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  • 20-Sep-2018 | Ravi Menon | The Wire

    Is Kohli the victim of excessive self-belief by trusting his own rhetoric?

    No doubt the coach and captain have to resort to some rhetoric to charge up the Indian cricket team. But when both start believing their own rhetoric, we are treading on dangerous ground

  • 04-Aug-2010 | Ravi Menon

    Infotech HAL inks tech pact with Nasmyth Group

    Infotech HAL Limited, a 50:50 joint venture company between Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Infotech Enterprises Limited, has entered into a technological alliance with UK-based Nasmyth Group Ltd, a precision-machined component and equipment ...

  • 04-Aug-2010 | Ravi Menon

    Maveric to raise $25 mn for European buyout plan

    Global software testing services company Maveric Systems is going through the rudiments of raising $25 million (Rs 116 crore) through a private-equity funding series as part of pursuing its inorganic growth plans in Europe.

  • 03-Aug-2010 | Mahesh Kulkarni & Ravi Menon

    Strike at Volvo Bus factory in B'lore

    Over 600 employees at Volvo Buses India Pvt Ltd, an Indian subsidiary of Swedish bus maker Volvo Bus Corporation, have launched an indefinite strike at their plant at Hoskote, about 35 km from Bangalore. The workers of the two-year-old bus plant are ...

  • 03-Aug-2010 | Ravi Menon

    Maveric to raise $25 mn for European buyout

    Global software testing services company Maveric Systems is going through the rudiments of raising $25 million (Rs 116 crore) through a private-equity funding series as part of pursuing its inorganic growth plans in Europe.

  • 26-Jul-2010 | Ravi Menon

    Hidden Reflex scouting for PE partner

    Internet software start-up Hidden Reflex is scouting for a private equity partner as part of its plans to raise Series A funding in the range of $1-$2.5 million for its expansion plans. The company is set to seriously consider the possibility of ...

  • 23-Jul-2010 | Ravi Menon

    iLogy seeks funding

    Healthcare solutions start-up iLogy Healthcare is looking to dilute upto 49 per cent of promoter equity to bring on board a private equity partner. The company is looking at further verticalising its offerings in the health informatics, ...

  • 16-Jul-2010 | Ravi Menon

    Aricent to set up mobile VAS centre of excellence

    Telecom software firm Aricent is understood to be looking at setting up a Centre of Excellence (CoE) at its Bangalore operations for developing mobile value-added services (VAS) applications which can be delivered over service-oriented architectures ...

  • 14-Jul-2010 | Bibhu Ranjan Mishra & Ravi Menon

    Q&A: 'Kris' Gopalakrishnan, CEO, MD, Infosys

    'We cannot forecast beyond 18 months'

  • 14-Jul-2010 | Ravi Menon & Bibhu Mishra

    Infy faces surge in attrition

    With nearly 8,000 employees leaving Infosys Technologies in the quarter under review, the company's attrition has almost touched 16 per cent, the highest in four quarters.

  • 14-Jul-2010 | Bibhu Ranjan Mishra & Ravi Menon

    Action for leaks on networking sites

    Infosys Technologies aims to introduce a social media policy which will help it take legal action against employees who leak confidential company information on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and Orkut.

  • 12-Jul-2010 | Ravi Menon

    Promoters to exit Northbloc mall project

    The retail industry slump appears to be exercising a negative effect on development of new malls. Pride Mall Ltd, the commercial construction arm of the Estate Pride Group, is understood to be looking for a buyer for Northbloc Mall, its upcoming ...

  • 02-Jul-2010 | Ravi Menon

    Tata Cap healthcare fund eyes Rs 600 cr investments

    Tata Capital, the private equity and financial services arm of the Tata group, is looking at over Rs 600 crore investments for its standalone healthcare fund. The Tata Healthcare Fund will look at taking minority stakes in fast-growing healthcare ...

  • 29-Jun-2010 | Ravi Menon

    Promoters of Eureka Outsourcing look to dilute equity

    The promoters of Eureka Outsourcing Solutions (EOSL), part of the Tulip Group, plan to raise private equity funding by offloading 5-10 per cent of their holdings sometime this year.

  • 21-Jun-2010 | Ravi Menon

    German froth Bitburger to debut in India

    More the bitter, all the better -- where the Indian beer market is concerned. Top German brewer Bitburger Braugruppe GmbH could soon join the line-up of MNC beer brewers in India. The Birburger Brewery Group, which leads the draught beer market in ...

  • 13-Jun-2010 | Ravi Menon

    Cognizant eyes insurance BPOs

    Refining its inorganic growth strategy further after carrying out acquisitions in consulting and analytics areas down the years, Cognizant Technology Solutions is understood to be scouting for business process outsourcing (BPO) firms specialising in ...

  • 09-Jun-2010 | Ravi Menon

    Tippers & Trailers to tap debt

    Vehicle carrier and tipper manufacturer, Tippers & Trailers India Pvt Ltd, a division of the Hissaria Group, plans to raise debt to the tune of Rs 25 crore to finance the expansion of its tipper business. Chief executive officer of the ...

  • 03-Jun-2010 | Ravi Menon

    Panacea Biotec seeking pharma buy, new tie-ups

    Panacea Biotec, India’s third largest biotechnology company and one of the leading vaccine makers by volumes, is understood to be looking at acquiring a pharmaceutical company with its own branded line of products or API (Active Pharmaceutical ...

  • 27-May-2010 | Ravi Menon

    Aujas eyes second funding round

    Aujas Networks, the IDG Venture-backed pureplay digital security services provider, is exploring the possibilities of raising a second round of funding to push forward its growth plans.

  • 23-May-2010 | Ravi Menon & Mihir Mishra

    Crash site a green nightmare

    Airport expansion violated runway width and other global norms: NGO.