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  • Maharashtra government does away with 5 per cent job quota for Muslims Yesterday

    Mumbai: Muslims will not get the five per cent reservations in Maharashtra government jobs as announced by the erstwhile Congress-NCP government just before Assembly polls last year, it was officially announced on Wednesday. "An ordinance to this effect (providing a five per cent job quota) lapsed on December 23 last...
  • No eye contact biggest mistake during job interview: Survey 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Most of the employers within five minutes of an interview can figure out if a candidate is fit for the job and majority of them consider failing to make eye contact as the biggest body language mistake made by the applicant, says a survey. According to the survey...
  • Union Budget 2015: ASSOCHAM demands inclusive economic growth and comprehensive jobs creation February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: The MSME sector employs nearly 10 crore people and accounts for over 95 per cent of the total number of industrial enterprises. It contributes about 45 per cent of the manufacturing output and 37.5 per cent of the GDP while accounting for 40 per cent of the total...
  • Twitter can help you find a job. Here's how February 25, 2015

    London: Twitter is no longer just a plain micro-blogging site but can now also become your new job hunting ground. Twitter seems keen to position itself as a resource for job seekers. According to a Twitter survey, 77 per cent of polled British Twitter users think the service could help them...
  • Apple to spend 1.25 billion pounds on two new data centres in Europe February 23, 2015

    Bengaluru-Apple said it would spend 1.25 billion pounds to build two data centres in Europe that would be entirely powered by renewable energy and create hundreds of jobs. The company said the centres, in Ireland and Denmark, will power Apple's online services, including the iTunes Store, App Store, iMessage, Maps and...
  • Robots may even replace techies who program them: Researchers February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Researchers have warned that robots may even replace coders, the very people who program these machines to perform tasks, in the near future. The researchers -- Boston University's Seth Benzell, Laurence Kotlikoff, and Guillermo LaGarda, and Columbia University's Jeffrey Sachs -- have proposed that even software developers could face...
  • Online hiring rises 11 per cent in January February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Online hiring activity grew by 11 per cent in January this year, with the IT/Telecom sector emerging as the top employment generator during the month, says a report. According to a report by TimesJobs, this is the first time since 2012 that online hiring has increased for three...
  • Government fires employee who skipped work for 24 years January 8, 2015

    New Delhi: AK Verma, an executive engineer at the Central Public Works Department, was fired after last appearing for work in December 1990. "He went on seeking extension of leave, which was not sanctioned, and defied directions to report to work," the government said in a statement on Thursday. Even after an...
  • Steve Jobs biopic: Katherine Waterston to play the role of Apple founder's partner December 24, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Katherine Waterston will play Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' longtime girlfriend and the mother of his first child in the upcoming biopic, to be directed by Danny Boyle. Waterston will be seen in the role of Chrisnann Brennan. The length of her role is uncertain but it is said...
  • IIT Kharagpur bags maximum jobs compared to other IITs December 21, 2014

    Kolkata: As the first phase of placements drew to a close, IIT Kharagpur students have got the maximum number of jobs as compared to other IITs, institute officials said on Sunday. The first phase of placements, which ended on Saturday, witnessed a growth of around 10 per cent with 1,100-plus job...
  • Google Glass will fail, smartwatches disappointing, Apple no longer a pioneer: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak December 19, 2014

    Sydney: Steve Wozniak says he is no fan of smartwatches and believes Google Glass will fail as he cautioned not to expect the company he co-founded, Apple, to always lead the way into new technologies. The American, who quit Apple in 1987 - 12 years after creating the technology giant with...
  • Original Apple computer sells for $365,000 at New York auction December 12, 2014

    New York: A fully operational Apple computer that company co-founder Steve Jobs sold out of his parents' garage in 1976 for $600 sold for $365,000 at Christie's on Thursday. The Ricketts Apple-1 Personal Computer, named after its original owner Charles Ricketts, is the only known surviving Apple-1 documented as having been...
  • Ebay plans to cut thousands of jobs next year: Report December 11, 2014

    Bengaluru: Online retailer eBay is mulling over a plan to cut thousands of jobs early next year, as it readies to spin off its PayPal unit, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the company's thinking. "We are focused on running the business and setting eBay and PayPal up...
  • Three years after his death, Steve Jobs gives video testimony in Apple trial December 6, 2014

    New York: Three years after the tech world mourned his passing, Apple mastermind Steve Jobs was back from the dead giving posthumous testimony in a video at a US antitrust trial. Jurors in an Oakland court have been submerged since the beginning of the week in a debate over whether consumers...
  • Emails reveal Steve Jobs' determination to keep non-iTunes music away from Apple's iPods December 4, 2014

    Oakland: Legendary Apple CEO Steve Jobs had seven words for a subordinate when he learned that a rival company was about to introduce a program that would let music fans buy songs anywhere and play them on Apple's iPod devices. "We may need to change things here," Jobs said in a...
  • Muslims face worst job discrimination in Britain: Study November 30, 2014

    London: Muslims in Britain constitute the worst off community when it comes to employment opportunities, a new research has found, according to media reports on Sunday. Muslim men in Britain were up to 76 per cent less likely to have a job of any kind compared to white, male British Christians...
  • Natalie Portman to feature in Steve Jobs' biopic? November 27, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Natalie Portman is in early talks to be cast in a biopoc on Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. If she signs on the dotted lines, the actress would co-star alongside Michael Fassbender, who is currently attached to star in the film, hollywoodreporter.com. Portman and Fassbender nearly worked together on another...
  • Refusal of deputation to debar babus from foreign jobs: Centre November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The refusal of IAS officers to come on central deputation will debar them from foreign postings, the Centre has said. The move comes after it was noticed that many state governments and cadre controlling authorities were withdrawing the names of proposed IAS officers when their cases were being...
  • AAP's Arvind Kejriwal woos youth, promises 8 lakh jobs, WiFi across Delhi November 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday launched the party's Delhi Dialogue campaign and wooed the national capital's youth by promising 800,000 jobs, vocational training, stadia, new colleges and Wi-Fi across the city. Delhi is headed for elections after the assembly was dissolved in November. The polls are...
  • Factors likely to determine polling pattern in Jharkhand November 11, 2014

    Ranchi: Jharkhand is well known for two things: rich mineral wealth and oldest tribes. Much has been said about the development of this backward region but no party has come up with a clear vision to take the state forward. We spoke to students, young executives, writers and people from all...
  • The whys and whats of India's rural jobs scheme November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) was enacted in September 2005. It promises up to 100 days of employment per rural household to all adults at the minimum wage. Any adult residing in rural areas could demand work and was entitled to get it within 15 days...
  • Delhi University holds job fair for undergraduates November 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Offering an opportunity to over 5,000 students to secure employment, Delhi University conducted a job fair for the students graduating in 2015. "Three companies came to hire around 100 students during the first placement drive of the session. 35 students have successfully secured jobs for themselves," JM Khurana,...
  • Michael Fassbender to replace Bale in Steve Jobs biopic? November 5, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Michael Fassbender is reportedly in talks to replace Christian Bale in Apple's founder Steve Jobs' biopic. Bale, after much deliberation, came to the conclusion that he was not right for the part and withdrew, said The Hollywood Reporter. Previously, Leonardo DiCaprio was in line to play Jobs before moving...
  • Apple-1: A fully operational Apple computer from 1976 to be auctioned in December; could fetch $600,000 November 4, 2014

    New York: A fully operational Apple computer that company co-founder Steve Jobs sold out of his parents' garage in 1976 for $600 will hit the auction block in December, where it is expected to fetch more than half a million dollars, Christie's said on Monday. The so-called Ricketts Apple-1 Personal Computer,...
  • Factory activity expands at a modest pace in October: survey November 3, 2014

    Bengaluru: Indian factory activity expanded at a modest pace in October, as stronger demand led manufacturers to add jobs for the first time in four months and allowed them to raise prices, a business survey showed on Monday. The HSBC Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), compiled by Markit, rose to 51.6...
  • Wage disclosures could lead to salary cuts, job change: Study October 29, 2014

    Washington: Publicly disclosing personal information - such as government officials' income - may result in unintended consequences, a new US study suggests. Using California as a case study, a researcher from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs showed that city managers - typically the highest-paid city...
  • Ideas that Apple stole for its Macs, iPods, iPhones, iPads, OS October 27, 2014

    Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is widely credited for revolutionising personal computing, but then not all of the tech visionary's revolutionary ideas were original. The list of the ideas that Apple stole from others is long and it covers many of the leading products that the Cupertino technology giant has produced....
  • Apple-1, the first Apple computer from 1976, sells for $905,000 at auction October 23, 2014

    One of the few remaining examples of Apple's first pre-assembled computer, Apple-1, sold for $905,000 at an auction in New York on Wednesday, far outstripping expectations. The relic, which sparked a revolution in home computing, is thought to be one of the first batch of 50 Apple-1 machines assembled by Apple...
  • Odisha government to recruit 50,000 youngsters by March next October 18, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: In the wake of large vacancies in the state administration, Odisha government on Saturday decided to fill up about 50,000 posts by the end of 2014-15 financial year. This was decided at a high level meeting presided over by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Additional Chief Secretary (Finance) UN Behera...
  • Will Christian Bale play Steve Jobs in a new biopic? October 17, 2014

    Los Angeles: Christian Bale is in talks to portray Steve Jobs in a biopic, a role that Leonardo DiCaprio was circling earlier. Sony has started negotiations with 'The Fighter' star, who was the original choice when David Fincher was in talks to direct the movie about the Apple co-founder, according to...