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TCS gets Rs.103 crore Bengal contract


September 7th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) The West Bengal government Friday awarded a Rs.103 crore contract to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) for designing and implementing ICT solutions for the rural employment guarantee ... Read more...

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Hilton to have 25 hotels in India by 2016


August 13th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 13 (IANS) The Hilton Worldwide, a leading global hospitality brand is aiming to create a network of 25 hotels across the country by 2016, a top company official ... Read more...

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World 10K run raises Rs.1.63 crore for charity


May 21st, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) The TCS World 10K Bangalore to be run here this weekend, has raised Rs.1.63 crore for 84 NGOs, according to Murray Culshaw, chairman, Bangalore Cares, the ... Read more...

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Wipro buys Australian analytics firm


May 1st, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 1 (IANS) Global software major Wipro Ltd has acquired Australian-based analytics firm Promax Applications Group for Australian $35 million (Rs.189 crore)."The acquisition of Promax will strengthen our positioning ... Read more...

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Nigerian bank deploys Infosys’ Finacle software


April 16th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 16 (IANS) Nigeria's oldest bank Wema Bank plc has deployed Indian IT bellwether Infosys Ltd's software product Finacle to offer core banking, retail e-banking and treasury services to ... Read more...

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Want Infosys in Bengal, but won’t bend rules: Mamata


March 12th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) Asserting that Infosys should set up its facility in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday reiterated that SEZ status would not be ... Read more...

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Infosys seeks ‘alterative solution’ for Bengal campus


February 29th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 29 (IANS) After West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ruled out according special economic zone (SEZ) status to Infosy's Kolkata campus, the IT bellwether Wednesday sought a ... Read more...

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Infosys swaps global business heads


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) Global software major Infosys swapped leadership positions in financial services and manufacturing business to enhance client servicing and broaden their experience, the IT bellwether said Friday.Global ... Read more...

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UAE most competitive banking market in Gulf


January 14th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 14 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) remains the most competitive banking market in the Gulf region, a report by the Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has ... Read more...

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IT spending in India to grow 9 percent by 2012 at $79.8 bn


November 21st, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Despite global economic challenges, enterprises will continue to invest in Information Technology (IT) with IT spending in India projected to grow 9.1 percent at $79.8 ... Read more...

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Rajaratnam ordered to pay $92.8 million in a civil case


November 9th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 9 (IANS) After getting the longest prison sentence ever for insider trading, hedge fund tycoon Raj Rajaratnam has been ordered to pay a record $92.8 million penalty ... Read more...

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Hilton No.1 international hotel brand in India: Survey


November 8th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Hilton Hotels & Resorts, the flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide, has been ranked the No.1 international hotel brand in India in a survey of business ... Read more...

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TCS quarterly net profit rises six percent


October 17th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) India's largest software company Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Monday posted a 6 percent increase in net profit at Rs.2,301 crore for the quarter ended September ... Read more...

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Wipro’s first rural BPO centre comes up in Tamil Nadu


August 26th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 26 (IANS) India's third largest IT bellwether Wipro Ltd Friday opened its first rural back office for providing business process outsourcing (BPO) solutions to global clients in Tiruvarur ... Read more...

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TCS arm targets $1 bn revenue by 2015


August 19th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India's largest IT services firm Tata Consultancy Service (TCS) Friday said iON -- its integrated information technology solution for small and medium business (SMB) -- ... Read more...

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Wipro appoints new global head for back office operations


June 13th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 13 (IANS) Global software major Wipro Technologies Monday appointed senior executive Manish Dugar as global head of its back office operations or business process outsourcing (BPO)."Dugar has been ... Read more...

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TCS eyeing $1 bn from small Indian establishments


May 18th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) IT major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), which recently launched iON - a fully integrated IT solution for small and medium businesses (SMBs) - is eyeing $1 ... Read more...

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TCS launches IT solution for SMBs in Rajasthan


May 6th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 6 (IANS) Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Friday announced the launch of iON, a fully integrated information technology solution for Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) in Rajasthan."For the first ... Read more...

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Surging Aussie dollar likely to hit international student market


April 30th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 30(ANI): The surging Australian dollar is alarming the country's universities, which are already facing a drop in international student numbers.The Aussie dollar has breached the 1.09 US dollar mark.Currency traders ... Read more...

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TCS launches cloud-computing solution for SMBs


March 15th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) Tata Consultancy Services, a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions firm, Tuesday launched cloud computing solution iON for small and medium businesses (SMBs) in Andhra ... Read more...

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TCS unveils cloud-computing solution in Karnataka


March 12th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 11 (IANS) Global software major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Friday unveiled cloud-based computing solution iON for small and medium businesses (SMBs) in Karnataka.Covering the entire spectrum of business ... Read more...

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Parsi community honours Narendra Modi


March 11th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 10 (IANS) Udvada, a Gujarat town and place of pilgrimage for the Parsi community, should be developed into a global capital of religious harmony, Chief Minister Narendra ... Read more...

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Kerala firm’s IT solution to power South African Airways


February 21st, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 21 (IANS) IBS Software Services, headquartered at the Technopark here, has successfully implemented its next generation air cargo management solution suite for South African Airways (SAA), the airline said Monday.The ... Read more...

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Cathay Pacific opts for Kerala IT firm’s solution


February 7th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 7 (IANS) Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific airline has signed a multi-million dollar contract to implement IBS' new generation solution iFly Staff to automate and improve the management of employee travel ... Read more...

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Indian IT firms ramping up efforts to establish themselves in China


January 17th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.17 (ANI): Indian information technology (IT) companies have reportedly ramped up efforts to win the confidence of more Chinese companies in a bid to consolidate their foothold.Tata Consultancy Services ... Read more...

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China’s Got Talent winner is an armless pianist Liu Wei


October 11th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An armless 23-year-old man has won the first edition of “China’s Got Talent”.Liu Wei lost both his arms after he accidentally touched a live electrical wire at ... Read more...

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Wipro ranked as leader among testing services providers


September 22nd, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Sept.22 (ANI-Business Wire India): Wipro Technologies, the global IT services business of Wipro Limited, announced that it has been cited by IDC Research Inc., an independent research firm, as a leader ... Read more...

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Wipro, Oracle strengthen ties, to foster growth for customers


September 9th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore (Karnataka), Sept.9 (ANI-Business Wire India): Wipro Technologies, the global IT services division of Wipro Limited and Oracle have announced an expansion of their existing partnership aimed at enhancing development and implementation ... Read more...

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Fox Star Studios To Produce Tamil Films


September 3rd, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Having emerged as one of the World's best production houses, Hollywood's Fox Star Studios made its way into Indian films through Hindi cinema. Following their successful ... Read more...

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China replaces India as preferred outsourcing destination


July 15th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): China has replaced India as the primary destination of outsourcing and shared services for Asia-Pacific companies, according to the accounting firm KPMG.The China Daily quoted the ... Read more...

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Chemicals firm Lanxess commissions plant in Gujarat


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jhagadia (Gujarat), March 3 (IANS) Lanxess, the specialty chemicals company with sales of $8.97 billion worldwide, started its rubber chemicals plant here Wednesday. This marks the first phase of construction at its new ... Read more...

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Olympic Air implements Kerala IT firm’s solution


January 11th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 11 (IANS) Athens-based Olympic Air has started its cargo operations with a software programme developed by IBS, a firm based here. An IBS statement issued here Monday said their solution was ... Read more...

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Shekhar Kapur speaks on ‘Paani’


December 17th, 2009 - 12:59 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Shekhar Kapur has officially started off "Paani' after he went to Chennai to record his first song for "Paani'.The film will start rolling in April 2010. According to Shekhar, since they ... Read more...

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HCL ties up with Sahara Petroleum


December 3rd, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) IT services provider HCL Technologies will offer enterprise resource planning solutions to the Middle East-based Sahara Petroleum Services, the company said Thursday. With the implementation of the software, ... Read more...

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IT spending to rebound in 2010: Gartner


October 21st, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 21 (IANS) The global IT industry will return to growth in 2010, with technology spending increasing 3.3 percent ($3.3 trillion) after declining by 5.2 percent in 2009, IT research and ... Read more...

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