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Priyanca Radhakrishnan becomes New Zealand’s first-ever Indian-origin minister. Born in India, she went to school in Singapore before moving to New Zealand to further her education.


Nokia Mobiles Global VP Ajey Mehta quits to start own venture in healthcare. Nokia Mobiles Global VP Ajey Mehta quits firm, to start own IoT venture. Ajey Mehta, India VP for HMD Global, will now start his own internet of things (IoT) venture, ikiva, that will focus on the healthcare domain.

Bengaluru based Manipal Hospitals to acquire Columbia Asia for Rs 2000 cr. Manipal Hospitals on Monday announced its intent to acquire 100 percent stake in Columbia Asia Hospitals Private Limited (Columbia Asia) for about Rs 2,000 crore. Manipal Hospitals said the acquisition offers it a “remarkable geographical and cultural fit”, and provides a larger national footprint.


Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. The 39-year-old will hang up his boots after an illustrious career during which he won two ICC Men's Cricket World Cups and two ICC Champions Trophy titles.