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TCS chief Chandrasekaran is named Tata Sons chairman

Jan 12, 2017
Tata Sons on Thursday named TCS Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director N. Chandrasekaran as its new chairman,  over two months after the unceremonious sacking of Cyrus Mistry.   | Read..

Deposit Rs 600cr by Feb 6 or go back to jail, Supreme Court tells Sahara chief

Jan 12, 2017
The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to give the Sahara group any more time to deposit Rs 600 crore with the markets regulator, and told its chief Subrata Roy he has to go...   | Read..

SC rejects plea for jallikattu ruling before D-day

Jan 12, 2017
The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a plea urging it to pass judgement on the bull-taming sport jallikattu before the harvest festival of Pongal on Saturday.   | Read..

2nd Scorpene class submarine launched 

Jan 12, 2017
Khanderi, the second Scorpene class stealth submarine that can launch torpedoes as well as anti-ship missiles was launched at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd here on...   | Read..

Amazon halts sale of Indian flag doormats in Canada after Sushma threatens company

Jan 12, 2017 removed doormats resembling the Indian tri-colour flag from its Canadian website on Wednesday, after the government threatened to rescind visas of the US...   | Read..

Trump escalates fight with US spy agencies after media reports 'leak' ties with Russia

Jan 12, 2017
President-elect Donald Trump escalated a fight with US spy agencies on Wednesday, just nine days before he takes over their command as president, and accused them of...   | Read..
President Barack Obama on Tuesday night delivered a farewell speech to a rapturous crowd of 18,000 in Chicago, the city from where he launched his...   | Read..
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