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Asia Society's India-born president to quit

Global non-profit organisation Asia Society's India-born head Vishakha Desai, who has advised President Barack Obama on India related issues, is stepping down as President and CEO after 22 years at......

'India vs China is a very tired debate'

When Vishakha Desai first went to the United States as a teenager people often asked her if she went to school in India on an elephant. Now as President of the Asia Society, the prestigious......

'India is an important player in its own right'

When Vishakha Desai first went to the United States as a 16 year old people often asked her if she went to school in India on an elephant. Now as President of the Asia Society, the prestigious......

'The Kargil war was my classroom'

'It struck me as horribly unjust that we all stood up for Nirbhaya, but we had all forgotten Bhanwari Devi.' 'Our lives were saved by a group of soldiers who we did not know. The Tiger Hill assault......

'There have been such cases earlier also, and this will continue'

Students and teachers at Delhi University express shock at the recent case of alleged sexual harassment of a PhD scholar by a St Stephen’s College professor, but it has hardly surprised......

The challenges and plans of I-Venture

Vishakha Mulye faced the toughest interviews of her career after she was appointed managing director and CEO. The interviewers were representatives of some of the top global investors who wanted......

Right time to start investing: ICICI Venture MD

Vishakha Mulye, 40, speaks in a measured tone, but with the quiet assurance of someone who knows her onions. Just three months into her job as the managing director and chief executive officer of......

How note ban helped life insurance companies

In January 2017, the growth in total premium was Rs 13,138 crore, against Rs 10,284 crore in January 2016, a growth of 28 per cent. Demonetisation has come as a boon for the life insurance sector.......

Insurance to see rapid growth, consolidation inevitable: Panel

But, neither were the big companies interested in growing inorganically nor were the smaller ones ready to offer themselves for sale. The insurance sector is growing at a rapid pace, particularly......

Stick with your insurer even if medical policy is withdrawn

Moving to a new company means losing out on continuity benefitsPolicyholders could be left in the lurch when insurance companies discontinue their plans. Policies are withdrawn either because of......

PIX: Vishakha Singh's stunning desi turn at Cannes

Another desi girl makes a splash at Cannes!Far from the prying eyes of the media, actress-producer Vishakha Singh, who you may remember watching in 2013 comedy Fukrey (co-starring Richa......

PIX: Richa Chadha, Swara Bhaskar watch a Punjabi film

Richa Chadha hosted a special screening of Khoon Aali Chithi, a Punjabi short film which she has produced, on April 24. Held in Mumbai, the screening saw her friends and cast members in attendance.......

Ash, Katrina, Sonam: YOUR fave Cannes turn? VOTE!

Yay or nay?The recently concluded 68th Cannes International Film Festival was full of red carpet highs and lows. The Indian contingent did not disappoint either.Take a look at our glamour girls and......

Like Kangna, Aishwarya, Kareena's Derby hats? VOTE!

Take this fun poll now!Horse racing is one of the most preferred pastimes of the rich and the famous.While Mumbai has its share of derbys around the year, Bollywood stars routinely show up at these......

Review: Happy Ending isn't quite so happy

Happy Ending, at its core, is pretentious and does not quite live up to expectations, save for Govinda, who lights up the screen with his mere presence and those legendary moves, says Nishi Tiwari.......

PHOTOS: Scooterists reign in the dirt and rain!

It was survival of both man and machine in the Gulf Monsoon Scooter Rally as riders negotiated slushy, gravel-laden, winding terrain along the backwoods of Navi Mumbai. Nashik's Shamim Khan......

BCCI invited to register as Nat sports federation

Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Tuesday sought to strike a cordial note with the Board of Control for Cricket in India by inviting it to register as a national sports federation (NSF) with the......

Kaushik to take legal action against Hockey India

The sex scandal in Indian hockey took a new turn on Monday with the Sports Ministry launching its own probe into allegations of sexual harassment against suspended coach M K Kaushik, who has......

Images: Australia vs England, 1st semi-final

Peter Siddle, named ICC Emerging Player of the Year, started with the wicket of Andrew Strauss in his first over in the first semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy, in Centurion, on Friday.......

Sharath Kamal goes down to top seed Ning

India's campaign at the 17th Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships came to an end whendefending champion Achanta Sharath Kamal crashed out after losing to top seed Gao Ning of Singapore in the......
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Insurance premiums to get dearer from July 1

Insurance premiums will get dearer from July 1, as service tax has been raised from 15 per cent to 18 per cent under the new GST regime. However,... ...

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Centre to SC

Triple talaq is neither integral to Islam nor a "majority versus minority" issue but rather an "intra-community tussle" between Muslim men and... ...

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Bring law to address triple talaq, SC suggests

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday suggested that the government could put in place a law to deal with issues including triple talaq instead... ...

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Wife refuses to dance, husband pushes her from rooftop

In a bizarre incident, a man allegedly pushed his wife from rooftop after she refused to dance with him. 28-year-old Vishakha Tiwari, resident... ...

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Six kids die, 25 others injured in road accident

Six children, aged between three to fifteen years, lost their lives when a tractor-trolley turned turtle in Swai Madhopur district last night. In... ...

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