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P. Balaji new Nokia India vice president, managing director


July 13th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Finnish mobile handsets maker Nokia Friday said it had appointed P. Balaji as vice president and managing director for the India area."In this role, Balaji ... Read more...

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Yale names IIM, Ahmedabad almunus to top post (With images)


June 18th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (IANS) The prestigious Yale School of Management has appointed Indian American professor Anjani Jain as senior associate dean for the full-time MBA programme as part of the ... Read more...

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Finance companies dominate IIM-C placements


April 10th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) Despite the global economic slowdown, the final batch of 352 students of the Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIM-C) got placed during the campus selection, with the ... Read more...

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Singhania, Mittal take over top posts in ICC India


March 25th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Harsh Pati Singhania, managing director, J.K. Paper Ltd and Rajan Bharti Mittal, vice chairman and managing director of Bharti Enterprises, have taken over as ... Read more...

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Tighter cultural norms frown on women as leaders


March 9th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 9 (IANS) Countries strictly upholding cultural norms are more likely on frown on women as leaders - unless those norms support equal opportunities for both sexes, says a ... Read more...

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India will grow in strategic importance, says US


November 2nd, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) Describing India-US ties as a priority for Washington, the Pentagon expects India's importance to US interests to grow as India increasingly assumes leadership roles as a ... Read more...

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Tech legend Steve Jobs quits as Apple CEO


August 25th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Amid a long battle against illness, technical legend Steve Jobs has resigned as CEO of Apple, but will stay on as chairman of the iconic computer ... Read more...

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Businessman Waters named deputy chairman of 2015 World Cup


August 22nd, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 22 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) and New Zealand Cricket (NZC) have announced the appointment of Ralph Waters as deputy chairman of the Local Organising Committee for the 2015 ... Read more...

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Stereotypes still trip women’s chances to lead


July 14th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 14 (IANS) Many women believe that stereotypes trip their chances when it comes to playing leadership roles, says a study. But a new meta-analysis (integration of a large ... Read more...

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Arun Seth named chairman of Alcatel-Lucent in India


July 6th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) French telecom firm Alcatel-Lucent Wednesday said it has appointed telecom leader Arun Seth as chairman for its India operations.Seth, who is the non-executive chairman of ... Read more...

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Singur, Nandigram proved costly but Left still relevant: CPI-M (Lead)


June 12th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday admitted that mistakes on Singur and Nandigram led to its "big" defeat in the West Bengal assembly polls but ... Read more...

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Osama’s son missing in Pakistan since US raid: Report


May 10th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) One of Osama bin Laden's sons went missing after the raid by US commandos on the al Qaeda leader's hideout in Pakistan's Abbottabad town, a media ... Read more...

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Ponting quits as captain, wants Clarke to succeed him


March 29th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 29 (IANS) Ricky Ponting Tuesday quit as captain of the Australian cricket team, but expressed a desire to continue playing international cricket.Ponting, 36, made the announcement at ... Read more...

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Gender equality, advancement of women critical for development: Patil


March 17th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Mar 17 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Thursday said gender equality and advancement of women, is one of the most critical aspects of development in all parts of the world, ... Read more...

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Wipro celebrates Women’s Day with mentoring lunch


March 8th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 8 (IANS) Global software major Wipro Tuesday celebrated the 100th International Women's Day by hosting a mentoring lunch of its middle management women employees across its locations.In ... Read more...

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Indian women balancing divine feminine with modernity


December 8th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The emerging voice of women in India is one of strength, economic sustainability, positive energy, achievement and erudition - that strikes a fine ... Read more...

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Mexican drug gang kills woman who took police chief job men didn’t want


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): The unending war between gangsters and the authorities in Mexico has led to a female police chief, who took on the job because men didn't want it, being ... Read more...

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Tea Party Fails To Appeal To Youth Claims Survey, Weeks Before Election day


October 30th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the mid-term elections round the corner, it looks like the Tea Party has a long way to go when it comes to attracting the below ... Read more...

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Stereotypes an ‘obstacle to gender balance’ at work


October 20th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 20 (ANI): A new report has found that Australian beliefs about the role of women are barriers for female employees seeking to gain leadership positions in business.Commissioned by the Financial ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

People celebrate 114th birthday of social reformer Hijam Irabot in Imphal


October 1st, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Oct. 1 (ANI): People celebrated the 114th birthday of Jananeta Hijam Irabot, a social reformer by holding various culture and literary programmes in Imphal.The event was organised under the aegis of ... Read more...

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CII to set up leadership institute in Tamil Nadu


June 14th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will set up an institute to train middle-level managers in industries and academia for leadership roles in the manufacturing sector. "We will be ... Read more...

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Canadian Muslim woman to lead mixed-gender prayers in London (Lead)


June 10th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) A Canadian author may become the first Muslim-born woman to lead the prayers at a mixed-gender congregation in Britain Friday as mosques bow to demands from modern Muslim ... Read more...

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Muslim woman invited to lead mixed-gender prayers


June 10th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 10 (IANS) A Canadian author, Raheel Raza, may become the first Muslim-born woman to lead the prayers at a mixed-gender congregation in Britain Friday.She has been invited to ... Read more...

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Canadian author to be first woman to lead Friday prayers in UK


June 10th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): A Canadian author will become the first Muslim-born woman to lead a mixed-gender British congregation through Friday prayers tomorrow.In what is being seen as a highly controversial move ... Read more...

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Aussie women finance pros feel underpaid, but male co-workers disagree


June 8th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 8 (ANI): A new survey indicates that most women in the Australian finance sector feel neglected and underpaid while more than half of their male counterparts feel otherwise.A research, conducted ... Read more...

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Ivan Vargas - Leader of Colombian narco-terrorist organization, FARC, sentenced to more than 20 years


March 20th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – Leader of a Colombian narco-terrorist organization was sentenced to more than 20 years in prison, prosecutors said Friday.Jorge Enrique Rodriguez Mendieta, also known as “Ivan Vargas”, a ... Read more...

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Spanish PM downplays Obama’s decision to skip summit


February 5th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero said "it's not a problem" that President Barack Obama decided not to attend the European Union (EU)-US summit set for ... Read more...

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Alleged Detroit plotters were ex-Guantanamo inmates: Report


December 30th, 2009 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (DPA) Two former detainees of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility are believed to have plotted the Christmas Day attempt to blow up a US airliner over Detroit, television ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist ousted from CSIR after report row


November 10th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 10 (ANI): A US scientist of Indian origin has been dismissed just five months after he was offered the position of 'outstanding scientist' and tasked with helping to commercialize ... Read more...

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Strict parenting helps kids develop leadership qualities


September 29th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Strict parenting might not be bad for kids at all - it helps them develop leadership qualities as adults, says a new study. Researchers using data from a Minnesota ... Read more...

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Kids with authoritative parents likely to grow up to become leaders


September 29th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 29 (ANI): A new study has found that children whose parents have a firm parenting approach allowing them to test the rules and learn from it are more likely to ... Read more...

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‘Babyfaceness’ may benefit black CEOs (Corrected)


May 2nd, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Black CEO's having warmer physical appearances or 'babyfaceness' tend to be at the helm of more prestigious corporations, a new study has revealed.Lead author Robert Livingston, Kellogg ... Read more...

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‘Babyfaceness’ may benefit black CEOs


May 1st, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Black CEO's having warmer physical appearances or 'babyfaceness' tend to be at the helm of more prestigious corporations, a new study has revealed.Lead author Robert Livingston, Kellogg ... Read more...

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Pride can foster chances of individual success


March 5th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 5 (ANI): Considering pride to be the seventh deadly sin may not reflect pragmatism anymore, for Northeastern University scientists have found that pride has the potential to foster the ... Read more...

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Prevailing academic culture influences healthcare delivery


February 4th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) Prevailing academic culture in medical institutions is likely to hamper professionalism and general productivity, influencing the delivery of healthcare, experts said."It became clear that many faculty (members) felt ... Read more...

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