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Wipro Chairman Azim Premji conferred with highest French Civilian Honour

Chairman of IT major Wipro and philanthropist Azim Premji was bestowed with highest French civilian distinction Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honour). He was awarded for his outstanding contribution to developing information technology industry in India, his economic outreach in France and his contribution to society as philanthropist through the ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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Current Affairs: 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 ..

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Current Affairs : 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 ..

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Current Affairs : Awards May-June 2009

June 18, 2009 Premji wins Global Vision Award at USIBCJune 15, 2009 : IIFA Awards 2009: Jodha Akbar Sweeps with 10 PrizesJune 12, 2009 : Bindeshwar Pathak of Sulabh International gets UN AwardJune 3, 2009 : Amrita & Joseph win research awards in AmericaJune 2, 2009 : ICICI Bank’s Hari Pandey bags corporate executive awardJune ..

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