India has rapidly adopted modern technology, be it cellular telephony, computers, smartphones, social networks and now tablets.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Tata group is foraying into the foods business. Tata arm has picked up stake in Kochi-based food company.
A combination of consumer activism, agitation by farmers, bureaucratic delays, labour shortage and legal wrangles has also contributed to holding up projects.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A bomb blast on Guwahati-Tinsukia passenger train killed five persons.
Last year, the UK govt is said to have outsourced a pre and post election work to a BPO firm in Bangalore.
Inmarsat officials say Sasken has helped open a new market and disrupted the global market for satellite phones.
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.
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.
"I agree that we cannot take land from farmers", the chief mentor of Infosys Technologies said.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
A luxury brand in Indian footwear is almost unheard of, but Nayantara Sood is determined to succeed with Taramay, her Indian shoe label.
Amended Indian IT Act which seeks legal position of intermediaries at the heart of controversy.
“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.”
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
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.
From being a country of person-to-person texts, the country and its booming population of smartphone users, are becoming besotted with chat applications.
The real penetration of social media in India was seen recently, through the widespread and instantaneous dissemination of rumours and threats.
Right now, Captain Nair has an extraordinary problem: Rs 4,300-cr debt, profit-less quarters and ongoing negotiations with lenders.
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.
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.
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has climbed six notches to reach the 45th position in the list of top 100 defence companies in the world.
Startup founders say they benefit from Anand's high energy and deep insight into products.His entrepreneur tag is seen as a big plus.
Headhunters across the country received calls from both Indian companies and multinationals asking if the two were 'available' for hire.
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".
Cracking the whip, the BJP today summarily expelled eight of its MPs who cross-voted or abstained during the trust vote.
Hotelier Lalit Suri has uncorked an initial investment of Rs 50 crore in Kingfisher Airlines.
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.
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
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.
A new speciality vernacular search engine on India--Bhramara -- offering web search interfaces in Kannada and Hindi besides English, has been launched.
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.
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 shoppers are thronging malls and high streets once again, lured by the end-of-season discount sales, and bringing some relief to nervous retailers.
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.
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.
Walt Disney-owned sports broadcaster ESPN has acquired Cricinfo, the world’s largest cricket website, from the Wisden Group for an undisclosed sum.
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.
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.
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
"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.
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.
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.
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.
The process of softening his Hindutva poster-boy image gained momentum when Narendra Modi was declared BJP’s PM candidate in September 2013.
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
"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.
After the iPhone, Indian application developers are eyeing the app frenzy that the iPad is going to get with it.
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.
This can be done by creating rural knowledge centres.
Analysts at top brokerage firms are of the view that revenue growth will be seasonally low in upcoming quarter, but overall trends look positive.
CBI’s investigations show that it was during 2004-08 that Jagan emerged a larger-than-life operator.
Digital broadcast solutions provider NDS on Monday said it is planning to open an office in the city for supporting its growing customer base.
Carol Bartz, 61, and CEO of Yahoo, is perhaps handling the toughest assignment of her career.
HDIL is planning to raise around Rs 2,000 crore and Sobha Developers Rs 1,000 crore through QIPs.
The South African team arrived this morning for its first Test match against India beginning on March 26.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) and Diageo likely to acquire 10% & 14.99%, respectively, in Mallya firm.
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
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.
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.
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.
President Obama's upcoming November visit to India might lack a silken touch given the wrinkles currently bedeviling US-India relations, but it could well have the Golden touch.
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.
ReGen Powertech has raised Rs 52 crore from two marquee PE firms, as it looks to upgrade the capacity at its manufacturing plant in Udaipur.
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.
Central airconditioning and commercial refrigeration major Blue Star Limited has completed strategic acquisition of Naseer Electricals Private Limited.
The Future Group will soon acquire a 60% controlling stake in creative boutique Dhar & Hoon. An agreement is likely to be signed next week.
The country’s second-largest public sector lender, Punjab National Bank (PNB), has charted plans for inorganic expansion in the central Asian country of Kazakhstan, with the decision to acquire a 64% stake in JSC Dana Bank for $24 million by 2010.
Devendra Jain made Rs 1 crore last year, helping bankrupt companies to get back on their feet.
Microsoft also announced that John Thompson, lead independent director, will succeed Gates as chairman.
Here is a list of new Express Trains, Passenger Trains, MEMU, DEMU, Extension of run and increase in frequency of trains:
Over 60% captive centres in India are struggling, says analyst firm Forrester Research. It adds that in the 2009 time frame, diminished reliance on the captive strategy would accelerate the third-party market for services, especially product development.
Rohan Shravan and his Adam tablet PC have once again brought on something of an online delirium amongst gadget freaks and technophiles around the world.
Employees with various airlines are making a dash for the exit with Kingfisher Airlines in trouble and job prospects in the sector looking bleak.
French food services giant Sodexo is acquiring Radhakrishna Hospitality Services Group (RKHS), India’s pioneer in the food and facilities management sector, in a transaction valued at over $100 million, or roughly Rs 520 crore.
With erstwhile liquor barons fading into the sunset, the stage may well be set for emerging baroness Lisa Srao.
What does Murthy find in common between running a $2-bn corporate entity and editing a business paper?
Current market stats reveal that there has been a drop in both retail and office rental values in the last two months which varies from 25% to 50%. Guide to property sale
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