Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Obituaries Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Obituaries | P. Rajagopal, Restaurant Mogul Convicted of Murder, Dies at 71 Advertisement Supported by His restaurant chain, Saravana Bhavan, known for tasty vegetarian food at low prices, continued to expand into ByAmie Tsang Jul 25, 2019 P. Rajagopal, who founded Saravana Bhavan, one of the largest South Indian vegetarian restaurant chains in the world, died on July 18 in Chennai, India, as he was facing life in prison in the murder of a man over a woman’s affections. He was 71. His death, at Vijaya Health Center, was confirmed by the company. It said he had suffered cardiac arrest. Mr. Rajagopal had been expected to begin his sentence this month before he was admitted to a hospital in poor health. But even after his initial conviction, in 2004, his company had continued to expand, and his … [Read more...] about P. Rajagopal, Restaurant Mogul Convicted of Murder, Dies at 71
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Business | Nissan and Renault Are Rid of Carlos Ghosn. Now, Can They Save Their Partnership? Advertisement Supported by ByBen Dooley and Liz Alderman April 16, 2019 TOKYO — It was a simple plan. Renault and Nissan, two partners in a vast auto-making alliance, would pool their resources to build a new low-cost car in, and for, emerging markets. Each company, working from a factory near Chennai, India, would add its own branding and finishes, but the platform — the vehicles’ bones — would be the same. Carlos Ghosn, the alliance’s chief executive, believed that shared engineering was necessary for the French and Japanese companies to prosper in an increasingly competitive industry. But the two teams — despite both being led by French engineers — could not agree on a … [Read more...] about Nissan and Renault Are Rid of Carlos Ghosn. Now, Can They Save Their Partnership?
Sections Skip to content Skip to site index Business | Indra Nooyi: ‘I’m Not Here to Tell You What to Eat’ Sections Skip to content Skip to site index corner office In her conservative Brahmin family in India, education was everything. That prepared her to thrive in corporate America and rise to become chief executive of PepsiCo. Indra Nooyi, a former chief executive of PepsiCo. Credit Credit Erik Tanner for The New York Times Supported by ByDavid Gelles March 21, 2019 When Indra Nooyi stepped down as chief executive of PepsiCo last year, she was replaced by a man — and the ranks of female C.E.O.s further dwindled. Today, fewer than 5 percent of companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 are led by women. Ms. Nooyi’s absence will be particularly notable. During her 12 years running Pepsi, she Her tenure was not without controversy, though. Health advocates pushed the … [Read more...] about Indra Nooyi: ‘I’m Not Here to Tell You What to Eat’
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Bloomberg News March 11, 2019 Pressure on Boeing Co. escalated after the second deadly crash involving the newest version of its best-selling 737 jet in five months prompted China and Africa’s biggest air carrier to ground all flights of the aircraft.A day after Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashed and killed all 157 people on board, the African carrier decided to halt all its 737 Max 8 planes until further notice. China ordered its carriers to ground all 96 of their aircraft involving the model by 6 p.m. local time. Elsewhere, Indonesia’s air safety regulator said it’s discussing the possibility of grounding the Boeing planes and South Korea began a special inspection of the aircraft.For Boeing, the latest disaster soon drew comparisons to a Lion Air crash in Indonesia that killed 189 people, pushing the Chicago-based planemaker a step closer to … [Read more...] about Multiple countries ground Boeing 737 Max jets after fatal crash
(Reuters) - U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc <PFE.N> said on Wednesday it was shutting down two manufacturing plants in India that make generic injectables like penicillin as a response to falling demand. Indian financial newspaper Business Standard reported https://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/pfizer-to-stop-manufacturing-operations-in-chennai-aurangabad-units-119010801430_1.html the news on Tuesday, saying over 1,700 employees would be impacted by the closure of the two factories in the states of Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra. The factories employ nearly 6 percent of Pfizer's global workforce. "Pfizer has conducted a thorough evaluation of the ... sites in India and concluded that due to the very significant long term loss of product demand, manufacturing at these sites is not viable," the company said in an emailed statement. Pfizer acquired the sites as part of its $15 billion (£11.7 billion) purchase of Hospira Inc in 2015, to boost its portfolio of generic … [Read more...] about Pfizer to shut two manufacturing plants in India