Singapore Tourism Board partners with Zomato – Get Singapore food experience in Delhi
The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has partnered with Zomato for Zomaland Season 2, a multicity food and entertainment carnival which has been organized across ten cities in two formats – ‘Zomaland’ in Pune, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Mumbai; and ‘Zomaland Picnics’ in Jaipur, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Chennai and Ahmedabad. The three-day Delhi edition of Zomaland which […]
PSU BUZZ MARCH, 2017
BHEL WINS GOLDEN PEACOCK AWARD BHEL has won the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for excellence in HR for 2016. The award was received by Atul Sobti, CMD, BHEL and D. Bandyopadhyay, Director (HR), BHEL from Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Founder, The Art of Living, in the presence of Lt Gen J S Ahluwalia, PVSM (retd), […]
Business Buzz – March 2017
‘JIO EFFECT’ ‘Jio effect’ – Reliance chairman Mukesh Ambani, who has called it the world’s largest start-up, announced that the company’s telecom venture has crossed 100 million subscribers in less than six months since launch. Significantly, the company has also said that it would start charging users for data from April 1st of 2017. The […]
Business Buzz – February 2017
SPICEJET SET TO BUY 90 JETS FROM BOEING Targeting expansion & to tap into the South Asian nation’s booming air travel market, low cost carrier SpiceJet is set to seal an order for at least 90 new 737 jets from Boeing, our sources told recently. The announcement for the 737 MAX aircraft – which includes […]
PSU BUZZ JAN. 2017
TOP POSTINGS SHRI DHIRENDRA VEER SINGH TAKES OVER AS THDC INDIA CMD Shri Dhirendra Veer Singh a civil engineering graduate from NIT Rourkela (1983) has assumed charge as Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of THDC India Ltd (THDCIL). Prior to taking over as CMD, Singh was holding the charge of Director (Technical) in the company […]
BUSINESS BUZZ JAN. 2017
TEXTILE SALES DIVE 50% ON CASH CRUNCH With a steep fall in sales of nearly 50% over the past 45 days due to the cash crunch in the market, demonetisation has left the financial health of the textiles industry in tatters, according to Nagesh Rajanna, CEO (retail) of the Nusli Wadia-run textile major Bombay Dyeing. […]
PSU NEWS DEC. 2016
BHEL PAYS FINAL DIVIDEND FOR FISCAL 2015-16 Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has paid an equity dividend of 20% for fiscal 2015-16. In value terms, the total dividend paid for fiscal 2015-16 amounts to INR 98 Crore. With this, the company has maintained its impeccable track record of rewarding investors via dividends uninterruptedly since 1976-77. […]
BUSINESS BUZZ DEC. 2016
सैमसंग का मोबाइल उत्पादन की क्षमता 6 करोड़ यूनिट से बढ़ाकर 12 करोड़ करने का लक्ष्य इलेक्ट्रॉनिक्स क्षेत्र की अहम कंपनी सैमसंग यूपी में अपने नोएडा प्लांट का विस्तार करेगी। यूपी सीएम अखिलेश यादव की मौजूदगी में उनके आवास पर सैमसंग इंडिया के सीईओ ए एच सी होंग और मुख्य सचिव राहुल भटनागर ने एमओेयू […]
NEW TOP LEVEL APPOINTMENTS
The Appointments Committee of the Indian Cabinet has approved the elevation of Atul Bhatt as the Chairman & Managing Director of MECON Limited. Bhatt currently serves as an Executive Director with the National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC). The appointments committee had also approved the appointment of Sreenivasulu as CMD of Scooters India Limited. He is […]
POWERGRID TOO WINS THE DUN & BRADSTREET AWARD
The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) has also won the ‘Dun & Bradstreet India’s Top PSU Award 2016’ in the Electricity-Power Transmission Category, as announced at the launch of the 9th edition of its premium publication, ‘India’s Top PSUs 2016,’ at an event in New Delhi.
IRCTC WINS DUN & BRADSTREET’S PSU AWARD
The IRCTC (Indian Railways Catering & Tourism Corporation) has won the coveted ‘Dun & Bradstreet’s PSU Awards 2016’ that have been instituted to honour leading PSU companies in the category of Tourist services. The awards , based on Dun & Bradstreet’s publication ‘India’s Top PSUs’, recognise the achievements of top performing PSUs across diverse sectors […]
INDIAN COAST GUARD
Inspector General VSR Murthy, PTM, TM, on being promoted to the rank of ADG, has been appointed as the Additional Director General at Coast Guard Headquarters in New Delhi. ADG Murthy joined the Coast Guard as a Flag Officer in January 1984. Since then the Flag Officer has held various important command and staff appointments, […]
Trilok Kothari of Indian Rail Stores Services is the new Additional Railway Manager of Central Railways Nagpur Circle. He has earlier worked in Northern Railways and the Northern Central Railway as a Deputy Stores Manager. Apart from this, he has also worked at many positions in the Kapurthala Rail Coach Factory.
Dr. Manoj Kumar Patairiya has joined as the Director, CSIR National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (CSIR NISCAIR), New Delhi, with effect from July 26, after spending two years as Additional Director General, Doordarshan, Prasar Bharti, where he is credited with the putting together of the ‘Kisan’ TV Channel.
HIMANSHU JOSHI JOINS OBC AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Pursuant to a notification issued by the Government of India, Himanshu Joshi has been appointed as an Executive Director of the OBC (Oriental Bank of Commerce). Born on October 22, 1958, Joshi is a graduate in commerce and also a certified member of Indian Institute of Bankers.
AKHIL JOSHI ASSUMES CHARGE AS DIRECTOR (POWER), BHEL
On his appointment as Director to the board of BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited), Akhil Joshi has assumed charge as the Director (Power) of the Maharatna public sector engineering and manufacturing enterprise. Prior to this, he was an Executive Director (MSX & HR) at BHEL’s power sector headquarters in New Delhi.
DAKWALE TAKES CHARGE OF CORP. COMM. & BRANDING AT INDIANOIL
Subodh Dakwale has assumed charge of the Corporate Communications and Branding Group for the Marketing Division of Indian Oil with immediate effect. Besides internal and external communications, his area of responsibility will also include brand management of Indian Oil’s 10 iconic brands.
US VISA FEE HIKE HAS POTENTIAL TO ACT AS BARRIER
The US visa-fee hike issue remained a major point of discussion during the India-US Innovation forum that began here last week, with Commerce & Industries Minister Nirmala Sitharaman pointing out to the concerns raised by some stakeholders that the decision has potential to act as a barrier to the movement of natural persons and professionals. […]