Infosys hired 9,100 people in  US between Apr ‘17-Mar ‘19

Infosys hired 9,100 people in  US between Apr ‘17-Mar ‘19

Monday, 24 June 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

IT major Infosys said it has hired over 9,000 people in the US between April 2017 and March 2019, almost meeting its target of recruiting 10,000 American workers. The move has helped the company strengthen its business model, it added. “Since April of 2017, we have hired about 9,100 people as of...

Expert panel suggests ways to achieve India’s $5 trillion economy target: Niti Aayog

Monday, 24 June 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Think tank Niti Aayog Sunday said that expert panel for macroeconomics and employment came out with suggestions to achieve $5-trillion economy target during an interaction with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Modi on Saturday had an interaction with economists and industry experts on India’s current economic situation.  “Expert committee for Macroeconomics & Employment...

Insolvency proceedings initiated against Jet Airways

Insolvency proceedings initiated against Jet Airways

Sunday, 23 June 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Insolvency proceedings have been initiated against debt-ridden Jet Airways, which formally stopped flying on April 17 and saw lenders voting for bankruptcy earlier this month. The cash-strapped company became the first domestic airliner to go into bankruptcy after the Mumbai bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) admitted an insolvency...

Cabinet approval for wage code bill likely next week

Cabinet approval for wage code bill likely next week

Sunday, 23 June 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Looking to bring in a fresh wave of labour reforms, the Labour Ministry is likely to seek Cabinet approval for the Code on Wages Bill next week as it pushes for its passage in the ongoing Parliament session, a source said. The bill lapsed after the 16th Lok Sabha dissolved last...

India has potential to become largest market for Logo: CEO

India has potential to become largest market for Logo: CEO

Sunday, 23 June 2019 | PTI | Kolkata

Logo Infosoft, the Indian arm of South Eastern Europe's leading software vendor Logo, expect India to become their largest market in the next 2-3 years riding on a projected boom for Goods and Services Tax (GST) management solution market, a top company official said. Government was trying to plug leakages in...

Printing of Budget begins with ‘Halwa’ ceremony

Printing of Budget begins with ‘Halwa’ ceremony

Sunday, 23 June 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur and senior officials of the ministry Saturday observed the symbolic ‘Halwa’ ceremony to mark the launch of formal printing of documents relating to the Union Budget 2019-20. The NDA government would on July 5 unveil the full Budget for 2019-20....

US lawmaker asks Mike Pompeo to raise almond tariff issue with Modi

Sunday, 23 June 2019 | PTI | Washington

Ahead of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to India next week, an influential American lawmaker has asked him to take up the issue of increased tariff on almonds during his meeting with Prime Minster Narendra Modi. India has announced a hike in customs duties on as many as 28 US...

SBI plans tapping Singapore SME businesses

Sunday, 23 June 2019 | PTI | Singapore

The State Bank of India is planning to expand its market in Singapore by enhancing its relationship across small and medium enterprises (SMEs) some of which have strong footholds across Asia Pacific. Acknowledging the stiff competition from Financial Technology (FinTech) companies.

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