Noel Tata appointed new MD of Tata International


The Tata Group today announced Noel N Tata as the new managing director (MD) of Tata International. Tata, will step down as MD of group retail chain Trent effective 12 August, but will continue as Trent’s non-executive vice-chairman.

Noel Tata, half brother of tata Group chairman Ratan Tata, who earlier this week was appointed chairman of the Tata Investment Corporation as well, will be based in Mumbai.

Noel Tata is the son in law of Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry, who owns an 18.5-per cent in Tata Sons and is among the likely contenders speculated to succeed Ratan Tata as chairman of the Tata Group,

Tata International Limited has a global reach in international trade and encompasses the entire value chain from supply integration to facilitating third country trade by setting up strategic alliances or wholly-owned subsidiaries with a focus on certain geographies.

The company is engaged in a range of businesses and trading of a variety of products like leather, minerals, steel, ferro alloys and engineering products. Its interests in the value-added business also include automobiles distribution in Africa.

Through its 100-per cent subsidiary, Tata Africa Holdings Ltd, it is present in 11 African countries, China, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.

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T-Series launches Mobile phone – ties up with Airphone

Airfone the Indian mobile phone maker and a prominent player in Telecom Industry has tied up with T- series, the market leader in Indian music industry to offer its exceptional services for the music lover generation. Airfone is a new generation mobile phone company offering a striking collection of multi-feature, incredible looking mobile handsets reasonably priced for almost every niche.

Now with Airfone’s newly launched mobile handset, AF – 27 users will get a T-Series loaded 2 GB MicroSD Card with 5 year standard warranty as standard accessory which is worth Rs 475 for free. This Micro SD card will consist of chart buster albums such as, 3 Idiots, Tare Zameen Par, Delhi-6 etc alongside 10 Ring tones, 20 Wallpapers & 10 Animations.

Commenting on this association with T- Series, Mr. Vishal Chitkara, Director of the company said “Our association with T –Series will enable our consumers to get Legally loaded content with our phones which ensure perfect quality music and videos.

AF- 27 mobile handset comes with e features like; Java, which enables you to play online games, chat with people around the world, calculating mortgage interests & view images in 3D, Mobile Tracker enabling your to track your lost mobile phone with the unique mobile tracker application, M Gurujee an application for serious 7 fun based learning such as preparation for MBA or IAS etc & M Astro offering astrology services on mobile phone.

Along with that AF – 27 offers true music bliss with MP3 playback, FM Radio & expandable memory which provides you with complete freedom of enjoying music on the go. With this handset you can also hook up your headphones or attach speakers to make presence felt wherever you are, as it comes equipped with a 3.5 mm jack & music presets.

This new generation mobile handset is available in red, Black+ Red, Black+ Grey combinations with 1.3 mega pixel digital camera, Bluetooth, dual Sim Connectivity. It also has a Video Recorder and Player that allows for continuous video recording. This multi feature model is priced at Rs 3599/- 

Source: Telecom Talk

TCS IT Wiz 2010- Hyderabad Edition

You can find questions from the TCS IT Wiz 2010 edition here   ,  TCS IT Wiz 2009 edition here and TCS IT Wiz 2008 herealso find a database of questions that should help those preparing

Some Questions from the Hyderabad Edition. Questions taken from the TCS IT & Tech Wiz Blog.

Answers for these questions available at the original source here

1.) “DoubleClick “ is a subsidiary of a search giant which acquired it, for its ad services, in March 2008. Name its present parent company ?

2.) Which Research and development organization was started in 1984 at Pune to develop supercomputers in India?

3.) WordMole is a game application originally found on which famous communication device?

4.) Jack Dorsey in 2006 made the first attempt to start it. Later he went on to    start a project called Odeo which became a company later. And finally he   together with Evan Williams started this company in October 2006. Which   company/website did they start?

5.) How do we better know Satyanarayan Gangaram who started the telecom revolution in India?

6.) Ideapad is a range of laptops from which company?

7.)     Which company acquired Sybase, an RDBMS company, in May 2010 for  US$ 5.8 billion to enhance  its database systems?

8.) Joybook is a laptop for enjoying the latest entertainment in spectacular HD format. Which company manufactures it?

9.) if     Apple : iPhone, then Google:_____

10.) MeeGo is a Linux based operating system for mobile phones by which company along with Intel?

11.) Classmate is a range of personal computers ,especially meant for children, from which company?

12.)    Which company manufactures the Phenom microprocessor?

13.)        Droid is a smartphone whose name is licensed to Verizon Wireless. Which company manufactures the Droid smart phone?

14.)  Which famous company is manufacturing an ergonomic mouse called “Arc Mouse”?

You can find questions from the TCS IT Wiz 2010 edition here   ,  TCS IT Wiz 2009 edition here and TCS IT Wiz 2008 herealso find a database of questions that should help those preparing

Saif and Bipasha endorse Wynncom

Wynncom Mobiles – Win It All is the Mobile division of SAR Group of Companies. SAR group was founded in 1988 by  Mr. Rakesh Malhotra. The group of companies started with the marketing and distribution of DB UPS and Standard Batteries. SAR is today famous for the Luminous brand.

After signing on Sachin Tendulkar for the Luminous brand of UPS, Wynncom has signed Saif Ali Khan and Bipasha Basu for their mobile phones.

Find below the ads for Luminous and Wyncomm respectively.

Ad: Gold Spot

One of the most classic Indian advertisements . Titled – The Zing thing, the ad was pretty popular especially for its catchy jingle.

Some history: Gold Spot was one of the three brands started by Ramesh Chauhan in 1977 after the exit of Coke. He later sold the three brands- Thums Up, Limca and Gold Spot to Coke in 1993 for a valuation of around 10 million.

Enjoy the Gold Spot ad below!

Arundhati Roy, Indra Nooyi feature in Forbes most inspiring women list

Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, Indra Nooyi and social activist and writer Arundhati Roy, feature in the Forbes list of 30 most inspiring women released.

The list compiled by Forbes Woman, asked its followers on Facebook and Twitter to vote for their most inspirational woman figure.

Oprah Winfrey, television host, actress, producer, and philanthropist, won the most votes and leads the poll. She was also voted the most powerful celebrity by Forbes in June.

Roy ranks third on the list while Indra Nooyi is the tenth most inspirational woman figure.

Some other women in the list include actress Angelina Jolie, former US Secretary of State Condolezza Rice, Hilary Clinton, J K Rowling, Melinda Gates, Michelle Obama, Mother Terresa, Venus and Serena Williams.