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'Sikka is taking Infosys to the next level'

'Sikka is taking Infosys to the next level'

Image: Vishal Sikka and Infosys Founder N R Narayana Murthy at an Infosys event. Photograph: Indrani Roy/ 'I am looking at interesting kinds of start-ups.' 'If you look at Western industrialisation, they went from small farms to big farms, from locksmiths to factories, and from small retailers to Wal-Mart and Tesco.' 'The big theme is when 500 million Indians will be coming on to smartphones -- they will be very conscious of their data and how it's being used.' Nandan Nilekani, ..., 6 days ago

After selling 580 mn books, Gita Press faces labour crisis

Though the worker strike at the Gorakhpur-based publisher of Hindu religious texts has been called off, it hints at an underlying financial crisis, says Manavi Kapur That talk of a financial crunch at Gita Press, the largest publisher of Hindu religious books in the world and, according to a recent book, a powerful voice of the Hindu right, should circulate when the supposedly pro-Hindu Bharatiya Janata Party is in power sounds almost ironical. Workers at the Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh)-based ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

PHOTOS: What Pope told Fidel Castro

In a 30-minute friendly meet, the two leaders spoke about humanity and exchanged books Pope Francis chats with former Cuban president Fidel Castro at his residence in Havana. Photograph: Alex Castro-Castro Family/Handout via Reuters Pope Francis met former Cuban president Fidel Castro briefly on Sunday on the second day of his tour. The Pope swapped books with Castro Sr in a meeting described by the Vatican as “friendly and informal”. The pontiff gave Castro copies of his two ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

These 10 books are good for your brain

Bestselling author James Altucher tells you how to get a braingasm. Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer. And this is a good thing. It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing. He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or built a robot. Or discovered DNA or walked between the twin towers. He or She DID something. Something that changed lives. Something ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Wrestler Narsingh wins bronze at Worlds, books Olympic berth

Narsingh Pancham Yadav secured an Olympic quota place for India on Saturday after bagging the bronze medal in the Men's 74kg Freestyle category at the World Wrestling Championship in Las Vegas. With his third-place finish, Narsingh became the lone Indian to win a medal at the prestigious tournament as well as book a berth for the 2016 Rio Games. The top six wrestlers in each category qualifies for the Olympics. This is the first time that an Indian wrestler has earned an Olympic berth with a ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

These 5 Indian Authors Changed the Way Indians Read Books

These 5 Indian Authors Changed the Way Indians Read Books Last updated on: August 27, 2015 17:41 IST #1 Chetan Bhagat & Hindi Movies - The match made in Bollywood heaven It is still not obvious whether our Hindi films are based on his writings or his writings ...
 Rediff Travel and Living1 month ago How India Inc can change the lives of others  Rediff.com2 weeks ago Indian author Samanth Subramanium in UK non-fiction longlist  Rediff.com2 weeks ago

No time for reading? Read 5 best-selling books in a condensed form

ensed form No time for reading? Read 4 best-selling books in a condensed form August 07, 2015 17:14 IST Reader’s Digest has a series of anthologies under its brand. An anthology is basically multiple stories clubbed into one. These anthologies are ...
 Rediff Travel and Living1 month ago

Two accidents, a wheelchair and a National award

"At 22, I had so many dreams -- disability was definitely not part of the plan. "In the Indian society, disability almost always invites sympathy and charity. "Heck, once a woman gave me 25 paise -- just because I was sitting outside a temple and was disabled, she thought I was a beggar! "This stigmatisation is unshakeable from our mindsets." Years ago, a fateful accident overturned Shivani Gupta's life for the worse. How she bounced back and emerged a winner is an inspiring tale in itself.
 Rediff.com1 hour ago

5 good reasons to dump your boyfriend

An insecure, dominating, assertive man is the furthest thing you need in a relationship, says Avantika Debnath. So you guys have been together since like forever and you have no idea where this relationship is going. You are struggling every minute of the day to keep this vibe alive, but there is just so less that you could do to make it work. There are hints scattered all around screaming at you, everything about you two is wrong in so many levels, but you choose to stay oblivious to the ...
 Rediff.com1 hour ago

Markets finish higher for 5th straight session; oil, metals shine

Smart rally in the oil and gas stocks and metal shares tracking a rebound in the overnight global commodity prices lifted sentiments. Markets closed higher for the fifth straight session on sustained buying, amid firm global cues, after hopes of an interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve waned on the back of sluggish US jobs data. A stupendous rally in the shares of Tata Motors contributed the most to the gains as revival in the JLR units is expected on China's auto stimulus hopes. The ...
 Rediff.com1 hour ago
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