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India's IT exports revenue to grow 9-10% this fiscal: Pai

India's IT exports revenue to grow 9-10% this fiscal: Pai

Hyderabad:The revenue growth of Indian IT exports this fiscal is likely to be slower than industry body Nasscom's projection of 10-12 per cent, according to industry veteran T V Mohandas Pai.

HB-1 Visas: Discriminatory action, not rhetoric worries Indian IT companies

HB-1 Visas: Discriminatory action, not rhetoric worries Indian IT companies

Indian IT industry body Nasscom Wednesday shrugged off pre-election political commentary in the US around work visas, but expressed concern over "discriminatory approaches" of the American authorities.

Nasscom flags complex billing, invoicing issues in GST regime

The GST regime slated to be rolled out from April 1, 2017, should ensure that issues like complex billing and invoicing requirements and reverse charge on import of services do not impact the export competitiveness of the USD 110 billion sector, industry body Nasscom said on Thursday.

TCS top Indian IT employer; Infosys, Cognizant and Wipro next

TCS top Indian IT employer; Infosys, Cognizant and Wipro next

According to the National Association of Software and Services Companies` (Nasscom) annual rankings of top IT-BPM (business process management) employers in the country for 2016, TCS heads the Indian IT industry, with 362,079 employees.

IT industry must skill workforce to hold position globally: NASSCOM

IT industry must skill workforce to hold position globally: NASSCOM

The Indian IT-BPM industry employing about 37 lakh people will have to revise the skills of about 60 to 70 percent of its current workforce to hold its position in the global software service industry in the throes of technology-led disruption, said NASSCOM at a human resource summit in Chennai.

Hiring in FY'17 may be lower: NASSCOM

Hiring in FY'17 may be lower: NASSCOM

IT body NASSCOM on Thursday said fresh hiring in the current financial year may be lower than last year as IT companies are facing pressure on margins, besides focusing on automation of jobs.

No need to panic on Trump, Brexit impact long-term: NASSCOM

No need to panic on Trump, Brexit impact long-term: NASSCOM

IT body NASSCOM on Thursday said that the industry needs to wait and watch, rather than panic, on the outcome of the US Presidential elections, though it warned of lasting impact of 'Brexit' on India.

H1B visas no longer a showstopper : Nasscom

H1B visas no longer a showstopper : Nasscom

 IT industry body Nasscom today dispelled fears about the possible damaging prospects of the new US immigration Bill which proposes to restrict issuance of H1B visas to Indian companies.

Apps, websites should be free to decide on free data: Nasscom

IT industry body Nasscom has said telecom regulator Trai should give complete flexibility to apps and websites for deciding on provisions for rewarding free data to customers.

Diesel cab ban: BPO sector to possibly lose $1 billion

Diesel cab ban: BPO sector to possibly lose $1 billion

The BPO sector in the country is up against heavy odds in wake of Supreme Court's order banning diesel cabs in Delhi and the National Capital Region, as per a letter written by the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

Hiring in IT sector may drop by 20% this year: Nasscom

Hiring in IT sector may drop by 20% this year: Nasscom

As major companies such as TCS and Infosys are putting more focus on automation, less number of people maybe hired in 2016. As per Nasscom, hiring in the IT sector may drop by 20 percent this year

Become independent of visas and hire locally: Infosys

Become independent of visas and hire locally: Infosys

Terming the debate around visa-related issues as "rhetoric", Infosys chief Vishal Sikka today said the company is working on becoming "independent of the visa issue" as much as possible and hire more locals.

Nasscom opposes states' entry tax on e-commerce sales

 IT industry body Nasscom on Thursday came out against a Bill introduced by the Gujarat government to levy entry tax on consumers for inter-state e-commerce and similar practices of some other states, saying it poses a significant challenge.

Mktplace e-com:25% cap on sales to end monopoly of few vendors

Mktplace e-com:25% cap on sales to end monopoly of few vendors

 The 25 percent limit on single-vendor sales on e-commerce marketplaces having foreign investment is aimed at ending the monopoly of a few big sellers and encouraging more small and medium players to sell their goods online, a senior official said.

Digital India should not hide big corporate interests: Rahul Gandhi

Having failed so far to come up with a coherent policy on net neutrality, the Narendra Modi government must guard against allowing Digital India to become a surrogate for the interests of big corporations, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said on Sunday.

Net Neutrality: Nasscom opposes Airtel Zero, Free Basics plans

Net Neutrality: Nasscom opposes Airtel Zero, Free Basics plans

IT industry body Nasscom on Monday opposed Airtel Zero and Free Basics type platforms which it feels violate net neutrality principles by differentiating internet access for certain types of services.

Facebook ready for Free Basics scrutiny, open for Twitter, Google

Facebook ready for Free Basics scrutiny, open for Twitter, Google

Countering allegations of gatekeeping in website selection on its free internet platform Free Basics, Facebook today said it is open to the scrutiny of the process by any third party agency like IAMAI or Nasscom.

IT companies may hire about 2.75 lakh this year: Nasscom

IT companies may hire about 2.75 lakh this year: Nasscom

"Business will grow by 12 to 13 percent. We are confident about that, depending on where the dollar and Rupee would go. In terms of people, it (hiring) is 2,75,000", Nasscom said.

Baidu updates its Android app store in Hindi

China's leading Internet search providing firm Baidu on Monday launched an updated version of its third-party Android app store - MoboMarket 3.0 - in Hindi to cater to the growing Indian user-base.

India lacks enough angel investors to fund start-ups: Nasscom

A recent report by Nasscom had said that India ranks third among global startup ecosystems with more than 4,200 new-age companies.