Employee

  • How a father combined his love for his newborn and Apple into a website will bring a smile to your lips Yesterday

    New Delhi: This is what we call a true fanboy. A former Apple employee Andreas Kleinke, who also appears to be a big fan of Apple's design, style, and presentation, has gone the Apple way in announcing the birth of his son, who is now a week-old. The Apple fanboy-turned-father...
  • Unidentified men loot Rs 9.5 lakh from petrol pump employees August 8, 2014

    Armed miscreants today looted Rs 9.5 lakh from two employees of as many petrol pumps in Bihar's Navgachhia police district, a police official said. The incident took place near road number 14 as four miscreants riding on two bikes intercepted a bike and looted a bag containing Rs 9.5 lakh at...
  • World's top billionaires advocate 3-day working week, HR experts say India not ready August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: World's top billionaire business leaders like Carlos Slim and Richard Branson may be advocating for 3-day working week to boost employee productivity, but HR experts believe India is not ready for such a model. Mexican billionaire Slim, the second richest in the world, and British businessman Branson are...
  • 14 EPFO employees get five-year RI for fraudulent withdrawals August 2, 2014

    A special CBI court in Bhopal awarded five years rigorous imprisonment to 14 people from the Employees Provident Fund Office (EPFO) and one year RI to another besides imposing a total fine of 25.53 lakh on them for fraudulently withdrawing money in the name of unknown persons thus causing losses to...
  • Canara Bank withdraws its controversial recruitment form that seeks candidate's medical history July 13, 2014

    Chennai: Canara Bank has dragged itself into a controversy over its recruitment process that needs a candidate to submit his/her private medical details- including a woman's menstrual history, chest measurement and even evidence of pregnancy. "It is an affront on the candidates who already have undergone two streams...
  • Proposal for Rs 1,000 minimum monthly pension approved: Government July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Government has approved minimum monthly pension of Rs 1,000 under Employees Pension Scheme 1995 (EPS-95) run by the retirement body Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), Parliament was informed on Monday. The decision of the government would immediately benefit 28 lakh pensioners including 5 lakh widows getting less than Rs...
  • I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar acts tough, sends back late comers June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: In a stern step to change the lax attitude of government employees, the Information & Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar sent all those who came late to work on Monday on casual leave. Javadekar was on an inspection on Monday morning in his ministry when he found that majority of...
  • Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly raises retirement age of government employees to 60 June 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly today unanimously passed a Bill amending the AP Public Employment (Regulation of Age of Superannuation) Act, 1984, enhancing retirement age of government employees to 60 years from 58. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu moved the amendment Bill in the House and requested the members...
  • LTC scam: 5 government employees jailed for four years June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Five Finance Ministry employees, three of whom have retired, and another person have been sent to four years in jail by a Delhi court for fraudulently withdrawing and disbursing Rs 4.2 lakh as Leave Travel Concession (LTC) advances. Special CBI judge Sanjeev Jain held the six men, including three...
  • This is awesome! Starbucks to provide free college education to thousands of its workers June 16, 2014

    In a move that will definitely improve the lives of its employees, US coffee chain Starbucks will provide a free college education to thousands of its workers through an arrangement with the Arizona State University, the New York Times reported adding that the company and the university will announce this...
  • Telangana: Delay in government employees allotment may cause tension May 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Centre is likely to come out with the provisional allotment of All India Service, state service and other staffers by June 2. It means the Union government will issue orders that till a final decision is taken, the government employees will work on 'work where you are basis'. This...
  • Andhra Pradesh Governor approves DA for state government employees May 14, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan on Wednesday approved the sanction of DA to the employees of state government payable from January 2014. Following the fresh hike, the DA per cent in the salary of an employee has gone up to 71.9 per cent. This is for the first time in...
  • 6 employees injured in 'hot water spillage' at Kudankulam Nuclear plant May 14, 2014

    Kudankulam: As many as six employees of the Kudankulam Nuclear power plant suffered injuries following 'hot water spillage'. "There was a small incident. Some maintenance work was going on when there was hot water spillage. Three of our employees and three contract workers suffered injuries," KKNPP Director R S Sundar told...
  • Leaving the dream: Infosys battles worker exodus May 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Infosys Ltd, once a bellwether for India's $100 billion-plus IT outsourcing industry, is losing its cachet as the employer of choice for a generation of young IT workers, with staff leaving at an unprecedented pace as the Bangalore-based company struggles to regain ground lost to rivals. Current and former Infosys...
  • BPO employee robbed of cash, valuables in Noida May 2, 2014

    A BPO employee was robbed of cash and valuables from near Sector 15A here by armed men, police said on Friday. The incident happened on Thursday when Sumit Khanna was returning home to Mayur Vihar. When he reached Sector 15A area in Noida, a car overtook him and forced him to...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 1, 2014

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  • News 360: My father died for the country, Priyanka's retort to Modi May 1, 2014

    Hitting out at Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi for his 'daughter' remark, Priyanka Gandhi said that she did not appreciate such remarks for his father. "My father died for this country more than 20 years ago. I loved him more than anyone in the world. I really...
  • Government women employees can get two-year leave for child care: SC April 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that a woman employee of central government can get uninterrupted leave for two years for child care, which also includes needs like examination and sickness. A bench of justices SJ Mukhopadhaya and V Gopala Gowda set aside the order of Calcutta High...
  • Infosys gives 6-7 per cent wage hike to employees April 15, 2014

    Country's second largest software services firm Infosys has raised salaries of its employees in the country by 6-7 per cent and by 1-2 per cent for onsite workers, effective April 1. "We have increased salaries. We have given salary hikes of 6-7 per cent for offshore and 1-2 per cent onsite...
  • Nokia Employees stage fast in Chennai, demands job security March 31, 2014

    Seeking to draw the attention of the Central and state governments to their plight, employees of handset maker Nokia India's manufacturing facility at Sriperumbudur near Chennai on Monday staged a one-day fast demanding job security. More than 3,000 employees, mostly in the 20-30 age group and a majority of them women,...
  • TCS employee murder case: Tamil Nadu Police arrests one more accused February 26, 2014

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Police on Wednesday made the third arrest in the gruesome murder of a 24-year-old woman employee of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). The accused was arrested from West Bengal and is being brought back to Chennai by train. The arrest came just a day after two migrant workers...
  • TCS employee murder case: Two arrested, hunt on for accomplices February 26, 2014

    Two weeks after a 24-year-old TCS employee was found dead, the Tamil Nadu Crime Branch has arrested two people saying that they have confessed to sexual assault and robbery. The hunt is on for their accomplices. Watch the video for more. ...
  • TCS employee murder: Inspector suspended for dereliction of duty February 23, 2014

    Chennai: There has been no headway in the murder case of the TCS employee. A 24-year-old employee's body was found in a highly decomposed state nine days after she went missing. The body was found half a kilometre from TCS office inside government IT park SIPCOT. Kelambakkam Police Station Inspector...
  • TN: TCS employee's body found in a decomposed state February 22, 2014

    Chennai: A 24-year-old TCS employee's body was found in a highly decomposed state nine days after she went missing. The body was found half a kilometre from TCS office inside government IT park SIPCOT. Kanchipuram district police have registered a case of suspicious death and are investigating the matter. The...
  • IBM to lay off 15,000 employees worldwide, to start from Bangalore February 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Technology giant IBM has started a restructuring process, which would see as many as 15,000 jobs being cut globally, including India, Brazil and the European region. "The estimate of jobs cut globally is 15,000," International Coordinator at the Alliance@IBM (official IBM employees union) Lee Conrad told PTI. Last month, the...
  • Kingfisher Airlines employees urge Yuvraj Singh to refuse to play for RCB February 15, 2014

    Yuvraj Singh became the top earner at the 2014 IPL Auction when he was sold for Rs. 14 crore to Royals Challengers Bangalore (RCB) - an Indian Premier League franchise owned by liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who also owns the controversy-ridden Kingfisher Airlines (KFA). According to India Today, the Kingfisher Employees...
  • Maharashtra: Government employees put off stir scheduled to begin on Thursday February 12, 2014

    The indefinite strike by Maharashtra government employees scheduled to begin from Thursday has been put off, following a meeting with Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan in Mumbai on Wednesday. "We have decided to put off the strike, after detailed discussions with the chief minister on our demands," G D Kulthe, chief advisor...
  • US consulate employee shot dead in Pakistan February 10, 2014

    A Pakistani employee in the US consulate was shot dead on Monday by unidentified gunmen here in this Pakistani northwest city. Faisal Saeed, 33, was killed while he was coming out of his house in Gulbahar Colony, police sources said. Saeed was employed at the US consulate in Peshawar. Further probe into the...
  • Public sector bank staffs on two-day strike from today, operations hit February 10, 2014

    Cheque clearances and cash withdrawals and deposits in public sector bank branches across the country were hit as employees started a two-day strike on Monday to press for a revision in wages. However, private sector banks such as ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and Axis Bank were functioning normally because their staff...
  • This McDonald's employee sounds like a recorded voice! February 10, 2014

    There's a McDonald's employee who sounds exactly like a voice recording. You need to listen to this to believe that he's not. This hilarious talent may one day help him have a career in Hollywood. ...