Dec 01, 2017
Wipro to contest $140 million lawsuit filed by its US-based customer National Grid USWipro said though National Grid had been its valued customer over the years in the US and Britain, it said its client's claims were baseless.
Nov 26, 2017
Internet and WhatsApp are revolutionising Uttarakhand's schools, giving teachers a forum for self-developmentA key reason for the gradual increase in the number of people attending voluntary teacher forums in Uttarakhand schools recent times is the role of WhatsApp groups that teachers have formed
Nov 20, 2017
Nandan Nilekani, wife join 'The Giving Pledge' network of philanthropyThe Nilekanis are the fourth Indians after Wipro chairman Azim Premji, Biocon chairman Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw and Sobha Developers Chairman Emeritus P N C Menon to sign up for The Giving Pledge
Nov 17, 2017
Scraped knees and spirited minds: How an Uttarakhand girls' school defied odds to become kabaddi championThe Damta Kanya Upper Primary school in Uttarakhand showed how a good school can be a life-changing experience for girls who come from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Nov 16, 2017
Forbes Asia 50 Richest Families: India leads with 18, followed by Hong Kong with 9; Ambanis rank 1 with $44.8 bnArray
Nov 02, 2017
Mukesh Ambani tops Forbes' 2017 list of India's 100 richest tycoons, Azim Premji ranks secondAccording to the Forbes list, the total wealth of India's top 100 billionaires, which stands at a whopping $479 billion, is more than the country's foreign exchange reserves estimated at $402.5 billion in September 2017
Oct 28, 2017
Sociology text lists dowry 'advantages': How the media fanned a Facebook post-fuelled rowThe dowry controversy was an unwarranted but deeply damaging attack on St. Joseph's College, Bengaluru. It also revealed several interesting problems
Oct 25, 2017
In Uttarkashi schools, a poem inspires teachers to reflect on classroom interactions, make learning fun for studentsTeachers in Uttarkashi district's government schools have taken a liking to a reflective approach in teaching with them documenting classroom interactions and using it to find ways to make education fun and interactive
Oct 21, 2017
Rural school teachers are trailblazers, ensuring students' scientific temper is not confined to rote-learningAs we crisscrossed the Ganga and Yamuna Valley in Uttarkashi district, visiting government schools, we met teachers bound by a shared passion to teach Mathematics and Science in a manner that would kindle a lifelong liking for these subjects.
Oct 05, 2017
Forbes India Rich List: Nusli Wadia of Wadia Group, Dinesh Nandwana of Vakrangee make debutThe combined wealth of the 100 richest Indians in Forbes India Rich List soared 26 percent to a whopping $479 billion
Aug 30, 2017
Wipro's shareholders approve company's Rs 11,000 cr buyback proposal, shares marginally upShare buybacks improve earnings per share and return surplus cash to shareholders while also supporting share price during periods of sluggish market conditions.
Aug 02, 2017
Snapdeal merger: Early investor Kenneth Glass backs Kunal Bahl's decision to call off talks"Ten years ago, I believed in Kunal and Rohit's vision to create a successful company in India and was excited to be their very first investor," Glass wrote in an email.
Aug 01, 2017
Snapdeal-Flipkart deal talks called off: Snapdeal 2.0 is too long and painful a journey for staff, investorsThe collapse of deal talks is not in the best interest of any of the stakeholders involved
Jul 26, 2017
Flipkart's $950 mn offer: Snapdeal to seek view of Ratan Tata, PremjiInvest, other investorsSnapdeal Board is now expected to meet next week
Jul 20, 2017
Wipro continues to see volatile economic environment ahead, says Azim PremjiDigital is the central element driving changes in the expectations and experiences of consumers and business models, Premji said
Jul 18, 2017
PremjiInvest buys 3.26% stake in Future Lifestyle for Rs 196 croreThe shares were acquired at an average price of Rs 316 apiece
Jul 07, 2017
Wipro may quit West Bengal as Mamata Banerjee refuses SEZ status to its second centreMamata Banerjee said SEZs were approaching the sunset clause, so some other means could be thought of.
Jun 23, 2017
Credit Suisse reaching out to minority Snapdeal stakeholders to build consensus for sale to FlipkartSnapdeal's largest investor, SoftBank has been proactively mediating the sale for the past few months.
Jun 23, 2017
Azim Premji's investment arm objects to special payouts to Snapdeal founders, 2 shareholdersWipro's family office has objected to special payments to two of its co-founders Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal and two early investors
Jun 13, 2017
After Wipro shares fall 49% in US, co clarifies date for ADR bonus issue not decidedWipro's US-listed shares have been down nearly 6 percent over the past four sessions, following media reports of a sale of a part or whole company. However, the company denied the news reports last week.
Jun 06, 2017
Wipro Chief Azim Premji denies media report on sale of stakePremji said he continued to be "incredibly excited" about the potential of the IT industry and Wipro
Jun 05, 2017
Wipro Chairman Azim Premji's salary drops 63% to $1,21,853 in FY17, CEO Neemuchwala's up 16% to $2.09 mnThe high compensation for leaders in the tech sector also come under spotlight after Infosys founder N R Narayana Murthy had questioned pay hikes for senior executives at the Bengaluru-based firm.
Jun 03, 2017
Ritabrata Bannerjee suspended for 'lavish lifestyle': CPM showing duplicity by not acting against Yechury's cigarettesBy suspending Ritabrata Bannerjee, CPM displayed churlishness at its worst. When an individual's lifestyle and scientific temper are talking points in a party, they must become part of the media discourse as well
May 29, 2017
Wipro's new logo: Connecting the dots is the intention, but brand experts are divided whether it doesThe new logo marks a shift from the earlier rainbow colored flower logo
May 08, 2017
Baahubali 2: What the response to SS Rajamouli's film tells us about outrage in the time of social mediaThe response to Baahubali 2 helps us see that a film’s release is a media event which provides opportunities for apparently unrelated stakeholders to publicise their concerns (or commercial interests, as the case may be)
May 03, 2017
Wipro unveils a new brand identity to win over clientsThe new identity marks Wipro's emergence as a trusted digital transformation partner to clients.
Apr 21, 2017
Wipro sacks 600 people: More job cuts may follow as IT sector steps up automationThe traditional BPO operations model is being phased out and the $155-billion IT industry in the country is trying to reinvent itself to adjust to the advent of automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.
Apr 21, 2017
Wipro sacks 600 employees after performance appraisal; layoffs could go up to 2000The development comes at a time when Indian IT companies are facing an uncertain environment given the curbs being proposed on worker visa norms by various countries like the US, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand.
Apr 07, 2017
Forbes India rich list: Mukesh Ambani is the richest billionaire in 2017 with $23.2 bn networthIndia is home to 101 billionaires, the first time it has has more than 100 super rich individuals, according to the Forbes global billionaires list for 2017.