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#DEMOCRACY: India to kick off world’s biggest election on April 7

India’s mammoth parliamentary election will start on April 7, the Election Commission announced on Wednesday, kicking off a race that will pit BJP leader Narendra Modi against the unpopular Nehru-Gandhi family’s ruling Congress party. Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath said 814 million people will be eligible to vote, a number …

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Microsoft on Wednesday announced that Satya Nadella will become CEO of the tech giant, confirming what many experts have predicted.

Mr Nadella has spent 22 years at Microsoft, and was previously the Company's Executive Vice President of Cloud and Enterprise. Nadella also takes a position on Microsoft’s Board of Directors.

Nadella is credited as a key leader in moving the company towards cloud services, around products including Bing, Xbox and Microsoft Office. His time at MS oversaw a period of huge growth for Microsoft Business Services, too, growing that segment of the business from a $1.5 billion slice of pie to a $5 billion segment in just five years’ time.

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