Friday, 30 September, 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.

On Camera

YourTurn

(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
A file image of an Indian rupee note | Illustration: Thomas White/Reuters

Modi govt cuts planned borrowing to Rs 14.21 lakh crore for second half of FY23

Centre plans to borrow Rs 5.92 lakh crore in October-March period, compared with Rs 8.29 lakh crore of borrowing in the first half of the fiscal year that will end on September.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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