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Bengal’s new IT policy emphasises animation, graphics and hardware


August 16th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government Thursday approved the new information and technology policy laying special emphasis on hardware, animation and graphics.The much-awaited policy, ratified ... Read more...

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Government should be proactive in reducing unemployment: Narayana Murthy


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) Infosys chairman emeritus N.R. Narayana Murthy Friday asked the government to be more proactive in reducing unemployment and poverty in the country."This is the time to ... Read more...

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I am hopeful about Infosys Kolkata project: Narayan Murthy


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) Infosys co-founder and chairman emeritus N.R. Narayan Murthy Friday said he is hopeful of the software company's Kolkata centre taking off."I am certainly positive (about the ... Read more...

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Don’t single out PM for economic woes: Ratan Tata


July 19th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata has come out in strong defence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, saying the architect of 1991 reforms should ... Read more...

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IT industry backs Murthy, Premji on policy paralysis


June 14th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 13 (IANS) The resilient Indian IT industry has shared the grave concerns expressed by Infosys' chairman emeritus N.R. Narayana Murthy and Wipro chairman Azim Premji on policy ... Read more...

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Karnataka global investors’ meet kicks off


June 7th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) The second edition of the Global Investors' Meet (GIM 2012) got underway Thursday amid fanfare to promote the state as a premier investment destination in diverse ... Read more...

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Keshub Mahindra retires in Aug 8, Anand to take over (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) After remaining at the helm for 48 years, Mahindra & Mahindra Chairman Keshub Mahindra will step down Aug 8, making way for his nephew, Anand Mahindra, ... Read more...

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Keshub Mahindra to retire Aug 8


May 30th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Mahindra & Mahindra Chairman Keshub Mahindra will retire Aug 8 and hand over the baton to his nephew, Anand Mahindra, the present vice-chairman and managing director ... Read more...

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Lack of clarity on software exports hurting industry: Murthy


May 21st, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore,May 20 (IANS) The Indian IT industry is in a quandary for want of clarity from the government on the definition of software exports, Infosys chairman emeritus N.R. Narayana ... Read more...

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US varsity honours Narayana Murthy


May 16th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tampa (Florida) May 16 (IANS) The University of South Florida has honoured Infosys founder N.R. Narayana Murthy with the Global leadership and Free Enterprise Awards for his leadership and contributions ... Read more...

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Narayana Murthy among Fortune’s 12 ‘greatest entrepreneurs’


March 28th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 28 (IANS) Fortune magazine has listed Infosys co-founder N.R. Narayana Murthy among the 12 "greatest entrepreneurs of our time" with Apple's late chief Steve Jobs, Microsoft ... Read more...

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Bengal’s draft electronic, hardware policy next week: Official


March 7th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) West Bengal is likely to come out with a draft of its electronic and hardware policy in order to draw up a new Information Technology ... Read more...

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Infosys’ Murthy pitches for Indians to study in Japan


February 27th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 27 (IANS) Global software major Infosys chairman emeritus N.R. Narayana Murthy Monday exhorted Indian students to study in Japanese universities, especially in the University of Tokyo, as it ... Read more...

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Infosys’ Murthy wants budget to turbo-charge economy


February 27th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 27 (IANS) The union budget for fiscal 2012-13 should "turbo-charge" the economy by making things easier for businesses to grow, create more jobs and attract more foreign ... Read more...

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Bengal against SEZs, minister tells Infosys


February 20th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) As IT bellwether company Infosys seeks a special economic status to its Rajarhat project, its first in West Bengal, state Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee Monday ... Read more...

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Ascendas, Japanese firms to build industrial township near Chennai


January 10th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) Singapore's Ascendas, a leading provider of business space solutions, has joined hands with a Japanese consortium comprising JGC Group and Mizuho Corporate Bank to set ... Read more...

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Tweets that made headlines (2011 In Retrospect)


December 28th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Some kicked up a storm, others brought good news, while some gave instant fame. Welcome to the world of Twitter, where messages flout every ... Read more...

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Bangalore professor among six Infosys’ Prize winners


November 16th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 16 (IANS) The Infosys Science Foundation of the IT bellwether Wednesday selected premier Indian Institute of Science (IISc) physics professor Sriram Ramaswamy for the Infosys Prize 2011 in ... Read more...

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US hails Indian diaspora’s role in strengthening ties


October 11th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 11 (IANS) With a growing Indian American community which has increasing influence, the US sees the Indian diaspora as an important partner for forging closer ties with ... Read more...

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IIT exam panel behind poor student quality: Super 30 founder


October 5th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 5 (IANS) Anand Kumar, who founded Super 30, Bihar's widely acclaimed free coaching centre for Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) aspirants, has blamed the institutes' entrance exam panel ... Read more...

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Ten years after 9/11, Indian Americans have come a long way


September 10th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Ten years after terrorists struck US unleashing a backlash against the South Asians given their close resemblance to the hijackers from the Middle East, the community ... Read more...

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US sticks to stand on disclosure of foreign accounts


August 21st, 2011 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) Sticking to its stand of not extending the Aug 31 deadline for disclosure of foreign accounts, US tax authorities said those who believe they have not ... Read more...

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Bill Gates wishes Murthy as he retires from Infosys


August 20th, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 19 (IANS) India's iconic figure N.R. Narayana Murthy was wished by Microsoft founder Bill Gates late Friday as he retired from Infosys Ltd that he co-founded three decades ... Read more...

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Co-founder Narayana Murthy bids adieu to Infosys


August 19th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 19 (IANS) India's iconic figure N.R. Narayana Murthy Friday bid farewell to Infosys Ltd, the country's second largest IT bellwether that he co-founded over three decades ago, as ... Read more...

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Dabur Group’s Ashok Burman dies in London


July 9th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Ashok C. Burman, chairman-emeritus of the 125-year-old Dabur Group, died in London Saturday noon. He was 81.According to family members, his body will be brought ... Read more...

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Bengal industrialists hail Trinamool Congress-Congress win


May 13th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Industrialists in West Bengal Friday hailed the victory of the Trinamool Congress-Congress combine in the 2011 assembly polls saying it will create new confidence for ... Read more...

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Renowned banker K.V. Kamath new Infosys chairman (Night Lead)


May 1st, 2011 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 30 (IANS) K.V. Kamath, who steered ICICI to become India's largest private bank, will be the new chairman of India's second largest IT bellwether Infosys from Aug ... Read more...

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Banker Kamath to succeed Narayana Murthy at Infosys (Roundup)


May 1st, 2011 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 30 (IANS) High profile banker K.V. Kamath will be the new chairman of India's IT bellwether Infosys, becoming the first non-founder to head the country's second largest software ... Read more...

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Infosys names K.V. Kamath as new chairman (Third Lead)


April 30th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Banglore, April 30 (IANS) Infosys Technologies Ltd. Saturday appointed K.V. Kamath its new chairman, succeeding N.R. Narayana Murthy.Kamath will take over as the head of the IT bellwether Aug 21 ... Read more...

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HCL founder Shiv Nadar to head IIT-Kharagpur’s board


April 7th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Shiv Nadar, founder of software major HCL, was appointed the chairman of the board of governors of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, a ... Read more...

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Comic writer Stan Lee receives Hollywood star


January 5th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- Comic book writer Stan Lee, creator of Spiderman, Fantastic Four, and X-Men, among several others, on Tuesday received a star in Hollywood's Walk Of Fame, local media ... Read more...

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Over 2,000 aspiring entrepreneurs to gather at TiE summit


December 19th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Over 2,000 budding entrepreneurs are expected at The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) summit here that will feature icons like Infosys founder N.R. Narayana Murthy and Nobel laureate Amartya ... Read more...

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Feast on regional theatre, thanks to Games(Lead)


September 9th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Theatre lovers should be happy with the Commonwealth Games. For, the mega event in October has yielded a rich bounty of regional theatre, children's plays ... Read more...

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Regional theatre sets stage for Games


September 9th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) A grand line-up of regional theatre, children's plays and awards to promote the language stage in the run-up to the October Commonwealth Games has shored ... Read more...

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Emami net profit up 93.9 percent in Q3


February 1st, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) major Emami's net profit grew by a whooping 93.9 percent to Rs.78 crore for the quarter ended Dec 31 against Rs.40 crore in ... Read more...

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