Cognizant to upskill 5,000 staffers
The firm is in the process of selecting mid- and senior-level resources among the planned 5,000 employees who will be reskilled, chief financial officer Karen McLoughlin said in a recent analyst call. The firm had planned to increase hiring in its sales vertical to build a 500-strong team that will target niche deals in digital services.
Jobs growth slows in past 2 years, core companies hit hard
Job creation has slipped to 2.8% in 2018-19 as compared to 3.9% in 2017-18 accordi...
Employment growth in India slowed in last two years: CARE Ratings
CARE Ratings pointed that most of the core industries have witnessed 'virtu...
Govt promoting labour-intensive manufacturing in tourism and agro-based industries: Gangwar
The National Manufacturing Policy identifies employment intensive industries like textiles and garments, leather and footwear, gems and jewellery and food processing, etc. as special focus attention sectors.
JKB Infra ties up with Frech firm for redevelopment of railway stations in India
The project will work to redevelop, reconstruct and renovate India's major railway stations to surpass world-class standards and focuses on key stations to positively impact 100 cities and 16 million passengers per day
SC, ST, educationally backward people in Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh will continue to get reservation in jobs: Government
"Before the revocation of Article 370 and 35A, 'The Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Act, 2004' was in force to provide reservation in jobs to the scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and other socially and educationally backward classes in the erstwhile state of J&K," Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said in a written reply to Lok Sabha.
Worried independent directors no longer keen to hold board seats
This unabated exodus reflects a trust deficit in corporate India, said the chairman of a leading conglomerate.
China terminates anti-dumping duties on pyridine imports from India, Japan
China on Wednesday terminated its six-year long anti-dumping measures on pyridine imports from India and Japan after the domestic producers asked the government to withdraw the reinvestigations of the duties.
India, Sri Lanka cautious of EU proposal against illegal fishing
The European Union's inclusions to IUU ( illegal, unreported and unregulated) fishing has raised reluctance by India, Sri Lanka and the group of African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries conforming to the laid proposals giving powers to countries to keep illegal operators out of their ports and prevent them from landing illegal catches.
Lindstrom India expands Kolkata operations
Inaugurating the new service unit, Juha Laurio, President & CEO, Lindstrom Groupstated, "It's been commendable the way India market is shaping up for Lindstrom Oy. Kolkata has been a strategic choice for us. Given our vision of 2020, we are making headway and achieving the right milestones here in India."
India accedes to Honk Kong convention for ship recycling
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) adopted the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships in 2009, which is aimed at ensuring that ships being recycled after reaching the end of their operational lives do not pose any unnecessary risks to human health, safety and to the environment.
BS VI emission norms to create headwinds for CV sector: India Ratings
For fleet owners, the ownership of BS-VI vehicle would be credit neutral as the benefits from fuel efficiency and maintenance would largely be offset by higher debt repayments.
Information Technology may trim 40K middle-level jobs
Mid-level resources, with experience of 10-20 years, account for a 5th of the workforce across IT companies.
Martin Sorrell's ad firm sews up its first merger in India
S4 Capital was set up by British ad mogul Sir Martin Sorrell after his acrimonious exit from the world’s largest advertising group, WPP, a company he started over 30 years ago.
Three Rafale jets handed over to India: Government
India and France signed an Euro 7.87 billion (Rs 59,000 crore approximately) deal in September 2016 for 36 Rafale jets.
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