Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicNandan Nilekani

Topic: Nandan Nilekani

Billionaire tech pioneer Nandan Nilekani takes on Amazon, Walmart in India

Nilekani, who is the co-founder of Infosys, is helping govt build an open technology network that seeks to level the playing field for small merchants in India's $1 trillion retail market.

A Harvard project asked Devi Shetty and Nandan Nilekani how Indian innovation works

In ‘Leadership to Last’, the Creating Emerging Markets project interviewed iconic leaders from India like Ratan Tata, Adi Godrej, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Rahul Bajaj on how to create long-lasting impact.

Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani appointed as advisor to govt panel on e-commerce

The 9-member council will advise the Modi government on measures needed to design and accelerate the adoption of Open Network for Digital Commerce.

FM Nirmala Sitharaman asks Infosys to fix technical glitch on new e-filing portal

Sitharaman took to Twitter to announce the launch of the new portal that went live Monday evening, but soon, her timeline was flooded with user complaints.

‘Making of Aadhaar’ — new book presents candid, first-hand account of how the ID was created

Ram Sewak Sharma, first director general of UIDAI, has authored 'The Making of Aadhaar: World’s Largest Identity Platform', to be released on 12 September on ThePrint's SoftCover.

Small businessmen will soon get loans based on data, not balance sheets: Nandan Nilekani

Nandan Nilekani says under the new system, Account Aggregator, owners will be able to use bank statements, tax returns, home loan repayment records to avail of short-term loans.

Nilekani or God would know: SEBI chief on Infosys chairman’s remark on company’s accounting

Under fire in the wake of whistleblower complaints on alleged accounting lapses at Infosys, Nandan Nilekani had said company processes were so strong that even God couldn't change the numbers.

Infosys is getting large deals despite whistle-blower ‘distraction’

Customers are supportive, we have proactively reached out & the company has complete focus on the business, Infosys Chairman Nandan Nilekani says.

Wipro boss Azim Premji’s charity pledge is nearly 10 times Bhutan’s economy

Azim Premji has pledged all the earning from his stocks in Wipro to charity, taking his total contribution to $21 billion.

Evolution of Aadhaar shows it is a gamechanger, says Arun Jaitley

Instead of taking credit for Aadhaar, Congress lawyers challenged it in court and appeared as anti-technology, anti-Aadhaar faces.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

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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