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Infosys: Top brands could lose $223 billion to data breaches

10 Mar 2021

Infosys: Top brands could lose $223 billion to data breaches

In a report that studies the link between cybersecurity and its impact on brand value, Infosys and Interbrand said that the world's top 100 brands stand to lose $223 billion in the event of a data breach.

Infosys and Accenture will bear COVID-19 vaccination costs for employees

04 Mar 2021

Infosys and Accenture will bear COVID-19 vaccination costs for employees

Software major Infosys and consulting firm Accenture said it will cover the coronavirus vaccination costs for its employees and immediate family members in India.

In a first, Sensex crosses 48,000-mark, Nifty soars past 14,000

04 Jan 2021

In a first, Sensex crosses 48,000-mark, Nifty soars past 14,000

Domestic stock markets brought good news for investors as the S&P BSE Sensex index traded above 48,000 for the first time ever. The Sensex recorded a jump of 299.24 points, roughly 0.63%, to come at 48,168.22 on Monday morning.

COVID-19 vaccine should be free, says Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy

18 Nov 2020

COVID-19 vaccine should be free, says Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy

A vaccine for COVID-19, whenever one becomes available, should be made free of cost for everyone, Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy has said.

Sensex, Nifty hit record highs as markets welcome vaccine news

10 Nov 2020

Sensex, Nifty hit record highs as markets welcome vaccine news

Domestic stock markets hit fresh record highs on Tuesday as drugmakers Pfizer and BioNTech announced that their COVID-19 vaccine candidate was over 90% effective.

NewsBytes Briefing: Indian pathology lab exposes patient data, and more

09 Oct 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Indian pathology lab exposes patient data, and more

Last night, leading Indian lab testing company Dr. Lal PathLabs was caught exposing confidential patient data through an unprotected storage bucket on Amazon Web Services.

Government extends 'Work from Home' for IT firms till 2020-end

22 Jul 2020

Government extends 'Work from Home' for IT firms till 2020-end

With rising coronavirus cases overwhelming the medical infrastructure, the government has, once again, decided to relax remote working norms for IT companies and BPOs.

Mobile phones to get more expensive; GST council raises tax

14 Mar 2020

Mobile phones to get more expensive; GST council raises tax

Mobile phones are expected to become more expensive as the government has raised the rate of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on them from 12% to 18%.

RailYatri raises over Rs. 100 crore in funding: Details here

25 Feb 2020

RailYatri raises over Rs. 100 crore in funding: Details here

RailYatri, a travel-tech start-up, has raised over Rs. 100 crore in the latest funding round led by Entrust Family Office (NRJN Family Services), Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani, and Samsung Venture Investment.

KV Kamath may join Finance Ministry, Swapan Dasgupta HRD

18 Jan 2020

KV Kamath may join Finance Ministry, Swapan Dasgupta HRD

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet will soon welcome new members, including technocrats who could influence major decisions.

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos visits India as traders plan protest

15 Jan 2020

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos visits India as traders plan protest

The world's richest man and Amazon Inc. boss, Jeff Bezos is in India for a three-day visit.

Nivesh.com raises $600k in seed round of funding

07 Dec 2019

Nivesh.com raises $600k in seed round of funding

Nivesh.com, a Noida-based mutual funds investment platform, has raised $600k (approximately Rs. 4.3 crore) in a seed round of funding.

Infosys shares fall after whistleblower episode, worst dip since 2013

22 Oct 2019

Infosys shares fall after whistleblower episode, worst dip since 2013

India's second-largest IT firm, Infosys, has been hit by major turbulence that had a direct impact on its shares. On Tuesday, its shares dipped nearly 16% in early morning trade.

Infosys CEO, CFO accused of 'unethical practices' to boost profits

21 Oct 2019

Infosys CEO, CFO accused of 'unethical practices' to boost profits

A group of anonymous employees of the IT giant Infosys has accused the firm's CEO Salil Parekh and CFO Nilanjan Roy of "unethical practices" in a bid to boost short-term revenue and profits.

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari's next based on Narayana Murthy, wife Sudha

09 Aug 2019

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari's next based on Narayana Murthy, wife Sudha

Filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, who is currently busy with Kangana Ranaut-starrer Panga, seems to have planned her next directorial as well.

How 'Sahamati' will make bank A/C opening, loans completely digital

26 Jul 2019

How 'Sahamati' will make bank A/C opening, loans completely digital

After Aadhaar, Nandan Nilekani is ushering the next phase of digital India.

Five famous and successful IIT-Madras alumni you should know about

10 Jul 2019

Five famous and successful IIT-Madras alumni you should know about

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-Madras) is one of the most prestigious and sought-after institutes for quality technical education in the country.

Five famous alumni of IIT Kanpur you should know about

06 Jul 2019

Five famous alumni of IIT Kanpur you should know about

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes that are recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.

Five of the most famous and successful alumni of IIT-Bombay

03 Jul 2019

Five of the most famous and successful alumni of IIT-Bombay

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and a dream destination for engineering aspirants.

RBI appoints Infosys' Nandan Nilekani as Digital Payments Committee chairman

08 Jan 2019

RBI appoints Infosys' Nandan Nilekani as Digital Payments Committee chairman

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has created a new committee to look into issues surrounding digital payments in India, and has named Infosys co-founder and former UIDAI chairman Nandan Nilekani as its chairman.

Meet Gazal Dhaliwal, the trailblazing transwoman, who wrote 'ELKDTAL'

31 Dec 2018

Meet Gazal Dhaliwal, the trailblazing transwoman, who wrote 'ELKDTAL'

The trailer of Sonam Kapoor's Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga has been breaking the internet for all the right reasons.

Infosys appoints Airtel veteran Nilanjan Roy as its new CFO

20 Dec 2018

Infosys appoints Airtel veteran Nilanjan Roy as its new CFO

It seems like Infosys' search for a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) has finally ended.

If you can seal $100mn business deals, Infosys wants you

22 Sep 2018

If you can seal $100mn business deals, Infosys wants you

Since 2014, Infosys has had a bad deal sealing spell, and just seems unable to close mega business deals. Meanwhile, its competitors have marched ahead.

Infosys loses arbitration, asked to pay Rs. 12cr to Bansal

18 Sep 2018

Infosys loses arbitration, asked to pay Rs. 12cr to Bansal

India's second largest software company, Infosys Ltd., has lost the arbitration over its disputed severance package to former Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Rajiv Bansal.

Kerala flood relief: Infosys' Sudha Murthy shows what humility is

23 Aug 2018

Kerala flood relief: Infosys' Sudha Murthy shows what humility is

With the sun finally shining on Kerala and flood waters receding, the southern state can heave a sigh of relief.

Bengaluru metro network to get another station, courtesy Infosys

20 Jul 2018

Bengaluru metro network to get another station, courtesy Infosys

IT major Infosys' philanthropic arm, Infosys Foundation will soon add a station to the Bengaluru metro network, as per an agreement between the company and BMRCL.

130+ fractures later, this multi-talented 14-year-old journeys on

10 Jul 2018

130+ fractures later, this multi-talented 14-year-old journeys on

The first time Sparsh Shah made it to news was in 2016, when he had recreated his idol Eminem's unforgettable rap 'Not Afraid.'

Bengaluru: Infosys to contribute Rs. 200cr for Konappana Agrahara Metro-Station

07 Jul 2018

Bengaluru: Infosys to contribute Rs. 200cr for Konappana Agrahara Metro-Station

Infosys Foundation would contribute Rs. 200 crore to the Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Ltd for construction of Konappana Agrahara Metro Station and metro railway track and both parties would sign a MoU on July 19, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said today.

100 Infosys-shares, bought in 1993, would've made you a crorepati

14 Jun 2018

100 Infosys-shares, bought in 1993, would've made you a crorepati

Infosys' share opened at a price of Rs. 1,253 today.

Ex-Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka received Rs. 13cr remuneration in 2017-18

22 May 2018

Ex-Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka received Rs. 13cr remuneration in 2017-18

Former Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka, who resigned last year after a row with Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy, received around Rs. 13cr in compensation for 2017-18.

IT-lens on salaried class after IBM, Infosys employees' fraud detected

20 Apr 2018

IT-lens on salaried class after IBM, Infosys employees' fraud detected

After several tax-evasion cases by salaried employees emerged in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Ludhiana, the income-tax department issued a caution recently asking tax payers not to under-report their income or claim incorrect deductions.

Whistleblower asks SEBI to question Infosys board

16 Apr 2018

Whistleblower asks SEBI to question Infosys board

An anonymous whistleblower has sent a letter to market regulator SEBI demanding accountability about the Infosys board's decision to buy firms Panaya and Skava and sell them three years later at a significantly lower value.

Infosys: Single digit salary hike for majority of employees

14 Apr 2018

Infosys: Single digit salary hike for majority of employees

On Friday, Infosys announced that it had rolled out salary hikes ranging from "mid-single digit to high-single digit" for a majority of employees, both onsite, and offshore.

CBI finds Infosys and I-T involvement in tax return fraud

03 Mar 2018

CBI finds Infosys and I-T involvement in tax return fraud

Officials of the CBI's Anti-Corruption Bureau, who have been investigating a 'revised tax return' fraud since late January, have found that I-T officials and Infosys employees connived with the Bengaluru-based chartered accountant Nagesh Shastri, the main accused in the fraud.

How much does Salil Parekh, new Infosys CEO, earn?

04 Jan 2018

How much does Salil Parekh, new Infosys CEO, earn?

After months of search, Infosys finally decided on its new CEO last December. Salil Parekh took charge the day before yesterday.

Should Aadhaar-linking be mandatory? Chidambaram, Narayana Murthy argue

23 Dec 2017

Should Aadhaar-linking be mandatory? Chidambaram, Narayana Murthy argue

Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy and former finance minister P Chidambaram had an argument at IIT-Bombay yesterday over linking Aadhaar to welfare schemes.

Capgemini's Salil Parekh named Infosys's new CEO & MD

02 Dec 2017

Capgemini's Salil Parekh named Infosys's new CEO & MD

Nandan Nilekani pledges to donate half his wealth to charity

20 Nov 2017

Nandan Nilekani pledges to donate half his wealth to charity

Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani and his wife Rohini pledged half of their wealth, estimated at $1.7 billion, to charity this weekend.

Deadline for filing GSTR-2, 3 extended by a month

30 Oct 2017

Deadline for filing GSTR-2, 3 extended by a month

A week after waiving penalties on delayed filing of GST returns for August and September, the government has extended the deadline for filing GSTR-2 returns and GSTR-3 for July, to November 30 and December 11 respectively.

Infosys profit rises by 7% to Rs. 3,726cr in Q2

24 Oct 2017

Infosys profit rises by 7% to Rs. 3,726cr in Q2

Infosys, India's second-largest IT company, reported a Rs. 3,726-crore net-profit for the July-September quarter, posting 7% Quarter-on-Quarter rise and 3% Year-on-Year increase.