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Azim Premji is a leading Indian businessman and the Chairman of Wipro Limited.

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Wipro Appoints Rishad Premji to its Board
Business Wire IndiaWipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company today announced the appointment of Rishad Premji  to its Board of Directors effective May 1, 2015. Rishad Premji joined Wipro in 2007 and has played a critical role in defining the company’s strategy and driving its Mergers and Acquisitions function

HDFC Ltd Standalone Financial Results for the Nine Months Ended December 31, 2014
Business Wire IndiaPerformance Highlights   Profit before dividend, sale of investments and tax increased 17% to ` 5,245.13 crore for the nine months ended December 31, 2014 Standalone Net Interest Margin for the nine months ended December 31, 2014 at 3.93%, Spread on loans at 2

Singapore International Foundation Encourages Young Entrepreneurs in India to Harness Friendships for Good
The third SIF Connects! Mumbai held today brought together the Singapore International Foundation’s (SIF) Friends of Singapore (FOS) community to celebrate the friendships forged between the Singapore and India communities and to witness the close of SIF’s Young Social Entrepreneurs’ (YSEs) study visit programme in Mumbai

Mr. Ajai Chowdhry, Founder HCL wins the Cybermedia ICT Business Award 2013 for Lifetime Achievement in ICT
HCL Founder, Mr. Ajai Chowdhry was today honored with the award for Lifetime Achievement in ICT at the CyberMedia ICT Business Awards 2013. This award has been conferred on him in recognition of his invaluable contribution to the Indian IT industry

SNS FiRe Conference Names NorthShore Bio a 2014 FiReStarter Company
Strategic News Service (SNS) is proud to announce that NorthShore Bio has been selected as a 2014 FiReStarter company, to be featured at the 12th annual SNS Future in Review (FiRe) conference

William Janeway Named Ambassador for Economics by SNS FiRe Conference
Strategic News Service (SNS) is proud to announce that William H. Janeway has been selected as the Ambassador for Economics by the SNS Future in Review (FiRe) conference. FiRe ambassadors connect global communities and organizations with constructive, results-oriented FiRe initiatives and advise FiRe on topics within their respective focus channels of expertise

SNS FiRe Conference Names SCI Institute a Global Academic Partner
Strategic News Service (SNS) is proud to announce that the SCI (Scientific Computing and Imaging) Institute: www.sci.utah.edu has been selected as an honored Academic Partner of the 12th annual SNS Future in Review (FiRe) technology conference

Fire Conference Names Ivycorp a Fire 2014 FiReStarter
Strategic News Service (SNS) is proud to announce that Ivycorp has been selected as a 2014 FiReStarter company to be featured at its 12th annual Future in Review (FiRe) Conference

FiRe Conference Names MD Revolution a FiRe 2014 FiReStarter
Strategic News Service (SNS) is proud to announce that MD Revolution has been selected as a 2014 FiReStarter company to be featured at its 12th annual Future in Review (FiRe) Conference

FiRe Conference Names Virtustream a Global Partner
Strategic News Service (SNS) is proud to announce that Virtustream has been selected as an honored 2014 SNS FiRe Partner to be featured at its 12th annual Future in Review (FiRe) technology conference

Leaders from Corporate and Not-for-profit Sector Discuss Impact of CSR on Employee Engagement at ‘CSR in ACTion 2013: CSR and Employee Engagement’
UST Global, an information technology solutions and services company for Global 1000 enterprises, in association with the APR Charitable Trust (ACT), recently hosted a panel discussion titled ‘CSR in ACTion 2013: CSR and Employee Engagement’ to deliberate on leveraging corporate citizenship for employee engagement

Temasek Holdings Invests in HCG Enterprises Ltd.
HealthCare Global Enterprises Limited, (HCG), the Specialist in Cancer Care, today announced that Temasek Holdings, a Singapore based investment company, has become a shareholder in the company. Temasek joins existing investors, Premji Invest, an investment entity owned by Mr. Azim Premji, and Milestone Religare in a primary equity issuance by the Company

Wipro Limited Appoints Ireena Vittal to its Board
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company today announced the appointment of Ms. Ireena Vittal, an acclaimed strategic consultant on emerging markets, agriculture and urban development to its Board of Directors. Ms

Brickwork Finance Academy begins Foreign Exchange Risk Management Session
Brickwork Finance Academy offers Foreign Exchange Risk Management session at its campus in Kalena Agrahara, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore on November 17, 2012. “Without protections, volatile currency rate movements can turn a profitable deal into a dead loss” ..

Wipro Charts a New Course
The Board of Directors of Wipro Limited in their meeting held today, approved the demerger of the Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting (including Furniture business), Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (Hydraulics & Water businesses), and Medical Diagnostic Product & Services business (through its strategic joint venture), into a separate company to be named Wipro Enterprises Limited

Brickwork Finance Academy Begins Corporate Risk Management Sessions
Brickwork Finance Academy offers Corporate Risk Management session at its campus in Kalena Agrahara, Bannerghatta Road. “If you can’t manage risk, you can’t control it. And if you can’t control it you can’t manage it. That means you are just gambling and hoping to get lucky.” J

Wipro Limited Appoints Vyomesh Joshi to its Board
Wipro Limited today announced the appointment of Mr. Vyomesh Joshi, a well-respected information technology industry veteran and influencer, to its board of directors with immediate effect. Mr. Joshi will serve as an independent member on the board and will bring to Wipro a wealth of experience, having spent over three decades in the industry

BJP slams Congress, accuses it of "unconstitutional" vote-bank politics
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday accused the ruling Congress Party of indulging in "unconstitutional" vote bank politics, and misleading the socially underprivileged classes.

Aiyar lashes out at Azim Premji, Murthy for expressing distrust in govt.
Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Wednesday lashed out at Wipro Chairman Azim Premji and Infosys Technologies founder N R Narayana Murthy for distrusting the policies of the government.

Azim Premji to train UK engineering students in Bangalore
Azim Premji, chairman of one of India's largest IT services firms, Wipro, has offered to train British students in IT, engineering and software development in Bangalore.

Open Letter II to our Leaders
Mr Jamshyd Godrej, Justice Sam Variava, Prof M Narasimham, Mr Yezdi Malegam, Ms Anu Aga, Dr A Vaidyanathan, Dr Bimal Jalan, Mr Keshub Mahindra, Mr Deepak Parekh, Mr N Vaghul, Mr Azim Premji, Mr Nachiket Mor, Justice B N Srikrishna and Dr Ashok Ganguly, are a small group of like-minded citizens who are concerned with the state of affairs of the nation

Tejas Networks CEO & MD, Mr. Sanjay Nayak Wins ELCINA – EFY 'Electronics Man of the Year' Award
Tejas Networks, a leader in next-generation optical networking products, announced today that Mr. Sanjay Nayak, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, has been awarded the ‘Electronics Man of the Year’ Award for 2010-11 by ELCINA, Electronic Industries Association of India. Mr. Sanjay Nayak received the award from Dr. R

President Patil confers Padma awards on 64 eminent personalities
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil conferred the nation's prestigious civilian Padma Awards to 64 eminent personalities from various fields here today.

Warren Buffett, Bill and Melinda Gates Join Business Leaders and Philanthropists
Warren Buffett, Bill and Melinda Gates met with India’s business and philanthropy leaders today to learn about philanthropy directly from them and to discuss their own enthusiasm for the work of philanthropy. “India has a remarkable tradition of giving, said Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and chairman of Microsoft

TERI Acquires WIPRO’s Supercomputer to enhance Climate Modeling Capabilities
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) as a premier institute working on climate change issues has acquired the latest state-of-the-art supercomputer from WIPRO, to address the gaps and develop a better understanding of climate variability and climate change at different spatial and temporal scales

Lakshmi Mittal replaces Mukesh Ambani as world's richest Indian
Steel Tycoon Lakshmi Mittal has clinched the title of the world's richest Indian from Reliance Industries' chief Mukesh Ambani.

VVS Laxman, Sushil Kumar amongst 128 Padma awardees
Indian batsman VVS Laxman, shooter Gagan Narang, wrestler Sushil Kumar and movie stars Tabu, Kajol and Irrfan Khan and singer Usha Uthup are among 84 personalities awarded with the Padma Shri.

T K Kurien to Lead Wipro’s IT Business
Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) today announced the appointment of T K Kurien as the Chief Executive Officer of the Information Technology business and Executive Director of the company. Girish Paranjpe and Suresh Vaswani, the current Joint CEOs of the IT business have decided to step down from their responsibilities effective February 1, 2011. Acknowledging their contribution, Mr

Nadar, Premji and Vivek in Forbes Asia's heroes of philanthropy list
Indian business tycoons Shiv Nadar and Azim Premji have made into Forbes Asia's Heroes of Philanthropy list for providing poor children access to education, which has been a top priority for other philanthropists from the country as well.

ISI chief holds 17th position in Time's 100 most influential people list
Pakistan's premier spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief, Lieutenant General Ahmed Shuja Pasha, has been ranked at the 17th position on Time's 2011 list of 100 most influential people in the world.

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