Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 22, 2015
A huge fall in prices of oil and other commodities has helped the economy in a big way, but growth is still not felt on the ground, top industry leader Azim Premji said on Wednesday.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 8, 2015
IT czar Azim Premji has given away almost half of his shareholding in Wipro, India's third largest exporter of software services, towards philanthropy.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Prasad Sanyal (with inputs from Agencies) | Wednesday July 1, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged more companies to make electronic and digital goods, reviving his campaign promise to bridge India's digital divide backed by over $70 billion (4.5 lakh crore rupees) in investment pledges. India's top businessmen including brothers Mukesh and Anil Ambani, Azim Premji and Sunil Mittal were present in Delhi as the...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Wednesday July 1, 2015
India's top businessmen including brothers Mukesh and Anil Ambani, Azim Premji and Sunil Mittal were present in Delhi as the Prime Minister launched 'Digital Week' in Delhi to work towards a campaign promise of connecting 2,50,000 villages by 2019.
Press Trust of India | Friday June 26, 2015
Microsoft's Satya Nadella, RIL's Mukesh Ambani, Tata Group's Cyrus Mistry, and Wipro's Azim Premji will make presentations on the occasion.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 25, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on July 1 launch the ambitious 'Digital India' programme with top industry leaders like Mukesh Ambani, Satya Nadella, Cyrus Mistry and Azim Premji in attendance.
Wednesday June 3, 2015
Kerala-born Sunny Varkey joins the likes of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and fellow Indian Wipro chairman Azim Premji by signing Bill Gates's "The Giving Pledge" campaign.
Thursday May 28, 2015
Wipro chairman Azim Premji's compensation fell by more than half to $7,67,685 (about Rs 4.90 crore) in the last fiscal year while that of the company's CEO, T K Kurien, stood at $1.46 million (about Rs 9.3 crore) during the year.
Wednesday April 22, 2015
The announcement comes a day after Wipro reported its March quarter earnings and raised Rishad Premji, son of promoter Azim Premji, to the board of the company.
Tuesday April 21, 2015
Wipro chief executive T K Kurein on Tuesday said the appointment of promoter Azim Premji's eldest son Rishad to the company board "represents shareholder interest".
Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 21, 2015
For the year ended March 31, 2015, Wipro's net profit increased 11.03 percent to Rs. 8,705.9 crores.
Thomson Reuters | Tuesday April 21, 2015
Rishad Premji, eldest son and a Harvard Business School graduate, was already Wipro's chief strategy officer.
Tuesday April 21, 2015
Rishad, the elder son of Azim Premji, currently serves as the chief strategy officer of Wipro.
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 endorsed the view of the forum.
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.