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Shutdown hits India’s tech hub partially (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 31 (IANS) Protest shutdown against steep petrol price hike Thursday partially affected India's tech hub with leading IT firms, including Infosys Ltd and multinationals logging out, even ... Read more...

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Infosys to train British youth in software skills


May 9th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) Global consulting and technology major Infosys will develop software skills in Britain to qualify about 100 youth for suitable jobs, the IT bellwether said Wednesday.The $7 ... Read more...

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Vietnamese president visits Infosys campus


October 11th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 11 (IANS) Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang Tuesday visited India's second largest IT bellwether Infosys on his day's visit to Bangalore.Accompanied by his spouse Mai Thi Hanh ... Read more...

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Techies launch online petition for corruption free India


August 17th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) About 10,000 techies working in the electronics city on the outskirts of this tech hub Thursday launched an online petition for a corruption free India.Taking a ... Read more...

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Protests spread across Karnataka against Hazare’s arrest (Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Thousands of people, including college and school students, came out on the streets Tuesday across cities and towns in Karnataka protesting the arrest of civil ... Read more...

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Pratibha murder: Bangalore cabbie sentenced for life (Lead)


October 8th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 8 (IANS) A fast track court here Wednesday sentenced Bangalore taxi driver Shiva Kumar to "life imprisonment till death" for the 2005 murder of Hewlett Packard (HP) India employee Pratibha ... Read more...

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Taxi driver sentenced for life in Pratibha murder case


October 8th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 8 (IANS) Bangalore taxi driver Shiva Kumar was Friday sentenced for life by a court here for the rape and murder of Hewlett Packard (HP) India employee Pratibha Murthy ... Read more...

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Bangalore driver found guilty of techie’s murder (Second Lead)


October 6th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 6 (IANS) A fast track court Wednesday convicted cab driver Shiva Kumar for the gruesome rape and murder five years ago of Hewlett Packard (HP) India employee Pratibha Murthy and ... Read more...

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Wipro recognised as first Bluetooth test facility in India


August 11th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) Global software major Wipro Technologies has been recognised as India's first Bluetooth qualification test facility by the Bluetooth trade association, the IT bellwether said late Tuesday. Bluetooth is an ... Read more...

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TUV Rheinland sets up photovoltaic lab in India


August 4th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) Global technical services provider TUV Rheinland AG Wednesday unveiled its first photovoltaic (PV) laboratory at Electronics City in this tech hub for PV testing and certification. Set up by ... Read more...

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Bangalore IT firms to log out for Monday shutdown


July 4th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 4 (IANS) Hundreds of IT firms, including Indian bellwethers Infosys Technologies and Wipro will remain closed Monday due to the nationwide shutdown against the hike in fuel prices. "As a ... Read more...

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Infosys gets nod for two more centres in Bangalore


May 24th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) The Karnataka government late Monday cleared the proposals of IT bellwether Infosys Technologies Ltd to set up two more software development centres in this tech hub at an ... Read more...

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CISF cover for Infosys campus at Mysore


March 26th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 26 (IANS) Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel were Friday deployed in Infosys Technologies' Mysore campus to guard the IT company's largest facility outside Bangalore. Home minister V.S. Acharya and ... Read more...

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Bosch lifts lockout following truce with labour (Lead)


March 13th, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 12 (IANS) Automotive component major Bosch Ltd decided to lift the lockout Saturday at its plant on the outskirts of this tech hub following an agreement with its workers in ... Read more...

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Bosch defers lockout at main plant, wage talks on


March 12th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 12 (IANS) Automotive component major Bosch Ltd Friday withdrew notice to declare lockout at its main plant in this tech hub as negotiations were on with workforce on wage hike, ... Read more...

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Lockout in Bosch plant as staff strike for wage hike


March 9th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Automotive component major Bosch Ltd declared a lockout at its Naganathapura plant on the outskirts of the city after employees went on a tool down strike demanding a ... Read more...

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Wipro seeks 50 acres near Bangalore airport for IT park


February 5th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 5 (IANS) Global software major Wipro has applied for 50 acres of land near the Bangalore international airport for setting up an IT park, an official said Friday. "Wipro has applied ... Read more...

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Private firms queue up for paramilitary cover


December 15th, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Nearly 100 private firms across the country have approached the government for Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) protection following threat perceptions to their establishments, parliament was informed ... Read more...

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National Paints opens first plant in India (Business Capsule)


September 12th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) Multinational paint manufacturer National Paints Saturday opened its first factory in India at Angamali industrial area in Kerala. The plant will have a daily production capacity of 120,000 litres, ... Read more...

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Wipro unveils virtual centre for testing services


May 28th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 28 (IANS) Global software major Wipro Technologies has set up a virtual innovation centre for testing services on Second Life, the popular virtual world, the IT bellwether said Thursday. "The innovation ... Read more...

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Dying jobs force migrant labourers out of Bangalore


March 30th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, March 30 (IANS) He may not know the nitty-gritty of recession, but Sriram Prasad, owner of a 'dhaba' in India's Silicon Valley, knows that these are hard times. In ... Read more...

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Central government to fund Bio-IT facility in Bangalore


February 18th, 2009 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 18 (IANS) The central government would fund the setting up of a Bio-IT facility in India's tech hub to conduct research in genome sequencing and analysis, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. ... Read more...

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Infosys’ Murthy pulls back as IT advisor to Sri Lanka president


February 18th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 18 (IANS) Infosys Technologies chairman and chief mentor N.R. Narayana Murthy has declined to be the IT advisor to the Sri Lankan government, the IT bellwether said Wednesday. In a letter ... Read more...

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Infosys rocks to raise ‘green’ awareness


February 5th, 2009 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) IT bellwether Infosys Technologies Ltd late Wednesday hosted a 'green' rock festival in its sprawling campus here to raise awareness about preserving the environment and address global warming ... Read more...

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Salarpuria eyes techies for Rs.10-bn housing project


August 25th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 25 (IANS) Leading real estate group Salarpuria is building a mega housing project to provide luxury apartments to techies working in the electronics city on the city's outskirts.The Rs.10 billion ... Read more...

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India Inc worried, equities fall as blasts rock Bangalore


July 25th, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A series of bomb blasts in India's software hub Bangalore Friday sent equity markets crashing, even as the corporate sector expressed worries over its impact on the ... Read more...

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Skylimo service between new Bangalore airport and city begins


July 1st, 2008 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 1 (IANS) Leading private charter operator Deccan Aviation Tuesday launched a helicopter service between the new Bangalore international airport and India's IT hub to ferry commuters hardpressed for time to ... Read more...

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Syrian president does a reality check of India’s IT hub


June 21st, 2008 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 20 (IANS) Visiting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Friday had a first-hand view of the progress and achievements made by India's IT hub in space research, IT and management on a ... Read more...

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Chopper service to ferry the rich between new Bangalore airport and city (Lead, superseding earlier story)


June 4th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, June 4 (IANS) Deccan Aviation, India's leading private charter firm, will launch a helicopter service this month to ferry passengers between the new Bengaluru airport and Bangalore city, about ... Read more...

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Deccan copters to ferry well-heeled from new airport to IT hub


June 4th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, June 4 (IANS) To beat perennial traffic jams during peak hours, India's leading private charted firm Deccan Aviation Ltd will launch a helicopter service this month to ferry the ... Read more...

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Wipro to design semiconductor for NEC


February 13th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by admin
By K G Vasuki Bangalore, Feb 13 (ANI): Wipro technologies, the global IT services division of Wipro, has inked an agreement with Japanese electronics giant, NEC Electronics Corporation to provide semiconductor design services. ... Read more...

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Over 1, 000 techies run for better infrastructure in Bangalore


January 27th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, Jan 27 (ANI): Demanding a better infrastructure for IT hub Bangalore, over 1,000 techies took out a 'run' on the Republic Day to register their voice against the attitude of district ... Read more...

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