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Approvals made by CCI on 13th December 2019

The Competition Commission of India was established on 14th October 2003 under the Competition Act 2002. The Competition Act 2002 was passed by the parliament to prevent activities that may lead to an appreciable adverse effect on competition between companies, Industries in India. Following approvals were made by the competition commission of India on Friday, ..

Ajay Banga to receive 2019 Global excellence awards from US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF)

The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) has selected Mastercard CEO and President Ajay Banga and Wipro Chairman Azim Premji for its 2019 Global Excellence Awards. The prestigious award will be presented to both the business leaders at its 2nd Annual Leadership Summit in Washington on July 11. The leadership summit will highlight areas of bilateral ..

Siddhartha Lal named as EY Entrepreneur of Year 2018

Siddhartha Lal, MD & CEO of Eicher Motors Ltd, was named the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 at the 20th edition of the EOY Awards in India. He is recognised for engineering the operational and financial turnaround of the company and reviving the Royal Enfield brand. Lal will now represent India at the EY ..

Azim Premji bestowed with highest French civilian distinction Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur

On November 28, IT czar and philanthropist Azim Premji was bestowed with the highest French civilian distinction Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honour). Premji, who is the chairman of Bengaluru-headquartered IT major Wipro, received the distinction from the Ambassador of France to India Alexandre Ziegler. The award was bestowed on ..

Rishad Premji appointed as new Chairman of National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) for 2018-19

Rishad Premji, the chief strategy officer and board member of Wipro Ltd, has been appointed as the new Chairman of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) for 2018-19. He succeeded Raman Roy. Rishad is the son of Wipro Chairman Azim Premji. He has been a member of NASSCOM’s Executive Council and was ..

IGNOU confers Rajiv Gandhi International Prize on the Azim Premji Foundation

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has conferred the Rajiv Gandhi International Prize for Technology in Education and Development on the Azim Premji Foundation. The award was established by the University on its silver jubilee year. Azim Premji Foundation was founded by Azim Premji in 2001 and is a not-for-profit organization. Its aim is to ..

News Today: September 29, 2011

Financial tax resisted by UK, proposed by European Commission Bank shares fell in London following the United Kingdom’s stand to oppose a financial transaction tax on European Union members proposed by the European Commission The Financial Transaction Tax would raise about € 57 bn yearly and would come into effect at the beginning of 2014 ..

News Today : September 25, 2011

Delhi Metro: First Metro rail-based system to get Carbon Credits Delhi Metro certified by the UN as the first metro rail-based system in the world to get carbon credits The carbon credits offered to Delhi Metro for contributing to the fight against climate change by aiding in diminishing pollution levels in the city by 6.3 ..