Chanda Kochhar steps down as chairperson of Vadodara IIIT
“Chanda Kochhar has resigned. We will be processing it and move as per the laid down procedure to appoint the IIIT’s new chairperson,” a senior human resource development ministry official told. Kochhar had sent in her resignation to the ministry on Tuesday, people aware of the development said.
C Vijayakumar, CEO, HCL Technologies named chairman of World Economic Forum's IT Governors Community
The Forum's IT Governors community conve...
India proposes incentives to woo Apple, Samsung suppliers
India is mulling a plan to offer interest subsidy on local borrowing by mobile hand...
Telcos ask finance ministry to clarify on import duty for routers
Increasing basic customs duties on tech products such as routers listed under (the rechristened) ITA-1, he said, would hit expansion of 4G networks, prevent cost-effective deployment of the upcoming 5G ecosystem and make mobile broadband services unaffordable to users.
2020 will be a year of recovery for broader markets: Chakri Lokapriya
The value unlocking in RIL over next 4-5 years can be significant and double from current levels.
Information Technology may trim 40K middle-level jobs
Mid-level resources, with experience of 10-20 years, account for a 5th of the workforce across IT companies.
Google India to face trial in pre-2009 defamation case
Visaka Industries filed the complaint after the company said it issued legal notices asking Google India to take down the write-up. Google then moved the Andhra High Court for quashing the proceedings, but did not get any relief. On Google’s appeal, SC stayed the proceedings till it had applied its mind to the issues involved.
Telecom tariff hike won’t hurt: Government
The government believes data and voice calls will be the cheapest in the world and lower than four years ago.
Are we waiting for 'cyber earthquake' to get act together: Top official
Addressing the congregation at International Symposium on Quantum Information Technology, 2019, National Cyber Security Coordinator Lt General Rajesh Pant emphasised on the work that National Disaster Management Authority has done in disaster management.
Indian IT employees stare at a mid-life crisis
The axe will fall mainly on midlevel employees and those who haven’t picked up relevant skills.
Faster lane: Only FASTag payments at toll plazas from December 1
Indian highways are switching to electronic toll collection from Dec 1, in pursuit of a better driving experience.
IT companies to shed 5-10% of mid-level workforce: Ex-CFO of Infosys
IT cos have no choice but to lay off some of their mid-level staff to become more agile, said ex-CFO of Infosys.
India second in seeking user information from Facebook
Facebook said, based on the circumstances, it may voluntarily disclose information to law enforcement agencies if it has a good reason to believe that the matter involves imminent risk of serious physical injury or death.
Other colleges charge up to 20x more than revised JNU hostel fees
Revised hostel charges for JNU students are Rs 3,600 per annum (for students from below-poverty-line families, the revised annual charges are Rs 1,800). In IIT Bombay and Delhi, annual hostel charges are Rs 20,000 and Rs 15,000 per student, respectively.
E-commerce companies cannot influence prices of products on platform: Draft guidelines
E-commerce companies cannot influence prices of products being sold on their platform and must adhere to fair trade practices, as per the dr...
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