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#ShakeUp: India names chiefs to four state-owned banks

India on Wednesday named chief executive officers for four state-owned banks, as part of plans to reform a sector constrained by bad debts and highly profitable private sector competitors. R. Koteeswaran was named as managing director and CEO of Indian Overseas Bank, while P. Srinivas will become MD and CEO …

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#NotHappy: Officials complain about Homeland’s portrayal of Pakistan as ‘Grimy Hellhole’

The makers of the Emmy Award-winning TV show ‘Homeland’ have been unapologetic in their portrayal of Pakistan during the show’s fourth season; particularly the long-suspected links between the country’s military and intelligence establishments and Islamist extremists. In one storyline, the show’s writers even depicted a carefully coordinated attack on the …

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