Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicIT industry

Topic: IT industry

New book details untold story of how a ‘band of dreamers’ set up NASSCOM

Published by HarperCollins, ‘The Maverick Effect: The Inside Story of India’s IT Revolution’ by Harish Mehta will be released on 5 April on ThePrint’s SoftCover.

Pakistan wants to be an IT power, hopes to woo global giants with tax breaks, tech zones

Pakistan is banking on the new tech zones to create employment for its masses of young people — nearly two-thirds of its population is below 30.

Startup founders should focus on creating institutions, not just valuations, says PM Modi

Addressing the Nasscom Technology and Leadership Forum Wednesday, Modi said the IT industry's biggest strength is India's population as people are eager to adopt newer solutions.

TCS CEO warns Trump’s H1B visa restrictions will only end up hurting US companies

CEO Rajesh Gopinath's remarks were among the strongest public rebukes from India’s $181 billion IT industry since Donald Trump’s decree to halt approvals for visas.

10 steps Modi govt should take to manage economic fall-out of coronavirus: SC Garg

It’s time to take steps to protect production & distribution systems, upgrade telecom & IT industry and prevent financial sector from falling apart.

Indian IT industry attracts more women, but many exit within first 5 years in the job

In 'Women in Science and Technology', Namrata Gupta explains how women in the Indian IT industry are victims of pay gap, career stagnation & other inequalities.

On H-1B visas, Trump is as off the mark as Rahul Gandhi is on ‘Fake in India’

The fallacy in Trump’s thinking is that displaced, uneducated industrial workers can fill the vacuum created by packing off expatriate knowledge workers.

Trump’s H-1B move will disrupt projects in India and the US

The implications for IT sector are disturbing. These are senior people working on critical jobs. It’s not easy to replace existing employees.

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India has debated sedition at length but it won’t go without the overhaul of justice system

Preventive Detention has stayed its course because India didn’t invest much in the investigative competence of the police, or legal acumen of the prosecutors.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


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As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.