Training concludes

BARDIBAS: A five-day long training on ‘organisation build up and mobilisation’ organised for Dalit women of Raghunathpur VDC, in Mahottari, concluded in Jaleswor on Tuesday. “The training helped them on how to mobilise savings,” women development officer Meera Mishra said. — RSS

New Citigroup CEO

WASHINGTON: Citigroup, the world’s largest financial services company, has appointed India’s Nagpur-born Vikram Pandit as the company’s new CEO and a member of its board of directors. The appointment of 50-year-old Pandit, who moved to New York from India at the age of 16 to attend Columbia University, was announced on Tuesday. He is currently chairman and CEO of the Institutional Clients Group, which comprises Citi Markets and Banking. — HNS

Industrial growth up

NEW DELHI: India’s industrial production rose by an unexpectedly strong pace in October as the festival season boosted consumer demand. Output by factories, power utilities and other sectors grew. — AFP