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HCL Tech appoints Anant Gupta as CEO

HCL Tech appoints Anant Gupta as CEO

Thursday January 17, 2013

HCL Technologies on Thursday said that Anant Gupta, president and chief operating officer of the company has been elevated to the position of president and chief executive officer with effect from January 17, 2013.

Bill Gates: I have no use for money

Bill Gates: I have no use for money

Saturday January 19, 2013, London

William Henry 'Bill' Gates with an estimated wealth of $65 billion is as rich as two Kenyas, three Trinidads and a dozen Montenegros but is now engaged in the process of ridding himself of all the money in the hope of extending the lives of others less fortunate than himself.

Michelle Obama picks Thom Brown, J. Crew for inaugural events

Michelle Obama picks Thom Brown, J. Crew for inaugural events

Monday January 21, 2013, Washington

US first lady Michelle Obama chose a Thom Browne coat and dress for President Barack Obama's inauguration events on Monday.

Kamal Nath to lead India delegation at Davos

Kamal Nath to lead India delegation at Davos

Tuesday January 22, 2013, New Delhi

Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath will lead the Indian delegation to the annual meet of the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos, Switzerland, starting next week.

Rajat Gupta seeks insider trading conviction reversal

Rajat Gupta seeks insider trading conviction reversal

Wednesday January 23, 2013, New York

Lawyers for former Goldman Sachs Group Inc board member Rajat Gupta are urging a federal appeals court to reverse his insider trading conviction, arguing that a judge shouldn't have allowed wiretaps to be heard at the trial.

Perception about India has changed dramatically in last 3-4 months: Adi Godrej

Perception about India has changed dramatically in last 3-4 months: Adi Godrej

Wednesday January 23, 2013

Speaking to NDTV Profit on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) meet in Davos, Adi Godrej, chairman of the Godrej group, says the passage of Goods and Services Tax (GST) will see India return to 8 per cent growth.

Government's FDI push too little, too late, says Azim Premji: Full transcript

Government's FDI push too little, too late, says Azim Premji: Full transcript

Wednesday January 23, 2013, Davos

Mr Premji was speaking to NDTV on the sidelines of the six-day long World Economic Forum meet, which kicked off yesterday in Davos, Switzerland. Here is an edited transcript of the interview:

Doha is not dead for sure: WTO's Pascal Lamy

Doha is not dead for sure: WTO's Pascal Lamy

Thursday January 24, 2013, Davos

Pascal Lamy, director-general, World Trade Organization, spoke to NDTV's Namrata Brar on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland about the Doha round of negotiations, which aims to lower trade barriers around the world to facilitate global trade. Here's the edited transcript of the interview:

WEF 2013: Imran Khan says his party will sweep Pakistan elections

WEF 2013: Imran Khan says his party will sweep Pakistan elections

Friday January 25, 2013, Davos

Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan today expressed full confidence that his party would sweep the country's general election, scheduled to be held few months down the lane. Mr Khan, who arrived here today to take part in the World Economic Forum, said Pakistanis will vote for change.

Life after retirement wonderfully pleasant: Ratan Tata

Life after retirement wonderfully pleasant: Ratan Tata

Sunday January 27, 2013, New Delhi

Enjoying life after retirement, country's top industrialist Ratan Tata is spending more time at home and playing with his dogs besides catching up with "smaller things" for which he never found time before.

RBI credit policy: Investment climate lackluster, says Subbarao

RBI credit policy: Investment climate lackluster, says Subbarao

Tuesday January 29, 2013

The RBI cut its key interest rate and CRR by 0.25 per cent on Tuesday as part of its credit policy review. RBI governor, D Subbarao, cited subdued economic activity, weak demand and tight liquidity conditions as some of the reasons for the cut. Here is the full text of his speech:

Ratan Tata 4th most trusted personality in India; Nokia most trusted brand: survey

Ratan Tata 4th most trusted personality in India; Nokia most trusted brand: survey

Wednesday January 30, 2013, Mumbai

Owing to his nationwide campaign against corruption, social activist Anna Hazare has emerged for the second consecutive time the most-trusted personality in India, while former Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata is the fourth, a new survey has found.

Vijay Mallya donates 3 kg gold at Tirumala

Vijay Mallya donates 3 kg gold at Tirumala

Reported by Uma Sudhir | Tuesday December 18, 2012

This is not the first time that Vijay Mallya is donating to the TTD. He has in the past donated upto 8 kg for goldplating parts of the temple.

India will eventually need no aid, says Bill Gates: Full transcript

India will eventually need no aid, says Bill Gates: Full transcript

Wednesday January 30, 2013, New York

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates today said India is becoming less dependent on aid and eventually would not need it.

Samsung Electronic chairman wins $4 billion court feud over family fortune

Samsung Electronic chairman wins $4 billion court feud over family fortune

Friday February 01, 2013, Seoul

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Chairman Lee Kun-hee fended off a lawsuit by estranged family members demanding the hand over billions of dollars of shares in Samsung companies as a South Korean court ruled in his favor on Friday.