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Prisoner escapes from Jammu high security jail


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 22 (IANS) A prisoner escaped Wednesday from a high security jail in Kathua of Jammu region which houses many hardcore militants, an official said.A jail official told IANS ... Read more...

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Mahindra Satyam quarterly net profit rises 56 percent


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Software service provider Mahindra Satyam Thursday posted a 56 percent increase in net profit at Rs.352 crore for the quarter ended June 30 against Rs.225 crore ... Read more...

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Buoyed by ‘Eega’ success, VFX company looking to expand


July 24th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) Buoyed with the huge success of Telugu film "Eega", special effects company Makuta Effects is looking to expand its operations in India as well as abroad.Makuta ... Read more...

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Keste to expand India operations with $2.5 mn investment


July 12th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) Keste, the US-based Oracle software solutions and development company, plans to expand its India operations with an investment of $2.5 million.The company, which has its Indian ... Read more...

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Infosys cuts hiring in first quarter


July 12th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) In a reversal of trend, Infosys Ltd. hired less employees in first quarter (June-April) of 2012-13 fiscal than in the fourth quarter (January-March) of the last ... Read more...

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French firm Altran bets on india for growth


July 12th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) French high-tech engineering consulting firm Altran is betting on India for growth and value in diverse verticals such as transportation, automotive, aerospace and nuclear energy."India ... Read more...

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Mahindra Satyam net profit at Rs.534 crore


May 17th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Leading IT service provider Mahindra Satyam Thursday posted a consolidated net profit of Rs.534 crore for the quarter ended March 31.The firm had posted a ... Read more...

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Bosch to invest Rs.300 crore for capacity expansion


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 3 (IANS) Global supplier of automotive and industrial products and services Bosch group would invest Rs.300 crore to expand production capacity and headcount in its Nasik plant in ... Read more...

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Caste prejudices hit Bihar’s anganwadi centres: Report


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 3 (IANS) Caste and religious prejudices in Bihar's villages are affecting the central government's education and health schemes - such as anganwadis - for impoverished families, says a ... Read more...

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E&Y; to open third facility in Kerala


April 21st, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 21 (IANS) Ernst & Young (E&Y;) Global Shared Services (GSS) plans to expand its facilities at the state-owned KINFRA Film and Video Park near here. The firm has ... Read more...

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Infosys to hire 35,000 techies this fiscal


April 13th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 13 (IANS) India's second largest IT bellwether Infosys Ltd and its subsidiaries would hire 35,000 people (gross addition) in fiscal 2012-13, about 10,000 less than last fiscal (2011-12), ... Read more...

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M&M; research centre inaugurated


April 12th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 11 (IANS) Automotive major Mahindra & Mahindra's Rs.650 crore research and development (R&D;) centre - Mahindra Research Valley - was formally inaugurated by former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam ... Read more...

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Corruption will keep India in chaotic poverty trap: Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Recognising that self-interest drives a market economy, the Economic Survey for 2011-12 tabled Thursday also says India will stagnate and remain in the grips ... Read more...

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Silicon Image opens R&D; centre in Hyderabad


February 18th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Silicon Image Inc., a leading connectivity solutions provider, has opened its first research and development (R&D;) center in India at Hyderabad.The company's chief executive officer Camillo ... Read more...

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No hiring contraction in 2012-13: Naukri.com


January 12th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) India's largest online job search portal Naukri.com does not foresee any contraction in hiring sentiment in the coming fiscal. But headcount could rise if the ... Read more...

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Amid tough times, Citibank to cut 4500 jobs


December 7th, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) US banking giant Citigroup, led by Indian-American Chief Executive Vikram Pandit, is set to lay off about 4,500 employees over the next few months to ... Read more...

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Primary schools not child-friendly: Survey


October 28th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Primary schools in India are not child-friendly, a survey said Friday, even as the right to education (RTE) is lauded for increasing enrolment of ... Read more...

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Saab India Technology Centre opens in Hyderabad


October 21st, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) A technology centre to undertake research and development in aerospace, defence and urban innovation, including civil security, set up by Saab India Technologies Pvt. Ltd. in ... Read more...

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HCL Technologies quarterly net profit rises 50 percent


October 18th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) HCL Technologies Tuesday posted an increase of 50 percent in net profit at Rs.497 crore during the quarter ended Sep 30 as against the corresponding ... Read more...

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Finland’s energy firm to expand business in India


October 6th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Oct 6 (IANS) Finland-based sustainable energy solutions provider Ensto plans to expand its business in India by doubling its headcount by 2012 and setting up a new manufacturing unit."An ... Read more...

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GE bets on India; to hire 6,000 more


September 26th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 26 (IANS) The $150-billion global major General Electric (GE) is betting on India for exponential growth and plans to hire about 6,000 more people over the next five ... Read more...

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Engineering consultancy Meinhardt to invest Rs.100 crore in India


September 18th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Singapore-headquartered Meinhardt Group, an engineering consultancy services firm, Sunday said it plans to invest Rs.100 crore within a year in expanding its Indian operations."We have ... Read more...

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Hiring to increase in October-December quarter


September 17th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Hiring in India is likely to increase in the third quarter of the current fiscal, led by increased job opportunities in infrastructure, FMCG and retail ... Read more...

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Lok Capital invests $3 million in rural BPO


September 15th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 15 (IANS) Lok Capital venture fund Thursday said it has invested $3 million (Rs.1.44 crore) in RuralShores Business Services Ltd, a rural business process outsourcing (BPO) firm."RuralShores will ... Read more...

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India to play major role in Dell’s networking plans


September 13th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) In its drive to become a total information technology (IT) solutions provider, the US-based computer hardware major Dell will double the headcount at its Force 10 ... Read more...

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Plintron Global Technology to double headcount in a year


September 5th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) City-based mobile telephony technology company Plintron Global Technology Solutions plans to double its headcount in a year?s time, according to Chief Executive Officer S. Mohan Kumar.This ... Read more...

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Continental plans 50 mn euros investment in India


August 24th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) International tyre manufacturer Continental Wednesday said that it plans to invest 50 million euros in its Indian operations for ramping up production of passenger and ... Read more...

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Tech Mahindra partners Airtel in seven African countries


August 12th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 12 IANS) Tech Mahindra, a leading Indian IT outsourcing company with global footprints, has started customer care services in seven African countries as a partner of telecom giant Bharti ... Read more...

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Omega Healthcare to hire 1,000 employees in India


August 11th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) The US-based healthcare sector business process outsourcing (BPO) Omega Healthcare will increase its headcount by 1,000 in India and target 40 percent revenue growth this fiscal, ... Read more...

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Kerala makes teaching more student friendly


August 10th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) In a welcome move, Kerala has reduced the teacher-student ratio from 1:45 to 1:30 in all state owned and state supported schools.This was done under the ... Read more...

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Two-fold jump in Mahindra Satyam’s net profit


August 10th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Beginning the financial year on an encouraging note, software services provider Mahindra Satyam Tuesday posted a more than two-fold jump in first-quarter net profit, which ... Read more...

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Bangladesh, India hold talks to resolve border issues (Lead)


July 30th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 30 (IANS) India's Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday said he had "very constructive talks" in Bangladesh to resolve border issues, and assured his host that Indian border ... Read more...

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Bangladesh, India aim to resolve border issues


July 30th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 30 (IANS) India's Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday said he had "very constructive talks" with his Bangladeshi counterpart to resolve border issues. Chidambaram's visit to Bangladesh took ... Read more...

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Infosys to hire 45,000 techies this year


July 12th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), July 12 (IANS) Infosys Ltd, India's second largest IT bellwether, is back on hiring spree and plans to increase its headcount by a whopping 45,000 during this fiscal ... Read more...

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Emerson upbeat about India


July 8th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 8 (IANS) US-based $21 billion diversified manufacturing group Emerson is bullish on India and plans to triple its headcount in this country in two or three years."The group's ... Read more...

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