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Online hiring in IT sector revs up: Report

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 15:24

Bengaluru, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indian IT sector, facing job cuts over the months due to sluggish growth, witnessed 51 per cent growth in July in online hiring, said a global employment portal.

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Profit booking, Asian cues dent equity markets

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 15:16

Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Profit booking, along with negative Asian indices and a weak rupee, dented the Indian equity markets during the late-afternoon trade session on Thursday.

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GST is a win-win for government, industry, consumers: Stakeholders

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 15:00

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) As India took a big leap towards a unified Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime across the country, with the upper house of parliament passing the relevant Constitution amendment bill on Wednesday, industry biggies and major think tanks said this transformational change is a win-win situation and hoped it will be implemented soon.

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Teenagers in India at bigger smartphone security risk: Study

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 14:48

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Teenagers in India are at a greater risk of encountering threats on their mobile devices, feel nearly 62 per cent of the respondents while 54 per cent other say young adults are more likely to commit mobile-related crime like revenge porn, a study revealed on Thursday.

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OPEC daily basket price closes lower

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 14:38

Vienna, Aug 4 (IANS/WAM) The price of OPEC's basket of 14 crudes rose a tad to $38.43 a barrel on Wednesday, compared to $38.29 on Tuesday, according to the OPEC Secretariat.

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Saudi King assisting stranded Indian workers, says Sushma

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 14:38

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said the King of Saudi Arabia has given instructions to help the thousands of Indian workers stuck in the Gulf kingdom, including giving them free passage back home.

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Huawei launches Cloud Open Labs

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 13:58

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) China-based Huawei on Thursday launched Cloud Open Labs globally to build efficient networks and help operators to provide their end users in a real-time.

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LeEco launches Super3 Ecosystem TVs in India

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 13:56

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Chinese internet and technology conglomerate LeEco on Thursday launched its Super3 series Ecosystem TVs -- Super3 X55, Super3 X65 and flagship model Super3 Max65 -- in India with 4K Ultra HD display that supports 3D display.

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Power failure hits Delhi Metro

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 13:50

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Delhi Metro services were disrupted on Thursday afternoon following a major power failure, an official said.

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GE to invest $31 mn in Mytrah wind energy project

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 13:46

Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) GE Energy Financial Services has agreed to invest $31 million in Mytrah Vayu (Tungabhadra) Private Limited (MVTPL) to support development of 200 MW wind energy project in Andhra Pradesh.

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Huawei launches Cloud Open Labs in India

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 13:40

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) China-based Huawei on Thursday launched Cloud Open Labs to build efficient networks and help operators to provide their end users in a real-time in India.

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Saudi King assisting stranded Indian workers: Sushma Swaraj

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 12:50

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said the King of Saudi Arabia has given instructions to help the thousands of Indian workers stuck in the Gulf kingdom, including giving them free passage back home.

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Target for GST rollout is April 1, 2017: Revenue Secretary

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 12:50

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) A day after the unanimous passage of the Goods and Services Tax bill by the Rajya Sabha, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia on Thursday said April 1, 2017 will the target date for the roll-out of this pan-India indirect tax regime.

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Bata concentrates same store growth

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 12:16

Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) Bata India has changed its strategy of opening over 100 stores a year and would start concentrating on same store growth, a top company official said on Thursday.

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