IT

  • There are more dog lovers out there than there are action freaks: Akshay Kumar July 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Known as an action and comedy star, Bollywood's 'khiladi' Akshay Kumar, who delivered a hit with 'Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty', says he enjoys doing a range of movies for his fans, but loves the 'Heyy Babby' genre of entertainment most. In an interview, Akshay has spoken out...
  • US rapper Will.i.am bags his 10th number one single on the British charts July 14, 2014

    London: US rapper Will.i.am secured his 10th number one in the British singles charts on Sunday, going straight in at the top spot with 'It's My Birthday', the Official Charts Company said. Will.i.am, whose track features 17-year-old US singer Cody Wise, earned his first UK chart topper in 2003 as part...
  • IT rates unchanged; sops to small, marginal assesses in Budget July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Budget for 2014-15 on Thursday left income tax rates unchanged but provided sops to small and marginal assesses by raising the threshold exemption limit from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 2.5 lakh and investments under 80C by Rs 50,000 to Rs 1.5 lakh while promising not to...
  • Infosys becomes first IT firm to file sustainability report July 2, 2014

    Bangalore: Global software major Infosys Ltd became the world's first IT firm to file a sustainability report based on the latest global reporting initiative (GRI) framework, the IT bellwether said on Wednesday. "As a value-driven company, we follow the highest levels of disclosure, besides ensuring compliance with the laws of the...
  • Kolkata: CBI arrests two Income Tax officers in bribery case June 30, 2014

    Kolkata: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday arrested two senior Income Tax officers from Kolkata in a bribery case. Those in arrest include Joint Commissioner I-T, an I-T officer and a Chartered Accountant. CBI sleuths have also seized Rs 3 lakh from their possession. The CA had allegedly taken a...
  • National Herald case: Swamy seeks probe against Sonia Gandhi under I-T Act June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy has now written to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley seeking an investigation into the National Herald case under the Income Tax Act. Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi have been named accused in the case and a Delhi court has summoned...
  • Oscar organizers outline new regulations for music categories June 26, 2014

    Los Angeles: The organisers of the Academy Awards are putting rules in place for next year to prevent any missteps in the film campaign process, targeting the music categories. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, hosts of the annual Oscar ceremony, said on Wednesday that members of its music...
  • 3-member committee formed to probe CPMT papers leak June 24, 2014

    A three-member committee of the Uttar Pradesh government's IT department has been assigned to probe the Combined Pre-Medical Test (CPMT) papers leak, an official said on Tuesday. Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan has constituted the committee to be headed by Principal Secretary (IT) Jeevesh Nandan and has named Director General Medical Education...
  • Man arrested for posting offensive pictures on Facebook June 23, 2014

    A young man has been arrested for allegedly posting offensive pictures on social networking site Facebook, police said. The accused, identified as Yogesh Kumar, was arrested on Saturday following complaints that he had posted offensive pictures against a particular religion on his Facebook page. Police said the accused had a Facebook account...
  • Income Tax department asks ex-CBI chief AP Singh to provide bank, property details June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Income Tax department on Thursday summoned former CBI Director AP Singh and his wife Shabnam Singh. The ex-CBI chief has been asked to provide details of his properties, bank accounts, lockers and credit cards. The investigation on Singh is in connection with the suspected case of tax...
  • China no threat to Indian IT: Infosys June 16, 2014

    Beijing: China's burgeoning IT industry is not a threat to the Indian software industry yet, but it is well entrenched in the domestic market to make the Indian majors sweat to gain entry, says a top Indian IT official. "Our $ 100 billion software industry is under no threat from...
  • Centre may hike Income Tax exemption limit from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 5 lakh June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: In what could probably become one of the landmark reforms by the Narendra Modi government, sources tell CNN-IBN that the Centre is likely to increase the Income Tax slab limit for exemption from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 5 lakh. The Finance Ministry has also sought a report on...
  • Murder accused booked for photo on Facebook with illegal gun June 12, 2014

    A case has been registered against an accused in a murder case after he was found posing with an illegal firearm in a photograph posted on social networking website, Facebook. According to Circle Officer Sanjeev Vajpayee, the accused Sachin is in police custody for the murder of a Class X student...
  • Pune techie murder: 2 more arrested, police hint at Hindu outfit's hand June 9, 2014

    Pune: A week after a 24-year-old IT professional was killed in a suspected hate crime in Pune, two more people have been arrested in connection with the murder. The police claim the arrested people are members of the Hindu Rashtra Sena. Police will submit a report to the state government...
  • IT entrepreneurs looking for new ways to tackle Indian rupee June 8, 2014

    Mumbai: India's IT entrepreneurs are looking at various options to minimise the impact on their bottomlines of the strengthening of the rupee against the US dollar. While these entrepreneurs have started quoting in dollars to their clients abroad, they are also parking part of their earnings from foreign clients at...
  • Bangalore: Man rapes IT professional, case registered June 7, 2014

    Bangalore: An IT professional from Jharkhand has been allegedly raped in Bangalore on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday. The survivor said that a man entered her room at a PG accommodation around 3 AM. She said that she was robbed off money first and then raped. "Yes. We have...
  • Pune: 253 arrested in connection with techie's murder, 73 cases filed June 7, 2014

    Pune: The crackdown in the case of hate crime continues. Pune Police has arrested 252 people in cases related to the violence that followed inflammatory messages posted on the social media. So far 73 cases have been filed. Police is still on the look out for 4 more people involved in...
  • Hindu American body condemns murder of Indian techie in Pune June 6, 2014

    Washington: A Hindu American body has strongly condemned the murder of a young IT professional in Pune on Monday and asked the authorities to bring perpetrators to justice. "We at the foundation deplore communal violence of any kind," said Suhag Shukla, executive director of Hindu America Foundation (HAF) on Thrusday. Mohasin Shaikh,...
  • Pune youth murder: 'The first wicket has fallen', said an SMS by the accused June 5, 2014

    Pune: The Pune police have arrested 17 people suspected to be associated with a right wing group, Hindu Rashtra Sena, for allegedly beating a 24-year-old IT professional to death in Pune on Monday in a suspected hate crime. Some of those arrested have been charged with murder. Hindu Rashtra Sena leader...
  • Pune: 20 people arrested for the murder of 28-year-old IT professional June 4, 2014

    Pune: The Pune Police has arrested 20 people suspected to be associated with a right wing group - Hindu Rashtra Sena for allegedly beating to death a 24-year-old IT professional in Pune on Monday. Thirteen of the accused have been charged with murder. The software professional Shaikh Mohasin Sadiq, who hailed...
  • India aims for single window clearance for IT firms in China June 1, 2014

    Beijing: Eyeing a big foothold in China's booming IT services industry, India aims to press Beijing for working out a "single window clearance" concept to enable Indian IT companies to enter the Communist giant's market. "Hopefully we are able to negotiate a single window" concept to enable IT companies to enter...
  • BG Srinivas tipped to join another IT firm as CEO ~~amp;amp; MD May 29, 2014

    Infosys' latest high profile exit BG Srinivas may join another IT services firm as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director. Considered among the top contenders for the first non-founder CEO post at the company, Srinivas who is a Infosys Board Member and President, has resigned in a surprise move. This...
  • Will police act against Manmohan Singh abusers, asks Digvijaya May 24, 2014

    Panaji: Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh took to Twitter to condemn Goa Police registering a case against a person who faces arrest for his pre-election anti-Narendra Modi tweets. In his tweet on Saturday Digvijaya said that will the same police who were witch-hunting Devu Chodankar, a 31-year-old Mumbai-based shipbuilding professional, act...
  • Akshay Kumar: Would prefer a gap of at least 5 months between my films May 20, 2014

    Mumbai: At a time when his contemporaries are doing one film a year, Akshay Kumar has six releases lined up but the actor says he would prefer a few months' gap between his releases. Akshay has 'Holiday', 'It's Entertainment', 'Gabbar', 'Baby', 'Shaukeen' and 'Singh Is Bling' - lined up for release...
  • 'It's Entertainment' is a fun film, enjoyed doing it: Sonu Sood May 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Sonu Sood, who has mostly been part of action films, will soon be seen in comedy film 'It's Entertainment'. The actor found the genre challenging, but says the film's makers eased out the experience for him. "'It's Entertainment' is a fun film and I enjoyed doing it," Sonu told...
  • Rajkumar Hirani is our idol, say 'It's Entertainment' writers Sajid-Farhad Samji May 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Writer duo Sajid-Farhad Samji, who are making their debut as directors with Akshay Kumar starrer 'It's Entertainment', say they keep the family audiences in mind while writing a story. Sajid and Farhad have previously written the scripts of films like 'Bol Bachchan', 'Housefull 2', 'Ready', 'Golmaal Returns' and 'Golmaal...
  • Maneka Gandhi launches the trailer of 'It's Entertainment' featuring Akshay Kumar and a cocker spaniel May 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party leader and animal rights activist Maneka Gandhi Monday unveiled the trailer of Akshay Kumar starrer 'It's Entertainment'. She praised the film for being the first movie where animals were treated well. 'It's Entertainment', directorial debut of successful writer duo Sajid-Farhad, also features Tamannaah Bhatia and Krushna Abhishek. "I...
  • I-T notice to NCP for unaccounted cash deposits in bank May 12, 2014

    Mumbai: The Income Tax department has sent a notice to the Nationalist Congress Party for unaccounted cash deposits in one of its bank accounts. The I-T department has asked the party to explain cash deposits of over Rs 35 crore between April 2, 2013 and April 9, 2014 in one of...
  • Big relief for Gadkari as RTI reveals no I-T probe pending against him May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: In a big relief to former Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari, an RTI application reveals there is no Income Tax probe pending against him. Gadkari had to lose his chair as the BJP chief after the Income Tax department alleged forgery in his company Purti Power and Sugar...
  • Siddaramaiah cracks whip, decides to return non-Kannada files May 11, 2014

    Bangalore: The Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has served an ultimatum to all bureaucrats on the use of Kannada in official work. He has instructed the bureaucrats to prepare all files in Kannada or face action. Speaking to IBNLive from Bangalore, he said, "I have returned more than 200 files which...