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Aditya Puri features in Barron’s 30 best CEOs
MUMBAI: HDFC Bank managing director Aditya Puri's name has featured in the list of world's 30 best CEOs, published by American financial magazine Barron's.
"Puri, 66, has transformed HDFC Bank from a start-up into one of the world’s highest-quality banks, generating eye-popping returns by maintaining lending standards while expanding beyond corporate loans into a full-service retail bank," Barron's said.
Sensex trips 97 points, Nifty below 9,100
MUMBAI: The benchmark Sensex fell almost 97 points and the NSE Nifty cracked below the 9,100-mark in early trade on March 27 as investors took profit in recent gainers amid weak Asian cues.
The 30-share barometer declined 96.80 points, or 0.32 per cent, to 29,324.60 with sectorial indices led by metal, teck, IT, healthcare, oil&gas, FMCG and auto trading in negative zone with losses up to 0.86 per cent.
One killed, 13 injured in US nightclub shooting
WASHINGTON: At least one person was killed and 13 others were injured in a shooting early on Sunday at a nightclub in the US, police said.
Modi among Time magazine probable for most influential people
NEW YORK: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been named among the probable contenders for Time magazine's annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
Time will next month announce the list, comprising a number of leading artists, politicians, lawmakers, scientists and leaders of tech and business.
5 terrorists killed, 16 arrested in army raids in Egypt
CAIRO: At least five terrorists were killed and 16 others arrested during army raids in Egypt's restive North Sinai, the military said on March 26.
The Takfiri terrorists included one of the leaders of the Sinai-based terrorist group Ansar Biet el-Maqdes, Egypt's military spokesperson Colonel Tamer el-Refa'e said in a statement.
Aadhaar can't be mandatory for welfare schemes: SC
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the government cannot make Aadhaar mandatory for extending benefits of its welfare schemes.
Police foil robbery bid, arrest one
NEW DELHI: A Delhi Police PCR van team foiled a robbery bid by arresting a man who, along with four others, allegedly broke into an electronics store and stole more than 100 mobile phones in Patel Nagar.
Rahul and his accomplices broke into the shop in Prem Nagar on the night of March 24, police said.
No case will be filed against Saseendran without complaint, says police
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The police have informed that there will be no case filed against the A K Saseendran who on March 26 resigned from his post as the transport minister soon after an audio clip of him having a lewd conversation with a woman did the rounds in the media. They added that a case can be filed only if the concerned woman lodges a complaint against the minister.
Saseendran meets chief minister
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A K Saseendran, who resigned as transport minister on March 26 following allegations of him having a lewd conversation with a woman over the phone, met up with chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan at Cliff House.
Stationary shop near journo's house attacked, owner injured
KOLLAM: In a bizarre incident, a youth unexpectedly attacked a stationary store and injured the shop owner. The victim G Vishwan (59) runs a stationary shop near his house at Kochuveetu Mukku, in Kottankara panchayat.