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Kumar Mangalam Birla is the eighth Richest Indian with his property more than US$ 10.2billion. Mangalam Birla was born in 1967 and within one decade of his taking the Aditya Birla Industrial group into his hand the industry excelled rapidly with heap and bounds and made Birla one of the most admired young industrialists in India. Fortune has showered on the Aditya Birla group till he has taken over the chairmanship of the industrial group. It is one of the largest industrial groups in India. The group includes Ultratech Cement, Hindalco, Gracim and Idea cellular. During his chairmanship Kumar Birla has showed unique leadership and outlook by taking his company to the zenith of success and triumph. It has marked a complete difference in its achievement and success. Birla has been representing various timelines during this time as Business leader of the year 2003, Udyog Ratna by PHD chamber of commerce, Honorary Fellowship from All Indian management Association (2004), Young Global leader by World Economic Forum (2004), Business Leader of the year (2003) by Economic times and many more recognitions Birla has been conferred upon for his excellence in industry and business. He is the first and sole industrialist to have got an appointment as a public nominee in the governing body of the Security and exchange board of India (SEBI). He is admired as the one of the 10th most appreciated CEOs of India.
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New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Chiefs of Indian and foreign telecom companies Wednesday met key ministers and officials and voiced their concerns over the regulator's proposals, especially the high base price of the spectrum to be auctioned.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Chiefs of top telecom firms, including Bharti Airtel and Vodafone, will meet Wednesday evening Communications Minister Kapil Sibal to discuss their concerns following the TRAI's recommendations on spectrum auction.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Union Telecommunications Minister Kapil Sibal is likely to meet the chiefs of four telecom companies-Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular and Telenor-on Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Samajwadi Party leader Shailendra Kumar Wednesday demanded action against those making derogatory remarks against MPs saying these were lowering dignity of parliament.
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Terrorist safe havens in Pakistan pose a tough challenge, a Pentagon report said as an American official admitted that a strategic partnership agreement with Afghanistan may be "hard" to work due to Pakistan's discomfort with a Kabul government too closely aligned with India.
Washington, May 2 (IANS) The United States has put India, China, Pakistan and ten other countries on a priority watch list for allegedly providing insufficient protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights or limited market access.
Washington, May 2 (IANS) As President Barack Obama signed a strategic partnership agreement with Afghanistan, a senior official admitted it may be "hard" to work due to Pakistan's discomfort with a Kabul government too closely aligned with India.
Washington, May 2 (IANS) US-led coalition forces have weakened the Taliban in Afghanistan, but terrorist safe havens in Pakistan and endemic corruption still pose tough challenges, a new Pentagon report says.
Cuttack, May 1 (IANS) Deccan Chargers beat Pune Warriors by 13 runs to record their second victory in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Barabati stadium here Tuesday.
Cuttack, May 1 (IANS) Deccan Chargers scored 186 for four in 20 overs against Pune Warriors in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Barabati Stadium here Tuesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 1 (IANS) Kerala's ruling United Democratic Front Tuesday denied any problem in its ranks, and termed Communist Party of India-Marxist's willingness to welcome back parties which quit the Left Democratic Front (LDF) as "wishful thinking".
Cuttack, May 1 (IANS) Deccan Chargers captain Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and elected to bat against Pune Warriors in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Barabati Stadium here Tuesday.
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) American model-turned-actress Nargis Fakhri, whose voice in her debut film "Rockstar" was dubbed due to her poor Hindi diction, is busy working on the language and reveals that finally she can read and write a bit of Hindi.
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Kishore Biyani-led Future Group said Monday it will spin off its branded apparel business Pantaloons into a separate entity, in which Aditya Birla Nuvo will infuse Rs.800 crore to acquire controlling stake.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The government may soon provide post-retirement facilities to former speakers of the Lok Sabha, as being provided at present to former presidents, vice presidents and prime ministers. The facilities may include free housing, transportation and also expenses on maintaining office and some staff.
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Kishore Biyani-led Future Group said Monday it will spin off its branded apparel business Pantaloons brand into a separate entity, in which Aditya Birla Nuvo will infuse Rs.1,600 crore to acquire controlling stake.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The government may soon provide post-retirement facilities to former speakers of the Lok Sabha at par with former presidents, vice presidents and prime ministers. The facilities include free housing, transportation and also expenses on maintaining office and some staff.
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) The 500 MW prototype fast breeder reactor (PFBR) at Kalpakkam will soon get its first lot of fuel assemblies - used to build its nuclear fuel core, a senior official has said, adding that 86 percent of the "physical work" on the plant has been completed.
Washington, April 30 (IANS) The Sikh Coalition, a US based community group, has launched FlyRights, an innovative mobile application that allows users to report instances of airport profiling in real time.
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Al Qaeda's top leaders, including its new chief of Ayman al-Zawahri, continue to "burrow" in Pakistan's tribal areas, President Barack Obama's top counterterrorism adviser said vowing to bring them to justice like Osama bin Laden.
Monza (Italy), April 29 (IANS) Mahindra Racing's young Indian rider Sarath Kumar scripted history at the CIV-Italian Championship in Monza where he finished third, his first podium finish here Sunday.
Patna, April 29 (IANS) Hundreds of Communist Party of India- Marxist-Leninst (CPI-ML) cadres protested against the visit of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to Kaimur district Sunday and rejected his "claims" of development and establishment of law and order in Bihar, officials said.
Chung Ju (Korea), April 29 (IANS) India's Swarn Singh Virk along with Manjeet Singh and Sandeep Kumar won their individual events at the Asian Olympic Qualifiers and booked their berths for the London Olympics here Sunday.
Dharamsala, April 29 (IANS) Had the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) acted well in time, it would not have to face the embarrassment of one of its top leaders being convicted in a bribery case, senior party leader Shanta Kumar said here Sunday.
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) In a bid to send the right signals to the business community, deterred from investing due to the West Bengal government's land and SEZ policies, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday chose industrialist B.K. Birla's 70th marriage anniversary as the perfect platform to interact with them.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 29 (IANS) The Kerala Tourism advertisement campaign 'Your Moment is Waiting' has won the bronze medal at the prestigious Prague International Advertising Festival (PIAF) in the category of 'state as an advertiser.'
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India's Beijing Games bronze medal-winning wrestler Sushil Kumar, who Friday booked his London berth, feels every fighter is on the lookout for an "element of surprise" in the fighting style as every wrestler is studying every other potential rival going through the tapes of bouts.
Directing to Department of Telecommunication (DoT), Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies and Telecom Regularity Authority of India (TRAI), the telecom regulator, Supreme Court of India on Friday asked them to set up a five- member expert committee in the leadership of DoT Secretary to frame a guideline for prepaid connections.............
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon who is on an India trip Friday met Meira Kumar during which the Lok Sabha speaker asked him to involve developing countries in the consultation process with regard to the millennium development goals (MDG).
New Delhi, Apr 27 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Friday hailed the proposal to nominate Sachin Tendulkar to Rajya Sabha.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed that a five-member expert committee be set up to recommend guidelines for verifying those applying for prepaid mobile connections.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday banned the use of black films of any visible light transmission (VLT) percentage or any other material on the front and rear screens and windows of all vehicles throughout the country. The ban would be enforceable from May 4.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed the setting up of a five-member committee to recommend guidelines for verification of those applying for prepaid mobile connections.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) India's Olympic bronze medal-winning wrestler Sushil Kumar qualified Friday for the 2012 London Olympics by taking the gold medal in the 66kg event of the World Qualifying Tournament in Taiyuan, China.
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Even as it lowered India's growth forecast to 6.9 percent this year from 7.1 percent in 2011, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Friday said led by India and China, Asia will remain the fastest growing region in the world.
Pune, April 27 (IANS) Deccan Chargers captain Kumar Sangakkara has been fined $20,000 for his team's slow over rate during their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Pune Warriors here.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed a five-member committee be set up to recommend guidelines for verifications of those applying for prepaid mobile connections.
Pune, April 26 (IANS) Deccan Chargers posted 177 for four in their Indian Premier League match against Pune Warriors at the Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium here Thursday.
Guwahati, April 26 (IANS) Two-time former Assam chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta was Thursday elected the new president of the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP).
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A team from Patna's Birla Institute of Technology has won the right to represent India at the worldwide finals of a tech competition in Sydney with its solution for enhancing the learning abilities of school students suffering from dyslexia.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 26 (IANS) The only Asian driver in the Formula One circuit Narain Karthikeyan Thursday said an F1 race track in Kerala is certainly going to be a boost for tourism.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 26 (IANS) The Kerala government can consider opening a motor racing track in the state if it helped pull in tourists, Tourism Minister A.P. Anil Kumar said ahead of his meeting with F1 driver Narain Karthikeyan here Thursday.
Jaipur, April 25 (IANS) At least four persons were killed and 10 others wounded when the car they were travelling in collided with a bus in Rajasthan's Bikaner district Wednesday morning, police said.
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Shahid Kapoor seems to be going through workout woes - the actor sustained four injuries while training.
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Sweeping five Republican primaries to effectively clinch the Republican nomination, Mitt Romney prepared to challenge President Barack Obama in the November general election.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) With reforms in the IIT entrance tests being mulled, the founder of the prestigious Super 30 coaching institute, Anand Kumar, has suggested a single entrance exam for all engineering colleges in the country.
Washington, April 25 (IANS) The United States is working with India to flesh out an initiative to set up hundreds of community colleges in India on the American pattern, according to state department spokesperson Victoria Nuland.
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Around 13 percent of the world's adults -- or over 640 million people -- would like to emigrate with roughly 150 million, including ten million Indians wishing to settle in America.
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) The Indian Premier League match between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Deccan Chargers (DC) was called off without even a ball being bowled after a thunderstorm accompanied with heavy rain lashed the Eden Gardens Tuesday.
Bangalore, April 24 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) Tuesday reported provisional net profit of Rs.725 crore during fiscal 2011-12, posting 16 percent lower growth over the last fiscal.
Mumbai, April 24 (ANI): The producers of 'Rowdy Rathore' insured Akshay Kumar for a whopping 50 crore as the actor insisted on performing the daredevil stunts himself.
New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): The Lok Sabha has been adjourned till noon over issues like the granting of statehood for the Telangana region, Naxal issue and defence-related scams.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) It was back to adjournments as the Lok Sabha met after a three-week break Tuesday with members from Telangana raising the issue of statehood to the region and Left parties demanding a discussion on spiralling prices.
New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): The Lok Sabha has been adjourned till noon over issues like the granting of statehood for the Telangana region, Naxal issue and defence-related scams.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) It was back to disruptions as the Lok Sabha met for the first time after a three-week break Tuesday with members from Telangana raising the issue of statehood to the region, forcing an adjournment of the house.
Patna, April 24 (IANS) Big brother should have been watching out for it. But legendary British author George Orwell's birthplace in Bihar's Motihari town has been lying neglected for decades with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar the latest to pledge that it would be preserved for posterity.
Patna, April 23 (IANS) Protesting against non-payment of their salaries for nearly 11 months, hundreds of parateachers showed black flags to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday and shouted slogans against his government during his Sewa Yatra in East Champaran district, officials said.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice on a plea urging that the acquisition of Cairn India, which holds the nation's biggest onshore oil block, by Anil Agarwal-promoted Vedanta Resources be declared invalid.
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Mahindra Racing felicitated their Indian rider Sarath Kumar for becoming the first Indian to score points in the Italian Championship.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Vijay Kumar Malhotra, acting president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), Monday hailed the nomination of six times Olympian and sports administrator Randhir Singh as vice president of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC).
New Delhi, Apr.23 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday accused Congress leader Sajjan Kumar of inciting the 1984-anti-Sikh riots in Delhi, and added that the killings in the Delhi Cantonment area of the city were not spontaneous.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the federal investigating agency, which is probing anti-Sikh riots 1984 on Monday accused Congress leader and former Member of Parliament (MP) from outer Delhi, Sajjan Kumar for inflaming the mob against Sikhs and organizing the riots............
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Come Tuesday, all roads in the capital will turn into one huge marriage procession. Delhi residents, be prepared for blaring music and traffic snarls as about 30,000 weddings are expected to take place on the day, deemed auspicious, alone.
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Deccan Chargers who are still looking for their first win in the current edition of the Indian Premier League, Monday exuded confidence of reversing their fortunes and hope to qualify for the play-offs.
Cuttack, April 23 (IANS) Deccan Chargers skipper Kumar Sangakkara blamed another bad fielding show for the five-wicket loss against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Barabati Stadium.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Police Sunday solved the daylight robbery at a French national's house in south Delhi's Anand Niketan with the arrest of the two accused.
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Reaffirming the urgency of making the 2010 quota and governance reforms effective by October to enhance the International Monetary Fund's legitimacy and credibility, its steering committee has called for an agreement by January 2013.
Washington, April 22 (IANS) India has called for an "integrated and interconnected" response to global developments anchored by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to effectively secure growth in an environment of global stability.
Shimla, April 21 (IANS) Monica Bharti, daughter-in-law of former MP Chander Kumar, is the newpresident of the Himachal Pradesh Indian Youth Congress (IYC), a party official said here Saturday.
Pune, April 21 (IANS) Suhas Khamkar retained the Mr India title in the senior national body building championship here Saturday. For Khamkar, it was his third consecutive Mr India title. He had also won the Mr Asia title in 2010.
Prime Minister's award for excellence in public administration has been given to Gujarat.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Gujarat has been given the Prime Minister's Award for excellence in public administration 2010-11 here on the Civil Services Day saturday for working the integrated watershed management programme.
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Expressing its disappointment at the pace of reform on quota and governance issues in the International Monetary Fund (IMF), India has said that a dynamic reform process is necessary to ensure IMF's legitimacy and effectiveness.
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Allaying a "misapprehension" about some retroactive changes in Indian tax laws, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has assured corporate America that India was a good investment destination with a clear and stable tax regime.
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Citigroup's Indian American CEO Vikram Pandit and its directors have been sued by a bank shareholder over a compensation package that was contested by investors in a rare failed "say-on-pay" vote.
Washington, April 21 (IANS) As India and the United States work out a "shared strategy" to combat piracy, its expanding range beyond the western Indian Ocean close to India's western coast has emerged as an issue of concern.
Tonga, April 20 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, currently on a visit to Tonga, has launched an India-assisted solar project run by two women engineers in the Pacific island nation.
Navi Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Pune FC registered their best-ever win in the Under-20 I-League football, beating Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Bangalore 5-1 in their opening at the Father Agnel Football ground here Friday.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) It was a tough choice for 20-year old Haya Fatima to make: choose between a surgery and exams in the same month.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 19 (IANS) The standoff between state Forest and Sports Minister K.B. Ganesh Kumar and his father, veteran politician and Kerala Congress (B) chairman R. Balakrishna Pillai, continued to remain unresolved with the latter saying he is 'unsure' about the outcome of Thursday's talks.
Jalandhar, April 19 (IANS) The untiring efforts of rescue teams engaged in finding survivors beneath the collapsed blanket manufacturing factory in this Punjab city saw more success early Thursday with a trapped worker being rescued after 72 hours under the debris.
Washington, April 19 (IANS) The US has commended India, which Thursday successfully tested its long-range nuclear-capable missile Agni-V, for its "solid non-proliferation record" even as it cautioned all nuclear-capable states to exercise restraint regarding nuclear capabilities.
Shimla/New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) In a snub to his own party's government in Himachal Pradesh, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national vice president Shanta Kumar Wednesday said 'national security is more important than a cricket ground', alluding to the alleged government move to dispossess the army of the Annadale ground in Shimla.
Patna, April 18 (IANS) After more than three decades, much-awaited work on the Durgawati reservoir project on the Sone river began Wednesday in Bihar's Rohtas district, officials said.
Islamabad, April 18 (ANI): Pakistan's law enforcement agencies still have no clue about the whereabouts of Hindu medic Dr Rajesh Kumar who was kidnapped from Quetta on February 13.
Islamabad, April 17 (ANI): Pakistan's law enforcement agencies still have no clue about the whereabouts of Hindu medic Dr Rajesh Kumar who was kidnapped from Quetta on February 13.
Bangalore, April 17 (IANS) Pune Warriors made 182 for six in 20 overs against Royal Challengers Bangalore in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here Tuesday.
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has proposed imposition of a "democracy cess", according to which individuals and corporates can give 0.2 percent of their income tax to any political party of their choice for funding its activities and elections.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 17 (IANS) The Kerala Bottlers Federation (KBF) and the Association of Distillers, Brewers and Vintners of India Tuesday urged the Kerala government to raise the price of liquor purchased from them as input costs have risen.
Jammu, April 17 (IANS) A section of Jammu and Kashmir government employees struck work Tuesday demanding, among others, an increase in the retirement age and regularisation of services of casual workers, and paralysed offices, a protester said.
Jaipur, April 17 (IANS) Deccan Chargers captain Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and elected to bat against Rajasthan Royals in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium here Tuesday.
Islamabad, April 17 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has urged the government to search and find Dr Rajesh Kumar who was abducted from Quetta on February 13.
Wellington, April 16 (IANS) The New Zealand parliament has a "fine record of sitting without interruption", said Meira Kumar who, in her almost three years of presiding over the Lok Sabha, often faces a tough time in running the lower house of the Indian parliament smoothly in the wake of frequent opposition disruptions.
Patna, April 16 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Monday lashed out at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for "bowing" before Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray to visit Mumbai for the Bihar Diwas celebrations and said he had humiliated people of the state.
Patna, Apr 16 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Monday accused Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of hurting the prestige and esteem of the state by surrendering before Maharashtra Navniran Sena (MNS) leaders during his recent visit to Mumbai to participate in the centenary celebrations.
New Delhi, Apr 15 (ANI): Chairman of Press Council of India (PCI) Justice Markandey Katju has condemned the anti-migrant ideology of certain regional outfits like the Maharashtra Navanirmana Sena (MNS).