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Foreign diplomats get lesson on unique identification drive


October 20th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India's mammoth exercise to issue a unique identification (UID) number to each of its 1.2 billion population has attracted the attention of many nations, ... Read more...

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Infosys to start new campus in Shanghai


May 21st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The leading Indian IT major, Infosys Technologies, plans to make a huge investment in China. The company will make investments worth $125-150 million in its ... 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 suffers 10 percent tumble on disappointing earnings


April 15th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Share price of Infosys Technologies, India's second largest software exporter, plunged almost 10 percent Friday, the sharpest fall in almost two years, after the company's fourth ... Read more...

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Muthuraman elected new CII president


April 11th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Tata Steel vice chairman B. Muthuraman has been elected the new president of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2011-12 while Godrej Group chairman ... Read more...

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Indian firms ask staff in Japan to send families back (Roundup)


March 15th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Some Indian companies with operations in Japan are taking precautionary steps, asking their Indian staff there to relocate their families and offering them the ... Read more...

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Indian firms ask staff in Japan to send back families (Lead)


March 15th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Some Indian companies with operations in Japan are taking precautionary steps, asking their Indian staff there to relocate their families, while also giving them ... Read more...

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Colourful start for second World Kannada meet


March 11th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Belgaum, March 11 (IANS) The second World Kannada Sammelana (convention) got off to a colourful start here Friday with a procession of caparisoned elephants, folk music and dance by ... Read more...

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Infosys employee commits suicide at Hyderabad centre


February 18th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 18 (IANS) A woman employee of Infosys Technologies Friday committed suicide by jumping off the car park building in the company's Hyderabad development centre at Gachibowli. The reason ... Read more...

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Adopt ICT in rural sectors for inclusive growth: Narayana Murthy


February 17th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) Infosys Technologies' Founder-Chairman N.R. Narayana Murthy Thursday called for information and communication technology (ICT) being used in agriculture and rural sectors for more inclusive growth."We have seen a ... Read more...

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Technologists honoured for innovative solutions


February 5th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Technologists from leading IT companies including Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Nokia Siemens Networks were Saturday feted for bringing out innovative solution to address the challenges ... Read more...

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Narayana Murthy shocked at Netaji being denied due respect


January 24th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) Infosys Technologies founder-chariman N.R. Narayana Murthy Sunday expressed shock over the country's political leadership failing to pay due respect to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and said India would ... Read more...

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IT sector to grow by 25-26 percent annually: Narayana Murthy


January 23rd, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) Picking up after being adversely hit by the global slowdown, India's IT sector is performing well and would experience an annual growth of 25-26 percent, Infosys Technologies ... Read more...

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Open to probe on land acquisition: Bengal minister


November 23rd, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) Throwing a challenge to the opposition Trinamool Congress, West Bengal Housing Minister Gautam Deb Tuesday said he was ready for a probe by the prime minister's office ... Read more...

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India must improve infrastructure to compete with China: Murthy


October 27th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct. 27 (ANI): India needs to improve its infrastructure significantly if it has to compete with China, said N. R. Narayana Murthy, non-executive Chairman of Infosys Technologies.Addressing an All India Management ... Read more...

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Wipro admits to performing lower than industry peers (Second Lead)


October 22nd, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 22 (IANS) India's third largest IT bellwether Wipro Ltd Friday admitted that its performance during the second quarter (July-Sept) of this fiscal was lower than industry peers TCS and Infosys ... Read more...

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Wipro projects $1.33 bn from IT business in Q3


October 22nd, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 22 (IANS) Wipro Ltd Friday projected $1.33 billion from its global IT services business in the third quarter (October-December) of fiscal 2010-11.In a regulatory filing, the IT bellwether said Q3 ... Read more...

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Infosys on hiring spree as attrition climbs up


October 15th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 15 (IANS) Infosys Technologies has stepped up hiring on robust growth in the second quarter (July-Sept) of this fiscal (2010-11) to make up for the rising attrition to meet the ... Read more...

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Infosys leader in application outsourcing: Forrester


September 23rd, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Infosys Technologies Thursday said it has been named as a leader in applications outsourcing (AO) among North American AO providers by technology research company, Forrester Research. "Infosys scored ... Read more...

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India, China tie for top place in Forbes Asia’s Fab 50


September 16th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) India and China have tied for top place on 2010 Forbes Asia's Fab 50 List with 16 firms each.India had 16 entries on the annual ... Read more...

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Engineer-statesman Sir MV remembered


September 15th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 15 (IANS) Karnataka Wednesday celebrated the 150th birth anniversary of engineer-statesman Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, popularly known as Sir MV, one of the earliest recipients of the Bharat Ratna, the country's highest ... Read more...

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US decision to curb outsourcing of IT projects regressive: Anand Sharma


September 11th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Sep.11 (ANI): Terming the move of the U.S. state of Ohio to forbid outsourcing of Information Technology (IT) projects by Government departments "regressive", Union Minister for Trade Anand Sharma said on ... Read more...

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US move to curb outsourcing regressive, says India


September 11th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 11 (IANS) Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Saturday termed as "regressive" the US moves to curb outsourcing and warned that protectionist tendencies would deepen recession. "Protectionist tendencies are ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu committed to Chennai greenfield airport: Stalin


September 10th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 9 (IANS) Even as the opposition grows over a greenfield airport near here, the Tamil Nadu government Thursday reiterated its commitment to developing the project. Delivering the valedictory address at ... Read more...

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Infosys back office wins Asia award for branding


September 9th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 9 (IANS) The business process outsourcing (BPO) subsidiary of Infosys Technologies won the CMO (chief marketing officer) Asia award 2010 for excellence in branding and marketing, the IT bellwether said ... Read more...

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Indian IT industry terms Ohio’s outsourcing ban ‘discriminative’


September 8th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 8 (IANS) Indian IT industry Wednesday termed the Ohio state's bill to ban outsourcing of its IT projects discriminative and counter-productive to the US government thrust on reducing public deficit. "Ohio's ... Read more...

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Infosys to expand back office operations in Poland


September 6th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 6 (IANS) Infosys Technologies is set to expand its back office operations in Poland in the next two years to offer business process outsourcing (BPO) services to more European and ... Read more...

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US trying to understand visa fee hike impact on Indian firms


August 31st, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) The United States says it's trying to understand the potential impact of a steep hike in US worker visa fees on Indian companies, but no new step ... Read more...

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Unfazed by row, Anand plays chess with 40 mathematicians


August 24th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Unfazed by the row over his nationality, world chess champion Viswanathan Anand Tuesday played chess against 40 maths wizards simultaneously at the ongoing International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) ... Read more...

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Crime rate in Kolkata lower in comparison to other metros: West Bengal CM


August 24th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Aug 24 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhatacharjee on Tuesday said the crime rate in Kolkata is comparatively less in comparison to the other metropolitan cities in the country."Crimes are ... Read more...

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Kolkata gets its first cyber crime police station


August 24th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Tuesday inaugurated Kolkata's first cyber crime police station set up with technical support from software giant Infosys Technologies. Speaking on the occasion, the ... Read more...

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US hopes visa hike would not hurt India business ties


August 18th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) Amid reports that India may take it to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) for a new law to hike worker visa fees, the United States ... Read more...

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Infosys ‘distressed’ at US senator’s ‘chop shop’ comment


August 9th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 9 (IANS) Indian software major Infosys Technologies late Monday said it was 'distressed' at a US lawmaker's comment comparing it to a 'chop shop'. "We are distressed with this statement." Infosys ... Read more...

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Sensex advances by 103 points; highest level since 2008


August 4th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug.4 (ANI): The benchmark index for Indian equities on Wednesday rose sharply in late trade, as Sensex advanced by 103 points to its highest level since February 5, 2008, led ... Read more...

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‘Britain should recognise re-emerging India’


August 1st, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Britain needs to recognise the oppor­tunities presented by a re-emerging India, Business Secretary Vince Cable says, while reflecting on his visit to India as part of Prime ... Read more...

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