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Fiat not to leave Italy amid sales plunge


September 19th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Turin, Sep 19 (IANS/AKI) Amid a Europe-wide decline in car sales, Italian automobile giant Fiat said it does not intend to leave Italy or close any of its Italian plants."The ... Read more...

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Dedicated navy, air force satellites by 2014


April 30th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) India's navy and air force will have dedicated communication satellites between 2012 and 2014, Defence Minister A.K. Antony told parliament Monday.In written replies to questions, ... Read more...

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Apple releases iTunes Match


November 15th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Nov 15 (IANS) Apple Monday released a new version of its media player programme iTunes, adding the much-anticipated scan-and-match service for music iTunes Match.The feature, included in iTunes ... Read more...

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British Navy cuts 1,000 jobs


October 1st, 2011 - 3:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) The British Navy has shed 1,000 jobs as part of the country's wider efforts to balance its military budget, Xinhua reported Friday.They are the first ... Read more...

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Working women being made housewives in Britain?


August 8th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Women employees in Britain are being driven out of workplace and back into the home as public sector cuts bite, a report here has warned.According to ... Read more...

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BlackBerry announces job cuts as profits, stock plunge


June 17th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 17 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM)sank more than 15 percent during after-hours trading after Canada's top technology company released first-quarter results Thursday.As Waterloo-based RIM posted a ... Read more...

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150 Gurkhas to lose jobs under UK Strategic Defence, Security Review cuts


April 5th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Britain Army's redundancy programme is poised to axe 150 Gurkha troops in the country.The Telegraph quoted the Ministry of Defence as saying that overall 1,000 soldiers and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

10,000 British troops in Afghanistan told they face the sack


March 2nd, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 2 (ANI): Almost the entire contingent of Britain's 10,000 troops in Afghanistan has been told they could be sacked within months.The British Ministry of Defence has announced the full ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Women sue Virgin Airlines after firm sacks them over pregnancy


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 23 (ANI): Two women, who were allegedly sacked by their employer Virgin Blue because they were pregnant, have now decided to sue the airline.According to the Daily Telegraph, both had ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Almost half of over-50s have yet to realize even one lifelong dream


November 20th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Nearly half of over-50s have yet to fulfill even one of the lifelong dreams they have toiled towards, a new UK poll suggests.The poll of 13,000 over-50s was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Stress - most common health, safety problem at workplace


October 28th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A survey has found that stress is the most common health and safety problem at the workplace as of now, with recession being blamed for it.According to ... Read more...

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Britain to cut 500,000 public sector jobs


October 20th, 2010 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Nearly half a million public sector workers in Britain are to lose their jobs as the government plans to reduce more than 80 billion pounds in public spending ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

15,000 justice department staff may lose jobs in Britain


August 11th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 15,000 staff of Britain's justice department may lose their jobs as the government has planned to reduce its budget from October this year as part of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Wells Fargo & Co. plans to cut 3,800 jobs


July 8th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Francisco, July 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wells Fargo & Co. plans to lay about 3,800 of its workers off. The bank is the fourth largest bank in the United States of America ... Read more...

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Wells Fargo To Cut Around 3800 Jobs


July 8th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 4th largest bank of the USA(in terms of assets) Wells Fargo & Co has declared that it is going to cut off as many as ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New Brit Govt. to ask Queen to take ‘at least’ five percent pay cut


May 16th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): David Cameron led coalition government is expected to ask the Queen to take a pay cut from the 7.9 million pounds-a-year Civil List payment the royal family ... Read more...

Posted in World |

500 top Australian scientists may lose jobs


May 5th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 5 (IANS) Australia's top scientists are bracing for up to 500 job cuts as the government may reduce financing for the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation in the budget. Any ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

US to revamp export system to strengthen national security


April 21st, 2010 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday that the US will revamp its Cold War era export control system to enhance national security. Gates made the statement to ... Read more...

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Tata Corus warned as it mothballs British plant


February 20th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Feb 20 (IANS) Angry unions threatening strike action warned Tata-owned Corus it will face "maximum damage" as the steel giant began mothballing a plant in northeast England ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tatas face British strike as ministers try to stop layoffs


February 18th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London/New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Tatas could become the first Indian industrial group to face a major strike in Britain after union leaders hinted at "strategic action" by workers ... Read more...

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CAT glitch notwithstanding, education needs e-governance (Comment)


December 1st, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjiv Kataria Millions of us woke up on Sunday morning with front-page headlines that screamed "Online birth pangs dog CAT", "CAT's e-debacle leaves students foxed", etc. But what was a matter of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Sacked steel plant worker’s ‘cry of anger’ becomes YouTube sensation!


October 29th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): A steel plant worker has instantly gained the status of a rockstar after the 'angry' song he posted on YouTube when he lost his job became a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Business consultant gets better performance out of naked office staff


July 2nd, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 2 (ANI): A business consultant, who was called in to help an ailing design and marketing company pull itself together, has managed to get the staff to perform better after ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brown says he will lead Labour to next election


June 21st, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): Dashing hopes of Labour Party rebels, British Prime Minister has declared that he will be leading the party at the next election, and has no intention on quitting ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tata Motors ‘to reject’ Jaguar Land Rover deal


May 7th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Tata Motors, the parent company of Jaguar Land Rover, has said that it will reject a British Government loan guarantee needed to save the troubled British carmaker.A Sky News report said that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

British Telephones to shed 10,000 more jobs: Report


April 12th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (DPA) British telecom giant BT is planning to shed a further 10,000 posts from its workforce, according to newspaper reports Sunday. The job cuts come on top of around 10,000 ... Read more...

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Oz national bank removes Satyam from its IT roster


February 5th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.5 (ANI): Executives of the National Australia Bank have decided to cancel the second phase of a massive outsourcing project contracted to troubled IT services firm Satyam Computer Services. Australian IT ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hackers steal details of 4.5 million from Monster jobs site


January 27th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, jan.27 (ANI): Hackers gained access to confidential details provided by 4.5 million people to Monster.co.uk, the online recruitment site. Names, passwords, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, birth dates, sex and ethnicity ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tata-owned Corus to shed 3,500 jobs: Report


January 26th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Workers unions were seeking urgent talks with Corus Monday after the Tata-owned steelmaker was said to be considering shedding up to 3,500 jobs.Although none of its plants will ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dubai’s dream shattered


January 6th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
In the recent years over a massive expansion in Dubai , the country which provided jobs for millions, is not facing the global financial meltdown and the dream for many people as ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

500 laid off at Asia’s biggest casino as slump hits gambling


December 23rd, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Dec 23 (DPA) Five hundred employees at Asia's biggest casino resort, the Venetian Macao, have been laid off as the global slump hits betting revenues, a news report said Tuesday.Other ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chefs and hairdressers are a rarity Down Under


December 2nd, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 2 (ANI): The world might be cribbing about scarcity of jobs, courtesy the financial crunch, but chefs and hairdressers in Australia remain two of the top 10 skilled occupations ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Royal Bank of Scotland to axe 3,000 jobs: report


November 14th, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is to shed some 3,000 jobs worldwide despite being in line for a 20 billion pound taxpayer bailout, the British media reported ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Wikipedia founder sees serious Internet recession but no ”bloodbath”


October 31st, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 31 (ANI): The global economy is headed for a "pretty serious recession" that could leave some major household name websites floundering, however, there wont be any bloodbath, says the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tatas hopeful of Jaguar Land Rover surviving downturn


October 31st, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Tata Motors managing director Ravi Kant has said Jaguar Land Rover in the UK, which the Indian auto major owns, will survive the credit crunch but did not ... Read more...

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