across the...
  • Ratan Tata steps down as Chairman of Tata Global Beverages November 20, 2012

    Mumbai: Tata group chief Ratan Tata on Tuesday stepped down as Chairman of Tata Global Beverages with immediate effect, making way for successor Cyrus Mistry, who has also been inducted into the board of Indian Hotels Company. In two separate filings to the BSE, the two firms said the respective...
  • Tata watchers give thumbs up to Cyrus Mistry November 24, 2011

    Mumbai: Former Tata Steel MD JJ Irani has praised Tata Sons Chairman Ratan Tata's surprise decision to appoint 43-year-old Director of Tata Sons and Tata Elxsi (India) Cyrus Mistry as his successor. This is the second time that the group will have a non-Tata at the helm of affairs in...
  • Ratan Tata picks Cyrus Mistry to succeed him November 25, 2011

    Mumbai: Tata Sons Chairman Ratan Tata has appointed 43-year-old Director of Tata Sons and Tata Elxsi (India) Cyrus Mistry his successor. Mistry will work with Ratan Tata over the next year and take over from him when Tata retires in December 2012. The Board of Directors of Tata Sons at its...
  • Will decide on successor when I'm 90: Dalai Lama September 24, 2011

    Dharamsala: Indicating a long innings, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Saturday said he would decide at 90 whether or not he should have a successor. He also warned that any candidate chosen for political ends by anyone, including China, should not be recognised or accepted. "When I am about...
  • BJP to let BSY pick his successor? July 29, 2011

    New Delhi: A day after chief minister BS Yeddyurappa gave in to the high command's diktat to step down, the search for his successor has begun. Senior national leaders Arun Jaitley and Rajnath Singh will head to Bangalore on today but sources say Yeddyurappa wants a person of his choice...
  • al-Zawahri has succeeded bin Laden: al Qaeda June 16, 2011

    Cairo: al Qaeda has selected its longtime No 2 to succeed Osama bin Laden following last month's US commando raid that killed the terror leader, according to a statement posted on Thursday on a website affiliated with the network. Ayman al-Zawahri, who will turn 60 next week, is the son of...
  • Talking Point: Who can fill YSR's shoes? September 4, 2009

    Andhra Cabinet wants YSR's son to take over as the state's Chief Minister. ...
  • IAEA meets to finalise ElBaradei's successors June 9, 2009

    Vienna: The governing board of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) gathered on Tuesday in Vienna to narrow down the list of five candidates to succeed Mohamed ElBaradei as director general of the nuclear watchdog. In the informal straw poll, the choice was between Japanese diplomat Yukiyo Amano, Nuclear Energy Agency...
  • Ratan Tata looks for values in successor January 6, 2008

    New Delhi: Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata, named among the most powerful global business heads, says if he had a firm successor in place after the small car is in production it would be a "terrific time to step away". "I do not want to go out on a wheelchair," Tata...
  • Will Stalin be Karunanidhi's successor? December 16, 2007

    New Delhi: On the second day of DMK’s first ever youth congress, speculations were rife that Tamil Nadu CM Karunanidhi’s son, M K Stalin would be anointed his successor. The event was supposed to be the venue where Stalin was to be named Deputy Chief Minister. Stalin on his part has...
  • Karunanidhi set to name Stalin as his successor December 15, 2007

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK chief M Karunanidhi is widely expected to name his son MK Stalin as his successor at a state-level meeting of the party's youth wing beginning Saturday. The succession may be a two-stage affair to ensure that senior leaders in the party are not upset...
  • Has Musharraf appointed successor? October 5, 2006

    Islamabad: Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf has appointed Lt. General Tariq Majid to head the key Rawalpindi Corps, triggering media speculation that he could be the next army chief in the event of Musharraf shedding his uniform to join politics. Majid has been Chief of General Staff (CGS) and is due to...
  • Make UNSC more democratic: Annan September 14, 2006

    United Nations: UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who steps down on December 31 at the end of his second five-year term, has called for urgent steps to expand the 15-member Security Council to make it "more democratic" and "more representative." "The world is not the world of 1945. If we really want...