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Citigroup to pay former CEO Vikram Pandit, COO John Havens more than $15 million each

Citigroup to pay former CEO Vikram Pandit, COO John Havens more than $15 million each

Saturday November 10, 2012

Citigroup said it will pay $15.5 million to Vikram Pandit, its former chief executive who resigned from company last month, as well as to his top deputy.

Datawind CEO Suneet Singh Tuli in Forbes' top 15 education innovators list

Datawind CEO Suneet Singh Tuli in Forbes' top 15 education innovators list

Saturday November 10, 2012, New York

Indian-origin CEO of Datawind, the maker of India's low-cost tablet Aakash, Suneet Singh Tuli and Massachusettes Institute of Technology professor Anant Agarwal have been named by Forbes magazine among the 15 "classroom revolutionaries" who are using innovative technologies to reinvent education for students and teachers globally.

Geithner to lead US Treasury into 2013

Geithner to lead US Treasury into 2013

Saturday November 10, 2012

U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner plans to stay on into early next year to help the Obama administration forge a deal with lawmakers to avert a looming fiscal crisis, the White House said on Friday.

Subbarao: A hawk flying solo against inflation

Subbarao: A hawk flying solo against inflation

Monday November 12, 2012, Mumbai

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Duvvuri Subbarao's standoff with a finance ministry that wants interest rates reduced sooner rather than later may prove the defining moment of his tenure. But while he wins plaudits for asserting the RBI's autonomy, Subbarao's policy draws mixed reviews.

Ponty Chadha killing: Police pick up 15 for questioning

Ponty Chadha killing: Police pick up 15 for questioning

Sunday November 18, 2012, New Delhi

Fifteen people were picked up for questioning in connection with the killing of liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his younger brother Hardeep, who were locked in a dispute over ownership of a farmhouse in south Delhi.

Mahatma Gandhi letters to hit auction block in London

Mahatma Gandhi letters to hit auction block in London

Sunday November 18, 2012, London

Two letters written by Mahatma Gandhi, including one to Rabindranath Tagore's eldest brother Dwijendranath, will go under the hammer next month at a Sotheby's auction here.

Couldn't have made 'Sarkar' without Balasaheb, says RGV

Couldn't have made 'Sarkar' without Balasaheb, says RGV

Sunday November 18, 2012, Mumbai

Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma says "Sarkar" and "Sarkar Raj" would not have been possible without Bal Thackeray and adds some of the dialogues in the film were inspired by the Shiv Sena supremo.

Our country has lost a great leader: Mukesh Ambani

Our country has lost a great leader: Mukesh Ambani

Sunday November 18, 2012, Mumbai

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani has condoled the demise of Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray saying the country has lost a great leader.

Melting pot Mumbai refuses to fit Thackeray's vision

Melting pot Mumbai refuses to fit Thackeray's vision

Sunday November 18, 2012

The proud host of India's first Starbucks cafe, a melting pot of migrants and the nation's most cosmopolitan city -- the Mumbai of today is not what Bal Thackeray claimed to fight for.

Politicians, businessmen, actors at Thackeray funeral venue

Politicians, businessmen, actors at Thackeray funeral venue

Sunday November 18, 2012, Mumbai

A stream of eminent personalities from politics, films and corporate world reached the historic Shivaji Park ground here to attend the last rites of Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray.

Ponty's bid to take possession of farmhouse led to shooting: report

Ponty's bid to take possession of farmhouse led to shooting: report

Sunday November 18, 2012, New Delhi

Investigators today said the killing of liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his younger brother Hardeep was sparked off by the former's alleged attempt to take possession of a south Delhi farmhouse on which they were locked in a dispute over ownership.

Bal Thackeray, right-wing Indian party leader, dies at 86

Bal Thackeray, right-wing Indian party leader, dies at 86

Reported by Vikas Bajaj | Sunday November 18, 2012, Mumbai

Bal K. Thackeray, a newspaper cartoonist who became a powerful influence in this city by championing and stoking the grievances of the native population and Hindus against outsiders and Muslims, died Saturday at his home in Mumbai. He was 86.

Nokia imaging chief Damian Dinning quits to join Tata's Jaguar Land Rover

Nokia imaging chief Damian Dinning quits to join Tata's Jaguar Land Rover

Saturday November 24, 2012

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.

Ratan Tata: Fabric of Indian values and ethics slowly deteriorating

Ratan Tata: Fabric of Indian values and ethics slowly deteriorating

Wednesday November 28, 2012

Tata Group head Ratan Tata has said that though India had many changes of government, the outlook "might not be as bad" as one might think.

Current account deficit pegged at 3.5 per cent this fiscal: Rangarajan

Current account deficit pegged at 3.5 per cent this fiscal: Rangarajan

Thursday November 29, 2012, Chennai

Government has pegged that the current account deficit during this fiscal to be at 3.5 per cent of the GDP, much higher than the expected levels, and there was need to bring it down at "moderate levels", Dr C Rangarajan, chairman of Prime Minister's Economic Advisor Council (PMEAC) said on Wednesday.