Written By: Ramarko Sengupta | October 31, 2014 15:32 (IST)
There is, in fact, a Forbes list of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) billionaires, which boasts of business leaders at the helm of large corporations.
October 28, 2014 11:53 (IST)
The number of Chinese billionaires surged to 242 this year from 168 in 2013, Forbes said in its annual "China Rich List", which ranks the wealthy.
October 27, 2014 13:16 (IST)
Pradip Burman currently holds no position in the homegrowm FMCG major although he was once a Whole Time Director of Dabur India.
October 24, 2014 11:26 (IST)
The settlement was filed on Thursday by the SEC in New York federal court, three months after a federal jury in Manhattan acquitted Rengan Rajaratnam of conspiring to engage in insider trading, a rare defeat for US prosecutors. Under the agreement with the SEC, Rajaratnam will pay the $841,243 in four equal payments and will neither admit nor deny wrongdoing. The deal must be approved by US District Judge John Koeltl in Manhattan.
October 18, 2014 16:02 (IST)
Hinduja, co-chairman of the Hinduja Group, said this in a note submitted to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday at the Bentley Hotel here.
October 17, 2014 17:47 (IST)
Called a visionary developer, Mr Singh has been among the most influential names in the country of recent decades as the man who built "boom city" Gurgaon and fostered the outsourcing industry - with a little help, he says, from ex-General Electric boss Jack Welch.
October 12, 2014 16:58 (IST)
About a third of Microsoft's 110,000 or so employees are women. But the company's pay practices and attitude toward women are still open to question and will likely be taken up at the board level, according to one director, Maria Klawe.
October 10, 2014 16:06 (IST)
Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy has described Prime Minister Narendra Modi's as a "charismatic and strong leader" who wants to transform India and said today that he is open to taking up an advisory role in the government.
October 10, 2014 15:07 (IST)
Vishal Sikka, who took over as CEO of the Bangalore-based firm in August, has been tasked with putting the firm back on the growth trajectory at par with peers like TCS and HCL Technologies.
October 10, 2014 14:50 (IST)
Mr Murthy said he is opening to joining the government in an advisory role and he is in favour of abolishing all tax exemptions for corporates
October 10, 2014 12:57 (IST)
He had indicated to the board that in line with the company's high corporate governance standards and to avoid any perceived conflicts, it would not be appropriate for him to be the Chairman Emeritus of Infosys. The board has accepted Mr Murthy's decision.
October 10, 2014 12:39 (IST)
Four Indians, including a Harvard University professor and the co-founder of India's largest online marketplace Snapdeal, have been named by Fortune in its list of the 40 most powerful, influential and important people in business under the age of 40.
October 10, 2014 12:04 (IST)
Microsoft Corp's chief executive officer suggested on Thursday that women in technology should not ask for raises but have faith in the "system", bringing a torrent of criticism and causing the executive to backtrack after the statement.
October 09, 2014 15:22 (IST)
He is also in favour of pushing the retirement age to 75 years.
October 08, 2014 18:54 (IST)
Six of the seven Infosys founders were present at the IT giant's farewell for the men who started the company back in 1981.
October 08, 2014 18:33 (IST)
Bang Bang sees the coming together of the Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif pairing after Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara.
October 08, 2014 14:16 (IST)
Bertrand Badre, the chief financial officer who has pushed much of the cost-cutting at the bank, plans to turn down a bonus that would have added up to $94,000 by the end of the year, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced to applause during a packed "town hall" forum for bank employees on Tuesday, two sources told Reuters.
October 08, 2014 12:40 (IST)
Mr Ambani, 55, the chairman of the Reliance Group, was among nine eminent Indians tagged by the PM last week when he launched the five-year mission to remove litter from public places.
Written By: Ramarko Sengupta | October 07, 2014 14:47 (IST)
Big corporate houses like Nestle, Heineken, Samsung, LG are just some of the names who have also taken digs at the iPhone 6 Plus.
October 06, 2014 19:18 (IST)
The salary of Rs 1 a month has been approved by shareholders for 2014-15, as also for the subsequent year 2015-16, till the next annual general meeting takes place.