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New Censor Board Chairman Pahlaj Nihalani vows to keep off ‘undesirable values’ from films

By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS): As the new chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification, producer Pahlaj Nihalani says he will try to facilitate a healthy relationship with the film industry to “hold up a mirror to societal maladies and ensure that our society is free of undesirable values”. In an interview, Nihalani spoke of his ...

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A.S. Kiran Kumar Takes Charge as ISRO Chief, Space Secretary, Chairman of Space Commission

India’s space scientist Alur Seelin Kiran Kumar on Wednesday took charge as secretary of the department of space and also chairman of the Space Commission and the Indian space agency ISRO in Bangalore on a three-year term. The 62-year-old ISRO’s veteran scientist was director of the Indian Space Research Organisation’s Space Applications Centre (SAC) in Ahmedabad in Gujarat prior to ...

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Hyderabad-born Gopal T.K. Krishna elected as co-chairman of US’s Iowa state Republican party

Washington, April 1 : Hyderabad-born Indian-American businessman Gopal T.K. Krishna has been elected as co-chairman of the Republican Party of Iowa state, which has traditionally held the first caucus in presidential elections. Krishna, a successful businessman with a background in electrical engineering, replaces Danny Carroll, who has been elected as chairman, according to an announcement by the party’s state central ...

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Rajat Gupta surrenders, faces 20 years in jail if convicted for insider trading

India-born former head of the McKinsey & Co. consulting firm Rajat Gupta surrendered to FBI facing charges of insider trading on Wednesday. The jury has charged Gupta on five counts of securities fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit the fraud by providing inside information to hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, who was already convicted and sentenced to 11 ...

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