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Britain’s Gurkha soldiers to lose jobs


January 17th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) One in eight Gurkha soldiers in Britain will lose their job under a plan to make 4,000 members of the armed forces redundant, the Telegraph reported ... Read more...

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London hospital to sack 500 to save 50 mn pounds


February 17th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) A leading hospital in the British capital will sack 500 employees, including nurses and consultants, leading to closure of wards and removal of beds, that would save over ... Read more...

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BBC World Service to lose 650 jobs, 30 million listeners following cuts


January 27th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.27 (ANI): The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has announced cuts in its World Service program that could see the loss of 650 jobs and at least 30 million listeners.Peter Horrocks, the ... Read more...

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BBC’s move to cut back on its websites sees many losing jobs


January 25th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): The BBC has announced that it is planning on cutting back on its websites and that 360 jobs will go as it pulls coverage from areas such as ... Read more...

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MI5 dumps spies who don’t know how to use Facebook and Twitter


April 12th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.12 (ANI): British intelligence outfit MI5 is turning out dozens of its older staff because their computer skills are not sufficient to master social networking sites such as Facebook and ... Read more...

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Ageing MI5 spies struggle with Internet use


March 29th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 29 (ANI): British officials have decided to launch a redundancy programme after some of the veteran intelligence officers of MI5 were said to be struggling with the use of Internet. ... Read more...

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British MP demands to meet Ratan Tata over ‘bad judgement’


September 27th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) A British MP Sunday called for a meeting with Ratan Tata, chairman of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) owners Tata Motors, over the company's decision to close a factory ... Read more...

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Jaguar Land Rover to close British plant; no compulsory redundancies


September 24th, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover Thursday announced plans to close one of its factories in Britain but said there will be no compulsory redundancies. The company said it will ... Read more...

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BBC to cut 90 jobs in news by 2010


May 8th, 2009 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) News has announced its decision to sack nearly 90 jobs by 2010. The Mirror online reported that the bulk of the cuts are to take ... Read more...

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China to buy 13,000 Jaguars as part of new MoU


February 28th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.28 (ANI): TATA-owned Jaguar Land Rover yesterday signed a very significant order to supply 13,000 vehicles to China. The vehicles will be supplied over a three-year period, The Sun reports. ... Read more...

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Deal to save jobs at TATA-owned Jaguar on anvil


February 25th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.25 (ANI): A deal to save hundreds of jobs at the TATA-owned carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is on the anvil. According to Sky News, the deal with the unions ... Read more...

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Lloyds TSB to transfer 250 jobs to India: British union


May 16th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
London, May 16 (IANS) Britain's largest workers' union says a decision by Lloyds TSB (LTSB) bank to transfer work from cities across Britain to India will result in the loss of up ... Read more...

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