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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.

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.

UK: Narayana Murthy's son-in-law among 15 Indian-origin MPs elected

14 Dec 2019

UK: Narayana Murthy's son-in-law among 15 Indian-origin MPs elected

As British Prime Minister Boris Johnson returned to power with a big majority in the United Kingdom elections on Friday, the polls also marked a victory for diversity.

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.

Amazon venturing into food-delivery business to take on Swiggy, Zomato

30 Jul 2019

Amazon venturing into food-delivery business to take on Swiggy, Zomato

After taking over online shopping and web services, Amazon is gearing up to venture into India's heavily crowded food-tech market.

Rising intolerance, hate crimes can damage economic growth: Adi Godrej

14 Jul 2019

Rising intolerance, hate crimes can damage economic growth: Adi Godrej

Billionaire industrialist Adi Godrej on Saturday warned that growing intolerance, moral policing, and hate crimes in the country could "seriously damage" India's economic growth.

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.

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.

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.

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.

10,000 Bengalureans registered as voters this year, courtesy this man

16 Apr 2018

10,000 Bengalureans registered as voters this year, courtesy this man

This 38-year-old is surely making Election Commission's (EC) work much easier.

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

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.

Infosys promoters offer shares worth Rs. 2,038 crore for buyback

04 Sep 2017

Infosys promoters offer shares worth Rs. 2,038 crore for buyback

Infosys promoters, including the co-founder duo N.R. Narayana Murthy and Nandan Nilekani, have offered to put up as many as 1.77 crore shares for sale in the proposed Rs. 13,000 crore buyback offer of the firm.

Nandan Nilekani to work without salary as Infosys Chairman

02 Sep 2017

Nandan Nilekani to work without salary as Infosys Chairman

According to the BSE filing by India's second largest IT firm Infosys, it will not be paying a single dime to its newly instated non-executive and non-independent chairman, Nandan Nilekani.

Murthy's allegations are 'false and slanderous', says former chairman Seshasayee

01 Sep 2017

Murthy's allegations are 'false and slanderous', says former chairman Seshasayee

Responding to Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy's allegations of lying, former chairman R Seshasayee slammed the "false and slanderous" accusations, saying he didn't understand the reason behind the persistent vendetta.

Infosys founder Narayana Murthy's mysterious whistleblower strikes again

30 Aug 2017

Infosys founder Narayana Murthy's mysterious whistleblower strikes again

Kickstarting a fresh chapter of controversy, Infosys founder N.R. Narayana Murthy said that a whistleblower had informed him that the former Chairman R. Seshasayee had lied to the firm's shareholders in its 33rd Annual General Meeting (AGM).

Infosys under Nilekani will adapt a 3-pronged strategy

27 Aug 2017

Infosys under Nilekani will adapt a 3-pronged strategy

If anything is evident from Nilekani's tweet - "Joined @Infosys at 26, re-joined it at 62." - it's the fact that Infosys is once again relying on its old guard to bring the much-needed order.

Will Vishal Sikka join HPE as CTO? Sources say yes

25 Aug 2017

Will Vishal Sikka join HPE as CTO? Sources say yes

A week ago, Vishal Sikka resigned from the post of Infosys CEO and joined as executive vice chairman. Yesterday, he quit that too, stepping down with immediate effect.

Infosys share buyback: What you need to know

20 Aug 2017

Infosys share buyback: What you need to know

Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigned on 18th Aug, citing slander by the company's founder.

Who could be the next CEO of Infosys?

19 Aug 2017

Who could be the next CEO of Infosys?

Following the resignation of its first non-founder CEO, Vishal Sikka, Infosys is sifting through the resumes of internal and external candidates to find his successor.

Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigns, what's next?

18 Aug 2017

Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigns, what's next?

Bitter showdowns with the founders, continuous high profile exits and dismal financial condition of Infosys have finally broken down the resilient Vishal Sikka.

36th Infosys AGM: Unhappy founders choose to skip

25 Jun 2017

36th Infosys AGM: Unhappy founders choose to skip

The 36th Annual General Meeting (AGM) for 2016-17 of Infosys in Bengaluru has reportedly not been attended by any of the co-founders, including NR Narayana Murthy.

Infosys: To sell or not to, that is the question

09 Jun 2017

Infosys: To sell or not to, that is the question

For Infosys, it's one bad day after another; the bellwether IT firm has too many things on its plate.

Narayana Murthy has a solution for lay-offs: Senior executive salary-cuts

01 Jun 2017

Narayana Murthy has a solution for lay-offs: Senior executive salary-cuts

Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy said that if senior executives in companies took salary cuts, large-scale job losses could be avoided.

Infosys may freeze over, Sikkha will get a check

05 Apr 2017

Infosys may freeze over, Sikkha will get a check

Non-founder CEO of Infosys Vishal Sikka's new salary with a 55% hike stands at $11 million.

Fresh dispute at Infosys over COO Pravin Kumar's pay hike

03 Apr 2017

Fresh dispute at Infosys over COO Pravin Kumar's pay hike

A resolution to increase the salary of Infosys COO U.B. Pravin Rao has led to fresh dispute between the Infosys board and the company's promoters.

Infosys releases 9000 employees as automation kicks in

22 Jan 2017

Infosys releases 9000 employees as automation kicks in

Infosys stated that it has released 8000-9000 employees in the last year as it has begun automation of lower-end jobs.

Infosys's appointment of DN Prahlad sees shareholders uneasy

20 Oct 2016

Infosys's appointment of DN Prahlad sees shareholders uneasy

After Infosys appointed DN Prahlad, a former employee and a relative of N.R. Narayana Murthy to the company's board, many shareholders have not responded well to the appointment.

Infosys EVP Sanjay Purohit resigns

20 Sep 2016

Infosys EVP Sanjay Purohit resigns

Last month, Infosys's Executive Vice President, Sanjay Purohit left the company.