India News | Agencies | Monday April 6, 2015
Wipro Group chairman Azim Premji, who attended an event organised by a body affiliated to the Rashtryia Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the ideological mentor of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), near Delhi on Sunday, said his presence did not mean that he ...
Saturday April 4, 2015
Former TCS BPO chief Abid Ali Neemuchwala, who joined the company last month as the Group President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), has been inducted into the core group.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 5, 2015
Pharma tycoon Dilip Shanghvi today surpassed Mukesh Ambani as the world's richest Indian with a net worth of $21.5 billion -- within two days of Reliance Industries chief being ranked India's wealthiest for 8th year.
Monday March 2, 2015
Among the 90 Indians on the Forbes Rich List 2015, published on Monday, Mr Ambani (39th globally) is closely followed by pharmaceuticals business tycoon Dilip Shanghvi (44th rank with networth of $20 billion) and Azim Premji (48th with $19.1 billion)...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 8, 2015
IT czar and Wipro founder Azim Premji on Saturday said the IT city would have to be evacuated within next ten years due to water problems and in a lighter vein suggested throwing garbage in face of the person who throws it into a pond.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 28, 2015
Retail giant Walmart will work with Andhra Pradesh government in five areas, including branding and marketing of the state's products, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said in Hyderabad today.
Monday January 19, 2015
Shares in Azim Premji-promoted Wipro jumped nearly 8 per cent on Monday as investors cheered its third quarter earnings released after market hours on Friday. According to domestic brokerage Nirmal Bang, "All engines fire(d) after a long time."
Tuesday January 6, 2015
Donations were measured by the value of their cash or cash equivalent between April 1 2013 and October 31 2014, with a cut-off of Rs 10 crore.
Monday December 22, 2014
HDFC Life, a subsidiary of HDFC Ltd, will sell over 1.89 crore shares to Azim Premji Trust for about Rs 198.99 crore.
Monday December 22, 2014
Reports quoting sources said that Premji Invest is likely to purchase 1 per cent stake in HDFC Standard Life Insurance for Rs 185 crore, valuing the insurer at Rs 18,500 crore.
Monday November 3, 2014
As the record stock market rally continues, the value of shares directly owned by next-generation business leaders at 20 major corporate houses has soared over 18 per cent to Rs 17,000 crore so far this year.
Saturday October 25, 2014
Indian and Chinese technology entrepreneurs were leading the top 10 Asian tech billionaires list with net assets worth $136 billion, according to an industry source and recent market data.
Wednesday October 22, 2014
Salman Khan, who was nominated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Swachh Bharat campaign, began his contribution to the nationwide cleanliness drive in Karjat, Maharashtra.
Friday September 26, 2014
Anil Agarwal, the billionaire controller of Vedanta Resources Plc, announced late on Thursday that he and his family had agreed to give 75 per cent of their wealth to charity.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 25, 2014
For the first time, the 100 richest tycoons in India are all billionaires with Mukesh Ambani topping the league for the eighth consecutive year, according to Forbes.
Thursday September 25, 2014
Leading industrialists like Mukesh Ambani of Reliance Industries, Cyrus Mistry, Chairman of Tata Group, Azim Premji, Chairman, Wipro, Kumar Mangalam Birla who heads the Aditya Birla Group and Chanda Kochar of ICICI Bank are in the audience.
Thursday September 25, 2014
Present at the "Make in India" launch campaign are leading industrialists like Mukesh Ambani of Reliance Industries, Cyrus Mistry, Chairman of Tata Group, Azim Premji, Chairman, Wipro, Kumar Mangalam Birla who heads the Aditya Birla Group and Chanda ...
Thursday August 14, 2014
IT czars Azim Premji and Narayana Murthy are now rivals in a different sector: e-retail. And soon they could face another rival in former Tata Group chief Ratan Tata.
Wednesday August 13, 2014
The top five Indian billionaires, led by Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, collectively control $85.5 billion (Rs 5,21,550 crore at 1 dollar = 61 rupees) in personal wealth, accounting for nearly half (47.5 per cent) of the country's total ...
Wednesday July 23, 2014
Wipro chairman Azim Premji on Wednesday said the company is focused on strong profitable growth and will make investment in both organic and inorganic growth areas.
Sunday March 2, 2014
According China-based research firm Hurun's 2014 global rich list, Mukesh Ambani was ranked 41st in the list that was topped by Bill Gates, whose personal networth stood at a whopping $68 billion (Rs 4,14,800 crore).
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday February 24, 2014
Azim Premji is among the private investors from whom leading e-commerce portal Myntra has recently raised an additional $50 million (Rs.310 crore).
Monday January 20, 2014
Wipro's dollar sales grew 3 per cent sequentially in the December quarter, the best growth the company clocked in the last nine quarters. Operation or ebit margins rose 50 basis points sequentially to 23.5 per cent.
Wednesday December 4, 2013
After HCL Infosystems, another IT major Wipro has decided to shut down its manufacturing of computers and servers due to changing market scenario and consumer preferences.