Thursday, 19 May, 2022

Topic: Wipro

Schools, girls’ rights, Covid relief — what India’s top philanthropist Azim Premji spends on

Azim Premji donated Rs 7,904 crore last year, pushing him to the top of India's philanthropists list for 2019. He is also the world’s third largest donor for Covid relief efforts.

Ashok Soota is the ‘happiest mind’ as he hits a second IPO jackpot at the age of 77

Ashok Soota’s Happiest Minds Technologies IPO was oversubscribed 151 times. The IPO of his previous venture, Mindtree, was oversubscribed more than 100 times.

Bigotry over Tablighi Jamaat is a familiar pattern. All Muslims will be blamed for acts of few

Heroic acts of Azim Premji or Shah Rukh Khan do not bring credit to the community. But the blame for the ignorance of Tablighi Jamaat members must be shared by all Muslims.

Wipro’s CEO departs after it fails to close gap with TCS, Infosys

CEO Abidali Neemuchwala presided over a 13% rise in Wipro’s stock over his tenure. It lagged Infosys’ 33% and TCS’ 78% rally over the same period.

Azim Premji to retire as Wipro’s executive chairman, son Rishad to take over

Azim Premji will retire with effect from 30 July, but will continue to serve on the board as non-executive director and founder chairman.

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.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational | 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.


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.