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Azim Premji honoured with Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy

Azim Premji honoured with Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy

Wipro Chairman Azim Premji is among the honorees of this year's Carnegie Medal, considered the most prestigious prize in Philanthropy, for his efforts to reform India's public school system.

Azim Premji denies media report on sale of Wipro's stake – Read Premji full letter to employees

Azim Premji denies media report on sale of Wipro's stake – Read Premji full letter to employees

In his letter to Wiproites, he had termed the news article reportedly published in this regard as "baseless and malicious."

Wipro Chief Azim Premji denies media report on sale of stake

Wipro Chief Azim Premji denies media report on sale of stake

Wipro Limited Chairman Azim Premji has denied a media report that promoters of the IT company were evaluating sale of their holdings and said he "remains committed to Wipro."

Wipro unveils new logo, looks to assert position

Wipro unveils new logo, looks to assert position

After almost two decades, India's third largest IT firm Wipro has revamped its logo as it looks to assert its position as a trusted digital transformation partner.

Cash benefit not enough to draw women to govt maternity scheme

Cash incentives are not enough to encourage mothers-to-be to use government maternal healthcare facilities, say scientists who found that less than 50 per cent of eligible women take advantage of the Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) due to poor infrastucture at the hospitals.

7 college dropouts who are now billionaires in India

7 college dropouts who are now billionaires in India

The richest man in India, 2nd Richest Man in Asia and 22nd richest person in the world, (according to Forbes) Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is a college dropout.

Mukesh Ambani's wealth equals Estonia's GDP, Azim Premji's networth more than Mozambique's: Forbes

Mukesh Ambani's wealth equals Estonia's GDP, Azim Premji's networth more than Mozambique's: Forbes

Industrialist Mukesh Ambani, who has been named India's richest person for the 9th year in a row with a sharp increase in networth to USD 22.7 billion, has fortune that is equal to Estonia's GDP, says Forbes India.

Azim Premji, Shiv Nadar in Forbes 100 richest tech tycoons list

Azim Premji, Shiv Nadar in Forbes 100 richest tech tycoons list

The '100 Richest Tech Billionaires In The World 2016' list has been topped by Microsoft founder Bill Gates with an estimated fortune of USD 78 billion.

Wipro Q1 net profit dips 6.7% to Rs 2,059 crore

Wipro Q1 net profit dips 6.7% to Rs 2,059 crore

Its total income from operations rose 10.7 percent to Rs 13,697.6 crore for the said quarter, from Rs 12,370.6 crore in the April-June 2015 quarter.

US market sluggish for Wipro in H1 2016: Azim Premji

US market sluggish for Wipro in H1 2016: Azim Premji

Wipro Chief Azim Premji Monday said the US market has been sluggish in the first half of 2016 after posting growth of 2.4 percent in the previous year but the growth is expected to pick up in the remaining 6 months.

Wipro Q4 net falls 1.6% to Rs 2,235 crore, revenue up 12.9%

Wipro Q4 net falls 1.6% to Rs 2,235 crore, revenue up 12.9%

The company's revenue, however, rose 12.9 percent to Rs 13,741.7 crore during the reported quarter, from Rs 12,171.4 crore in the year-ago period.

Wipro appoints PayPal exec Patrick Dupuis to Board

Wipro appoints PayPal exec Patrick Dupuis to Board

 Country's third largest software services firm Wipro today said it has roped in financial and business strategist Patrick Dupuis as an independent Board member.

Wipro picks up minority stake in US-based Emailage

Wipro picks up minority stake in US-based Emailage

This investment is in line with Wipro's strategy to participate in the external innovation ecosystem, for which the company has set up Wipro Ventures.

Wipro to acquire US-based HealthPlan Services for Rs 3,150 crore

Wipro to acquire US-based HealthPlan Services for Rs 3,150 crore

HealthPlan Services employs over 2,000 associates. It offers technology platforms to health insurance companies (payers) in the individual, group and ancillary markets.

Wipro to hire 25,000 techies in Karnataka: Azim Premji

Wipro to hire 25,000 techies in Karnataka: Azim Premji

The city-headquartered Wipro group has global IT services, consumer care and lighting, aerospace and healthcare systems business with the US-based GE, among others.

Mukesh Ambani, Azim Premji, Dilip Shanghvi among world's 50 wealthiest people

Mukesh Ambani, Azim Premji, Dilip Shanghvi among world's 50 wealthiest people

Three Indians - Mukesh Ambani, Azim Premji and Dilip Shanghvi - have made it to a global list of 50 wealthiest people that is topped by Bill Gates.

 

Top 10 Most Generous Indians

Hurun India Philanthropy List has brought out the ranking of the most generous individuals from India.

PE investments seen at record $20 bn this year

An interesting trend in PE and Venture Capital investments this year was the involvement of high net worth individuals.

India's Top 10 Richest People in 2015

Mukesh Ambani has retained the tag as India’s richest for the ninth year in a row with a net worth of USD 18.9 billion even as declining macroeconomic barometers flattened the fortunes of the country’s uber-rich.