Tag archive for ‘it’
By Loknath Das On Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Expect lay-offs in IT companies as job market to shrink in the next two quarters: Survey

Indian IT professionals are likely to see reduced job opportunities in the next six months as traditional roles are increasingly getting disrupted in the wake of automation and digitisation, a survey found out. According More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Indian IT Export To Grow 7-8% In Current Fiscal, Says Nasscom

Hyderabad: Indian IT export is projected to grow by 7-8 per cent in 2017-18, industry body Nasscom said in its guidance today. The domestic market is expected to grow 10-11 per cent, it said. The IT-BPM industry More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Atom Bank relaunches 2.2% three-year bond: is it as good this time around?

The digital bank has upped the interest rates on its fixed term savings products as follows: 1 year Fixed Saver: 1.80% AER (up from 1.70% AER) 2 year Fixed Saver: 2.00% AER (up from 1.80% AER) 3 year Fixed Saver: More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Aadhaar Must For Income Tax Return Filing, New PAN From July 1: Taxman

New Delhi: The CBDT on Friday made it clear that Aadhaar will be a “must” for filing of Income Tax Returns or for obtaining a new PAN from July 1. The policy-making body of the Income Tax Department More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

The Growing Concerns Of IT Industry And Its Workers

MUMBAI: Experienced techie Raghu Narayanaswamy lost his job recently and fears he may not get another, as analysts warn of massive layoffs across the country’s multi-billion-dollar information technology More...

By subhadip On Monday, February 13th, 2017

I took a trip to Mars in 2117 and it was exactly like ‘Star Wars’

The skies are different shades of red while my space pod narrowly avoids a larger flying vehicle above. A gold monument adorns a large white plaza where thousands of humans are walking around. A welcome message More...

By subhadip On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

May’s Brexit: going it alone, hoping for an EU trade deal

Prime Minister Theresa May has finally outlined what Brexit really means for her: Britain going it alone, fully disentangled from the European Union while hoping the bloc will agree to a comprehensive trade deal. Britain More...

By subhadip On Monday, January 9th, 2017

Decoding Indian IT after TCS, Infosys: Not just promoters’ attitude, the very culture needs to change

The obituary columns being written in newspapers about the Indian IT sector after the disappointing earnings of Infosys and TCS reveal the ostrich-like attitude the industry had assumed even as the impending death More...

By subhadip On Monday, January 9th, 2017

IT sector’s transformation comes when India is struggling to create jobs: Is it in a downward spiral?

There has been some worrying news on the side of the economy which has remained confined to the business newspapers. It concerns India’s large information technology and software industry and companies like More...

By subhadip On Monday, December 12th, 2016

IT spending by banks, securities companies to hit $7.8 bn

IT spending by banking and securities firms in India is estimated to touch USD 7.8 billion in 2017, an 8.6 per cent jump from 2016, technology research firm Gartner on Thursday said. “The banking and securities More...