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Stressed and insecure in IT job? You are not alone!

When even the top 8% of the working population is worried about their economic well being, imagine the plight of the bottom 92% of workers .

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Protection against Sexual Harassment of Women at workplace

While in developed economies, women avoid filing complaints due to economic insecurity, Indian women face the additional burden of backward culture.

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CTS in trouble? What trouble?

CTS might manage to cover its tracks successfully and come out of this episode with little damage to its top management and shareholders. The losers will be only CTS employees and the public.

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Education becomes currency play

Rs 43 crore cash was seized from the residence of one of the trustees of the Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre. This money – in wads of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes – is said to be the capitation fee collected from students, primarily for medical seats. The Vydehi group, whose …

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Mumbai Terror alert was a prank

Schoolgirl’s spotting ‘terrorists’ in Mumbai was a prank On September 22, 2016, the Western Naval Command has sounded the highest state of alert along the Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane and Raigad coasts in Maharashtra after reports of suspicious movement of an armed group dressed in Pathan suits in Uran. Two students – a girl and …

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5 times annual salary as severance pay!

At the end of last year (2015) Infosys CFO Rajiv Bansal put in his papers and left to head ride-hailing service Ola’s finance division. Bansal earned Rs 4.72 crore in the previous year. Unlike an average software engineer who is asked to leave the company with 2 or 3 months salary, Bansal got almost 5 …

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“Do Not Use Google’s Messaging App Under Any Circumstances”

Snowden Issues Warning — Do Not Use Google’s Messaging App Under Any Circumstances From the article : “Just because you aren’t engaged in criminal activity or planning a terrorist attack doesn’t mean the government wouldn’t love to know everything about you. Environmental activists, for one of many examples, are considered in the State’s notoriously-inclusive watchlists …

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IT Job Loss claims yet another life

Techie commits suicide in her flat in Kodigehalli Tejaswani, a 25-year-old software engineer committed suicide in her flat in Tindlu, Kodigehalli on Friday. She was married to Yadusudhan, also a software engineer. Yadusudhan lost his job two months ago. Tejaswini’s parents told the police that Yadusudhan was pestering her for money as he was unemployed. …

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Private Education scamsters on rampage, not only in India!

By the time ITT Technical Institute closed its doors earlier this month, the for-profit college had been selling tenuous diplomas at exorbitant prices for more than 20 years burying low-income and first-generation students in insurmountable debt, and evading regulators since the early 1990s. This is the mirror image we should have seen before letting in …

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There is no beef about beef in the rest of world – OECD

While Indian state governments and cow vigilantes are busy policing the food habits of citizens, the rest of the world is busy enjoyig their veal cutlets and juicy steaks, as per data released by OECD for the year 2014-15. Residents of planet Earth consume an average of 34 Kg of sheep meat, pork, beef and …

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China plans massive relocation to fight poverty

Chinese authorities said it will spend 950 billion yuan ($142.4 billion) to relocate about 16 million people out of poor areas nationwide as China strives to meet its poverty eradication goal by 2020. Authorities will offer job training and livelihood support for resettled families and provide a pension and medical insurance. Around 110,000 km of …

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Raymond to replace 10,000 jobs with robots in next 3 years

Raymond to replace 10,000 jobs with robots in next 3 years

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Layoffs at Twitter’s Bengaluru development center as it stops global engineering work

Layoffs at Twitter’s Bengaluru development center as it stops global engineering work

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TCS earnings warning a symptom of Indian IT sector woes

On September 8th Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) shares dropped as much as 6.4 per cent after the Mumbai-based IT major said it is witnessing “sequential loss of momentum” in the key banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) vertical. TCS shares, which closed 4.85 per cent lower at Rs 2,322, underperformed the broader Nifty that ended …

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Mass layoffs spook job market in India in 2016 – Economic Times

This entry is part 4 of 19 in the series Struggle Against Layoffs

Massive job cuts by Cisco Systems, Microsoft, IBM, Flipkart, OLA and many others.  

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