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Indian women wrestling team wins silver medal in the Kazakhstan Presidential Cup

Indian women’s wrestling team has won the silver medal after finishing second in the fifth Senior International Wrestling Tournament (also known as Cup of the President of Republic of Kazakhstan).

The eight-member team bagged a silver medal at the July 23-26 event held in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana. Team members who won the match are Vinesh (48kg), Lalita Sehrawat (55kg) and Anita (63kg) in their respective weight categories. Sakshi Malik lost just one fight in 58kg division which resulted with silver medal for Indian team.

For this victory, Indian team received a prize money of US 10,000 dollars along with a trophy and medals. Host country Kazakhstan won the gold medal, while Mangolia won the bronze medal.


Anand Krishnamurthy appointed CEO and MD of CSB bank

Anand Krishnamurthy is now the new MD and CEO of Catholic Syrian Bank (CSB) replacing Rakesh Bhatia who had quit due to personal reason.

This appointment was done by the board of directors of CSB among the three named sent to RBI.

About Anand Krishnamurthy:

Mr. Anand has previously worked with HSBC for 22 years and also headed the Wholesale Banking and Treasury of CSB for last one year. He was responsible for corporate banking, integrated treasury operations of the Bank and SME business for CSB.

About The Catholic Syrian Bank (CSB):

The Catholic Syrian Bank is 94 year old private sector bank founded on 26th November 1920. It has its strong base in Kerala along with significant presence in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra.  Recently it has filed for an IPO for 400 crore rupees.


Cyient acquires Singapore based Global Services Engineering from Pratt & Whitney

The Hyderabad based Cyient Ltd has acquired Singapore based Global Services Engineering Asia from Pratt & Whitney Services Pte Ltd.

Through this deal Cyient is envisaging to expand its aerospace service in Asia-Pacific region. Cyient is a leader in aerospace engineering and has built a strong presence over the years in mechanical and manufacturing engineering, electronics, software and in aftermarket services.

It has 11 sales and delivery locations across the Asia-Pacific region supporting various industries which is headquartered at Melbourne in Australia. Cyient which was formerly named as Infotech Enterprises was founded in 1991 and deals in aero space and defence and is provider of operations solutions, data analytics, engineering and networks.

Whereas, Global Services Engineering Asia provides development, repairs and validation for aero gas turbine engine components in support of Pratt & Whitney throughout the region.