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'It was no longer gossip, it was history'

Image: Yasmeen Premji, who sits on the board of the Azim Premji Foundation and the Azim Premji University, and author of Days of Gold Sepia 'I realised I didn't have to wait for a spectacular......

Premji,Montek and Brajesh among Padma awardees

Wipro Chairman Azim Premji, Planning Commission Deputy Chairperson Montek Singh Ahluwalia, former diplomat Brajesh Mishra and Telugu thespian A Nageshwara Rao were chosen for country's second......

Images: He changed the way Mumbai voted

Years ago when Mumbai resident Vivek Gilani, 34, had voted for the first time, he did not have enough information about the candidate he voted for. Gilani realised that it was not just he, but......

The event that inspired Al Qaeda

Nothing -- not even the rise of Osama bin Laden -- shook the foundations of Saudi Arabia as the siege of Mecca 28 years ago. On November 20, 1979, scores of armed militants -- some say, numbering......

Premji gives half his stake in Wipro for charity

Image: Bill Gates (L) his wife Melinda Gates, Azim Premji (2nd L) and billionaire Warren Buffett (R) attend a news conference. Photograph: B Mathur/Reuters     IT czar Azim Premji has......

Why don't India's rich do more for charity?

With Rs 22,000 crore (Rs 220 billion), Azim Premji could have bought Antilla, Mukesh Ambani's billion-dollar 27-floor home in south Mumbai, four times over. Instead, Premji, who is worth $11.2......

Azim Premji has his heart in the right place

A couple of days after he reaffirmed his commitment to philanthropy, Wipro chairman Azim Premji on Friday transferred shares worth about Rs 12,300 crore (Rs 123 billion) to his philanthropic......

Following his mother's footsteps

The story of the third richest person in the country, Azim Hashim Premji, who began his journey by selling hydrogenated cooking fat and gradually made a leap to information technology services, has......

Premji to commit more of his wealth to

Wipro Chairman Azim Premji said on Tuesday he will commit more of his wealth to philanthropy, as his Foundation scales up work to improve equity and quality of the primary education system in the......

Vivek in Forbes Heroes of Philanthropy list

Vivek Oberoi was recently listed among the top 48 philanthropists in the Forbes Asia 'Heroes of Philanthropy' list. He is the youngest individual and the only Bollywood actor acknowledged in the......

How football could thrive in India

It is the season of World Cup football. A remarkable feature of the tournament is that tiny countries like Tunisia, Costa Rica and Trinidad and Tobago appear among the participating nations, while......
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Raje government's studied silence on privatisation of education

July 8, 1 pm: Around 500 school teachers were protesting outside the building of Shiksha Sankul, which houses the various educational departments... ...

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India Inc's inheritors

Anant Goenka, 33, managing director of top tyre manufacturer Ceat and scion of the Rs 18,000-crore RPG Group, often asks his staff a question: what... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/india-incs-inheritors-180701253.html
A VC has a stature; your University had a John Matthai

There have been vice chancellors of universities like Dr DS Reddy of Osmania University who fought, with teachers and students aiding him, for the... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/india/dr-deshmukh-a-vc-has-a-stature-your-university-had-a-john-matthai-2364026.html
Strong demand for IT services, says Wipro's Azim Premji

Strong demand for IT services, says Wipro's Azim Premji Bengaluru: There was a strong demand for IT services in Europe and the US where the economy... ...

http://www.indiatvnews.com/business/india/strong-demand-for-it-services-says-azim-premji-19474.html
Making teachers specialists

If you haven't already done it, then try teaching a child who is in Grades 5 to 8. Pick any topic, say volcanoes. Driven by the child's curiosity... ...

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