There are enough hints that jaw-dropping salaries are pouring into the campuses like never before.
Figures for FY08 suggests that Blender's Pride closed the year with 1.10 million cases in volume depletion just ahead of Royal Challenge's 1.08 million. Invest in wine
"Brand-building requires a lot of investment, but we have the staying power and the resources,” Deveshwar said on the sidelines of WEF.
There is a distortion where some of the mid-caps in the FMCG and pharmaceutical space maybe expensive, says Dhiraj Sachdev.
The global economic slowdown has impacted India’s oilmeal exports, according to data from the Solvent Extractors Association of India.
Wipro today said it may take 2-3 quarters to catch up with the growth rate of rivals on the back of a strong deal pipeline and organisational restructuring.
Thousands of Indian airport maintenance employees failed to show up at work on Wednesday to protest against the opening of two private airports but the move put only a slight dent in operations.
The clubs have been polished, and the golf outfits have been cleaned to the last crease as the summit clash looms large.
AI is not new, but its recent reemergence is thanks to the incredible performance of a type of machine learning called deep learning in some of the core problems.
Karuturi Networks, a little know B'lore firm, is close to acquiring the Netherlands-based Sher for about Rs 220 cr.
For many web retailers, the technology that makes this possible comes from Vizury Interactive, a technology co founded by three young engineers in 2009.
The latest Residex released on Friday shows that property prices rose only in six of the 15 cities covered by the residential price index.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided, at least for the time being, not to put any limit on the number of endorsements that they can do.
Flush with cash, online retailers are pursuing a single-minded strategy of acquiring as many customers as they can as soon as they can.
The Tata group is foraying into the foods business. Tata arm has picked up stake in Kochi-based food company.
Infosys under government scanner for alleged evasion of service tax worth Rs 33 cr on commission paid for its global issue.
Girish S Paranjpe, co-chief executive and member of the board at India’s third-biggest software exporter Wipro, sees new business opportunities during the current economic crisis.
Air Deccan founder Captain Gopinath’s cargo airline grounded after losing three planes
India has been blacklisted for the third consecutive year by the US government for engaging child labour in its garment export industry.
The top man in the third largest IT company came out to defend it from the charge. Chairman, Azim Premji said, "Let me reaffirm that Wipro was right from a legal as well as ethical standpoint.
The formation of the three member board at Satyam Computer Services would surely have soothed nerves of panicked employees to an extent.
India has rapidly adopted modern technology, be it cellular telephony, computers, smartphones, social networks and now tablets.
Last year, the UK govt is said to have outsourced a pre and post election work to a BPO firm in Bangalore.
Many brokerages came out with reports interpreting the implied growth rate in Cognizant's filing as the first tangible data point setting expectations for growth in 2013.
Indian shares are expected to trade higher. Here is a list of fifteen stocks that are likely to be in action in morning trade today.
All of India is flying once again. Airports Authority of India's (AAI) latest data for October, 2009, shows that 45 of the 46 big airports in the country saw more people flying than October, 2008.
Most passengers would want nothing more than airlines to be on time and offer a hassle-free trip. The expectations of frequent travellers are markedly higher.
IBM, Talisma and Yes Bank are said to have hired people with two-three years' experience, at salaries that were 50% to 100% higher than in their previous jobs.
A bomb blast on Guwahati-Tinsukia passenger train killed five persons.
THE Bangalore-based pharma major, Strides Arcolab, saw its stock price rising by 8% on Wednesday on the back of news of the company collaborating with Pfizer to supply generic products in the US.
Technologies of the future from around the world were showcased in Redmond, US, early this month at TechFest-Microsoft’s annual event where techies from Bangalore and Beijing to Cambridge and Connecticut converged to demonstrate technologies which may change our lives in future.
"I agree that we cannot take land from farmers", the chief mentor of Infosys Technologies said.
Yamaha plans to double it's market share in next two years. The Japanese two wheeler maker is following an unusual way by focusing on the urban market with deluxe motorcycles (150cc) and scooters contrary to rival manufacturers who are beefing up presence in commuter segment to boost their volume.
Inmarsat officials say Sasken has helped open a new market and disrupted the global market for satellite phones.
A combination of consumer activism, agitation by farmers, bureaucratic delays, labour shortage and legal wrangles has also contributed to holding up projects.
Telecom service provider, Tata Teleservices on Thursday launched a Rs 1,699 single-chip ultra thin cell phone to help expand its customer base rapidly.
Airbus rival Boeing in July estimated that India would need 911 commercial aircraft over the next 2 decades, putting the market's worth at more than $86 billion.
Aggressively targetting the SMB segment, Dell unveiled its first ever brand campaign for India directed towards today's entrepreneurial owners of India's small and medium businesses (SMBs).
About 5,000 people swarmed to Jantar Mantar on Friday. While Baba Ramdev chimed in with speech, B'wood celebrities, lawyers & teachers pledged their support.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has taken control of Rs 822 crore which was in possession of the erstwhile Satyam Computer, now a part of the Mahindra group, as the fallout from India’s largest corporate fraud edges towards a final denouement.
Indian system engineers are making their presence felt in Japan's IT industry. Around 22,000 Indians are living in Japan at the end of '08. Top 10 BPOs | MNC IT in India
Be it a home loan, personal loan or car loan, loans today are getting approved in a couple of days as compared to a month long process ten years ago.
Amended Indian IT Act which seeks legal position of intermediaries at the heart of controversy.
Jaitley reduced the size of real estate projects eligible for FDI from 50,000 sq metres to 20,000 sq metres and halved the minimum investment limit for FDI to $5 million.
Subex, which has gone through a meteoric rise followed by a fall under its founder and former chairman Subash Menon, has once again caught the fancy of global tech majors for a buyout.
Market may correct by another 3-5% in next few weeks. With money coming in, we do not expect a huge correction in the markets, says Manish Kumar.
major Barclays has decided to massively scale down its operations here by closing a third of its nine branches located in the non-metro areas.
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has climbed six notches to reach the 45th position in the list of top 100 defence companies in the world.
A luxury brand in Indian footwear is almost unheard of, but Nayantara Sood is determined to succeed with Taramay, her Indian shoe label.
“You can’t be successful at anything if you are not passionate about it. For some people, it is a 5 to 9 job. The others think about their work even when they aren’t at work.”
Hotelier Lalit Suri has uncorked an initial investment of Rs 50 crore in Kingfisher Airlines.
As the iconic co-founder begins work on turning the tide for Infosys, it's unclear how CEO Shibulal will be a part of that transformation.
The good news for the UPA as it completes three and a half years in office is that the number of people who see its performance as "excellent" or "good" is still much more than those who rate it as "poor".
Right now, Captain Nair has an extraordinary problem: Rs 4,300-cr debt, profit-less quarters and ongoing negotiations with lenders.
Cracking the whip, the BJP today summarily expelled eight of its MPs who cross-voted or abstained during the trust vote.
The real penetration of social media in India was seen recently, through the widespread and instantaneous dissemination of rumours and threats.
A new speciality vernacular search engine on India--Bhramara -- offering web search interfaces in Kannada and Hindi besides English, has been launched.
Criticising the Prime Minister and Finance Minister for the soaring inflation,BJP on Saturday slammed the UPA, saying huge tax structure on petroleum products has become a major source of revenue for the Central government.
IBM announced the launch of the second phase of Project Big Green (PBG 2.0) in India.
Cos have been ranked by revenue and by income and Biocon is the only Asian company to feature in this ranking at Number 20. Biz barons and their sports assets
Headhunters across the country received calls from both Indian companies and multinationals asking if the two were 'available' for hire.
Ad man turned media man, Shashi Sinha faces his most challenging assignment yet as head of IPG Mediabrands. He speaks to Brand Equity about his gameplan for making Interpublic’s fledgling media supergroup a force to reckon with.
From being a country of person-to-person texts, the country and its booming population of smartphone users, are becoming besotted with chat applications.
Sennheiser has leveraged the first mover advantage in headphones to gain a 30% market share in Europe. But the mkt has evolved quite a bit & headphones are now a lifestyle product.
Walt Disney-owned sports broadcaster ESPN has acquired Cricinfo, the world’s largest cricket website, from the Wisden Group for an undisclosed sum.
The MHA is clear about prioritising poll deployment and has refused to spare the 25-30 companies sought by all the states together for IPL.
While 2010 was characterized by restructuring , consolidation, pragmatic learning and smart budgeting , 2011 will continue to build on that and move ahead, say industry experts.
Footwear specialist Mahtani Fashion, which sells 'Vi-Ga' brand of shoes, is setting sight on a major expansion to have a pan-India presence as it plans to add 35 additional stores by 2009-10.
Guess who's dialling India's top tech firms? The Indian Institute of Managements (IIMs). Fear is the word at IIMs too | IIM-A ropes in Bollywood greats
You can always modify your return if you file it before the deadline and will not lose out on several benefits. You won't also forego some of your rights as a taxpayer.
This (Mallya’s sale of majority stake in United Spirits) is a panic reaction to a desperate situation. This is not part of any planned strategy. Ramachandran said.
Landing internships is just the beginning of the battle. The real pay-off is to be able to convert the opportunity into a full-time job offer.
According to industry players, the $1.6-bn Genpact does not fit the bill for IT biggies as it comes with low-end voice work and will hit margins.
Indian film industry has just bagged its first nomination at the prestigious Visual Effects Society (VES) awards, known as the Oscars of the animation and visual effects industry.
Indian shoppers are thronging malls and high streets once again, lured by the end-of-season discount sales, and bringing some relief to nervous retailers.
OMG the FM jst gave us a missed call... ’ That was a young twitterbug alerting his friends about what he saw as budgetary attention to Young India. Indeed , across campuses, the mood is of hope.
Top deck IT companies has already announced slackened hiring and layoffs could soon be the order of the day. Pink slips back at IT cos I How to retain your job
The top players of the $100 billion IT industry have developed an unhealthy bench strength and the bulge is expected to grow from next quarter.
The SIMI leadership arrested in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday, including de facto chief Safdar Nagori, may have assembled in Indore to plot terror strikes in prominent cities.
After the iPhone, Indian application developers are eyeing the app frenzy that the iPad is going to get with it.
This can be done by creating rural knowledge centres.
Don't feel left out just because you don't have a smartphone. There are lots of free & high-quality, Java-based applications available for feature phones.
Digital broadcast solutions provider NDS on Monday said it is planning to open an office in the city for supporting its growing customer base.
Startup founders say they benefit from Anand's high energy and deep insight into products.His entrepreneur tag is seen as a big plus.
The South African team arrived this morning for its first Test match against India beginning on March 26.
"If the time horizon is three to six months, then perhaps we may not outperform the global market peers," says Vivek Mavani of Brics Securities.
The more women on a co's board, the more women are likely to be in the company's senior management. Corporate wardrobe I Office romances
HDIL is planning to raise around Rs 2,000 crore and Sobha Developers Rs 1,000 crore through QIPs.
These are our brothers who have gone astray. We have a duty to bring them back to the family fold: Union Home Minister in the Lok Sabha.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) and Diageo likely to acquire 10% & 14.99%, respectively, in Mallya firm.
Carol Bartz, 61, and CEO of Yahoo, is perhaps handling the toughest assignment of her career.
This year, the votes for selecting Indian of the Year were overwhelmingly for the Indian soldier and for slain Maharashtra ATS chief Hemant Karkare, while the fimstars and sport personalities were left way behind.
Software piracy level in the personal computer segment in India showed just 1% drop for 2008 standing at 68% against 69% in 2007, according to a Global Software Piracy study conducted by Business Software Alliance (BSA) and IDC.
But, despite having lots of data, regulators of the most important democratic exercise couldn't do much about manipulations. Reason: Unlike in a trade, there is no time stamp on your vote.
The bid winners for the eight franchises of the league, which is scheduled to be held in September-November, was announced here by organisers IMG-Reliance.
CBI’s investigations show that it was during 2004-08 that Jagan emerged a larger-than-life operator.
Fujitsu PC Asia Pacific on Tuesday launched a new range of Made-in-Japan notebook PCs in India, including one that weighs only 630 gms, and an A4 sized one.
Notwithstanding recessionary fears, the wealth management space in India is likely to see robust hiring this year as the sector is expected to witness a strong growth momentum, thanks to the increasing confidence level among investors.
"The purpose of this voting day reminder system is to persuade young voters as well as the urban middle class," said director general of EC Akshay Rout.
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