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BlackBerry cuts 2,000 jobs


July 25th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 25 (IANS) In a massive layoff, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) Monday announced it was axing 2,000 employees.The unprecedented decision comes a month after the top Canadian ... Read more...

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BlackBerry cuts 200 jobs after market bleeding


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 22 (IANS) After two days of bleeding on the stock market in the wake of its disappointing quarterly results, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) Tuesday reportedly laid ... Read more...

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BBC to lay off hundreds of employees


January 22nd, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Hundreds of BBC employees are all set to receive pink slips, for the news broadcasting organisation is going to slash hundreds of online jobs as part of swingeing ... Read more...

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JFK airport guards fired for sleeping on the job


December 28th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Nine private security guards at the John F. Kennedy International Airport have been fired this year for sleeping on the job, a media report said Tuesday. But the ... Read more...

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Obama signs bill to boost aid to states


August 11th, 2010 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday signed a 26-billion-dollar bill to help states prevent teacher layoffs and make their medicaid payments, hours after the House of Representatives passed ... Read more...

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Health Insurer Humana to cut 2,500 jobs


February 18th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Green Bay, Feb 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Health Insurer Humana is going to hand out pink slips to over 2,500 people. Around 120 positions at the Green Bay facility will be affected. ... Read more...

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No effect of recession on Whitney Wreath


December 5th, 2009 - 1:18 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington County, Dec 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is no effect of the recession on Whitney Wreath. Instead of handing out pink slips to their employees, they are hiring an additional 250 more ... Read more...

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Pink Slips Sent To Congress As Vote Of No Confidence


November 18th, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Conservatives in America have decided to take in their own hands the dismissal of certain members of the Congress if they do not vote for ... Read more...

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‘Chartered accountants safe from meltdown’


September 19th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) At a time of pink slips, salary cuts and global economic gloom, what is the best job to have? Be a chartered accountant, that's what a top group ... Read more...

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IT professionals of Bangalore have mixed feelings on budget


July 6th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 6 (IANS) Youngsters in India's IT hub Bangalore, who have been hugely affected by the global economic recession due to large scale job losses and lack of newer employment opportunities, ... Read more...

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Loss of job can make you ill


May 8th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Losing your job can make you ill, says a new study conducted in this age of pink slips. If you do manage to find a new job quickly, ... Read more...

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Jet Airways lays off 110 employees


May 1st, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) India's leading private carrier Jet Airways handed over pink slips to 110 employees on the eve of May Day, the company said Friday. "Jet Airways ... Read more...

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Jaitley attacks Sonia Gandhi for Advani comments


April 16th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Thursday took on Congress president Sonia Gandhi for her "ghulam" (slave) utterances against BJP's prime ministerial candidate L.K. ... Read more...

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Slowdown takes the steam out of Indian luxury trains


April 12th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Anuradha Shukla New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The spectre of slowdown, pay cuts and pink slips has forced the steam out of luxury trains in India, forcing many of them to cool ... Read more...

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Biggest Canadian daily axes jobs as ad revenue falls


March 5th, 2009 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 5 (IANS) Toronto Star, the biggest Canadian daily, Wednesday joined its US counterparts in issuing pink slips, eliminating 60 jobs, all from sales and marketing. The newspaper said it is axing ... Read more...

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Dos and don”ts regarding laying-off employees during recession


March 4th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 4 (ANI): While recession-hit companies are increasingly issuing pink slips to their employees, a recent survey has detailed a list of dos and don''ts on how to lay off ... Read more...

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Elderly immigrants hit hard by US meltdown


February 13th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) It was the dream of many elderly people from around the world, including India, to go to the US, stay with their children or other relatives, work and ... Read more...

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Tit-for-tat ‘Buy Canadian’ policy against US sought


February 11th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
The union leaders, who took their case to the nation's parliament in Ottawa Tuesday, said they would pressurise the government to announce the protectionist policy along with the proposed $40 billion stimulus ... Read more...

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Their jobs gone, India’s young seek out psychiatrists


February 1st, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore/Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Laid off after eight years as a successful IT professional, Rajiv Chander Das is undergoing counselling at a psychiatric clinic. Experts say Das is one of scores ... Read more...

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Hope and jobs for students at Delhi University’s job fair


January 29th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) At a time jobs are becoming scarce and pink slips the order of the day with the global meltdown, there is reason to cheer. Delhi University's newly-launched ... Read more...

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Ten issues India Inc has to contend with in 2009 (Comment)


December 28th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
What lies ahead for the Indian economy in 2009? This is the question looming large in corridors of the country's corporate world, as India Inc hopes the economy will transition from annus ... Read more...

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Kidnap for recouping losses shocks people, experts sound warning


November 25th, 2008 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The sensational kidnapping of a 14-year-old schoolboy by a businessman and two management students for ransom to make up for their market losses has left people shocked, ... Read more...

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Indian techies hit by recession in US


November 18th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 18 (IANS) Less than three weeks ago, Saurabh (name changed) relocated along with his family from Edison, the Indian neighbourhood in New Jersey, to Silicon Valley in California as ... Read more...

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British Telecom announces 10,000 job cuts, India left untouched


November 13th, 2008 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) UK-based telecom major British Telecom Group (BTG) Thursday announced plans to cut 10,000 jobs at home and overseas, but said this would not affect the Indian operations of ... Read more...

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Kenyan delegation visits Technopark


November 11th, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 11 (IANS) A high level delegation from Kenya's industrial ministry visited Technopark here Tuesday and held discussions with officials on a enhancing technological cooperation between India and Kenya.The delegation, comprising ... Read more...

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Meltdown blues reduce techies’ marriage market value


November 2nd, 2008 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 2 (IANS) Farmer O.P. Kurien, whose income has for ages depended on the fluctuating prices of farm produce, had just begun to look for a well-settled techie groom for his ... Read more...

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Brace for 25 percent job cuts, warns leading Indian chamber (Lead)


October 29th, 2008 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) After denying bonuses and other perks to employees, India Inc is expected to hand out pink slips to nearly 25 percent of its workforce, a leading industry ... Read more...

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Bajrang Dal deserves to be banned: Congress


October 17th, 2008 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Congress Friday said that the Bajrang Dal "deserves to be banned" for its alleged role in the attacks on Christians in Orissa that have claimed at ... Read more...

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Ministers take credit as Jet reinstates staff (Round-Up)


October 17th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Thousands of employees of Jet Airways, who were shown pink slips, were celebrating Friday after chairman Naresh Goyal decided to reinstate each one of them, even as ... Read more...

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No pink slips, but Air India exploring leave without pay option (Roundup)


October 16th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Call it Jet lag! Air India Thursday said it was considering voluntary leave without pay for some staff for three to five years, even as Civil Aviation ... Read more...

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Jet staff cries foul after pink slips to 850 (Roundup)


October 15th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Agitated employees of Jet Airways cried foul Wednesday after the services of 850 staff were terminated, following a strategic and operational alliance with rival Kingfisher Airlines. The ... Read more...

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Jet Airways staff cries foul after pink slips to 850 (Lead)


October 15th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Agitated employees of Jet Airways cried foul Wednesday after the services of 850 staff were terminated, following a strategic and operational alliance with rival Kingfisher Airlines. The ... Read more...

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Go Air to cut another 300 flights


July 11th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Go Air, the Wadia Group-promoted low cost carrier (LCC) is likely to cut another 300 flights from August in the wake of sky-rocketing oil prices. Last month, the ... Read more...

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Citi to cut over 6,500 investment banking jobs


June 23rd, 2008 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) In perhaps the largest bloodletting on Wall Street recently, Citigroup is set this week to dismiss about 10 percent of its 65,000 investment banking employees worldwide in an ... Read more...

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