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The Englishman who spied for India
Sidney Wignall, a British mountaineer who spied on China for India in the 1950s, passed unnoticed into the ages this week. We mourn this unsung hero by republishing Claude Arpi's 2002 feature.......
The Importance Of Sania Mirza
If there is an Indian equivalent of the Tiger Woods phenomenon, where a young person makes an unexpected and dramatic impact on a sport and its popular perception, it is undoubtedly Sania Mirza.......
Why Cipla's 'successor' decided to quit
A football fan, Kamil Hamied is known to be a calm and quiet person who wants to do something for society, like his uncle Yusuf. Image: Kamil Hamied keen to pursue other interests. ......
Cipla heir apparent Kamil steps down
Kamil is the son of M K Hamied, who is the brother of Cipla’s non-executive chairman, Yusuf Hamied In a surprise move, Kamil Hamied (photographed below), successor of the Hamied family in......
Cipla promoters to vest voting rights in Yusuf Hamied
The Hamieds, billionaire promoters of pharmaceutical major Cipla, are set to sign an agreement that would vest the voting rights of the entire 37 per cent promoter stake in chairman emeritus Yusuf......
Cipla board approves retirement of M K Hamied
Drug firm Cipla on Thurday approved the retirement of its executive vice-chairman, M K Hamied with effect from March 31, 2014.Hamied, (73) however, will continue to be the vice-chairman of the......
India's anti-AIDS drugs look for more takers
Y K Hamied, chairman of Indian drug firm Cipla is upset there are few takers for his dirt-cheap triple drug cocktail to combat AIDS symptoms."The sad thing is that in 2001 there were 10,000......
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