Articles about Infosys

Wipro fires 300 employees for moonlighting for rivals, violating integrity

22 Sep 2022

Wipro
Wipro fires 300 employees for moonlighting for rivals, violating integrity

Information Technology giant Wipro has fired 300 employees for moonlighting, Chairman Rishad Premji said on Wednesday.

Sensex falls by 224 points, Nifty holds around 18,000 mark

14 Sep 2022

Sensex
Sensex falls by 224 points, Nifty holds around 18,000 mark

The stock market closed on a flat note on Wednesday with the Sensex index settling at 60,346.97 points and the Nifty 50 ending at 18,003.75 points.

Sensex gains 257 points, Nifty settles around 17,600 mark

23 Aug 2022

Eicher Motors
Sensex gains 257 points, Nifty settles around 17,600 mark

The stock market on Tuesday ended on a good note as the Sensex settled at 59,031.3 points after gaining 257.43 points and the Nifty stood at 17,577.5 points, up by 86.70 points.

Sensex tanks 652 points, Nifty drops below  17,800 mark

19 Aug 2022

Sensex
Sensex tanks 652 points, Nifty drops below 17,800 mark

The benchmark Sensex and Nifty indices on Friday witnessed a slump, ending the 8-day winning streak. While the Sensex slipped 651.85 points, or 1.09%, to 59,646.15 points, the Nifty shed 198.05 points, or 1.12%, to 17,758.45 points.

Sensex gains 130 points; Nifty near 17,700 mark

12 Aug 2022

Sensex
Sensex gains 130 points; Nifty near 17,700 mark

The stock market closed in green on Friday with the Sensex settling 130.18 points up at 59,462.78 and the Nifty ending at 17,698.15 points after gaining 39.15.

Sensex slips to 55,268 points, Nifty settles at 16,483

26 Jul 2022

NASDAQ
Sensex slips to 55,268 points, Nifty settles at 16,483

On Tuesday, the benchmark Sensex and Nifty indices witnessed a fall. The Sensex plunged by 0.9% to 55,268.49 points, while the Nifty fell 0.89% to 16,483.85 points.

Sensex rises to 56,072 points, Nifty settles above 16,700

22 Jul 2022

NASDAQ
Sensex rises to 56,072 points, Nifty settles above 16,700

On Friday, the benchmark Sensex and Nifty indices witnessed a rise, extending their winning streak for the sixth day in a row. The Sensex jumped 0.7% to 56,072.23 points while the Nifty climbed 0.68% to 16,719.45.

Sensex falls 508 points, Nifty barely holds 16,000 mark

12 Jul 2022

Ethereum
Sensex falls 508 points, Nifty barely holds 16,000 mark

On Tuesday, the benchmark Sensex and Nifty indices witnessed a slump. While the Sensex slipped 508.62 points or 0.94% to 53,886.61 points, the Nifty shed 157.7 points or 0.98% to 16,058.3 points.

Sensex climbs to 52,728 points, Nifty settles near 15,700 mark

24 Jun 2022

NASDAQ
Sensex climbs to 52,728 points, Nifty settles near 15,700 mark

On Friday, the benchmark Sensex and Nifty indices saw gains. While the Sensex rose 0.88% to 52,727.98 points, the Nifty jumped 0.92% to 15,699.25 points.

Sensex closes at 55,769.23 points, Nifty settles below 16,600 points

03 Jun 2022

Reliance
Sensex closes at 55,769.23 points, Nifty settles below 16,600 points

On Friday, major indices of the stock market ended flat with the Sensex settling at 55,769.23 points and the Nifty closing at 16,584.3 points.

UK: Rishi Sunak's PM prospects fade amid wife's tax controversy

09 Apr 2022

United Kingdom
UK: Rishi Sunak's PM prospects fade amid wife's tax controversy

Until recently, Rishi Sunak, the UK's Indian-origin finance minister, was widely regarded as a top contender to succeed Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

CBDT extends deadline for Income Tax Returns till December 31

09 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi
CBDT extends deadline for Income Tax Returns till December 31

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has extended the deadline for filing Income Tax Returns (ITRs) for the assessment year 2021-22 till December 31.

After backlash, RSS distances self from article calling Infosys 'anti-national'

05 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi
After backlash, RSS distances self from article calling Infosys 'anti-national'

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government and leading industry bodies are reportedly keeping mum over the RSS-linked Panchjanya's "anti-national" remark against Infosys.

Government summons Infosys CEO over glitches in I-T e-filing portal

22 Aug 2021

Nandan Nilekani
Government summons Infosys CEO over glitches in I-T e-filing portal

The Finance Ministry has summoned Infosys MD and CEO, Salil Parekh, over the failure of the company to address issues pertaining to the glitches in the new Income Tax e-filing portal.

Sensex scales fresh peak, ends 152 points higher

10 Aug 2021

Bharti Airtel
Sensex scales fresh peak, ends 152 points higher

Equity benchmark Sensex rose by 152 points to end at a record high on Tuesday, tracking gains in index majors HDFC, Bharti Airtel, and Infosys amid a largely positive trend in global markets.

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

10 Mar 2021

Data Leak
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

Coronavirus
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

ICICI Bank
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

United Nations (UN)
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

Pfizer
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

Microsoft
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

India
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

Nandan Nilekani
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

Startups
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

Narendra Modi
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

Mukesh Ambani
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

Noida
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

India
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

Japan
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

India
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
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

Bollywood News
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

Bharti Airtel
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

London
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

India
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
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.

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