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Tag: Ceo

Odisha Bypoll Results: 3 Tier Security For Counting of Votes Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: With people of Balasore Sadar and Tirtol assembly constituencies eagerly awaiting the results of the recently held by-elections, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Sushil Lohani on Monday has shared details on the necessary arrangements in place for counting of votes which will begin at 8 am tomorrow (November 10). A three-layer security arrangement has been […]

Bijepur Battle: Voting Concludes, 72 % Turnout Recorded

Bhubaneswar: Barely five months after exercising their franchise in the general elections, people of Bijepur witnessed yet another bypoll today. However, it wasn’t much of a deterrent for anyone as a large number of people on Monday turned out at the polling booths for the crucial Bijepur battle. Enthusiasm was written large on the faces […]

Cyclone Fani restoration: BJP sees red over relaxation of OPWD Code

Bhubaneswar: Alleging violation of model code of conduct (MCC) by the caretaker Odisha government, a delegation of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today met chief secretary AP Padhi over recent changes in the Odisha Public Works Department (OPWD) code. Senior leaders of the saffron party alleged that Odisha government relaxed provisions to grant work contracts […]

May 23: EC braces up for the big date in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha having voted for both the Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha, the Election Commission has waived the mandatory 14 tables counting norm for the State. “There is a norm of EC to have only 14 counting tables in a counting centre. However, as the State is witnessing simultaneous polls we have requested to […]

BJP-Trinamool clash in Kankinara, hurl bombs

Kolkata: The by-polls in West Bengal’s Bhatpara Assembly constituency was marred by severe violence and bombings on Sunday, amidst clashes between workers of Bharatiya Janata Party and Trinamool Congress at Kankinara in North 24 Parganas district. Kankinara area was more violent as workers of Bharatiya Janata Party and Trinamool Congress clashed and hurled bombs at one […]

Patkura Assembly election postponed; to be completed within 60 days

Bhubaneswar: In view of the serious devastation caused by cyclone Fani, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has extended the completion of Patkura Assembly polls by 60 days, informed Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Odisha today. The date of poll will be suitably decided after assessing local situation, the CEO added. The Patkura Assembly poll […]

Now a mobile game called 'Kaun Banega Pradhan Mantri'

Mumbai: In keeping with the election season, Reliance Entertainment’s Zapak in association with Zhakaas Games has launched a ‘Kaun Banega Pradhan Mantri’ mobile game in the midst of the Lok Sabha elections. Zapak is a leading gaming destination. “The Election Commission does its best to raise awareness about voting among people across demographics by running programmes […]

EC ready for Odisha final phase polls; 'special focus' on Kendrapara: CEO

Bhubaneswar: All elaborate arrangements have been put in place for the smooth conduction of the final phase polls in Odisha to be held on Monday. A whopping around 72, 363 personnel were deployed in poll duty in 10, 792 booths spread across eight districts, six Lok Sabha (LS) constituencies and 41 Assembly Constituencies, where polling […]

Congress demands repolling in 11 booths of Ghasipura Assembly constituency

Bhubaneswar: Alleging massive irregularities during polls in Ghasipura Assembly constituency under Keonjhar Lok Sabha seat, State unit of Congress on Sunday approached the Odisha State Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) seeking repolling in 11 booths. There were massive irregularities in webcasting of polling stations and CCTV installation at several booths in the constituency. Besides, wires connecting […]

EVM control unit goes missing in Brahmagiri, admits CEO

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Electoral officer Surendra Kumar on Saturday admitted that a control unit from booth no 62 under Brahmagiri Assembly Constituency (AC) is ‘missing’. Addressing a presser, Kumar informed that the particular control unit was not kept in the specified strong room and there were lapses on part of the official who received the […]

BJP workers nab 'suspected' EVM tinkerer; CEO allays fears

Bhubaneswar/Keonjhar: The Bharatiya Janaja Party (BJP) workers Friday night nabbed a person from the vicinity of the strong room at Odisha School of Mining and Engineering (OSME). According to reports, BJP workers had handed over one Asha Pradeep Mohanty, who claims to be a software engineer, along with a car to the Town PS, when […]

IL&FS CEO Ramesh Bawa arrested on charges of fraud

New Delhi: Days after dismissal of his petition by the Supreme Court, the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) on Friday arrested IL&FS CEO Ramesh Bawa in a case related to massive loan defaults. The former top executive has been held under Section 447 of the Companies Act that enables SFIO to arrest a person for […]

Odisha farmers on streets again; scuffle with police during CEO office gherao

Bhubaneswar: Farmers under the aegis of Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) attempted to gherao the office of Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) in Bhubaneswar protesting against the callous attitude of the State government towards their demands of price, prestige and pension. The farmers reportedly threatened to boycott elections if their demands are not fulfilled. As per […]

2014 poll manifesto: BJD lodges complaint against BJP

Bhubaneswar: A day after BJP released its poll manifesto for Odisha, ruling-BJD today lodged a complaint with the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) and the Kharavela Nagar Police Station alleging that the saffron party cheated the people of Odisha. The BJD alleged that BJP has duped people of Odisha by not fulfilling the promise of special […]

BJD accuses Chief Electoral Officer of acting under BJP pressure

Bhubaneswar: Coming down heavily on the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Odisha, the ruling-BJD on Monday alleged that the official is not impartial to all the parties. Briefing the media here, BJD spokesperson Sasmit Patra said the CEO Surendra Kumar has stopped the disbursal of money to small and marginal farmers under the Krushak Assistance for […]

Apple CEO Tim Cook's biography's India launch soon

New Delhi: The India edition of the first biography of Apple CEO Tim Cook, ‘Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level’, will hit the stands here on April 18, publisher Penguin India said. The book will draw on authorised insiders to give a peek into the life of the man who […]

BJD moves CEO alleging poll code violation by BJP

Bhubaneswar: Accusing BJP of violating model code of conduct, a delegation of the BJD today lodged a complaint before the State Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar here. The BJD alleged that senior leader and BJP Vice-president Baijayant Panda is engaging video-campaigning vehicle in Kendrapara without the required permission from the Chief Electoral Officer. Hoardings […]

Yes Bank shortlists candidates for posts of MD & CEO

Mumbai: Yes Bank will submit names of the potential candidates for its Managing Director and Chief Executive post to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday. The bank in a regulatory filing after its Board meeting on Wednesday said that it has finalised the names which it will disclose only after RBI’s approval. According […]

False affidavit against BJD MP: ECI seeks report from Chief Electoral Officer

Bhubaneswar: Following a delay in receipt of a factual report from the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Odisha pertaining to a false affidavit case against BJD’s Rajya Sabha member Achyuta Samanta, the Election Commission of India has directed the CEO to provide a detailed report at the earliest. In a letter dated December 31 to […]

Sandeep Bakhshi named new MD & CEO of ICICI Bank

New Delhi: Sandeep Bakhshi, the former head of ICICI’s life insurance arm, was appointed as Managing Director and CEO of ICICI Bank after Chanda Kochhar, who was mired in allegations of quid pro quo and conflict of interest, on Thursday resigned as from the top post of the bank. Kochhar, 57, whose second five-year term […]

Chanda Kochhar steps down as MD & CEO of ICICI bank

New Delhi: Chanda Kochhar has stepped down from the post of MD and CEO of ICICI bank after the board of directors of the private bank on Thursday accepted the former’s request to seek early retirement from the post. According to a report by The Economic Times, the bank confirmed accepting Kochhar’s resignation with immediate effect […]

Elections 2019: All-party meeting in Odisha ahead of electoral roll revision

Bhubaneswar: The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Odisha, Surendra Kumar held a meeting with the representatives of different political parties of the State in Bhubaneswar today ahead of the electoral roll revision for the upcoming general elections. Finance Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera from BJD, Samir Mohanty and Pitambar Acharya from BJP and Congress vice president […]

PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi to step down as CEO in October

Purchase: Indian origin business executive Indra K. Nooyi will step down as the Chief Executive of global food and beverages major PepsiCo, Inc. in October, the company said on Monday. According to the US-based multinational, its Board of Directors has unanimously elected Ramon Laguarta, 54, to succeed Nooyi, 62, as Chief Executive Officer. However, Nooyi […]

Nikesh Arora named CEO of Palo Alto Networks

San Francisco: Former Chief Business Officer at Google, Nikesh Arora has been named the CEO and Chairman of the US-based security firm Palo Alto Networks. After leaving Google in mid-2014, the high-profile executive became president of SoftBank and was heir apparent to its charismatic founder Masayoshi Son. But Arora left two years later amid some […]

Crime Branch arrests builder over Rs 4.5-crore fraud

  Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of Crime Branch arrested builder, Premanand Mahapatra today for allegedly duping more than Rs 4.5 crore from several persons on the pretext of providing apartments in Tamando area of Bhubaneswar. The accused, who is the CEO of Golden View Infrastructure Limited, was brought for a medical inspection today. […]

IndiGo president Aditya Ghosh resigns

  New Delhi: Budget passenger carrier IndiGo’s President Aditya Ghosh on Friday resigned after a decade of piloting the airline to attain the dominant share of the country’s civil aviation market. As per a company statement, Ghosh “is resigning from the post of President of IndiGo effective July 31, 2018 and as a Director of […]

Op-Ed: Intelligentsia & fear of the bigger evil

It has been two days since the BJD formally lodged a complaint with the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) accusing leading Odia TV channel OTV of peddling ‘paid news’ designed to favour the BJP and work against the ruling party in the run up to the Bijepur by-election. Over the last two days, I have been […]

Infosys appoints Salil S. Parekh as CEO, Managing Director

Mumbai: IT company Infosys has appointed Salil S. Parekh as its Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director with effect from January 2, 2018 for a five-year term, a regulatory filing by the company informed here on Saturday. “We are delighted to have Salil joining as the CEO and MD of Infosys. He has nearly three […]

Twitter plans new rules to curb violence, abuse

San Francisco: After Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced plans to act more aggressively on violence and sexual abuse, the micro-blogging website has now detailed new rules it will implement soon. In an internal email which was obtained by Wired.com, Twitter’s head of safety policy has emailed members of its Trust and Safety Council on new […]

Facebook CEO apologises for dividing people

San Francisco: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has apologised for hurting and dividing people through his social media platform and said he would work to do better. In a post written after Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year for Jews, concluded on Sunday, Zuckerberg said, “We reflect on the past year and ask forgiveness […]

Rajiv Sabharwal to become Tata Capital's new CEO and MD

Mumbai: Financial services provider Tata Capital on Thursday announced the appointment of banking industry veteran Rajiv Sabharwal as its CEO and Managing Director-designate. According to the company, Sabharwal will join Tata Capital from January 2018 and would take over from the firm’s current Managing Director and CEO Praveen P. Kadle. Subsequently, Kadle will assume other […]

Zuckerberg wants to sell 35-75 mn Facebook shares

San Francisco: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said he wants to sell 35-75 million Facebook shares in the next 18 months to fund the company’s work in education, science and advocacy. “Over the past year and a half, Facebook’s business has performed well and the value of our stock has grown to the point that […]

Vandana Sikka quits Infosys Foundation in US

Bengaluru: Vandana Sikka, wife of former Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka, resigned as Chairperson Infosys Foundation, USA, said the software major on Tuesday. Sikka resigned as the company’s CEO on August 18 and as its Executive Vice-Chairman on August 24 after joining three years ago in 2014. “We thank Vandana Sikka, as she decides to move on […]

Vandana Sikka quits Infosys Foundation in US

Bengaluru: Vandana Sikka, wife of former Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka, resigned as Chairperson Infosys Foundation, USA, said the software major on Tuesday. Sikka resigned as the company’s CEO on August 18 and as its Executive Vice-Chairman on August 24 after joining three years ago in 2014. “We thank Vandana Sikka, as she decides to move […]

Uber names new CEO

San Francisco: Ride-hailing app Uber has named American travel company Expedia’s Dara Khosrowshahi as its new CEO after its founder and former chief executive Travis Kalanick resigned in June, the media reported. The announcement was made on Sunday night, reports CNN. According to Uber sources, Iranian-origin Khosrowshahi was not among those reported to have been in […]

Tim Cook spotted testing Apple's glucose monitor

San Francisco: Apple CEO Tim Cook has been spotted testing a glucose monitor prototype which was connected to his Apple Watch to understand how his blood sugar is affected by food and exercise. “The company is said to have a team of biomedical engineers working on developing sensors for non-invasively monitoring blood sugar levels,” CNBC […]

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Google CEO Pichai doubles his pay package

New York: Google’s India-born CEO Sundar Pichai received a stock award of $198.7 million in 2016, almost double his 2015 stock award of $99.8 million, a media report said. That brought his total compensation in 2016 to $199.7 million, almost twice the $100.6 million he earned in 2015. Pichai received a salary of $650,000 in […]

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US Gymnastics chief resigns amid sexual abuse scandal

Washington: The President and CEO of the US Gymnastics, Steve Penny, has quit following intensified pressure on the organisation over its handling of allegations of sexual abuse over the years. “We all care deeply about the safety of our athletes, which is fundamental to a rewarding experience at any level of gymnastics,” Xinhua news agency quoted […]

Mark Zuckerberg's wife pregnant with girl

San Francisco: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday said that he and wife Priscilla Chan were expecting another baby girl. Their first child, Max, was born in late 2015. In a Facebook post, Zuckerberg said that when he found out his wife was pregnant, he hoped it would be a girl. His announcement came with […]

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Countdown for Babarati ODI begins

Cuttack: Countdown for the much-awaited One Day International match between India and England scheduled at Barabati Stadium in the Millennium city on January 19 has begun. Talking about the preparations for the match, chief executive officer (CEO) of the Odisha Cricket Association, Bidyut Kumar Nayak said the ground has been made ready for net practice […]