Monday 21 January, 2019

Indra Nooyi under Trump administration consideration to head World Bank

New York, Jan 17 (IANS) Indian-American business leader Indra Nooyi, who headed the multinational PepsiCo, is under consideration for heading the World Bank, according to multiple media reports. If she is nominated by US President Donald Trump [...]

JAG’S THOUGHTS: Wealth in the Modern Age: Fast created, easily lost

JAG’S THOUGHTS* Since the economic reform of 1991 (what is also referred to as India’s second independence) we have produced more than a million millionaires and dozens of billionaires. This unprecedented level of wealth creation has [...]

With Gopinath as IMF chief economist, 4 women now at apex of world economy

United Nations, Jan 8 (IANS) Four women will dominate the global economic policy sphere with eminent academic Gita Gopinath becoming the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) chief economist. In a sign of growing women power, she along [...]

Gita Gopinath takes over as IMF chief economist

United Nations, Jan 8 (IANS) Eminent academic and former economic adviser to the Kerala government, Gita Gopinath has taken over as the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) chief economist in a time of global financial uncertainty. In [...]

McDonald’s introduces McAloo Tikki at US global headquarters

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, January 3, 2018: Fast-food chain McDonald’s has introduced McAloo Tikki from India at its global headquarters restaurant in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood. The vegan option is part its international [...]

Google announces $1 bn sprawling campus in New York

New York, Dec 17 (IANS) Google on Monday announced to invest $ 1 billion to establish a new campus in New York City. The 1.7 million square-feet campus called Google Hudson Square will be the primary location for the company’s New York-based [...]

Sundar Pichai denies political bias during testimony to Congress

Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Tuesday denied that the tech giant favors the more progressive political currents, in contrast to what some legislators and media outlets have claimed, in his first appearance before the [...]

Top Indian-American Microsoft AI executive Sirosh joins Compass

San Francisco, Dec 6 (IANS) Microsoft’s Indian-origin Chief Technology Officer for Artificial Intelligence (AI) Joseph Sirosh has joined Compass, a New York-based real estate tech company which is making efforts to simplify the home [...]

WhatsApp business chief Neeraj Arora quits

San Francisco/New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) In yet another high-profile exit at WhatsApp, its Indian-origin Chief Business Officer Neeraj Arora has quit, saying he needs “time off to recharge and spend time with family”. Arora has been [...]

WhatsApp appoints Ezetap Co-founder Abhijit Bose as India head

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Under pressure from the government to build a separate corporate entity in the country, instant messaging service WhatsApp on Wednesday named Ezetap Co-founder Abhijit Bose as its India head. Bose will join WhatsApp [...]