IT

  • EC lodges complaint against IT firms for working on polling day 25-04-2014 07:09 AM

    Chennai: Election authorities lodged a police complaint against five companies at an IT park for functioning on the day of Lok Sabha polling in Tamil Nadu on Thursday in violation of rules and sent back around 2,000 employees home to enable them to vote. Officials said they received complaints from...
  • 'Frozen' album crosses 2 million sales mark; tops Billboard chart for 10th week 17-04-2014 09:43 AM

    Los Angeles: Two Nordic princesses held their reign atop the weekly Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday as the soundtrack to Disney's hit animated film 'Frozen' crossed the 2 million sales mark and continued to hold off new entries. 'Frozen', led by its Oscar-winning hit song 'Let It Go', sold...
  • Tribute: FC Kohli, father of Indian software industry, turns 90 19-03-2014 04:31 PM

    Padma Bhushan, Faqir Chand Kohli completes 90, on March 19, 2014. It is a day to celebrate for many Indians whose life he has touched directly or indirectly. He has been variously described as: the 'Bheeshma Pitamaha of Indian software Industry', a la the epic Mahabharat; a master strategist and...
  • Living It Up: Bugs vs drugs, the battle against superbugs 07-03-2014 05:38 PM

    Superbugs could erase a century of medical advances, acc to the Lancet health journal. This came after another recent warning from the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention saying we are at end of the antibiotic era. Meaning - soon no antibiotics will work for us and many infections...
  • Oscars 2014: 'Let It Go' from 'Frozen' wins best original song 03-03-2014 09:59 AM

    Los Angeles: 'Let It Go' from the Disney musical 'Frozen' has won the Academy Award for best original song. The song, a catchy anthem sung by veteran Broadway songstress Idina Menzel and adored by countless young girls, many of whom are singing in it their own YouTube videos, has helped...
  • Bangalore metro phase 1 extends reach, opens for public today 01-03-2014 09:51 AM

    Bangalore: Commuting might be a relief for the Bangaloreans now with the launch of Reach 3 and Reach 3A of Phase 1 of the metro project on Friday. The metro will be open for the public on Saturday. The new reach will cover a distance of 10 kms in just...
  • After an IT city, government plans to turn state into a multi-media hub 23-02-2014 03:50 PM

    After announcing an IT city, the Bihar government now plans to turn the state into a multi-media hub. "We have decided to take the help of National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology and (Americam company) Legend 3D to develop Bihar into a multi-media hub in the next three years,"...
  • IT, pharma sectors likely to be backbone of Telangana 21-02-2014 02:44 PM

    Post bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, the information technology and pharmaceuticals manufacturing sectors may become backbone of Telangana economy, leaving power production, ports and oil and natural gas to play a pivotal role in driving prosperity in the residuary state. With nearly 1,000 km-long coast line, the coastal Andhra has major...
  • IT city to be set up in Nalanda to create job opportunities: Nitish Kumar 19-02-2014 06:53 PM

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said his government will set up an IT city in the state's Nalanda district that will help create job opportunities. "Bihar government has decided to set up an IT city...," the chief minister said in Patna after inaugurating projects like state data centre,...
  • 'The Avenger: This Time It's War is a well paced read' is well paced 17-02-2014 05:04 PM

    The second book by Juggi Bhasin also deals with the concept of terrorism, and the writer's journalism history has helped him to meticulously carve out the details of a book in which he mingles facts which he has seen and covered as a journalist, with the touch of fiction which...
  • 'No man's land' is all about strong characters 16-02-2014 08:26 AM

    Let me start this post by quoting Mark Twain "Buy land, they're not making it anymore." and this is what explains the basis of Nilesh Shrivastava's debut book No Man's Land. The cover of the book is intriguing and its blurb will definitely push you to pick the book up....
  • Rahul attacks BJP in Karnataka, says Congress brought IT revolution 15-02-2014 02:15 PM

    Belgaum: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that his father and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was responsible for the IT revolution in India. He said when the Congress spoke about the IT, the BJP used to laugh at it. "In 1980, Rajiv Gandhiji took up the IT...
  • IBM to lay off 15,000 employees worldwide, to start from Bangalore 15-02-2014 07:14 AM

    New Delhi: Technology giant IBM has started a restructuring process, which would see as many as 15,000 jobs being cut globally, including India, Brazil and the European region. "The estimate of jobs cut globally is 15,000," International Coordinator at the Alliance@IBM (official IBM employees union) Lee Conrad told PTI. Last...
  • Modi woos India Inc, vounches for IT, social media 14-02-2014 11:25 AM

    Ahmedabad: In a bid to woo India Inc ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday addressed corporates at NASSCOM through video conference. In his 30-minute speech, Modi stressed on the importance of social media and how he's inspired by it. Modi said, "For...
  • ICAI two-day campus placement programme from February 17 03-02-2014 04:40 PM

    Coimbatore: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) will hold a two-day nationwide campus placement programme from February 17. The programme is being held at 16 different locations in India, including Coimbatore, V Murali, Chief Coordinator of Coimbatore, said on Monday. The programme is held twice every year in...
  • Techie murder: Mumbai Crime Branch, Railway police in Hyderabad for probe 01-02-2014 08:09 AM

    Mumbai: A fortnight after the murder of a 23-year-old software engineer in suburban Mumbai, a joint team of Crime Branch and Government Railway Police has reached Hyderabad for further investigation into the case. On Friday, the police also questioned nearly 40 people including the IT professional's colleagues, representatives of her...
  • Techie death: Mumbai Police says vested interests behind delay rumours 31-01-2014 10:39 AM

    Mumbai: Twelve days on since the 23-year-old IT professional's decomposed body was recovered from this swamp in Bhandup in Mumbai, there is still no headway in the investigation. The Mumbai Police is refusing to take the blame for slow investigations saying there are vested interests in the allegations against them....
  • Mumbai techie murder: Police deny any lapses in probing the case 25-01-2014 11:39 PM

    The Mumbai Police denied any lapses in probing the death case of the 23-year-old IT engineer. However, Victim's family had accused the police of carrying a shoddy investigation. Meanwhile, a week after the charred body of the girl was found in Mumbai the police detained four people in the case....
  • Techie murder: Shinde asks to fasten probe, police grappling for clues 25-01-2014 08:29 AM

    Mumbai: A week after the charred and decomposed remains of a 23- year-old IT engineer were found near a highway in Mumbai, her family is running from pillar to post in the hope of getting justice. The girl's father met Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde urging him to intervene...
  • Mumbai: 23-year-old IT professional was murdered, claim Crime Branch sources 22-01-2014 08:34 PM

    Mumbai: Sources in the Mumbai Crime Branch have claimed that the female software professional who went missing from the city and was later found dead was murdered. Eleven days after the 23-year-old IT professional from Andhra Pradesh went missing; her body was discovered in a burnt state from suburban Kanjurmarg,...
  • Delhi-NCR created maximum jobs in 2013: Survey 19-01-2014 12:09 PM

    Delhi-NCR region has emerged as the leader in creating the maximum number of jobs in 2013, even as overall generation of new employment avenues declined last year, says an Assocham study. Information technology (IT), IT-enabled services (ITeS) and IT hardware sector together accounted for a majority share of about 43...
  • Mumbai: Missing female IT professional found dead 16-01-2014 11:48 PM

    Mumbai: Eleven days after a 23-year-old female software engineer, who hailed from Andhra Pradesh, went missing from the city, her burnt body was found on Thursday, police said. The body of Esther Anuhya, bearing burn injuries, was found in suburban Kanjurmarg. "The highly decomposed body of Esther Anuhya, who had...
  • BSE Sensex posts biggest single-day gain this year 13-01-2014 12:50 PM

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rose nearly 2 per cent to post its biggest daily gains this year on expectations the Reserve Bank of India will keep interest rates on hold and the US Federal Reserve will stick to its ultra-loose monetary policy for longer. The benchmark BSE Sensex closed 1.81...
  • Top executive of the Yash Birla group arrested for drug possession 12-01-2014 06:20 PM

    Mumbai: A top executive of of the Yash Birla group has been arrested by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) for allegedly purchasing and possessing cocaine, and remanded in their custody till January 16 by a local court. Anant Pathak (31), president of corporate affairs of the group, his bodyguard Dilip Palekar...
  • Cybersecurity to get more complicated in 2014: ISACA 30-12-2013 03:18 PM

    Houston: Cybersecurity is set to get a lot more complicated in 2014, a global IT association has warned all businesses - big or small, asking them to brace up. IT and cybersecurity professionals should resolve now to gear up for accelerated change and complexity in 2014, especially in cybersecurity, data...
  • IT raid at BJP leader Amarpreet Singh's house 06-12-2013 07:36 PM

    Income Tax sleuthshave been conducting raids in 20 premises of BJP leader,Amarpreet Singh Kale including in Jamshedpur, Ranchi andKolkata on Friday.Twenty teams of Income Tax (Investigation) sleuthscomprising from Jharkhand and Bihar have been conducting theraids in the office, business establishments of Kale, who isthe spokesman of BJP Jharkhand Committee, IT...
  • Kerala gangrape: Hair samples don't match with suspects, says report 02-12-2013 08:15 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: A 40-year-old IT professional was allegedly gangraped at a backwater resort near Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala. Police have picked up two suspects who are hotel employees for questioning but the forensic results of hair samples do not match with the suspects. The woman had come to the resort with a...
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Two men allegedly gangrape 40-year-old IT professional 01-12-2013 03:02 PM

    A 40-year old woman IT professional from Bangalore was allegedly gangraped at a backwater island resort near Thiruvananthapuram and police are on the lookout for two persons involved in the incident. The woman had come to the star category resort at Pozhiyur, about 30 km from Thiruvananthapuram, with a group...
  • Facebook testing 'save-for-later-reading' feature, aims to take on Pocket 28-11-2013 11:30 AM

    New Delhi: Aiming to take on Pocket and other similar services, Facebook is testing a new feature that lets users save articles or links posted to Facebook for later reading. Facebook has not rolled out this feature to all its users, in fact, the feature is visible to some users...
  • Industries worth Rs.2,125 crore coming up in Bengal 27-11-2013 10:18 PM

    Kolkata: The West Bengal government has signed agreements with six companies involving an investment of Rs 2,125 crores for setting up industries in South 24 Parganas district, a minister said on Wednesday. Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee said 1,300 people will get employment once the projects are complete. He said land...