Daily Archives: March 14, 2019

Nitin Paranjpe second Indian to be Unilever COO

Paranjpe, 56, is president, foods & refreshments, Unilever, a post he has held since January 1, 2018, and will be filled in by Hanneke Faber. In his new role, Paranjpe will be responsible for Unilever’s go-to-market organisations, driving and co-ordinating in-year performance across countries in line with the organization’s divisional strategies.

ITAT shields tax sops on 2nd house

Nirav Modi entered UK on investor’s ‘golden visa’

A golden visa allows a person to work, study or set up a business in the UK. The one-time investment of £2 million has to remain invested for five years before the visa holder becomes eligible for permanent residency which can be accelerated if more is invested. Sources said that visa was issued on Nirav Modi’s Indian passport.

Paul Scholes quits after 31 days as Oldham boss

Former Manchester United star Paul Scholes quit as Oldham manager on Thursday after just 31 days in charge of the League Two club.

British MPs vote overwhelmingly against 2nd Brexit referendum

British MPs on Thursday voted massively against delaying Brexit in order to hold a second referendum, dashing the hopes of pro-European campaigners who want a new public vote.

President Trump not immune from defamation lawsuit: Court

A New York appeals court has ruled that President Donald Trump isn’t immune from a defamation lawsuit filed by a former “Apprentice” contestant who accused him of unwanted kissing and groping. A state Supreme Court Appellate Division panel issued its ruling on Thursday in a case brought by Summer Zervos.

Subhankar Dey, Riya Mookerjee advance to quarters of Swiss Open

Subhankar Dey and Riya Mookerjee advanced to men’s and women’s singles quarterfinals respectively of the Swiss Open badminton tournament here on Thursday.

Bowlers, Mayank Agarwal help Karnataka lift Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

Opener Mayank Agarwal smashed an unbeaten 85 off 57 balls as Karnataka dished out a clinical all-round performance to beat Maharashtra by eight wickets and lift the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on Thursday.

SpiceJet to get two wet lease planes by Saturday; no restriction on Jet’s forward booking

SpiceJet sources say it has increased utilisation of its 64 planes that include Boeing 737 (not Max but new generation or NG) and turboprop Bombardier by mounting additional frequencies on them. SpiceJet’s Delhi-Kabul flight is cancelled due to Pakistan airspace closure.

Air fares skyrocket in fastest growing market on Boeing 737 Max ban


Average fares on 14 main routes jumped more than 65 per cent on Thursday, compared with a year ago, data from online travel agent Yatra.com showed. In contrast, fares on average were up just about 30 per cent on February 12, when India was yet to decide on grounding the Boeing jets, the data showed.