Life and Careers

Biocon chief Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw rules out joining AAP

Biocon chief Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw rules out joining AAP

Saturday January 18, 2014, Bangalore

Contrary to the recent trend of political activism of top some corporate figures who have joined Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Adami Party (AAP), Biocon chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw on Saturday ruled out joining any political party.

Delhi created maximum jobs; overall hiring declined in 2013: Assocham

Delhi created maximum jobs; overall hiring declined in 2013: Assocham

Sunday January 19, 2014, New Delhi

Information technology (IT), IT-enabled services (ITeS) and IT hardware sector together accounted for a majority share of about 43 per cent in the total number of new jobs generated across sectors in 2013, the study found.

RBI Deputy Governor Anand Sinha retires

RBI Deputy Governor Anand Sinha retires

Monday January 20, 2014, Mumbai

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor Anand Sinha, who was looking after the new bank licence process has retired, even as procedure of granting licences to the private sector is yet to be completed.

Special skills that can help you survive

Special skills that can help you survive

Wednesday March 13, 2013

In whatever field you work in, specializing is one tactic that can be used to improve your odds of surviving layoffs if you can correctly anticipate future company and industry needs, say career experts.

Premji effect? Sobha Group's Menon to donate $300 million, half his fortune, to charity: report

Premji effect? Sobha Group's Menon to donate $300 million, half his fortune, to charity: report

Thursday March 07, 2013, Dubai

Dubai-based Menon, a first generation entrepreneur who began his professional career by setting up an interior decoration firm in the Sultanate of Oman in 1976, told 'Arabian Business' that he plans to open education institutes in India and Oman.

My parents couldn't afford a blazer for me: Raghuram Rajan

My parents couldn't afford a blazer for me: Raghuram Rajan

Thursday January 23, 2014, New Delhi

Recalling his days as a student whose parents could not afford a blazer for him, and the way he used to enjoy playing the banjo, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan on Thursday asked children at his alma mater to make the most of the opportunities offered by economic liberalisation.

Tata Sons names Harish Bhat as member of group executive council

Tata Sons names Harish Bhat as member of group executive council

Wednesday January 29, 2014, New Delhi

Tata Sons on Wednesday announced the appointment of Harish Bhat, who heads Tata Global Beverages and Tata Coffee, as member - group executive council (GEC).

Toyota rejigs senior management in India operations

Toyota rejigs senior management in India operations

Friday January 31, 2014, New Delhi

Japanese auto major Toyota on Friday announced top level management changes in its Indian arm with Sandeep Singh, deputy managing director (sales, marketing, customer service and commercial divisions), slated to move for a new role in its Asia Pacific operations.

Former Reliance Power chief Chalasani joins Punj Lloyd as director, group CEO

Former Reliance Power chief Chalasani joins Punj Lloyd as director, group CEO

Friday January 31, 2014, New Delhi

Former Reliance Power chief J P Chalasani has been appointed group CEO and director at infrastructure major Punj Lloyd.

Satya Nadella to get $1.2 million salary; total package at $18 million

Satya Nadella to get $1.2 million salary; total package at $18 million

Wednesday February 05, 2014, New York

Satya Nadella will get a base annual salary of $1.2 million as new CEO of Microsoft, but his overall package after taking into account bonus and stock awards may reach $18 million (Rs 112 crore) a year besides various other perks.

Satya Nadella takes business size of top-10 India-origin CEOs to $350 billion

Satya Nadella takes business size of top-10 India-origin CEOs to $350 billion

Wednesday February 05, 2014, New Delhi

With Satya Nadella becoming chief executive of software giant Microsoft, 10 Indian-origin persons holding top posts at global corporations manage businesses worth about $350 billion.

Would-be Microsoft CEO Nadella showed inquisitive streak in India: report

Would-be Microsoft CEO Nadella showed inquisitive streak in India: report

Friday January 31, 2014, Mumbai

In his university days in India, Satya Nadella, likely the next chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp, was a relentless questioner.

Government extends U K Sinha's term as Sebi chairman: report

Government extends U K Sinha's term as Sebi chairman: report

Thursday February 06, 2014, Mumbai/New Delhi

The government has extended Upendra Kumar Sinha's tenure as chairman of market watchdog Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), giving him an extra two years to achieve reforms including bringing more transparency to stock markets, according to two senior Finance Ministry officials.

Was mistaken for a Sindhi in college, says Anil Ambani

Was mistaken for a Sindhi in college, says Anil Ambani

Saturday February 08, 2014, Mumbai

Reliance ADAG chairman Anil Ambani on Saturday regaled President Pranab Mukherjee and others at his alma mater's diamond jubilee celebrations by sharing an anecdote on how he was mistaken for a Sindhi at the college.

Cairn India corporate advisory board chief Sundeep Bhandari resigns: report

Cairn India corporate advisory board chief Sundeep Bhandari resigns: report

Tuesday February 11, 2014, New Delhi

Sundeep Bhandari, the man credited with laying the foundation of Vedanta Resources oil and gas unit Cairn India, has resigned, according to sources privy to the development.