Successor to Udupi Admar Math announced

A young engineering graduate from Shiroor in Hiriyadka near here, Sreesha Shiroor has been announced as the successor of Sri Viswapriya Theertha Swamiji of the Udupi Admar Math.

Libya`s two prime minister set for power struggle

Libya`s interim Prime Minister challenged the appointment of his Islamist-backed potential successor on Wednesday, setting the stage for an intense power struggle as airstrikes targeted a militia camp in the country`s east.

Narendra Dhabolkar has a new successor

Avinash Patil has taken over the Pune-based social movement Andha Shraddha Nirmoolan Samithi after the death of Narendra Dabholkar.

Venezuela’s Chavez suffers cancer recurrence, names successor

Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez has named his successor for the first time as it emerged that the leader was due to return to Cuba for more surgery after a recurrence of cancer.

Successor chosen by Dalai Lama `illegal`: China

China said on Monday that any successor chosen by the Dalai Lama would be "illegal" after the Tibetan spiritual leader announced that he, and not Beijing, would decide whether he should be reincarnated.

Christian Dior still in search for Galliano successor

Fashion house Christian Dior is in search for someone to succeed the sacked designer John Galliano.

Naidu sets to rest successor issue at Mahanadu

Telugu Desam Party president N
Chandrababu Naidu indicated that his son Nara Lokesh
Babu was not set to take a political plunge at this juncture.

Indian-American to be aide to Holbrooke`s successor

Frank Ruggiero has been made
the Acting US Special Representative to the Af-Pak region.

Kayani mulled toppling Zardari who had named successor

The Pak Army Chief Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani had mulled toppling Asif Ali Zardari and the civilian President had even made preparations for a coup or assassination, leaked US diplomatic cables have said.

Dalai says Chinese more concerned about successor than him

The Dalai Lama Friday said that
the issue of his successor was not a "serious question" for him and that "it is more a concern of the Chinese".

NASA`s Webb telescope hit by cost overruns

A flagship US space observatory designed as a successor to Hubble Telescope needs another $1.5 bn.

Germany unveils Octopus Paul’s successor

Octopus Paul II, successor to the
tentacled tipster that wowed the world with his uncanny knack
of correctly predicting World Cup football games, was unveiled
amid great fanfare on Wednesday in Germany.

NKorea`s Kim makes son 4-star General

NKorea`s Kim has named his youngest son as a military general marking the first stage of succession.

Nepali Congress begins key meet to elect successor to GP Koirala

Nepali Congress is the second largest party in the country.

Nepali Congress begins process to find successor to GP Koirala

Nepali Congress, the second
largest party in parliament, on Thursday set in motion a key process
to find a successor to late party president G P Koirala, who
passed away in March.

What an outsider would do at Tatas: Russi Mody

Once touted as a contender to head the Tata group before Ratan Tata took charge, Russi Mody feels that someone from the family alone should spearhead the USD 71 billion conglomerate and any outsider would not sound right.

Successor won`t be anti or pro Parsi: Ratan Tata

Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata Monday said his successor would neither be pro-Parsi nor anti-Parsi but should be the right person.

N Korea builds `shrine` to leader`s likely successor

North Korea is creating a quasi-shrine to youngest son of leader Kim Jong-Il.

Colombia chooses successor to Uribe

Colombia returned to the polls
to choose a successor to President Alvaro Uribe, with the popular conservative leader`s pick, a former defence
minister, heavily favoured to win the run-off.

Outgoing BJP chief in UP welcomes appointment of successor

The outgoing chief of Uttar Pradesh
BJP Ramapati Ram Tripathi today welcomed the appointment of
senior leader Surya Pratap Shahi as the new President of the
state unit of the party.