Gopalakrishnan

  • Bangalore: Rs 225 crore brain research centre to come up 30-01-2014 09:13 PM

    Bangalore: A brain research centre at a cost of Rs 225 crore will come up in a joint effort between Indian Institute of Science and a trust formed by Infosys Executive Vice-Chairman Kris Gopalakrishnan and his wife. IISc, the country's premier university for scientific research and higher education, and the...
  • Jet CEO Gary Toomey quits within 6 months of taking over 16-01-2014 06:44 PM

    In an unexpected move, Jet Airways Chief Executive Officer Gary Kenneth Toomey announced his immediate departure from the airline on Thursday. "Gary Kenneth Toomey, chief executive of the company has resigned with immediate effect," Jet Airways said in a BSE filing on Thursday. Toomey, who was appointed only last June...
  • Will support Nilekani if he fights elections, says CII Head S Gopalakrishnan 12-12-2013 06:41 PM

    Infosys Vice-Chairman and CII President S Gopalakrishnan on Thursday said he will support Nandan Nilekani if his former colleague decides to fight elections. "Of course, if he stands for elections I will support him," Gopalakrishnan said when asked for comments on reports of Nilekani's political entry. Media reports recently spoke...
  • TV serials have brought down India's cultural level: Adoor Gopalakrishnan 13-11-2013 11:00 AM

    Kolkata: Advising young filmmakers to develop their own style and imbibe a lot from music, theatre and reading, Malayalam filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan Tuesday criticised Indian television for having 'brought down the cultural level of the country'. Speaking to reporters at the 19th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) that began Sunday,...
  • Ex-CMD of Indian Bank, 14 others get 1-year jail for illegally granting loans 07-09-2013 12:27 PM

    Former Indian Bank Chairman and Managing Director M Gopalakrishnan and six other former top bank officials were sentenced to one year rigorous imprisonment by a CBI court on Saturday in Chennai for allegedly causing a loss of Rs 31.75 crore by granting loans without proper security between 1992-96. Principal Judge...
  • Next few months difficult for economy: CII President 30-08-2013 03:57 PM

    CII President Kris Gopalakrishnan has said that even as the government is taking steps to overcome the economic crisis, the next few months will be uncertain for the investors due to the coming elections. ...
  • K'taka: Siddaramaiah's socialist ideologies disappoint corporate world 10-08-2013 10:10 AM

    Bangalore: Karnataka's industry groups are unhappy with the new Chief Minster Siddaramaiah as they feel that his socialist ideologies were getting in the way of corporate development. Nearly three-month after taking over, he isn't exactly charming to the corporate world. He has not cleared a single major project so far...
  • No plans now to return West Bengal land: Infosys 06-08-2013 05:24 AM

    IT major Infosys on Monday said it did not have any immediate plans to return the 50-acre plot given by the West Bengal government, but indicated that a solution could be found out if alternative proposals like "SEZ-like tax benefits" were provided. "There are no plans to give up land...
  • 'Singam 2' review: This Tamil film is bigger but not better 06-07-2013 12:54 PM

    Cast: Suriya, Hansika Motwani, Anushka Shetty, Santhanam, Vivek, Radha Ravi, Nasser, K. Vishwanath, Mukesh Rishi, Danny Sapani, Anjali and Rahman; Director: Hari Gopalakrishnan Rating: 2 out of 5 In 'Singam 2', Suriya as Duraisingam spends most of his time running and chasing baddies. This explains why he is trim with...
  • Infosys appoints Narayana Murthy as Executive Chairman of Board 01-06-2013 11:06 AM

    New Delhi: NR Narayana Murthy on Saturday returned to Infosys with the IT company appointing him as Executive Chairman of the Board. Murthy, who founded Infosys in 1981, had stepped down from the Board and became Chairman Emeritus in 2011. He has served as company's CEO from 1981 to 2002....
  • 'Singham 2' teaser to be released today 16-05-2013 11:22 AM

    Chennai: The teaser of Suriya starrer Tamil action-drama 'Singam 2' will hit the web Thursday evening. "We will release the teaser online today (Thursday) at 5 pm. Initially, we had plans to have an official launch, but we scrapped the idea later," a source from the film's unit told IANS....
  • Infosys ranked leader for reducing carbon footprint 29-04-2013 11:59 PM

    Bangalore: Indian IT bellwether Infosys became Environmental Tracking (ET) carbon ranking leader in 2013 for its greenhouse gas emissions and disclosure practices. "As part of the selection process, the Environmental Investment Organisation (EIO), a London-based climate change and finance think-tank, ranked Infosys among top five of the 300 large firms...
  • We are willing to invite Modi for interaction: CII President 21-04-2013 02:28 PM

    New Delhi: After hosting Congress leader Rahul Gandhi early in April, CII on Sunday said the chamber is willing to invite Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for interaction. "We have worked with Modi in the 'Vibrant Gujarat' meet. CII was one of the sponsors. So, we will," CII President Kris...
  • S Gopalakrishnan elected as new President of CII 05-04-2013 06:30 PM

    New Delhi: S Gopalakrishnan, co-founder and Executive Co-Chairman of Infosys, has been elected as the President of the industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the year 2013-14. He succeeds Adi Godrej, Chairman of the Godrej Group, CII said in a statement. A Padma Bhushan recipient, Gopalakrishnan was recently...
  • 'Infosys to hire 10,000 by March 2012' 09-12-2011 07:56 PM

    Kolkata: IT major Infosys Technologies will start construction work on its first software development centre in West Bengal, at Rajarhat near Kolkata, in three to six months, a top company official said on Friday. "We have paid the money and got possession of the land. We hope to start construction...
  • 'Adaminte Makan Abu' is India's entry for IFFI 23-11-2011 11:42 AM

    Panaji: National award-winner 'Adaminte Makan Abu' is is India's official entry into the competition section of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2011 that will begin in Goa from today. The international competition section also has films from countries including Belgium, Philippines, Russia, Japan, Iran, Ireland, Colombia, Israel, Germany,...
  • Infosys says seeks acquisitions up to $ 700 mn 27-10-2011 11:25 AM

    Shanghai: Infosys Ltd, India's No 2 software services exporter, is looking for acquisitions worth up to $ 700 million, Infosys' Executive Co-Chairman Kris Gopalakrishnan said on Thursday. Infosys has been on the hunt for acquisitions in the healthcare and life science sectors and is looking at firms that have platforms...
  • Satyam: Raju, 5 others move lower court for bail 10-08-2011 11:45 PM

    Hyderabad: Satyam scam accused B Ramalinga Raju and five others on Wednesday moved their bail petitions in the metropolitan sessions judge court following a direction from the Andhra Pradesh High Court. The bail petitions are likely to come up for hearing once the documents are scrutinised and kept for listing....
  • Infosys to counter visa fraud charge in US 25-05-2011 05:43 PM

    Bangalore: India's global software major Infosys Technologies Ltd. is reviewing its procedures to counter the charge of misusing B1 business visas to the US, a senior company official said on Wednesday. "We are in the midst of internal review of procedures/processes to respond to a US court notice on business...
  • CNBC TV 18 exclusive: change of guard at Infosys 01-05-2011 08:39 PM

    In conversation with the top management at Infosys after the change of guard in the company. ...
  • Infosys Tech to be renamed as Infosys Ltd 30-04-2011 10:37 PM

    Bangalore: In tandem with leadership succession plan and move to transform the company into a next-generation global player in IT arena, Infosys Technologies on Saturday said it will be renamed as Infosys Ltd. Co-Chairman-designate S Gopalakrishnan said that Infosys has a broad range of services all the way from consulting...
  • Narayana Murthy's successor to be named today 30-04-2011 08:08 AM

    Bangalore: The board of India's second-largest IT company Infosys is to decide on chairman N R Narayana Murthy's successor on Saturday. If one of the founders is handed the job then the other top posts will see changes as well. Sources say the Board is also likely to be expanded....
  • Satyam scam: SC cancels bail of PwC partner 21-04-2011 11:42 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday cancelled the bails granted to PriceWaterhouseCoopers partner Subramani Gopalakrishnan and Satyam's internal auditor VS Prabhakar Gupta, directing them to surrender by April 30. A bench comprising Justice P Sathasivam and Justice BS Chauhan cancelled their bail and directed them to surrender within this...
  • Filmgoers have stopped taking cinema seriously: Adoor Gopalakrishnan 23-11-2010 09:56 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi: Renowned filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan is unhappy with Indian 'masala' movies and the way regional cinema is treated. And he doesn't spare film-goers too. "Ideas for good cinema should have the potential to develop into a dramatic story. The plot should engage the audience... But commercial cinema does not...