It Industry

  • Karnataka to make IT industry an essential service 22-10-2013 11:08 AM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government is planning to declare IT industry and all IT enabled services as essential services. The IT industry will come under the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) once the government formally notifies its order. It will exempt the I-T industry from bandhs, strikes and long holidays. According...
  • Bangalore: Narayana Murthy seeks airport near Electronics City 29-06-2013 01:49 PM

    Bangalore: Infosys Executive Chairman NR Narayana Murthy has pitched for a small airport near Electronics City, the biggest hub of Bangalore's IT industry that houses the main Infosys campus, as he called for improving the infrastructure facilities in Karnataka. "We are not asking for anything extraordinary. We are asking for...
  • Writing is the act of interpreting real life events: Eshwar Sundaresan 20-06-2013 06:23 PM

    A techie community of around two hundred Indians stationed in Milwaukee suddenly finds itself under a siege. On a fateful Friday, a cyclonic snowstorm-Super Susan-is breaking winter records outside their windows. And beyond, somewhere in the inky darkness, a serial killer who targets immigrants is on the loose. An indiscreet...
  • Industry hails the return of Narayana Murthy at the helm of Infosys 02-06-2013 12:02 PM

    Bangalore: The resilient Indian IT industry hailed the return of its icon NR Narayana Murthy as the executive chairman of global software major Infosys Ltd Saturday. "Murthy is an iconic leader who played a key role to shape the Indian IT industry. We welcome him in his role as executive...
  • Two Indian IT firms caught in $ 45 million global ATM heist 15-05-2013 07:52 AM

    Bangalore: Two Indian IT firms are feeling the heat of the recent $ 45 million global ATM heist. But while they are under scrutiny for possible security breach, industry body NASSCOM says the incident is not a reflection on Indian IT services overall. It is being called the world's largest...
  • India IT hopes for easing of Obama's anti-outsourcing stance 08-11-2012 05:30 AM

    New Delhi: India's outsourcing chiefs crossed their fingers that Barack Obama would take a less hawkish stance on the industry during his second term, as they cheered his re-election as a possible boost to the US economy. Obama sharpened his rhetoric against industries that move jobs out of America during...
  • Can Infosys make a comeback? 20-12-2011 11:00 AM

    He is principal analyst & CEO of Offshore Insights Research and Solutions. He has been tracking the Indian IT industry and Infosys for 15 years. There was a time when every reference to Infosys was about how well the company was doing. Over the last two-three years, the narrative has...
  • '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...
  • Infosys said to hire 12,000 employees in Q2 12-07-2011 12:57 PM

    Mysore: Keeping up the hiring momentum, the country's second largest software exporter Infosys on Tuesday said that it will hire about 12,000 people this quarter. The company currently has over 1.33 lakh employees. "We are looking at a gross addition of about 12,000 in our workforce and we are continuing...
  • IT industry not adhering to green norms: Ramesh 21-03-2011 07:13 PM

    Hyderabad: "I close my ears when the IT czars are giving long lectures on green buildings," says Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh. Ramesh made this remark while accusing the Information Technology (IT) industry of not adhering to green norms. "The IT industry is a huge guzzler for air conditioning. IT buildings...
  • HCL Technologies net up 18.5 per cent 28-10-2009 12:21 PM

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  • FM has done a fairly good job: Narayana Murthy 06-07-2009 10:22 PM

    Infosys chairman says Pranab Mukherjee met his expectations. ...
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  • Lalu goes hi-tech: IT industry reacts to Budget 26-02-2008 04:49 PM

    Chester-le-Street: Rahul Dravid fell prey to yet another controversial decision, this time when he was given out caught-behind during the first one-dayer between India and England on Saturday. Coming in to bat after openers Parthiv Patel and debutant Ajinkya Rahane had got India off to a quick-fire start, Dravid had...
  • Gartner paints a rosy future for Indian IT industry 22-01-2008 06:46 PM

    Bangalore: West Indian swashbuckler Chris Gayle played one of the most destructive Twenty20 innings with a 49-ball 107 as Royal Challengers Bangalore crushed Kings XI Punjab by 85 runs in a lopsided Indian Premier League match here on Friday. Gayle single-handedly took RCB to 205 for six, IPL 4's second...