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Coronavirus Outbreak: Wipro, Azim Premji Foundation commit Rs 1,125 cr to tackle COVID-19 crisis
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Wipro, Azim Premji Foundation commit Rs 1,125 cr to tackle COVID-19 crisis

Wipro Ltd, Wipro Enterprises Ltd and Azim Premji Foundation have together committed Rs 1,125 crore towards tackling the unprecedented health and humanitarian crisis arising from the COVID-19 outbreak in the country

Meeting with Indian CEOs, Donald Trump says US govt committed to reduce 'regulations', will eye more overseas investments
Business

Meeting with Indian CEOs, Donald Trump says US govt committed to reduce 'regulations', will eye more overseas investments

Trump said that China is working very hard to contain coronavirus outbreak and it looks like they are getting it more and more under control.

New SEBI rules: Wipro chairman Rishad Premji likely to lose executive role after 1 April this year
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New SEBI rules: Wipro chairman Rishad Premji likely to lose executive role after 1 April this year

Earlier, Wipro had approached SEBI with a proposal seeking the regulator's nod to permit Rishad to continue in the executive role.

Azim Premji receives Madras Management Association's Amalgamations Business Leader Award
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Azim Premji receives Madras Management Association's Amalgamations Business Leader Award

Azim Premji, the chairman of IT major Wipro, on Thursday said one can learn a lot from the life of Mahatma Gandhi on philanthropy

Mukesh Ambani polevaults to 12th position as world's richest Indian with net worth of $59.4 bn after m-cap nears Rs 10 lakh cr
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Mukesh Ambani polevaults to 12th position as world's richest Indian with net worth of $59.4 bn after m-cap nears Rs 10 lakh cr

With Reliance Industries having overtaken British energy giant BP Plc to become the sixth-largest energy company in the world, the conglomerate is now valued at $138 billion

Mukesh Ambani takes top spot in Hurun Rich List 2019, wealthiest Indian with net worth of Rs 3.8 lakh cr for eighth consecutive year
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Mukesh Ambani takes top spot in Hurun Rich List 2019, wealthiest Indian with net worth of Rs 3.8 lakh cr for eighth consecutive year

Reliance Industries' Chairman Mukesh Ambani has topped the list of richest Indians for the eighth consecutive year, with a net worth of Rs 3,80,700 crore, according to the latest IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List

Wipro buyback offer: Azim Premji, promoter group entities sold 22.46 cr shares worth Rs 7,300 cr
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Wipro buyback offer: Azim Premji, promoter group entities sold 22.46 cr shares worth Rs 7,300 cr

Azim Premji and other promoter group entities sold about 22.46 crore shares worth over Rs 7,300 crore during the Wipro buyback offer that closed last month

Bernard Arnault replaces Bill Gates as world's second-richest person with $39 billion gains in a year; Jeff Bezos retains top slot
World

Bernard Arnault replaces Bill Gates as world's second-richest person with $39 billion gains in a year; Jeff Bezos retains top slot

Bernard Arnault added $39 billion to his fortune in 2019, which pushed his net worth to $107.6 billion, as he led Gates by more than $200 million.

Rishad has new ways of thinking, experience and competence; will lead Wipro to greater heights, says Azim Premji
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Rishad has new ways of thinking, experience and competence; will lead Wipro to greater heights, says Azim Premji

Azim Premji will pass the baton over to his son Rishad in July-end after leading the charge at the company for over five decades

US increases efforts for 'bonhomie' with India, Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, Nancy Pelosi to address India-focused business conference
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US increases efforts for 'bonhomie' with India, Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, Nancy Pelosi to address India-focused business conference

Reflecting the new Indo-US bonhomie, the White House has lined up its top officials, including the all-powerful Jarred Kushner, for an India-centric business conference this week

Azim Premji's pay package rose 95% to $262,054 in FY19; CEO Abidali Neemuchwala's package grew 41% to $3.9 mn: Wipro
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Azim Premji's pay package rose 95% to $262,054 in FY19; CEO Abidali Neemuchwala's package grew 41% to $3.9 mn: Wipro

Rishad Premji, who is set to take over the reins of the Bengaluru-based software services company soon, took home compensation of $987,652 (about Rs 6.8 crore) in 2018-19

Azim Premji to hang up his boots: Wipro chairman led a modest life, set example for other billionaires to give up surplus wealth
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Azim Premji to hang up his boots: Wipro chairman led a modest life, set example for other billionaires to give up surplus wealth

Premji, even as one of the world’s wealthiest individuals, has led a modest life. This modesty was visible again when he wrote a letter to Wipro staff announcing his departure

Rishad brings new ways of thinking and competence, will lead Wipro to greater heights: Azim Premji to staff
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Rishad brings new ways of thinking and competence, will lead Wipro to greater heights: Azim Premji to staff

In a message to employees, Premji exuded confidence that Wipro will continually transform to scale new heights as the world changes but remain firmly committed to its values.

Azim Premji to retire as executive chairman of Wipro on 30 July; son Rishad to take over
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Azim Premji to retire as executive chairman of Wipro on 30 July; son Rishad to take over

Azim Premji, one of the pioneers of the Indian technology industry and founder of Wipro Limited, will retire as executive chairman upon the completion of his current term on 30 July, 2019.

Azim Premji earmarks economic benefits of 34% of his shares in Wipro worth Rs 52,570 cr to philanthropy
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Azim Premji earmarks economic benefits of 34% of his shares in Wipro worth Rs 52,570 cr to philanthropy

The Azim Premji Foundation works in education in the country and supports other not-for-profit organisations

Daily Bulletin: China blocks move to designate Masood Azhar 'global terrorist'; India, Pak to discuss Kartarpur Corridor; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: China blocks move to designate Masood Azhar 'global terrorist'; India, Pak to discuss Kartarpur Corridor; day's top stories

Today's top stories: China has blocked the move in the UNSC to designate JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist; India and Pakistan will discuss the Kartarpur Corridor today; Boeing has grounded its entire global fleet in the aftermath of the Ethiopian Airlines crash; and more.

Azim Premji Trust sells over 2.66 crore Wipro shares on BSE; stock plunges 4.58% on block deal
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Azim Premji Trust sells over 2.66 crore Wipro shares on BSE; stock plunges 4.58% on block deal

Azim Premji Trust, is part of the promoter group that held 3,36,19,97,805 shares amounting to 74.30 percent stake in the company as of the quarter ended 31 December, 2018.

Mukesh Ambani is 13th richest on Forbes World's Billionaire list; Amazon founder Jeff Bezos retains top spot
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Mukesh Ambani is 13th richest on Forbes World's Billionaire list; Amazon founder Jeff Bezos retains top spot

Mukesh Ambani, 61, saw wealth soar from $40.1 billion in 2018 when he was placed 19th richest in the world, to $50 billion to be rank at 13th in 2019.

Promoters of three major tech firms together gain Rs 20,000 cr in 3 yrs; Azim Premji leads with Rs 10,115 cr earnings
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Promoters of three major tech firms together gain Rs 20,000 cr in 3 yrs; Azim Premji leads with Rs 10,115 cr earnings

It is to be noted that share buybacks accounted for 56.5 percent of the tech firm promoters' cash earnings during the three-year period, said the report.

World Economic Forum meet 2019: Arun Jaitley, Kamal Nath to join over 100 Indian leaders in Davos
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World Economic Forum meet 2019: Arun Jaitley, Kamal Nath to join over 100 Indian leaders in Davos

The theme of World Economic Forum 2019 would be 'Globalisation 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution'