Capgemini's top executive Thierry Delaporte is new Wipro CEO
Wipro Limited has appointed Thierry Delaporte as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the company, effective July 6, 2020. Notably, Abidali Neemuchwala will relinquish his position as CEO and MD on June 1. Till Delaporte joins the company, Rishad Premji will oversee the company's operations. Until recently, Thierry Delaporte was the Chief Operating Officer of Capgemini Group and a member of its Group Executive Board.
Google looking to buy 5 per cent share in Vodafone-Idea, says report
In what will come as welcome news to many, one of the biggest tech giants of the world, Google, is reportedly mulling an investment in Vodafone's India business. Over the last few months, the telecom operator has been struggling with mounting losses, that now run into thousands of crores.
Govt lifts ban on export of Paracetamol APIs with immediate effect
The central government has removed restrictions on export of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for Paracetamol, which is used in COVID-19 treatment, with immediate effect. In a notification on Thursday, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) said it has further amended its policy to remove restriction on export of Paracetamol APIs, making its export "free" with immediate effect.
No travel fare to be charged from migrant workers, directs Supreme Court
The Supreme Court on Thursday directed that the migrant workers can't be charged travel fare either by train or bus. The apex court also said that the Railways has to provide trains to the States as and when asked for the same, news agency PTI said. "When a migrant worker wishes to go to a state, no state can say that we will not take you," a bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan directed.
Income tax dept revises Form 26AS; now includes real estate, share transaction detailsIndian Railways reinstates advance ticket reservation window to 120 days
Indian Railways has taken the decision to extend the advance reservation period (ARP) from 30 days to 120 days for its special Rajdhani trains as well as the Mail Express trains that will commence services June 1 onwards.
What it essentially means is that the passengers will be able to book train tickets up to four months in advance.
Trump signs executive order; says social media platforms have 'unchecked power'
Days after Twitter added 'fact check' to two of US President Donald Trump tweets, calling them 'potentially misleading', the latter has signed an executive order about social media platforms. The order is aimed at limiting the broad legal protections enjoyed by social media companies. Trump says he is signing this order to protect and uphold free speech and rights of the American people.
India Q4 GDP data to be out today: Brokerages expect growth to reflect COVID-19 pain
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