Former PepsiCo India head D Shivakumar elected as ASCI Chairman
Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 9:08 PM
Advertising watchdog ASCI Wednesday said D Shivakumar, former PepsiCo India head, has been appointed as its chairman. Shivakumar, who is presently Group Executive President, Corporate Strategy at Aditya Birla Group, was unanimously elected as the Chairman of the Board of ASCI for a period of three years. While Rohit Gupta was elected as the Vice-Chairman.
Ex-TechM worker alleges manager of discrimination against homosexuals
Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 11:01 AM
A former Tech Mahindra employee has alleged harassment and discrimination against homosexuals by his then team manager in 2015. He also alleged the manager made "mocking judgements" on his purported "effeminate" nature. Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra said the company is investigating the matter and "will ascertain the facts and see that the outcome is fair and just".
G. Satheesh Reddy appointed as new DRDO chairman
Saturday, August 25, 2018, 5:08 PM
Distinguished aerospace scientist G. Satheesh Reddy was on Saturday appointed the Chairman of the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) and Secretary in the Department of Defence Research and Development (DDR&D). The Appointment Committee of the Cabinet approved Reddy's appointment for a period of two years from the date of assumption of charge or until further orders, whichever is earlier, an official statement said.