The Coronavirus crisis has massively impacted higher education, yet students remain keen as ever to continue their studies abroad. Here’s how Ireland is coping with this dilemma. The COVID-19 crisis has had an immediate impact on higher education globally. Notably, for those international students studying far from home, the decision had to be made whether to return home to continue studies online, or stay abroad during a period of social distancing measures. Related Stories: COVID-19 hits an Indian solution to a [...]
An entrepreneur behind Chennai-headquartered Impact Sourcing company DesiCrew explains how Digital India's module for creating IT sector jobs in rural India can be easily adapted to suburban Ireland. Over the last decade, we have seen a shift in the nature of support required by our customers. Customers are not looking at India as just a low-cost labour provider. There is a requirement for agile solutions, supporting automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning Initiatives. We at DesiCrew are mindful of [...]
The country will hit 530 million smartphone users by 2018, behind China’s 1.3 billion but ahead of the US figure of 229 million, a latest analysis finds. In 2018, 66 per cent of people across 52 countries will own a smartphone, up from 63 per cent in 2017 and 58 per cent in 2016, according to Zenith’s ‘Mobile Advertising Forecasts 2017’ report, published recently. The US-based analysis firm found that the top three countries in terms of smartphone usage will remain [...]
With Brexit around the corner, one of Britain’s neighbours is making a play for Indian investments as a member of the European Union (EU). Ireland has a strong proposition for any company choosing to do business in Europe. A part of the European Union (EU), the country’s impressive offering includes large and small companies, MNCs and indigenous companies, universities and research institutes in the technology, ICT, life-sciences, financial services and advanced manufacturing sectors, not to mention access to over 500 [...]
Tech Mahindra, an Indian software major specialising in digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering, opened its new Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Dublin in January 2017.
The centre, to be operational in the first quarter of calendar year 2017, will be central to Tech Mahindra’s operations in the country and would focus on emerging technologies such as Robotics and Automation, Business Analytics, Cloud Infrastructure and Digital Services. The new centre would employ around 150 engineers over the next three years.
Beats Mylan, Novartis, Torrent, Aurobindo to the post. Promoter says hungry for more
Almost inarguably, October 5th 2016, a Wednesday was the biggest day in the life of 53 year old Binish Hasmukh Chudgar, the highly low profile vice chairman of Ahmedabad based Intas Pharmaceuticals. That day in central London, Intas snapped up Israeli generic drug maker Teva’s assets in UK and Ireland—Actavis UK Ltd and Actavis Ireland Ltd—in a record $ 764 million deal (Rs 5083 crore) out muscling bigger global rivals like Mylan and Novartis or domestic competition like Aurobindo pharma and Torrent Pharmaceuticals in a bidding process that lasted over 6 months.