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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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IIT global alumni meet in Kolkata in December (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) Over 3,000 delegates, including policy makers, consultants and planners from both the public and the private sectors would participate in the three-day annual meeting of the ... Read more...

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Global IIT meet for first time in Kolkata in December


August 1st, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) PanIIT, the global association of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) alumni, will organise its annual global meet in Kolkata. The city will host the three-day meet ... 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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Global scientists descend on Mysore for space summit


July 14th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), July 14 (IANS) Over 2,500 scientists from 75 countries descended on this city of palaces, for a week-long international space summit, being held in India for the ... Read more...

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Mysore to host international summit on space research


July 13th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 13 (IANS) About 3,000 scientists and students from 75 countries, including India, will deliberate on the benefits of space for humankind at a summit in Mysore, 150 ... 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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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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West Bengal to have four hardware hubs


May 4th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) Four hardware hubs with 60 units each will be set up in West Bengal, the government said Friday."The state already has the land for these hubs," ... Read more...

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Presidential polls: Suggestions continue, parties keep mum (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The churning continues for the presidential polls with various political leaders suggesting candidates even as their parties seek to gauge the mood and keep ... 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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Nepal PM inaugurates Bihar global meet


February 17th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 17 (IANS) Nepali Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai Friday inaugurated the second global meet on changing Bihar here to discuss ways to accelerate the momentum of high growth and ... 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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These Africans take Indian development ideas home


January 9th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) On a socio-economic train voyage of India, Isaac Abeiku Otoo, a youth leader from Ghana, realised what one could do with just Rs.1,000 ($20). Inspired ... 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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Cycling enthusiasts rejoice, dedicated cycle lanes coming up (Postcard from Bangalore)


November 12th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 12 (IANS) The experience of the US and years of advocacy by groups of cycling enthusiasts in the city is behind a dream-come-true project in this traffic-cramped tech ... 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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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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Bengal drafting new IT policy


August 4th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) The West Bengal government is drafting a new Information Technology policy which would be made public after consultations with IT experts Sam Pitroda ... Read more...

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Pranab meets industrialists to allay India Inc concerns


August 1st, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) To allay concerns of India Inc, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday held a marathon meeting with top industrialists, including Ratan Tata, Anil Ambani, Sunil ... Read more...

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Indian IT to be worth $300 bn in decade


July 18th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 18 (IANS) India's IT sector will grow to $300 billion in a decade if its expansion covers tier-I and II towns and cities in India, N.R. Narayana Murthy, ... Read more...

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Mentor our IT groups, Bengal urges Narayana Murthy


July 5th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) The West Bengal government wants Infosys founder N.R. Narayana Murthy as chief mentor of two expert groups on information technology.A letter has been sent to Narayana ... Read more...

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Infosys’ Murthy favours PM, judiciary under Lokpal’s ambit


June 12th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) Infosys' outgoing chairman N.R. Narayana Murthy late Saturday favoured bringing the prime minister and the top judiciary under the purview of the proposed Lokpal (ombudsman) ... Read more...

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Infosys inducts four new directors


June 11th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Infosys Ltd Saturday inducted four new directors to the board, including three from the company and a renowned American businesswoman.Company's chief financial officer ... Read more...

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Murthy unhappy over US probe on B-1 visa issue


June 11th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) Infosys' outgoing chairman and chief mentor N.R. Narayana Murthy Saturday expressed disappointment over a US court issuing a legal notice to the IT bellwether on its ... Read more...

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Murthy turns nostalgic at his last Infosys AGM


June 11th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Infosys' founding chairman and chief mentor N.R. Narayana Murthy turned nostalgic Saturday as he presided for the last time over the blue ... Read more...

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