Friday, January 31, 2014

Microsoft board close to naming India-born Satya Nadella as new CEO

Microsoft board close to naming India-born Nadella as new CEO


Almost all newspapers today carry on their front pages the story of household LPG cylinder cap being raised from 9 to 12.
In an exclusive story, Hindustan Times states that CAG does not have the authority to monitor more than half of the center schemes. CAG has been calling for changes in the audit Act 1971 which does not allow it to go through the books of local bodies, societies and various government schemes.
The Pioneer reports of the Delhi BJP kicking of its "Ek Note, Kamal par Vote" campaign as part of its mission 272+ ad campaign ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.
Now you can watch the nearly 5 and a half minute video of 'At Home' function hosted by the President on Republic Day. This is an initiative to open the doors of Rahtrapati Bhawan to the public, reports The Asian Age.
The Financial Express carries a picture of the country's first monorail all set to start in Mumbai from Wadala to Chembur covering a distance of about 9 km.
The Gyanodaya Express of Delhi University will for the first time go across the border to Pakistan as part of an initiative to build bridges between the people of the two countries is anitem in the Hindu.
Ludhiana once the undisputed leader in the manufacture of bicycles and cycle parts in the whole of Asia, is fast losing to China. Today reports The Tribune, the industry worth 6,000 crore rupees is hit hard by the cheap imports of cycle parts from China says the paper.
The Asian Age reports of the Department of Personnel and Training to give a 2 year fixed tenure to officers of the IAS, IPS and Indian Forest Service to insulate them from political interference.
The Hindu has an interesting report on Dutch Health Ministers taking a cycling tour around major Dhyan Chand National stadium in Delhi to promote cycling in Netherlands as a healthy means of transport. Probably India could take a lesson from that!

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