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Chandraprabha Venkatagiri 24 July 2018
The bags are not completely unpacked and I am yet to recover from jetlag. Venkat, my better-half, shows a couple of messages on WhatsApp that I am yet to check. Then, as if on cue, he shows me a news article that says that admissions to MBA this year are expected to plunge to an all-time low....

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Clinton Fernandes 22 May 2018
Do employees take advantage of all tax-saving benefits available to them? Research by Zeta-Nielsen on 1,233 employees from manufacturing and service sector showed that one in four employees did not understand tax-saving possibilities through benefits that form part of their salary...

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Chandraprabha Venkatagiri 25 January 2018
Giri (my better half) always chides me for attempting to show things in poor light. But I cannot help it, can I? Even as I plan my annual trip to the US in February, I thought I must share certain happenings that will definitely be in the interest of the larger public. I know that Moneylife...

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IANS 24 January 2018
In a blow to Twitter's expansion plans, the micro-blogging platform's Chief Operating Officer (COO) Anthony Noto has quit the company.   Noto will join online lender Social Finance (known as SoFi) as CEO.   "Noto has been an incredible advocate for Twitter and a trusted...

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IANS 28 September 2017
Financial services provider Tata Capital on Thursday announced the appointment of banking industry veteran Rajiv Sabharwal as its CEO and Managing Director-designate.   According to the company, Sabharwal will join Tata Capital from January 2018 and would take over from the firm's...

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Job losses have been increasing with alarming speed. The media are full of reports about the impact of recession in the software sector. Thousands have lost their jobs in the past few months and more are expected to follow. Corporate chief executive officers (CEOs) have said that layoffs must...

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IANS 15 February 2017
Over 80 per cent of India's millennials -- those born between 1980-2000 -- say they work harder than their bosses, as their work hours stretch longer than their managers', a survey revealed on Wednesday.   According to the survey conducted by Talentedge, a Delhi-based Ed-Tech firm,...

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Moneylife Digital Team 08 December 2016
Vistaar Financial Services Private Limited, an  NBFC (non-banking finance company), focused on lending to small businesses in rural and semi-urban areas, announced the appointment of CB Bhave as the non-executive chairman and independent director of the company, according to a release from...

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Moneylife Digital Team 24 October 2016
In another exit, well not as big news as Tata Sons, Subramanian Anand, who was re-designated as Group Operating Officer of National Stock Exchange (NSE) on 1 April 2015, has reportedly resigned from his post. As per our understanding, and information, the Board of Directors of NSE met last...

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Moneylife Digital Team 12 October 2016
Reserve Bank of India (RBI)'s Executive Director Gurumoorthy Mahalingam is appointed as Whole Time Member (WTM) of market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), replacing Prashant Saran, who retired in June.    In a gazette notification, the Financial Market Division...

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IANS 01 October 2016
US-based software major Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation on Friday announced an internal investigation under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act into certain payments made to facilities in India.   The probe led the company to appoint its IT Services Chief Executive Rajeev...

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IANS 06 September 2016
Even as the Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore remains the country's top university, its global ranking has dropped two notches to 152 in the latest QS World University Rankings 2016-17 released on Tuesday.   Founded in 1909 as a result of the joint efforts of Jamsetji Nusserwanji...

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IANS 02 September 2016
The government on Thursday notified the National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme to offer financial incentives to employers.   "The Scheme has an outlay of Rs. 10,000 crore with a target of 50 Lakh apprentices to be trained by 2019-20.    Union Ministry of Skill Development...

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IANS 30 August 2016
Some 33 lakh employees of the central government had reason to cheer on Tuesday with the government announcing their annual bonus that has been pending for two years.   "The bonus entitlement for 2014-15 and 2015-16 will be released on the revised norms for central government...

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IANS 25 August 2016
In an unprecedented move, the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) on Thursday released the names of nine companies it had blacklisted for allegedly going back on plum job placements they offered to its students.   These companies, most of them start-ups, were blacklisted for...

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IANS 22 August 2016
The Supreme Court on Monday said the stay of the Gujarat High Court verdict quashing 10 per cent reservation for the economically weaker sections will continue but no admission would take place on the basis of the quota was carved out in the wake of Patel agitation in the...

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Akanki Sharma (IANS) 22 August 2016
Happiness knew no bounds for 18-year-old Aditya Pratap Singh Rathore and his family when he was named the winner of the IndiaSkills 2016 competition held here last month.   Hailing from the city of the Taj, Rathore won the first prize in the "Automobile Technology Skill" category at...

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IANS 16 August 2016
Global software major Infosys Ltd. will soon lay off about 3,000 techies since the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has cancelled the contract for setting up a new bank (Williams & Glyn).   "Subsequent to this (RBS) decision, we will carry out an orderly ramp-down of about 3,000 persons,...

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Dr Abhijit Gosavi 08 August 2016
As someone who grew up in India, getting his high-school and part of his college education there, and as someone who has been an engineering professor in the U.S. for the last seventeen years, I have had the opportunity to observe students from multiple nations. Students from India have key...

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IANS 02 August 2016
The first meeting of the committee appointed to look into the allowances recommended by the 7th Pay Commission is scheduled this week while the payment of arrears will commence from this month, Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa has said.   "The decision to defer the decision pertaining...

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