Oracle Says Fully Supports 'Digital India' Initiative

Giving a fillip to Oracle CEO Mark Hurd’s commitment to expand its base amid a positive mood in India, top Oracle executive Thomas Kurian announced that the leading cloud services provider fully supports the latest digital initiatives launched by the Indian government. “Oracle is committed towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious ‘Digital India’ initiative. InRead More

Jabong Ropes in Benetton's Sanjeev Mohanty as CEO

Online fashion marketplace Jabong Saturday said it has appointed Sanjeev Mohanty as its CEO and Managing Director. Mohanty, whose appointment is effective early December this year, has over 20 years of experience in the fashion industry, the company said in a statement. Prior to this, he has worked with Benetton India for over 11 years,Read More

Isro's GSAT-15 to Be Launched on November 10

Isro’s latest communication satellite GSAT-15 is all set to be launched on November 10 from French Guiana on board Ariane 5. The Indian space agency, as part of augmenting telecommunication services, had earlier launched communication satellites GSAT 14 and GSAT 6, respectively. GSAT 14 was launched in January 2014 while GSAT 6 on GSLV inRead More

Flipkart Opens Its Largest Warehouse in Hyderabad

India’s biggest e-commerce company Flipkart plans to invest $2 billion (roughly Rs. 13,067 crores) in logistics and another $500 million (roughly Rs. 3,266 crores) in a nationwide warehouse network over the next four to five years, co-founder and COO Binny Bansal said on Friday. The company, which opened its largest fulfilment centre here, is lookingRead More

Internet Freedom Has Improved in India

Internet freedom has “improved” in India in the last one year due to the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on the IT Act, a US-based independent watchdog has said, placing the world’s largest democratic country under “partly free” category. “Internet freedom improved in India for the second consecutive year in 2015, even as more governments worldwideRead More