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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.

Why didn't Aamir ever use expensive laptop gifted by SRK

28 Feb 2019

Why didn't Aamir ever use expensive laptop gifted by SRK

For the longest time, Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan have been touted as arch rivals.

AICTE to stop setting up new engineering colleges from 2020

19 Jan 2019

AICTE to stop setting up new engineering colleges from 2020

In an unprecedented move that could impact many engineering aspirants, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has decided not to permit registration of new engineering colleges from the academic year 2020-2021.

Tech Mahindra bets big on 5G, sets-up lab in Bengaluru

25 Feb 2018

Tech Mahindra bets big on 5G, sets-up lab in Bengaluru

Tech Mahindra has set up a lab in Bengaluru, in association with US chipmaker Intel as part of its preparedness for 5G services expected to be rolled out by 2019, said a top executive of the IT firm.

Noida jinx: Why are UP CMs so scared of Noida?

21 Dec 2017

Noida jinx: Why are UP CMs so scared of Noida?

Since 1988, no UP CM has visited Noida in the fear of losing their chief-ministership. Apparently, former CMs Mayawati, Mulayam Singh Yadav and Kalyan Singh have "suffered" due to the Noida curse.

Ex-RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan among probable Nobel Prize winners: Clarivate

07 Oct 2017

Ex-RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan among probable Nobel Prize winners: Clarivate

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan is on the list of probable winners of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics compiled by research company, Clarivate Analytics.

NASSCOM increases lobbying expenditure to battle Trump's H-1B visa policy

23 May 2017

NASSCOM increases lobbying expenditure to battle Trump's H-1B visa policy

It is no secret that the IT sector depends largely on foreign contracts for its sustenance and Trump's "Hire American" agenda has now brought the IT sector to its knees.

H-1B: Infosys, TCS received just 8.8% visas, says NASSCOM

25 Apr 2017

H-1B: Infosys, TCS received just 8.8% visas, says NASSCOM

After a US official accused Infosys and TCS of unfairly obtaining majority of the H-1B visas, NASSCOM stated that the two companies had received only 8.8% of the total number of visas issued in FY2015.

TCS, Infosys, Cognizant are violating H-1B visa rules, says USA

24 Apr 2017

TCS, Infosys, Cognizant are violating H-1B visa rules, says USA

In a White House press briefing, a senior official under Trump administration said that Indian tech giants TCS, Infosys and Cognizant are flouting H-1B visa rules.

India halts trade pact review after Singapore denies techies visas

03 Apr 2017

India halts trade pact review after Singapore denies techies visas

With the spotlight on the US, the issue of Singapore denying visas to Indian IT professionals has been ignored.

Indian start-ups go through nightmarish week

17 Mar 2017

Indian start-ups go through nightmarish week

The often "over-glamorised" Indian start-up ecosystem went through a dismal week coloured by accusations of sexual harassment, incidents of bankruptcy, and ugly family feuds.

N Chandrasekaran new Tata Sons chief from Feb 21

21 Feb 2017

N Chandrasekaran new Tata Sons chief from Feb 21

N. Chandrasekaran will assume charge as Tata Sons chairman on February 21. A day earlier, he was named TCS chairman, after serving as its CEO since 2009.

Chandrasekaran elected Chairman of Tata Steel

08 Feb 2017

Chandrasekaran elected Chairman of Tata Steel

Tata Sons Chairman N Chandrasekaran has been elected as the chairman of the board of Tata Steel. Chandrasekaran said "I feel greatly honoured to be chosen as the Chairman and I accept this responsibility with a deep sense of humility."

Infosys, TCS profits up in Q3

13 Jan 2017

Infosys, TCS profits up in Q3

TCS registered a 0.3% rise in dollar revenue ($4.39 billion) while its net profit rose 1.6% to touch the $1 billion in Q3 of the current fiscal.

A look back at the career of Natarajan Chandrasekaran

12 Jan 2017

A look back at the career of Natarajan Chandrasekaran

Following the ouster of Cyrus Mistry as the chairman of Tata Sons on 24th October 2016, Natarajan Chandrasekaran was appointed as the chairman of the $103 billion Tata group today, bringing an end to an 80 day-long saga.

$116bn-worth IT contracts up for renewal in 2017

15 Dec 2016

$116bn-worth IT contracts up for renewal in 2017

Indian companies in the Information Technology services sector have been steadily increasing their share in global IT outsourcing.

IT, telecom sectors look for incentives in upcoming Budget

12 Dec 2016

IT, telecom sectors look for incentives in upcoming Budget

With the 'Make in India' initiative trickling down to companies, IT and telecom firms are on the lookout for incentives in domestic manufacturing in the upcoming Budget.

Tech Mahindra eyes higher revenues from digital analytics

10 Oct 2016

Tech Mahindra eyes higher revenues from digital analytics

Tech Mahindra's Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, Jagdish Mitra, said that the company is looking to gain nearly 50% of its revenues from digital technology by 2020.