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New Hopes: Cognizant Ramps Up Hiring Capacity For Freshers, Lateral Hires In 2021

Feb 18, 2021 PTI

The US-based company, which has over two lakh employees in India, expects to hire more than 23,000 fresh graduates this year in the country.

'Harmful And Haphazard', Lawsuit Filed Against H1-B Regulations

Oct 20, 2020 PTI

The H1-B is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.


Indian Origin Techie Goes To Police With Dead Body In Car, Confesses To Killing 3 Others

Shankar Nagappa Hangud, driving a red Mazda6, arrived at the police station in the city of Mount Shasta shortly afternoon and told officers that he had killed people at his apartment in the Placer County city of Roseville, police said.

Mindtree Defers Decision On Share Buyback

Mar 20, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

On Monday, diversified L&T made an offer to buy up to 66 per cent stake in Mindtree for around Rs 10,800 crore.


Calling It 'Grave Threat', Mindtree Promoters Vow To Oppose Hostile Takeover Bid By L&T

"A hostile takeover by Larsen and Toubro, unprecedented in our industry, could undo all of the progress we’ve made and immensely set our organisation back," the promoters said in a statement Tuesday.

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17 January, 2019

US Thik Tank Says H-1B Visa Holders Are 'Vulnerable To Abuse', Placed In Poor Working Conditions

Outlook Web Bureau

The think-tank suggested three key reforms and said these should apply to all employers and not simply a subset of them.


19 October, 2018

PM Modi Reaches Out To IT Professionals, Asks To Make ‘New India’

Outlook Web Bureau

On October 24, the prime minister will address a huge "townhall" with people associated with IT and electronic manufacturing sector.


18 October, 2018

Major Changes Likely In H-1B Visas Including Revision Of 'Definition Of Employment'

Outlook Web Bureau

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) plans to come out with its new proposal by January, 2019.



17 January, 2018

Sensex Hits Record 35,000 Mark As IT Stocks Lead Gains

Outlook Web Bureau

The NSE Nifty spurted 61.15 points, or 0.57 per cent, to trade at 10,761.60.


03 January, 2018

US' New H1-B Visa Rules Will Force Indian Techies To Self-Deport: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The H1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.


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29 November, 2017

Technology Helping Women Entrepreneurs Tremendously, Says Ivanka Trump In Hyderabad

Outlook Web Bureau

She also said that technology had helped reduce barriers and was empowering and enabling women to become more flexible.


08 November, 2017

Those Who Couldn’t Enhance Skills Lost Their Jobs During Demonetisation, Says Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Outlook Web Bureau

However, data from the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), shows 1.5 million jobs were lost. There are no official numbers on jobs lost due to dem­onetisation.


30 August, 2017

My Main Concern Was Board's Poor Governance, Not Personal Gain, Says Narayana Murthy

Outlook Web Bureau

Murthy said the recent developments were directed as a "personal attack" on him.


Photo Gallery

Panic-stricken migrant labourers arrive from Kashmir, in Jammu. Four migrant labourers were shot dead in the valley by the terrorists in the past two days.

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BJP activists burn an effigy during a protest against the recent killings of Bihari labourer by terrorists in Kashmir, in Patna.

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Patients wait to undergo tests in a hospital, amid a spike in cases of vector-borne diseases, in Bikaner

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TMC MP Mahua Maitra campaigns with party candidate Braj Kishore Goswami for the upcoming Shantipur Assembly by-elections in Nadia.

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Samajwadi Party leaders wearing black arm bands protest at UP Assembly premises before a special session of UP Assembly.

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