The reason for the surprise announcement of Vinod Dasari in November last on quitting Ashok Leyland (AL) is now clear: Royal Enfield appointing him as CEO and his joining Eicher Motors, the parent body of Enfield, as Executive Director. Dasari joined AL in 2005 and succeeded R Seshasayee as Managing Director
Governor Banwarilal Purohit has been breathing fresh air into the Raj Bhavan. Purohit is multi-faceted: an active politician, he was a member of the Maharashtra Assembly, Minister and Member of Parliament for three terms and a media magnate. He acquired Hitavada, the 1908-established English daily, widely circulated in Central India.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswamy presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to the granddaddy of the IT industry, F C Kohli (94). The large audience at CII Connect 2018, applauded with a standing ovation. In his acceptance speech, Kohli described how it all began in 1968. A product of MIT,
The 90th birthday of Prof M Anandakrishnan (MA), an educator par excellence and a Padma Shree awardee, was celebrated by his students and well-wishers. A book on Dr MA titled Memorable Footprints of an Educator was released on that day. The first Dr M Anandakrishnan endowment lecture on Antarctica Glacier and Global
He built Sundram Fasteners as the leader in the business of bolts and nuts, metal forming and powdered metallurgy. Recently Suresh Krishna handed the baton to his daughters, Arathi as Managing Director and Arundathi as Joint Managing Director. He had groomed them to manage the sprawling enterprise that has 27