Daily Archives: May 12, 2019

Who’ll step into Y C Deveshwar’s shoes at ITC?

Sanjiv Puri, the managing director of the ITC, was chosen by YCD for the role when he decided to split the post of executive chairman in 2016. Following the wish of Deveshwar, the post of the executive chairman was replaced with chairman and chief executive officer from February 5, 2017.

Interest in bank deposits revives, says RBI study

The study cites empirical evidence to show that income as the most important determinant, both in the short and long-run. It calls for a careful appraisal of regulatory reforms and tax arbitrage with efforts to make returns on deposits and capital markets both more market-determined.

How ITC lit up non-cigarette brands

A late entrant in FMCG and packaged foods, ITC challenged domestic and multinational companies alike, following a clear vision of its legendary former chairman Yogi C Deveshwar, to quickly scale the non-cigarette businesses of the company. ITC stuck to the classic textbook approach to build the FMCG business, which today boasts of a portfolio of Rs 1,000-crore plus brands, Aashirvaad being the biggest with a turnover of over Rs 4,000 crore.

Deepika Nayan Bhardwaj speaks about #MenToo

Deepika Narayan Bhardwaj, a documentary filmmaker who advocates for men’s rights, makes a case for gender equality

Mumbai beat Chennai by 1 run to win unprecedented 4th IPL title

Lasith Malinga produced an incredible last over to defend nine runs as Mumbai Indians claimed undisputed supremacy in the IPL by securing their fourth title with a narrow one-run win over Chennai Super Kings in a pulsating final. Chennai have now lost to Mumbai for the third time in four finals.

After IPL 2019 triumph, Hardik Pandya wants to lift World Cup trophy

After ending the Indian Premier League 2019 season on a title-winning note, Mumbai Indians all-rounder Hardik Pandya is eager to lift the ICC World Cup 2019 trophy as well. Pandya is the part of the India’s 15-member squad for the quadrennial event, starting May 30 in England and Wales.

Big sports events today

Here are the big sports events lined up for Monday (May 13) that comprise the one-day international match between West Indies and Bangladesh.

Djokovic beats Tsitsipas to win third Madrid Open title

Novak Djokovic defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday to win a third Madrid Open title and a record-equalling 33rd Masters crown.

Key moment was MS Dhoni’s run-out, says Sachin Tendulkar

After clinching a nerve-wracking one-run victory over Chennai Super Kings in the IPL 2019 final, Mumbai Indians icon Sachin Tendulkar reckoned the dismissal of MS Dhoni in the 13th over played the huge role in MI’s record fourth IPL title.

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