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    This Corporate Social Responsibility intervention by IBM engaged students through an on-campus approach in a 204 hour- long blended training model that uses online and face-face training immersions to build skills in data science and cloud computing. Students from 23 Tier-2 and Tier-3 non-technical institutions were trained by training partners TMI and iPrimed, the statement said.

    The income tax (I-T) department has accused Sir Dorabji Tata Trust of not sharing former managing trustee R Venkataramanan’s employment contract, despite repeated requests to justify its order. In the absence of a contract, the department concluded that the contract deems to be in breach of the trust deed, they said.

    All telcos need to pay their dues by March 17, as per a Supreme Court order. The DoT needs the details to reconcile the telcos’ calculations with their own estimates, and may need to explain the details of the telcos’ payments to the top court on that day, say officials.

    An obsession with self-improvement and productivity is taking over our lives, enabled by an ecosystem of wearable gadgets, bullet journals and apps.

    There is a four-step moderation process to review posts so as to maintain the platform's credibility, its country head Nikhil Gandhi said. Speaking at an IAMAI event in Mumbai, Gandhi said the Chinese company, which has 200 million users, has "democratised" the art and culture scene in India.

    "Undoubtedly, the success of the rule of law in our countries depends on how the judiciaries respond to such challenges and how they emerge." Referring to Constitutional provisions, Justice Bobde said it was often implicit in law that "legal rights have correlatives of legal duties."

    Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar, CISC expressed hope that the defence manufacturing would be more competitive with private companies in the fray, and said the ongoing reforms in defence procurement process should give an opportunity to the "OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) to partner with the Indian companies to enter this (small arms) market".

    The US approved green cards applications to 56,608 of the 64,906 Indians who had applied for permanent residency during its reporting year through September 2019.

    Waymo is starting to charge passengers fees. Riders of the company’s Waymo One program must pay, even though they are selected from a group of volunteers who’ve signed up to test the service.

    The budget proposal was made to restrict the tax-exempt contribution by employer to EPF, NPS and superannuation fund to Rs 7.5 lakh in an FY. However, this proposal is leading to double taxation of excess contribution in the hands of an employee.

    According to details provided by minister for labour and employment Santosh Kumar Gangwar, the number of jobs generated under PMEGP plummeted from about 5.9 lakh in 2018-19 to about 2.6 lakh in 2019-20 (until December 31, 2019). The fall is less sharp compared to 2017-18 when the number of persons benefited was 3.9 lakh.

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