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Facebook India MD Umang Bedi logs out

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Facebook India MD Umang Bedi Logs out as Managing Director for India region.Sandeep Bhushan – The director, consumer, and media for the region South Asia will be the interim MD for Facebook India in the due course of time till Facebook finds an another candidate to fit in that role as his successor. Bhushan was earlier with Samsung as IT and mobile business director.

FACEBOOK INDIA MD Resigns :

Umang Bedi, The Managing Director for Facebook India has resigned from his position. Sources close to Bedi says that he is in thoughts of starting a new venture on his own.His resignation news was officially confirmed by the Facebook firm as well.The Social media giant has released a statement on the news either. It says “we confirm that Umang Bedi will be leaving his role and Facebook at the end of this year.He has built a really strong team and business during his time with us, and we wish him all the best,” it added.

Umang Bedi had joined the Facebook firm in the year 2016. Prior to that, he worked for Adobe Systems Inc. South Asia as the Managing Director.He was given a prominent role to lead the business operations in the South Asia region as said by the Asia Pacific leadership team.He carried out his role quite smoothly.

Post joining Facebook as MD Umang Bedi succeeded Krithi Reddy who returned to the US to head the Global Accounts team at Facebook’s Menlo Park headquarters.Moreover, he joined the Facebook entity where Facebook was revolving issues in India at the time of its Free Internet Initiative.Which offered free connectivity to select internet services in several parts of the country. Facebook was forced to drop the initiative after howls of protest against that initiative.

During his tenure at Facebook, Bedi focused on growing the business, building engagement and partnerships by focusing on verticals, brands and agencies.

He covers the Entertainment, weird, International and Sports Columns for The Loop21.Currently, he is working as a Software Engineer in an MNC in Hyderabad.He is holding a B.Tech degree in Chemical Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University.Likes to have short trips with friends and wishes to explore food tastes.

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INS Kalvari: Modi dedicated INS Kalvari Submarine to the Nation

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Mumbai:

India’s first modern conventional submarine, INS Kalvari was commissioned by our Prime Minister  Narendra Modi into Navy’s fleet in Mumbai on Thursday. PM Modi dedicated the submarine to the nation. PM Modi said this is a good example of the fast growing partnership and relationship between India and France.

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba and Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, Flag Officer Commanding of the Western Naval Command, were also present at the submarine commissioning ceremony.

This Scorpene-class submarine INS Kalvari has been built by the Mazagaon Dockyard Ltd. French naval defence and energy company DCNS designed this submarine. IT has been built under the  Project-75 of the Indian Navy.

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman mentioned the importance of the ‘Made in India’ submarine. She said it helps the Indian Navy in streamlining operations. PM Modi said  (more…)

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Twist in Vishal Nomination: EC rejects his Nomination

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Chennai:

After the high drama and twists, the Election Commission again rejected the nomination papers of Tamil Nadu actor Vishal Krishna for the by-poll in Dr Radhakrishnan Nagar (R.K. Nagar) Assembly constituency. The nomination was rejected by the Election Commission because of some flaws in the nomination papers which were submitted by him.

Deepa the former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s niece, her nomination papers were also rejected by the Election Commission.

As per the instructions of the Representation of People Act, the candidate who is filing his nomination papers should be proposed by 10 members who are residing in the constituency.

The Returning Officer K. Velusamy said,  two persons – K. Sumathy and Deepan, whose names have been present in the list of proposers gave a written complaint about their signatures have been forged.

K. Sumathy and Deepan claimed that their signatures were forged. Chennai District Election Officer D. Karthikeyan said that whatever the order is made by the Returning Officer “is a quasi-judicial order and cannot be changed.”

Vishal submitted an audio clip which has the gist of the telephonic conversation between him and a man related to Ms Sumathy to the Returning Officer. In that Audio AIADMK candidate E. Madhusudanan and his supporter, Rajesh had threatened the proposer family members and they were asked to submit a written complaint to the Returning officer that their signatures were forged.

Vishal has released this audio tape at the press meeting. When Vishal submitted the audio tape to the officials they were accepted his nomination papers. But a few hours later the story repeated again the nomination papers of Vishal has been rejected by the officer. Officials announced at  11:30 that two persons of Vishal’s proposers came to us and told that their signatures were forged. So his nomination was rejected.

Vishal Expressed his disappointment through twitter. He wrote Democracy at its lowest low !! and Disheartening to hear that the nomination made by me was initially accepted & later when I left, has been announced as invalid.

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