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Two more attempts for Civil Services aspirants from this year

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Civil Services aspirants will get two more additional attempts from this year onwards to write the prestigious exam but there will be no change in its format and syllabi, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) said today.

"The aspirants should note that the government has decided to allow two additional attempts with consequential age relaxations to all categories of candidates with effect from Civil Service Examination, 2014."There are no other changes in the format and syllabi of papers contained in the Civil Services Examination," the UPSC said in a short notice.

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Jet Airways appoints aviation specialist Cramer Ball as new CEO

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Jet Airways today announced the appointment of its new CEO, aviation specialist Cramer Ball, after its earlier chief quit in January.

The airline's activities were since that time being managed by Director and Manager Gaurang Shetty, who will continue to lead it "till the requisite approvals are obtained and Ball assumes charge as the CEO," said a Jet spokesperson.

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Samsung India mobile chief Vineet Taneja joins Micromax as CEO

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Handset maker Micromax has appointed Vineet Taneja, a former senior Bharti Airtel executive, as its CEO, and is in talks with the telecom operator's former India head, Sanjay Kapoor, for the post of chairman. People familiar with the matter also said that the company is trying to rope in Badal Bagri, another senior Bharti Airtel executive, as chief financial officer.

"We are in discussions with professionals and individuals regarding certain senior management and board positions," Vikas Jain, co-founder and business director at Micromax, told ET. "However, we can't divulge any names at this point of time and would not like to comment on market speculation on who would be the CFO or chairman," Jain said.

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E-commerce hiring to grow 30 per cent on Amazon, local players' push

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As foreign and domestic e-retail majors such as Amazon and Flipkart expand their businesses aggressively, hiring activities are expected to grow by over 30 per cent in the sector and may help create up to 50,000 jobs in the next 2-3 years.

According to leading human resources consultancy Randstad India, the hiring in this space is likely to rise by 20-30 per cent in next few years on the back of entry of domestic online start-ups and e-commerce MNCs into Indian marketplace, as also because of setting up of back-office operations for various global businesses.

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N K Verma is new ONGC Videsh Ltd Managing Director

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Government headhunter Public Enterprise Selection Board (PESB) on Wednesday chose Narendra Kumar Verma, director exploration at Oil and Natural Gas Corp, as the managing director of ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL).

Verma, 55, is director (exploration) in ONGC since April 2013, prior to which he was on board of OVL.

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Bharti Airtel names Srikanth Karra as new HR director for India, South Asia

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Bharti Airtel Thursday named Srikanth Karra as its new director for human resources for India and South Asia region.

Karra will be a member of the Airtel Management Board, the company's top management body, and will report to Chief Executive Gopal Vittal, India's No. 1 telco said in a statement.

Besides overall HR strategy, Karra will responsible for institutionalizing global benchmarks and work in close coordination with the company's Board to develop and execute various HR initiatives with strong business relevance.

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Kasturi and Sons appoints Rajiv Lochan as MD & CEO

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Rajiv C Lochan, a management expert, has been appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Kasturi and Sons Ltd, publishers of the The Hindu and Group newspapers.

Appointed with effect from June 1, Lochan (43) will lead all non-editorial operations of the company and join the board of directors of Kasturi and Sons, the group said in a press release today.

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Avinash Kaul appointed CEO of IBN18 Network

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Media and entertainment firm Network 18 Media & Investments Ltd has appointed Avinash Kaul as the chief executive officer (CEO) of IBN18 Network. Kaul will be responsible for the day-to-day operational, strategic and financial management of the general news network, while consolidation and diversification of TV18’s general news network will be his key task, a release said.

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Barclays appoints heads of equities for India, Korea

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Global financial services major Barclays has appointed Neel Shahani as Head of Equities India and Myung Seop Kho as Head of Equities Korea.

Shahani and Kho are responsible for leading and managing Barclays equities sales and trading businesses in their respective countries, Barclays said in a statement today.

Both will report to John Chang, Head of Equities Distribution Asia Pacific and Vikesh Kotecha, Head of Equities Trading Asia Pacific.

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MCX appoints Singhal interim MD

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Multi Commodity Exchange's board of directors decided on Friday to appoint Parveen Kumar Singhal, a former executive director of the Forward Markets Commission (FMC) and presently its own seniormost official, as officiating managing director and chief executive officer. He will continue till a new MD & CEO is appointed.

Singhal was offered the job after Shreekant Javalgekar resigned as MD last October and prior to him when the previous MD had resigned. He'd declined, noting he would be 60 years in December 2014. Manoj Vaish was made MD & CEO but resigned on April 30, citing health reasons, after which two committees were formed to look after the daily operations.

He has worked as a merchant banksr and at FMC during the tenure of B C Khatua and S Sundareshan as FMC chairman.

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Tilaknagar Industries appoints Vijay K Rekhi as chairman of its board of advisors

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Prior to the this, Mr. Vijay K Rekhi has over four decades of experience with reputed companies in India and abroad. He holds a Master's degree in Economics from Delhi School of Economics and MBA from IIM Ahmedabad. He is the former president & managing director of United Spirits and has been associated with the UB Group for over 40 years. Mr Rekhi is also a director in a few leading global companies and holds honorary positions in various trade associations.

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Tata Power appoints Ashok S Sethi as Executive Director

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Private power utility Tata Power today announced the appointment of Ashok S Sethi as Executive Director of the company.

The appointment is with immediate effect for the period upto March 31, 2017, says a company press release.

Sethi, a B.Tech graduate from IIT, Kharagpur, was Chief-Corporate Operations Management and Executive Director of Maithon Power Limited, a subsidiary of Tata Power.

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