Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicIT Sector

Topic: IT Sector

Harish Mehta’s book shows why NASSCOM is a catalyst in India’s start-up world. It’s a treat

Thanks to the IT industry, India is no longer about wandering cows and fakirs. Harish Mehta's 'The Maverick Effect' tells that story.

India’s ITES-BPO industry expected to grow at 8 per cent CAGR, reach US$225-250 bn by 2025

Skilled & educated workforce, lower cost of service provided, favourable & liberalised policy framework some of the reasons behind the growth of India's ITES-BPO industry,

Covid vaccine, energy, IT to be building blocks for India’s engagement with Biden govt

India believes it will take the new US govt some time to focus on key policy areas of defence and trade, so it will focus on ‘non-traditional’ areas of cooperation.

High productivity, less gossip, but no work-life balance — WFH tales of Bengaluru techies

Covid lockdown has transformed how IT sector works, with firms making quick transition to work from home to sustain operations. But the experiment has got mixed reviews.

How Trump’s H1B visa freeze endangers Indian IT industry’s talent deployment model

Outsourcing companies are dealing with the unpredictability of the visa situation and the prospect that a H-1B revamp could severely limit sending talent overseas.

Free rental space, stopping layoffs — how Telangana’s helping IT sector come out of lockdown

The govt is offering free office space and training programmes but the industry is in a ‘wait-and-watch’ mode for now. 

Global analysts are ratcheting up their profit forecasts for Indian equities

Fundamentals of corporate India are improving & projections for next year’s earnings at S&P BSE Sensex Index companies has jumped to a record high.

Teaching tech to young: Kerala offers a solution to India’s jobs crisis in IT sector

State's young, technically skilled population and a vibrant startup ecosystem can counter India’s jobs crisis in times of AI and automation.

Plank in 60 seconds: This is what Indian techies are up (or down) to every day

An exercise challenge started by a Tech Mahindra executive has gone viral around the world.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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