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Sasikala: Conviction ends Jayalalitha aide’s chief minister bid

Sasikala: Conviction ends Jayalalitha aide’s chief minister bid

India’s Supreme Court has convicted the head of the ruling party in Tamil Nadu state of corruption, ending her attempts to become chief minister. Sasikala Natarajan was an aide of late chief minister Jayalalitha. Though she has never held public office, the ruling AIADMK party said last week that she would be the southern state’s [...]

February 14, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on Sasikala: Conviction ends Jayalalitha aide’s chief minister bid

Uber chief quits Trump business council amid boycott calls

Uber chief quits Trump business council amid boycott calls

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has quit President Donald Trump’s council of business leaders, according to an internal memo obtained by The Associated Press. Mr. Kalanick wrote to his employees that he’d spoken with Mr. Trump on Thursday to “let him know that I would not be able to participate on his economic council. Joining the [...]

February 3, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Uber chief quits Trump business council amid boycott calls

Congress government focussed on improving quality of education: Chief Minister

Congress government focussed on improving quality of education: Chief Minister

  With an aim to provide quality primary and higher education to the students, Himachal Pradesh  government has opened over 1,000 schools, 41 colleges, 24 new industrial training institutes and two engineering colleges in the state, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said on Thursday. “Besides providing qualitative education at the primary and secondary levels, impetus had also been laid on [...]

September 30, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Congress government focussed on improving quality of education: Chief Minister

Jammu and Kashmir: National flag falls off post as Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti unfurls it

Jammu and Kashmir: National flag falls off post as Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti unfurls it

In a deeply embarrassing moment for Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, the national tricolor fell off the post as she hoisted it at Bakshi stadium in Srinagar where the main Independence Day function of the state was held. Mehbooba, who was hoisting the national flag as Chief Minister for the first time, pulled [...]

August 15, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Jammu and Kashmir: National flag falls off post as Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti unfurls it

World Health Organization Chief Says Zika Risk Is Low at Rio Olympics

World Health Organization Chief Says Zika Risk Is Low at Rio Olympics

The head of the world health body said she’s going to the games. The risk of Zika virus infections at the Olympic Games is both low and manageable, the chief of the World Health Organization said on Friday, a week before the event kicks off in Rio de Janeiro. Nearly half a million people are [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on World Health Organization Chief Says Zika Risk Is Low at Rio Olympics

RBI Governor race: SBI chief keeps guesswork alive

RBI Governor race: SBI chief keeps guesswork alive

Keeping the guessing game going, SBI Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya on Friday stated that her name being considered for RBI’s Governor’s position is media speculation as she is “not saying anything” on it. Responding to a media query on the most talked about succession race to the Mint Street corner office, Ms. Bhattacharya said: “I am [...]

July 29, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on RBI Governor race: SBI chief keeps guesswork alive

Teacher or not, Ofsted’s new chief inspector passes the test

Teacher or not, Ofsted’s new chief inspector passes the test

Amanda Spielman, banker-turned-academy chain adviser, will be the next Ofsted chief inspector, it has been announced. A few formalities are necessary, a cross-party coalition of MPs will talk to her next Wednesday before giving her the final nod, but presuming no funny business occurs Spielman is in. Overstating the importance of the inspectorate is difficult. [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Teacher or not, Ofsted’s new chief inspector passes the test

THE LATEST: UN CHIEF CONDEMNS DEADLY TALIBAN ATTACK IN KABUL

THE LATEST: UN CHIEF CONDEMNS DEADLY TALIBAN ATTACK IN KABUL

The Latest on the militant assault on an Afghan government security compound in Kabul (all times local): 5:45 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has sent his condolences to the victims and their families following the Taliban attack on a government security agency in Kabul that killed at least 28 people and wounded more than 320. [...]

April 19, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on THE LATEST: UN CHIEF CONDEMNS DEADLY TALIBAN ATTACK IN KABUL

EU’s antitrust chief looking closely at Google’s Android

EU’s antitrust chief looking closely at Google’s Android

The European Union antitrust chief, who has already charged Google  with favoring its own shopping service in internet searches, said on Monday that she was now examining its deals with phone makers and operators. The comments by European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager follow a year-long investigation into Android, the world’s most popular operating system for [...]

April 18, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on EU’s antitrust chief looking closely at Google’s Android

EU’s antitrust chief looking closely at Google’s Android

EU’s antitrust chief looking closely at Google’s Android

The European Union antitrust chief, who has already charged Google  with favoring its own shopping service in internet searches, said on Monday that she was now examining its deals with phone makers and operators. The comments by European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager follow a year-long investigation into Android, the world’s most popular operating system for [...]

April 18, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on EU’s antitrust chief looking closely at Google’s Android