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Infosys gets whistleblower plaint against CEO

Weeks after IT major Infosys faced a whistleblower complaint alleging unethical practices by its top officials, another such letter has surfaced accusing the company’s chief executive officer Salil Parekh of indulging in misdeeds and urging its board to initiate action against him. The whistleblower, claiming to be an employee working in the finance department, said […]

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella father passes away

Microsoft Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Satya Nadella‘s father Bukkapuram Nadella Yugandher has passed away in Hyderabad on Friday, following a brief illness. Yugandher was 80 years old and for quite some time he was suffering from the age-related ailment. Bukkapuram Nadella Yugandher was an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer and he did work for the […]

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Did Zomato err by engaging with an aspiring bigot?

By responding to the customer in question, Zomato forgot the basic norm of business which calls for shunning any slugfest with people who have deep-seated prejudices, says Sudhir Bisht. Zomato, one of the most popular online food aggregators, achieved Nirvana sometime last year as its valuation turned $1Billion. There is more to cheer about this […]

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India is blessed – you have lot of talent here: Cisco CEO

‘The great thing about India is that you had the opportunity to put in smart infrastructure as opposed to retrofitting it.‘I think you are spot on with the SMEs.‘All around the world, so much of the jobs are getting created in that space.‘It is important for us to work together to provide digital infrastructure and […]

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TCS CEO took home over Rs 16 crore pay package in FY19

TCS chief operating officer N Ganapathy Subramaniam earned over Rs 11.61 crore in FY19 as compared to Rs 9.29 crore last fiscal. Tata Consultancy Services CEO Rajesh Gopinathan took home a pay package of over Rs 16 crore last fiscal, an increase of almost 28 per cent compared to the previous year, the company’s annual […]

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CEO, CFO exit Jet after ‘disappointing’ bid

Company secretary, 2 others also quit Jet Airways (India) Ltd. has announced the resignation of its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Vinay Dube and Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Amit Agarwal, who stepped down days after the ‘disappointing bid’ by Etihad Airways. “The Etihad deal triggered their exit from the airline,” said […]

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Additional CEO begins probe into security breach

Returning Officer, four suspended officials quizzed over ‘violation’ Additional Chief Electoral Officer M. Balaji on Monday began an inquiry into the security breach at Madurai Medical College, the counting centre for Parliamentary elections in Madurai. The incident, which took place on Saturday night, involved four officials entering an unsealed room without permission. Documents pertaining to […]

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Steps initiated to protect 30 ‘vulnerable’ polling stations

Measures include setting up web casting facilities, micro observers and CCTV cameras At 30 hamlets in Delhi, identified by the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) as ‘vulnerable’, ‘critical’ polling stations will be set up, said officials on Monday. At these polling stations, special precautions will be taken to ensure smooth functioning, including setting up webcasting facilities, […]

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‘KKR have no issues at all with Ganguly’s dual role’

Sourav Ganguly’s dual role of Cricket Association of Bengal president and Delhi Capitals advisor may have drawn criticism but Kolkata Knight Riders ‘have no issues at all’, team CEO Venky Mysore has said. Facing conflict of interest charges, the CAB chief will be a ‘visitor’ and may be seen sitting in the Delhi Capitals dugout […]

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A peek into PhonePe’s mega expansion plan

This year, PhonePe is focussed on bringing more partners across categories, including travel, commute, food, hyper-local, retail and entertainment on the platform. In 2017, Sameer Nigam, founder and CEO of digital payments company PhonePe, flew to China with his team. He visited the office of WeChat, China’s ubiquitous messaging and payments platform, owned by technology […]