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Formula 1: Bernie Ecclestone out, Chase Carey in as Liberty Media complete $8 billion takeover
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Formula 1: Bernie Ecclestone out, Chase Carey in as Liberty Media complete $8 billion takeover

Bernie Ecclestone's long reign as Formula One's ringmaster came to an end Monday as Liberty Media completed its multi-billion-dollar takeover of the brand.

Tata Sons: UK industrialist Sir George Buckley in the fray for chairman's post, says report
Business

Tata Sons: UK industrialist Sir George Buckley in the fray for chairman's post, says report

Sir George Buckley is currently the chairman of FTSE-100 engineer Smiths Group, and has the experience of several large US companies including the global technology firm 3M

Prosecutors confirm proble investigating Volkswagen AG's chairman
News & Analysis

Prosecutors confirm proble investigating Volkswagen AG's chairman

German prosecutors confirmed on Monday they are investigating Volkswagen AG's supervisory board chairman over suspected market manipulation, in another blow to efforts to contain fallout from the automaker's diesel emissions scandal.

Sunil Bharti Mittal, Founder and Chairman of Bharti Enterprises elected as the new GSMA chairman
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Sunil Bharti Mittal, Founder and Chairman of Bharti Enterprises elected as the new GSMA chairman

The GSMA has elected Sunil Bharti Mittal, Founder and Chairman, Bharti Enterprises, as its chairman for the two-year period from January 2017 to December 2018, a statement said here on Thursday.

Took over from Cyrus Mistry to maintain stability: Ratan Tata tells Tata Sons employees in letter
Business

Took over from Cyrus Mistry to maintain stability: Ratan Tata tells Tata Sons employees in letter

On Monday evening after replacing Cyrus P Mistry as chairman of Tata Sons, interim chairman Ratan Tata wrote a letter to his employees informing them about the ouster and ensuring them that it is "in the interest of the stability of" the company.

Rajeev Chandrasekhar urges government to appoint chairman to revive Cyber Appellate Tribunal
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Rajeev Chandrasekhar urges government to appoint chairman to revive Cyber Appellate Tribunal

Concerned over the defunct status of the Cyber Appellate Tribunal, which has been headless since July 2011, Independent Rajya Sabha lawmaker Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Tuesday urged the central government to appoint a chairperson to the judicial authority on priority.

Sold for £60 million: Aston Villa taken over by mystery Chinese investor
Sports

Sold for £60 million: Aston Villa taken over by mystery Chinese investor

US-based owner Randy Lerner had been trying to sell Aston Villa for two years and finally found a buyer after lowering his price to a reported £60 million.

Kim Jong Un is the new chairman of North Korean ruling party
World

Kim Jong Un is the new chairman of North Korean ruling party

North Korea's ruling-party congress on Monday announced a new title for Kim Jong Un, party chairman.

Bhupendra Kainthola replaces Pathrabe as director of FTII
India

Bhupendra Kainthola replaces Pathrabe as director of FTII

Indian Information Service officer Bhupendra Kainthola on Tuesday assumed charge as the new Director of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII)

DSK-Benelli opens new showroom in Coimbatore
Auto

DSK-Benelli opens new showroom in Coimbatore

The outlet will provide sales and service and showcase Benelli's entire range in India

CP Gurnani appointed as Chairman for NASSCOM for 2016-17
News & Analysis

CP Gurnani appointed as Chairman for NASSCOM for 2016-17

National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) has announced the appointment of CP Gurnani as its Chairman for 2016-2017.

Accenture India names Rekha Menon as chairman; Anindya Basu as MD
Business

Accenture India names Rekha Menon as chairman; Anindya Basu as MD

As chairman, Menon will play an active role in growing Accenture’s business and further strengthening the company’s presence in communities across India.

Sebi chairman warns strict action against misuse of algorithmic trading
Business

Sebi chairman warns strict action against misuse of algorithmic trading

Sebi Chairman U K Sinha says risk management systems in the marketplace have been upgraded to minimise the damage from any genuine technical snags

FTII row: From Amol Palekar to Anupam Kher, list opposing Chauhan appointment gets longer
Entertainment

FTII row: From Amol Palekar to Anupam Kher, list opposing Chauhan appointment gets longer

With the FTII controversy refusing to die down, more and more Bollywood celebrities are joining the growing list of people arguing that Gajendra Chauhan does not merit the post of chairman of the prestigious institute going by his body of work.

Hyderabad Angels plans to invest Rs 6 crore in five start-ups
Business

Hyderabad Angels plans to invest Rs 6 crore in five start-ups

PS Sreekanth, Investment Director, said, "We have invested Rs 15 crores across 11 start-ups in the last four years. "

Father vs adopted son: Bitter Chettinad family feud puts Rs 3500 crore palace, racehorses in dispute
Life

Father vs adopted son: Bitter Chettinad family feud puts Rs 3500 crore palace, racehorses in dispute

In a new turn in the family drama of one of the famous business conglomerates in South India, M A M Ramaswamy, chairman emeritus of Chettinad Group of Companies

Former minister SS Ahluwalia likely to head Parliament panel on land bill
India

Former minister SS Ahluwalia likely to head Parliament panel on land bill

Former Union minister S S Ahluwalia is likely to be the chairman of the Joint Committee of Parliament that will go into the provisions of the controversial land bill.

Dalmiya, Thakur consider removing Srinivasan as ICC Chairman
First Cricket News

Dalmiya, Thakur consider removing Srinivasan as ICC Chairman

The BCCI's new regime under Jagmohan Dalmiya's leadership is exploring the option of an early Special General Meeting (SGM) in its bid to oust N Srinivasan as the Board's representative in ICC.