Indian woman techie wins lawsuit against Wipro

Bengaluru , May 4

Shreya Ukil, a 40-year-old Indian woman who was formerly a techie at the Wipro office in London, has won a landmark lawsuit in a British court against the IT major for sacking her on grounds of gender discrimination, unequal pay and victimisation.

Indian woman claims lawsuit win against Wipro in Britain

Bengaluru , May 4

Shreya Ukil, a 40-year-old Indian woman who was formerly a senior techie at the Wipro back office in London, claimed to have won a lawsuit in a British tribunal against the IT major for sacking her on the grounds of gender discrimination, unequal pay and victimisation. Wipro, however, said the tribunal upheld the dismissal as appropriate and rejected claims of adverse cultural attitude towards women in the organisation.

Telangana urges centre to help migrants in Saudi firm

Hyderabad , May 3

The Telangana government has requested the central government to come to the rescue of migrant workers from the state working in Saudi Arabia with the Bin Laden Group of companies where large-scale retrenchments have been made.

Synthetic versions of 'game-changing' new antibiotic created

London , May 2

In a major step towards bringing to the clinic a "game-changing" new antibiotic that was discovered last year, a team of University of Lincoln researchers, including one of Indian-origin, has successfully produced two synthetic derivatives of Teixobactin.