Infosys points to slow growth in March

Despite decent numbers, Infosys has put out a disappointing guidance for the March quarter – forecasting just 1-2% growth in revenues to $1.6-1.62 billion, compared to the 6% growth posted in the December quarter. The company seemed to be worried about the economy in general as well as with the currency fluctuations. “The weaker economic […]

Patil report nails the 2G babus

The one-month investigation report on the internal goings on in the Department of Telecom during the “2G scam” has implicated many of the top officials in the department during the last five years. The government, which officially received the report from the former Supreme Court judge Shivaraj Patil on Monday, however kept mum on the […]

PM says ISRO allegations baseless

The Prime Minister of India has denied media reports that the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has allocated a large chunk of prime satellite and ground spectrum to a private company for a few hundred crores of rupees. The ISRO comes under the Department of Space, currently under the Prime Minister […]

Lavasa asks for 6 weeks

Lavasa has asked for a six month extension to submit details of its hill city project near Pune. The government had, in an order a week ago, said that the firm should subject all details of its project report so as to come up with a plan to remedy any environmental degradation the company may […]

Industry heads share worries with Jairam

Alarmed by the increasing number of large projects falling foul of an ‘activist’ environment ministry, the largest industry forum in the country took its gripes right to the doors of the environment minister Jairam Ramesh. However, after holding closed-door discussions with top industry heads from the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), however, said laws are […]

RHEL6 comes to free clone world

Free clones of Red Hat Enterprise Linux have been increasingly left behind by the Debian-based Ubuntu, primarily because of the up-to-date nature of the latter. For example, Red Hat’s RHEL 5, on which most of the free clones such as CENTOS are based, was released almost four years ago. In comparison, Ubuntu refreshes itself every […]

Lavasa stop work to continue

The Ministry of Environment & Forests (MoEF) has ordered the embattled Lavasa Corporation to continue to abide by its earlier ‘status quo’ order, according to highly placed sources in the ministry. The ministry was supposed to reach a decision on the matter after conducting a site visit and inform the Bombay High Court as well. […]