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More Women Are Making It to the CIO Level

About 18% of chief information officers or chief technology officers at big U.firms are women, according to a Korn Ferry analysis conducted in early 2019 covering the country’s top 1,000 public and private companies by revenue.

Opinion | Will Bernie Bash the Bull?

As usual during the presidency of Donald Trump, investors putting their own money on the line are providing a healthy reality check to the industry dedicated to reporting on Washington politics.The news and editorial staffs at most major media outlets have largely ignored the implosion of the Russia collusion theory, embraced an obstruction theory and continued to make the case that Mr.

Unigestion Seeks €600 Million for New Direct Investment Fund

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Swiss investment boutique Unigestion has launched a private-equity fund to buy small and midmarket companies, it said in an announcement.

Former Subprime Home Lender WMC Mortgage Files for Bankruptcy

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Digital India: Data empowerment will help all: Nandan Nilekani

08 AM ISTBCCLWhile Aadhaar eKYC has been revolutionary in making life simpler for people, it has been the basis for direct benefits transfers in any segment, Nilekani said.BENGALURU: Data is becoming central to people and governments across the world and data empowerment architecture in India would benefit all segments of the economy, said Nandan Nilekani, cofounder and chairman, Infosys.

Triple plot on Kerala's bipolar pitch; battle b/w LDF, UDF & BJP with Sabarimala in background

' In 2014, the UDF won 12 seats in Kerala, against LDF’s 8, while the BJP drew a blank, though its vote share went up to 10.Or, will it prove to be self-goal, handing the advantage back to the UDF, besides gifting an opening for the BJP?

Toll up to 290, 5 JD(S) men among 9 Indians dead; Colombo blames Lankan jihadi outfit

The whereabouts of two other JD (S) members - A Maregowda and H Puttaraju - were not known till late Monday night.Senaratne said the attacks were the result of "colossal intelligence failure" as there was prior information about the attack.

Hindustan Zinc poised to emerge among top five global producers of silver

The company is now the ninth largest silver producer in the world, placing India into top dozen of silver producing countries.00 PM ISTAgenciesHindustan Zinc is the only integrated silver producer in India and produces about 95% of India’s primary silver.

Jet Airways suitors find no slot to invest in

MUMBAI: Potential investors for the grounded carrier Jet Airways — Etihad Airways, TPG Capital and Indigo Partners — are having second thoughts on whether to bid for it as questions about the bidding procedure remain unanswered.The lenders selected Etihad, TPG, Indigo Partners and National Investment and Infrastructure Fund as qualified bidders for Jet.

Skoda introduces assured buyback programme for Superb range

44 PM ISTAgenciesNEW DELHI: Skoda Auto India Monday said it has introduced an assured buyback programme for its premium sedan Superb.The 'EasyBuy' programme will empower the customers to buy a brand new skoda Superb at an EMI of a car in lower segment, Skoda Auto India said in a statement.

150 new planes this fiscal to fight fare turbulence

The airline will also have to make up for 13 Boeing 737 Max planes grounded after the worldwide safety ban on them.Some of the slack will be picked up by grounded Jet Airways planes.

Arvind Fashions rejigs business, may exit global ventures in red

NEW DELHI: Arvind Fashions, which holds the brands and retailing businesses of Arvind Ltd, has undertaken major restructuring as it looks to exit loss-making ventures with various global brands.Bengaluru-based Arvind Fashions was demerged from the parent company before it was listed on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) barely a month ago.

Maruti drives in Baleno with BS VI compliant petrol engine

It sold more than 2 lakh units of the hatchback in the last fiscal year.NEW DELHI: The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) Monday said it has launched its premium hatchback Baleno with BS VI emission norms compliant petrol engine, priced between Rs 5.

Jet effect: Passenger growth hit

60 million passengers during March this year, up from 11.25 AM ISTAir traffic data for March showed passenger growth in the Indian domestic aviation market taking a major hit, registering a measly growth of 0.

Donald Trump to end waivers, escalating Iran feud; oil prices climb

The Trump administration said it won’t renew waivers that let countries buy Iranian oil without facing U.President Donald Trump said in a tweet that “Saudi Arabia and others in OPEC will more than make up the Oil Flow difference in our now Full Sanctions on Iranian Oil.

Cipla appoints Dr Raju Mistry as global chief people officer

56 PM ISTAgenciesIn her role at Cipla, Mistry will oversee Human Resources, and Administration and Facilities Management.Raju Mistry as President and Global Chief People Officer (GCPO) of the company.

Novartis picks Sanjay Murdeshwar of AstraZeneca to lead its India business

18 PM ISTAgenciesMurdeshwar takes charge of the Swiss drug maker at a time when the company is under the scanner of Competition Commission of India for collusion with Abbott to fix the price of its anti diabetic drug.He was also the India head of Astrazeneca from 2013-2017.

All India Trade Union Congress demands government jobs for Jet Airways employees

In a statement issued, AITUC expressed its solidarity with the Jet Airways employees, who are made to pay the heavy price for the central government’s policies.NEW DELHI: The All India Trade Union Congress has urged government to absorb the employees of Jet Airways holding the latter entirely responsible for the job losses following the end of operation of Jet Airways.

Karnataka Polls: Mallikarjun Kharge, 2 Union ministers in fray in final round

There are 237 candidates in the fray, including nine women candidates.Bengaluru: Fourteen Lok Sabha seats spread across Hyderabad-Karnataka, Mumbai-Karnataka, central Karnataka and coastal Karnataka regions will go to the polls on Tuesday.

Major Rejig at Royal Enfield post new CEO Dasari’s entry

The aim is to reinforce focus on the domestic market, protect leadership and grow volumes in the face of a slowing market and rising competition, said people in the know.In that meeting, Siddhartha Lal, MD, Eicher Motors acknowledged that the India business is facing challenges and it needs attention.