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  • NIIT CEO puts high hopes on Union Budget 2015 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The upcoming Union Budget is very crucial in terms of bringing the Indian economy back on growth track. Narendra Modi government will present its full fledged Budget on February 28 in Parliament, industries are pinning high hopes from Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Rahul K Patwardhan, CEO Designate, NIIT Limited...
  • Budget 2015 should include a package of low-cost financing, subsidies to support renewable and clean energy technology 4 days ago

    New Delhi: India is the 6th largest country in terms of power generation and consumption. According to Central Electricity Authority (CEA), at the end of March 2014, the installed power generation capacity of India stood at 243028.95 MW, while the per capita power consumption stood at 917 KWh (2012-13). The...
  • Living it up: Prevent heart attack or myocardial infarction 6 days ago

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', experts comment on heart attacks or myocardial infarction. 25 per cent of heart attack deaths occur in people less than 40. India is soon to become the heart attack capital of the world. ...
  • Budget 2015: Spectrum allocation should be made more transparent, says Videocon Telecom CEO 1 week ago

    One of the foremost recommendations to the Hon'bl Finance Minister will be to make true greater airways availability through spectrum sharing and trading that will help in optimum utilisation of this most scarce and sought after resource 'spectrum'. Spectrum allocation should be made more transparent and focused resources should be...
  • Budget 2015 expected to have measures to help nurture an innovation ecosystem: Cisco 1 week ago

    Our budget expectations are in line with the rest of the industry. We hope it will be a development-focused budget that targets a growth rate of 8 per cent and includes measures to infuse positive sentiments for rejuvenating the overall economy. We hope the government will make announcements that will...
  • TCS, Infosys, Wipro eye robotics, driverless cars for next round of growth 1 week ago

    Mumbai: After decades of low-margin work like server maintenance, India's information technology services firms are moving upscale in search of lucrative contracts for driverless cars and other advanced projects as online innovation changes clients' needs. Companies from Tata Consultancy Services Ltd to Wipro Ltd are all joining Infosys Ltd in investing...
  • Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography released in Hindi February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: After breaking many sales records since its release in November last year, iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography 'Playing It My Way' will now enthrall Hindi readers with the book's version in the language - 'Meri Atmakatha' - set to hit the stands next month. The Hindi edition, which was...
  • Startups look forward to service tax exemption in Budget 2015: Knowlarity February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: With last year's budget release of nearly Rs 11,000 crores, the expectations of the start-up industry have definitely increased. Programs like Make in India and Digital India are great initiatives for the technology revolution, but what the IT sector and start-ups in particular are really looking forward to...
  • Budget 2015 should have measures for India to move forward from outsourced innovation: Uniken February 19, 2015

    The current government has already demonstrated its commitment to not only sustain the growth of India'ls ICT industry, but also leverage technology across various aspects of the national development agenda. As a company leading the charge in India's cyber-security industry, we expect the forthcoming union budget 2015-16 to further encourage...
  • Budget 2015 should encourage domestic manufacturing of mobile phones: Karbonn February 18, 2015

    As India is going to achieve a 25 per cent share in global mobile phone manufacturing by 2019, the industry expects that the Union Budget will encourage domestic manufacturing with policies like tax holidays and interest subsidies and help the Indian telecom sector reach new benchmarks. The mobile segment in India...
  • 6 key recommendations for Budget 2015: MAIT February 18, 2015

    IT hardware industry body MAIT has asked the government to consider giving duty relief and export sops to boost the domestic electronic manufacturing sector. MAIT, which represents the over $13 billion Indian IT hardware manufacturing industry, met the Prime Minister in January and following a meeting with PMO officials submitted...
  • 'Make in India' and 'Digital India' goals should define Budget 2015: LG February 17, 2015

    The upcoming Union Budget is very crucial in terms of bringing the Indian economy back on growth track; curb the budget deficit and creating an investment friendly environment. The Budget needs to address issues of simplifying tax regulations, improve ease of doing business and accelerate the speed of big ticket...
  • Budget 2015 an opportunity towards achieving digital empowerment February 17, 2015

    Driving greater technology adoption is the government's agenda, with good governance and economic recovery as the topmost priorities. With the government's continued focus and investment in leveraging cloud computing for effective delivery of e-services by DeiTY (Department of Electronics and Information Technology), this is an opportunity for the government to...
  • Living it Up: Mental illness is critically linked with diabetes February 14, 2015

    One of the banes of urban life, is the accompanying stress and anxiety resulting from various triggers. Depression, one of the most common mental illnesses is predicted to affect 20 per cent of the Indian population by 2020. ...
  • Income Tax notice to Congress too on funding, Aam Aadmi Party has already received one February 11, 2015

    New Delhi: The Income Tax (I-T) Department has issued notice to the Congress on political funding, sources said on Wednesday. "We have received Income Tax notice on funding," said Congress sources. Not only the Congress but the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has also been served a similar notice by the I-T Department....
  • Living It Up: Options available to a cancer patient February 8, 2015

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', Oncologist, Dr Sameer Karl tells what are the options available to a cancer patient. ...
  • Living It Up: Hormonal imbalance among Indian women February 1, 2015

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', we answer all the hormonal imbalance related quarries. ...
  • Mass lay-off at TCS: Should the government step in? January 23, 2015

    Young Information Technology major Tata Consultancy Service (TCS) professionals took to the streets in protest demanding government intervention in stopping the lay offs on Thursday. ...
  • Automation to cause temporary replacement of jobs: Vishal Sikka January 21, 2015

    Davos: As companies are moving towards automation, Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka on Wednesday said that there would be temporary replacement of jobs and lower IT costs. Sikka, who was speaking as a panelist in a session on 'Inclusive Growth in the Digital Age' at the World Economic Forum, said that...
  • IT sector employees earn highest salary of Rs 341.8/hour: Report January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: With a median gross salary of Rs 341.8 per hour, the IT sector in India has emerged as the most lucrative sector in India, followed by finance where employees get Rs 291 per hour, a report says. According to leading online career and recruitment solutions provider, Monster India, those...
  • Living It Up: 10 crore Indians suffer from hypertension January 17, 2015

    In this episode of Living It Up, we tell you how important is a balanced diet for a disease free life. In India 10 crore people suffer from hypertension and the figure shall cross 20 crore by 2030. ...
  • Delhi elections: I-T Department launches black money complaint centre January 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The Income Tax department has set up a toll-free control room for the general public to alert it about any suspicious movement of "large sums of cash" in the national capital in the run up to the Assembly polls. The investigation wing of the department has set up...
  • Living It Up: A balanced diet for an active life January 11, 2015

    In this episode of Living It Up, we tell you what to and how much to eat for and active life. ...
  • Keira Knightley makes first appearance since baby news January 10, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actress Keira Knightley made fer first public appearance since the news of her pregnancy broke, and she chose a loose dress to conceal her baby bump. Knightley, who is married to musician James Righton, posed for photographs at the the 2015 AFI Awards Luncheon held at the Four Seasons...
  • Infosys beats estimates, Q3 profit up 13 per cent January 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Infosys Ltd, India's second-largest software services exporter, posted a 13 percent rise in quarterly net profit on Friday, beating estimates, as it won more outsourcing contracts from Western clients. Infosys, which provides IT services to clients including Apple Inc, Wal-mart Stores and Volkswagen, said profit in the quarter ended December...
  • Over 10 crore Pakistan mobile subscribers may lose connections December 29, 2014

    Islamabad: A huge number of pre-paid mobile phone users in Pakistan may lose their connections since telecom operators have expressed their "inability" to re-verify the subscribers within a 28-day deadline set by the government. The telecom operators had sought 150-200 more days for completion of the re-verification process. Otherwise, they say,...
  • Tech in 2014: The first-of-its-kind products launched this year December 24, 2014

    Though the year 2014, in consumer technology, has not been the year of anything that we can remember it by, it, however, witnessed the arrival of a few first-of-its-kind products and ideas that might have laid the foundation for coming trends. For instance, Apple that had redefined the smartphone market...
  • Watch: Journey of Maveric systems December 21, 2014

    The journey of Maveric systems has empowered many. Maveric offers growth and opportunities to all its employees. ...
  • Selena Gomez grieves over Justin Bieber at Taylor Swift's birthday bash December 18, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer-actress Selena Gomez reportedly cried and threw a fit over her on-off boyfriend Justin Bieber at her friend and country singer Taylor Swift's 25th birthday. The 22-year-old 'Heart Wants What It Wants' hitmaker shocked everyone at Swift's party with her outburst, reported Us magazine. "She shouted, 'No one understands me!...
  • NComputing adjudged the 'Greenest' Technology at the Express IT 2014 Awards December 17, 2014

    NComputing, the leader in client virtualisation solutions, was adjudged the 'greenest' technology at the Express IT Awards 2014. With over 300 companies contesting this year, NComputing won the Gold in the 'Green Technology Awards' category for its commitment to environment sustainability through technological innovation. Zoho Corporation and Tata Consultancy Services...