India cheers the new Microsoft head

Satya Nadella, 46, was appointed chief executive officer of Microsoft on Feb. 4, succeeding Steve Ballmer.
Posted By Aileen Graef Follow @AileenGraef Contact the Author   |   Feb. 5, 2014 at 9:14 AM

NEW DELHI, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Satya Nadella's appointment as the head of Microsoft was widely celebrated in India and covered the country's headlines. In the Times of India, the nation's most widely read newspaper, the headline reads "India makes a power point". Splashed across the front page of the Business Standard is "Satya Nadella named Microsoft chief executive" and the Economic Times reads, "India will tech it from here".

In a country struggling economically, Nadella's rise to the top of a large global business brings a sense of cheer to the people of India.


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