News Roundup: Forbes India Launched, Wipro drops Satyam name from rivals list..and more

Naukri’s JobSpeak

The job index for April 2009, shows a drop of 4.7% (compared to March 2009) data

  • Mild drop in hiring activity across most cities. Hyderabad picks up after a long slump
  • Hiring activity in BPO and ITeS dropped by 22%,
  • Hiring activity for Sales and Business Development professionals saw a dip of 8%

Download the report (pdf)

Forbes India is launching it’s magazine in India

Forbes announced a deal with Network18 in 2007 (the most interesting part about that deal was that it was  announced a day after TV18’s acquisition of Infomedia. The magazine, designed by Walter Bernard (famous for his redesign of Fortune magazine (1982) and Adweek,) and Milton Glacer and is being launched today. Forbes India will be published on a bi-weekly schedule and is priced at Rs 50.

Infosys and Wipro drop Satyam name from it’s list of rivals

After Infosys, Wipro has now become the second Indian IT services company to drop the name of Satyam from the list of its competitors.

Fake IPL Player Reveals himself

The fake IPL player signs off with an interesting note.

Government gearing up to gag news websites

Govt may have dropped its proposal of forcing TV channels to show “authorized” feed during emergencies but it is serious about censoring news portals and other sites.

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