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NewsBytes Briefing: China could leave TikTok deal hanging, and more

31 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: China could leave TikTok deal hanging, and more

Over the weekend, China included AI technologies such as speech and text-recognition and those that analyze data to make recommendations in its list of export-control products.

Meet Roshni Nadar Malhotra (38), the richest Indian woman

17 Jul 2020

Meet Roshni Nadar Malhotra (38), the richest Indian woman

A few hours ago, billionaire industrialist Shiv Nadar announced his decision to step down from the role of Chairperson at HCL Technologies, the multinational IT giant he founded four decades ago.

HCL launches 'Tech Bee' program to hire Class-XII students

17 Jun 2019

HCL launches 'Tech Bee' program to hire Class-XII students

India's homegrown IT giant HCL Technologies recently announced that it would soon launch an early career program under which, it would train and hire Class-XII (intermediate) students.

Delhi: In a first, woman arrested for raping another woman

04 Feb 2019

Delhi: In a first, woman arrested for raping another woman

A 19-year-old woman was arrested by Delhi police for allegedly raping a woman making it the first case in India after Supreme Court read down the archaic Section 377 of IPC.

AICTE to stop setting up new engineering colleges from 2020

19 Jan 2019

AICTE to stop setting up new engineering colleges from 2020

In an unprecedented move that could impact many engineering aspirants, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has decided not to permit registration of new engineering colleges from the academic year 2020-2021.

#HealthBytes: 8 food items to improve your sperm count

26 Sep 2018

#HealthBytes: 8 food items to improve your sperm count

Sperm health, i.e. sperm count, motility and semen volume is crucial to the man's fertility and therefore the lady's chances of conceiving.

Gurugram vs. Noida: A battle of being the best

18 Jul 2018

Gurugram vs. Noida: A battle of being the best

The residents of Gurugram and Noida - touted as the next-gen cities - have always been at loggerheads on which city has the best job opportunities, civic amenities, housing, social life, and safety to offer.

Death for child-rapists: DCW chief Swati Maliwal ends 9-day fast

22 Apr 2018

Death for child-rapists: DCW chief Swati Maliwal ends 9-day fast

Swati Maliwal, chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women, ended her 9-day fast at Rajghat, New Delhi on Sunday after President Ram Nath Kovind approved death penalty for those convicted of raping children below 12 years.

International Women's Day: A look at some of Indian 'Sheroes'

08 Mar 2018

International Women's Day: A look at some of Indian 'Sheroes'

Even today, few Indian woman are emancipated, educated, independent and doing what they want. But they wish to, and that's a big leap forward.

Multi-million dollar Zoho Corp powered by high school graduates

29 Jul 2017

Multi-million dollar Zoho Corp powered by high school graduates

Zoho Corporation is a Chennai-based software company offering cloud-based products like Zoho Mail, Zoho Docs (like Google Docs), accounting software Zoho Books and several others, some of which are used by giants like Amazon, Suzuki, etc.

Middle east diplomatic crisis: What does India stand to lose?

06 Jun 2017

Middle east diplomatic crisis: What does India stand to lose?

Speaking on the ongoing diplomatic crisis in the Middle East, External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj called it an intra-Gulf-Co-operation Council affair, with no implications for India.

White House welcomes Infosys decision to hire Americans

03 May 2017

White House welcomes Infosys decision to hire Americans

Ninio Fetalvo, a White House spokesman stated to the media that "We're glad to see companies like Infosys see opportunity in the American economy again."

H-1B issue: Infosys to hire 10,000 local US techies

02 May 2017

H-1B issue: Infosys to hire 10,000 local US techies

Indian technology giant Infosys has decided to open four technology centers and hire over 10,000 US techies in light of the new limitations on the H-1B visas.

Ghaziabad hit-and-run: Alleged impersonator arrested in Maharashtra

13 Apr 2017

Ghaziabad hit-and-run: Alleged impersonator arrested in Maharashtra

The impostor in the Ghaziabad Audi hit-and-run case, Syed Qadri, has been arrested in Maharashtra.

New H-1B visa norms: Entry level computer programmers face hit

05 Apr 2017

New H-1B visa norms: Entry level computer programmers face hit

In the midst of the mad dash for H-1B visas, for which entries open every April, the new administration in Washington DC played a trump card through a Homeland Security memo, notifying tougher vetting procedures for computer programmers.

India halts trade pact review after Singapore denies techies visas

03 Apr 2017

India halts trade pact review after Singapore denies techies visas

With the spotlight on the US, the issue of Singapore denying visas to Indian IT professionals has been ignored.

Forbes 2017 Billionaires list is finally out

21 Mar 2017

Forbes 2017 Billionaires list is finally out

Every year Forbes magazine releases a complete list of the world's wealthiest individuals.

Ghaziabad Audi accident: Case gets weirder

05 Feb 2017

Ghaziabad Audi accident: Case gets weirder

The case of the Ghaziabad Audi-auto collision got even more complicated when it was found that the man who surrendered in court and the one who got bail were two different people.

Bareilly man comes forward, surrenders in Ghaziabad's Audi crash

31 Jan 2017

Bareilly man comes forward, surrenders in Ghaziabad's Audi crash

In the case of a head-on collision that killed four people last week, a man from Bareilly came forward at a Ghaziabad court, confessing to driving the speeding Audi.

Chinese media: Trump may use India to balance China

08 Dec 2016

Chinese media: Trump may use India to balance China

A Global Times report titled 'Trump may be cool to alliance with Delhi' suggested that president-elect Donald Trump may increase Indo-US defence co-operation to "suppress" China.

Trump, Gore discuss Climate Change

06 Dec 2016

Trump, Gore discuss Climate Change

President-elect Donald Trump met Al Gore at Trump tower in New York and is said to have discussed 'Climate Change' at length.

Punitive tax for US firms moving abroad: Trump

06 Dec 2016

Punitive tax for US firms moving abroad: Trump

US President-elect Donald Trump has threatened American firms with dire consequences if they move abroad and still hope to sell products in the US; he has proposed a 35% punitive tax.

Indian IT sector worried over Trump's policies

25 Nov 2016

Indian IT sector worried over Trump's policies

The Indian IT-sector is getting jittery over the implementation of Trump's campaign promises; he had stressed on prioritizing jobs and wages for US workers and also cap the number of H-1B visas.

Trump's statements: Then and now

23 Nov 2016

Trump's statements: Then and now

Donald Trump has been found changing his statements on several key issues.

Trump to scrap TPP, rethink H-1B

22 Nov 2016

Trump to scrap TPP, rethink H-1B

In a video message, outlining his plans once he assumes office, Donald Trump said one of his foremost actions would be scrapping the Trans-Pacific-Partnership agreement.

H-1B visas may cause conflict between US-India

12 Nov 2016

H-1B visas may cause conflict between US-India

A US expert on South Asian issues said that the problem of H-1B visas could be a sore point for the India-US ties under Trump's leadership.

Trump meets Obama, outlines health plan

11 Nov 2016

Trump meets Obama, outlines health plan

US President-elect Donald Trump met President Barack Obama at the White House and promised to seek his counsel on governance; Trump also revealed a new health plan, scrapping Obamacare.

Donald Trump's victory in the 2016 Presidential Election

10 Nov 2016

Donald Trump's victory in the 2016 Presidential Election

Republican presidential candidate and real estate baron Donald Trump defeated the Democrats' Hillary Clinton by 210,472 votes.

HCL banks big on acquisitions

24 Oct 2016

HCL banks big on acquisitions

India's IT giant HCL Technologies is reportedly eyeing massive acquisitions to drive the company's growth.