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Which IT boss is nicknamed 'Magus'?

Last updated on: September 08, 2006 09:32 IST
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1. Name the NRI business magnate whose father once ran a small foundry in Punjab.
a) Swraj Paul
b) Sabeer Bhatia
c) L N Mittal

2. Name the Indian business tycoon who became the Air-India chairman at a time when private airlines were being nationalised.
a) G D Birla
b) Ratan Tata
c) S K Modi

3. Which chain of hotels would you associate Priya Paul with?
a) Taj Group of Hotels
b) Oberoi Hotels
c) Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels

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The correct answer is Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels.
Paul is supervising the activities of Park Hotels (as the group chairman) in Kolkata, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai and Vizag. She joined the group's hospitality business as marketing manager, The Park, New Delhi, in 1988.
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Paul is supervising the activities of Park Hotels (as the group chairman) in Kolkata, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai and Vizag. She joined the group's hospitality business as marketing manager, The Park, New Delhi, in 1988.

4. Which Indian entrepreneur was India's first woman brew master?
a) Vandana Luthra
b) Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
c) Shahnaz Hussain

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The correct answer is Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw.
Shaw joined the Ballarat University in Melbourne, Australia, and qualified as a master brewer in 1975. At present, she is the CMD of Biocon Ltd. In 2004, Shaw became India's richest woman.
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Shaw joined the Ballarat University in Melbourne, Australia, and qualified as a master brewer in 1975. At present, she is the CMD of Biocon Ltd.
In 2004, Shaw became India's richest woman.

5. Which software head honcho is nicknamed 'Magus' meaning 'wizard' in Persian?
a) Azim Premji
b) N R Narayana Murthy
c) Shiv Nadar

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The correct answer is Shiv Nadar.
Nadar is the CEO of Hindustan Computers Ltd. His wizadry was evident when he transformed HCL corporation into one of the top most firms making computers and office equiment.
In the 2000 Forbes List of Billionaires, Nadar was ranked the 126th richest person in the world with an estimated personal net worth of $3.7 billion.
Correct!
Nadar is the CEO of Hindustan Computers Ltd. His wizadry was evident when he transformed HCL corporation into one of the top most firms making computers and office equiment.
In the 2000 Forbes List of Billionaires, Nadar was ranked the 126th richest person in the world with an estimated personal net worth of $3.7 billion.

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