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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......

Azim Premji chosen for Carnegie philanthropy medal

Wipro chairman Azim Premji is among the honorees of this year's Carnegie Medal, considered the most prestigious prize in philanthropy, for his efforts to reform India's public school system.......

In new year message, Sikka, Premji talk of challenges ahead

Automation, digitisation bigger disruptors than Trump, note ban: Sikka. Succeed to improve the world, Azim Premji asks staffers. Infosys chief executive Vishal Sikka has cautioned that the tidal......

Azim Premji is the most generous Indian for third year running

He is followed by Nandan Nilekani and Narayan Murthy in Hurun India Philanthropy List Azim Premji, who donated Rs 27,514 crore (Rs 275.14 billion) for education is the 'Most Generous Indian' for......

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......

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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Three-language formula in high schools may go in Karnataka

In what could be a major policy reform, the Education department is looking to do away with the three-language formula at the high school level and... ...

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