Vol XVII August 15,1999
Financial Performance of Indian IT companies
August 10, 1999: India is going to polls once again, and in the 13th Lok Sabha elections the stakes are high. On the occasion all eyes, not only from India but from people across the globe, will turn to Indian electoral scene after the Kargil dispute and Indian economy moving faster than ever before. IndiaMART.com, would bring these hot and closely watched elections on the Net on its new site— http://www.indian-elections.com dedicated to the forthcoming polls.
Revolutionizing e-commerce newsbriefs
Asset International and Intermesh Systems have recently joined hands, to provide a training-cum placement program for its scholars in e-commerce. The course comprises training in networking, Java Applications and web based applications. The institute is also providing a three year course offered by DOEACC at A, B and C levels. Its main features are ERP fundamentals, Visual Basic, HTML and others. Asset International is an Aptech division, and Intermesh is among the leading Internet solution providers in India. Intermesh is also known as the creators of Indiamart.com.
Hindustan Times (Career & Enhance)
Online Shopping may soon become a reality given the revolutionary changes that surface everybody
Different opinions on the potential of e-commerce in india.
By Prashant Kurup
Bangalore may be known as India’s Silicon Valley but Delhi may soon steal a march as far as on-line entrepreneurship goes. And the beneficiaries range from children to parents to travelers and tourists and food enthusiasts…. .…Indiamart has now become a global gateway to India with sites on travel, handicraft, apparel, investment, health and news with links to major Indian Dailies… … Delhi citizens are slowly becoming netizens and enterprising ones at that too.
IndiaMART.com has come out with a site dedicated to healthcare. Christened health.indiaMART.com, the site apart from exhaustive information on emergency services and healthcare has an interesting sex guide dealing with sexual relations and related problems. An engrossing section is the section on health tool kit that features calculators for child-birth due date, calorie burn, target heart rate and an obesity calculator.
More than 70 Telecom/Networking-based companies are profiled with a brief on their individual performances, products and services offered, tie-ups and turn-overs.
(June 12, 1999): The CBSE results are out and the most talked about upcoming event amongst students just passed from their schools is admissions in colleges. For the first time, complete information on admissions in Delhi University is being made available on the Net. ‘Bharat on-line’, MTNL’s portal site, created by Intermesh Systems has a complete section (bol.net.in/duadmissions) devoted to the issue.
May 13, 1999: Following the concept of ‘america-on-line’— the largest and the most popular portal site on the world wide web, MTNL is setting up a Indian site named— ‘bharat on-line’ (bol.net.in). This site will serve as an interactive and comprehensive portal site for connecting the rest of the world to India. This interactive site will showcase Indian culture and the developments made in various contexts. It will also host various ongoing Indian and international events.