Indian IT firms have over 1 lakh American employees
IT industry body Nasscom’s data on American employees – disclosed for the first time – shows that TCS has 20,000 such employees, Infosys 14,000, HCL 13,400, and Wipro 10,000. For all of them, these numbers are about 70% of their overall US employee strength (including those on visas).
Ireland an alternative to UK for Indian firms eyeing EU base post Brexit: Irish envoy
Post Brexit, Ireland can be a suitable alternative to t...
Govt to bar telecom vendors of countries that disallow purchase from Indian firms
The Department of Telecom will bar telecom vendors of those...
8,700 pharma firms in India claimed tax deductions for ‘gifts’
Around 8,667 pharmaceutical companies claimed income tax deduction under “sales promotion expenses” and “gifts” during 2019-20, the income tax department informed the Madras high court in response to a suo motu case taken up by the court against such unethical marketing practices.
Lease of life: Saving the great Indian bustard bird in the Rajasthan desert
Ornithologists in the Rajasthan desert are trying to save the great Indian bustard with successful captive breeding of 9 birds. Most of the bustards now live in the Thar area, with about 20 of them distributed across Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
Westinghouse set to sign pact with Indian firm for nuclear reactors during Trump visit
Last week representatives from U.S. energy and commerce departments, Westinghouse, the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum and The Nuclear Energy Institute were in India for talks with government officials as part of a commercial mission to promote nuclear exports to India.
Indians use big cars to move a single person: Pawan Goenka
Mahindra and Mahindra MD Pawan Goenka also conceded that the automobile industry does add to pollution, and pitched for adopting all the means to reduce it.
How med-tech firms are disrupting traditional models
Startups that are disrupting traditional models or creating new markets say a shift in technologies and the market opportunity in the country are making them design new products.
Indian nationals still on cruise ship to be tested for coronavirus: Embassy
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said that over 1,000 passengers and crew will remain on board the ship after Friday's disembarkations. A total of 138 Indians, including 132 crew and 6 passengers, were among the 3,711 people, on board the ship when it docked.
Chinese wall stopping evacuation of Indian nationals from Wuhan
On February 17, India had announced that it will send a C-17 Globemaster with medical supplies to Wuhan and bring back its nationals as well as citizens from all neighbouring countries who were still stuck there. India evacuated 647 Indians, seven Maldivians and few Bangladesh nationals in two special Air India flights to Wuhan earlier this month.
Oil firms on supply threats and easing demand woes
Brent crude futures were up 27 cents at $59.39 a barrel by 1443 GMT. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude climbed 59 cents to $53.88.
Coronavirus is helping some Indian businesses & how!
The market is keeping an eye on the pace of coronavirus outbreak, and how India could reap benefits out of it, says Nilesh Shah, MD at Kotak...
Kalyani Group's 'Make in India' pitch for the Indian Army
Kalyani group is jointly developing a 155mm, 52 calibre gun with DRDO in partnership with Tata Power SED, which is in advanced stages of tes...
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