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Reliance renamed as Nippon India Mutual Fund (NIMF)

The Reliance Mutual Fund has been renamed as Nippon India Mutual Fund (NIMF). The name change came after Nippon Life Insurance of Japan completed the acquisition of 75% stake in Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management from Reliance Capital. Nippon Life is Japan’s largest life insurance company and a global financial services conglomerate. It manages assets ..

Infosys wins UN Global Climate Action Award in ‘Climate Neutral Now’ category

Infosys has won the prestigious United Nations Global Climate Action Award in the ‘Climate Neutral Now’ category. With this feat, Infosys has become the only corporate from India to earn the recognition for its efforts to combat climate change. The award will be presented to Infosys at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Santiago, ..

Global Livability Index 2019 lists the World’s Most Livable Cities

In the most recent rankings of the world’s most livable cities released by the Economist Intelligence Unit under the Global Livability Index 2019, Vienna, the capital of Austria has topped the list. What has happened? In the latest Global Livability Index, 2019 which lists the World’s Most Livable Cities, the city of Vienna in Austria ..

TCS partners with AICTE to equip students with career skills

TCS iON, a unit of IT major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), has partnered with All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to provide students with a digital learning course to equip them with career skills. TCS iON has curated a free, 20 hour-career skills course that will cover topics like corporate etiquette, effective e-mail writing, ..

RBI finalizes a 3- year roadmap — named Utkarsh 2022

The board of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has finalized a 3- year roadmap — named Utkarsh 2022 — to improve regulation and supervision of the central bank. This medium term strategy is in line with the global central banks’ plan to strengthen the regulatory and supervisory mechanism. This specifically includes central bank’s proactive role ..

Wipro acquires Filipino personal care firm ‘Splash’

Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting (WCCL) has acquired the Philippines-based personal care maker Splash Corporation for an undisclosed amount to enter the country which has a consumer base of around 100 million. The acquisition strengthens Wipro’s consumer care portfolio in personal care and strengthens its South-East Asian market footprint. Splash is the largest Filipino personal ..

IIT Kharagpur ties up with Wipro for advanced research in 5G and AI

IT services major Wipro has recently partnered with IIT Kharagpur to collaborate on industry-focused applied research in the areas of 5G and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Research outcomes from this partnership will be leveraged by Wipro to develop solutions for its customers, across industry verticals. On the other hand, IIT Kharagpur will benefit from the commercialisation ..

Infosys to provide digital solution for French Open

Indian technology company Infosys has signed a three-year partnership agreement with Roland-Garros to provide technology solution for tennis tournament The French Open, also called Roland-Garros. The 3-year deal, running from 2019 to 2021, is aimed at enriching the game by providing fans, players and coaches with a new experience leveraging Infosys’ expertise in digital technologies ..