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Indian companies create 113K jobs in US: Report

Indian companies create 113K jobs in US: Report

Indian companies have also contributed USD 147 million towards corporate social responsibility.

Nov 15, 2017, 13:20 PM IST
Narendra Modi's new India vision to help US job creation, says Sean Spicer

Narendra Modi's new India vision to help US job creation, says Sean Spicer

Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s "vision for a new India" will also help create jobs in the US, President Donald Trump`s Press Secretary Sean Spicer said while announcing Modi`s White House visit scheduled for June 26.

Jun 13, 2017, 10:34 AM IST
Sensex gets back on feet, Nifty takes 9,300 on buying push

Sensex gets back on feet, Nifty takes 9,300 on buying push

The flagship Sensex witnessed a mild recovery on Monday while the Nifty took back the key 9,300 level on the back of uninterrupted buying by domestic investors even as their foreign counterparts looked the other way.

May 08, 2017, 17:13 PM IST
Cognizant Q1 Net up 26%, steps up hiring in US

Cognizant Q1 Net up 26%, steps up hiring in US

IT major Cognizant reported a 26 percent rise in March quarter profits to USD 557 million, helped by growth in financial services and maintained that it will grow between 8-10 percent in calendar year 2017.

May 05, 2017, 21:59 PM IST
US economy added 235,000 jobs in Trump's first full month

US economy added 235,000 jobs in Trump's first full month

US economy added 235,000 jobs in February due to gains in the construction and manufacturing sectors, according to the latest monthly employment report that represents President Donald Trump's first full month in office.

Mar 10, 2017, 20:58 PM IST

Donald Trump again vows to bring back US jobs, but offers few details

President Donald Trump told about two dozen chief executives of major U.S. companies on Thursday he plans to bring millions of jobs back to the United States, but offered no specific plan on how to reverse a decades-long decline in factory jobs.

Feb 24, 2017, 00:27 AM IST
No more dream placements for engineering students, Indian IT companies to hire more US freshers

No more dream placements for engineering students, Indian IT companies to hire more US freshers

In what could smash the dreams of thousands of Indian students, a newspaper report has said that Indian IT companies would now hire more US freshers for jobs.

Jan 18, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
Donald Trump eyes 4% growth, 25 million new jobs in 10 years

Donald Trump eyes 4% growth, 25 million new jobs in 10 years

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump laid out an aggressive economic vision Thursday, setting an ambitious goal of four percent growth and knocking rival Hillary Clinton for offering Americans nothing but a "welfare check."

Sep 16, 2016, 01:13 AM IST

US creates weaker-than-expected 151,000 jobs in August

US job creation slowed in August, the economy adding 151,000 new positions, according to data released Friday by the Labor Department.

Sep 02, 2016, 20:30 PM IST
US manufacturing grew in July, but at slower pace: ISM

US manufacturing grew in July, but at slower pace: ISM

The US manufacturing sector grew again in July, marking five straight months of expansion, but at a slower pace than expected, a private survey showed Monday.

Aug 01, 2016, 22:44 PM IST
Hillary Clinton says her economic plan would create 10 mn jobs

Hillary Clinton says her economic plan would create 10 mn jobs

Hillary Clinton on Saturday said her economic plan would create 10 million jobs in the US while that of Donald Trump would cost three and half million jobs as the Democratic presidential nominee underlined her Republican rival is not offering "real change" but "empty promises".

Jul 31, 2016, 10:21 AM IST
US jobless claims trend at lowest since 1973

US jobless claims trend at lowest since 1973

The Labor Department said initial jobless claims, a sign of the level of layoffs, fell by 18,000 to 259,000 in the week ending June 18. The prior week`s level was unrevised at 277,000.

Jun 23, 2016, 20:46 PM IST
Pro-Brexit vote could have significant economic repercussions: Janet Yellen

Pro-Brexit vote could have significant economic repercussions: Janet Yellen

Warning of the fallout on markets, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Monday that the global economy if Britain votes to leave the European Union in the June 23 Brexit referendum.

Jun 06, 2016, 22:34 PM IST

Dollar tumbles on dismal US jobs report

The dollar lost 2.0 percent to $1.1364 per euro, and fell 2.1 percent to 106.63 yen.

Jun 04, 2016, 04:21 AM IST
US job openings hit eight-month high, skills mismatch emerging

US job openings hit eight-month high, skills mismatch emerging

US job openings increased in March to the highest level in eight months and layoffs continued to decline, indicating the labor market remains fairly robust despite April`s slowdown in employment gains.

May 10, 2016, 23:59 PM IST

US added 160,000 jobs in April; jobless rate 5%

This is the weakest gain since September, which The Wall Street Journal said is a sign that employers may be turning cautious after the economy slowed early in the year.

May 07, 2016, 00:34 AM IST
H-1B visa reform bill introduced in US Senate

H-1B visa reform bill introduced in US Senate

Two US Senators have introduced a bipartisan legislation in the Senate seeking reform of H-1B visa programme and modify wage requirements while also calling for a sense of urgency against the "abuse of the system" over a scheme they claim has gotten away from its original intent.

Nov 11, 2015, 12:15 PM IST
Indians working in US find their job less stressful: Survey

Indians working in US find their job less stressful: Survey

A majority of Indians who live in the US and send money home say they are overqualified for their jobs here and find their US workplace to be less stressful than workplaces in India, a survey has revealed.

Oct 21, 2015, 09:01 AM IST
Indian tech industry supports over 411,000 jobs in US: Report

Indian tech industry supports over 411,000 jobs in US: Report

Indian tech industry contributed nearly 411,000 jobs to the US economy this year and USD 20 billion in taxes between 2011-15 when American firms leveraged Indian talent to provide innovative and cost-competitive solutions to boost their global market share, a new report said Monday.

Sep 21, 2015, 18:02 PM IST

US jobless claims edge higher

Initial jobless claims, a sign of the pace of layoffs, rose to 274,000 in the week ending August 8, an increase of 5,000 from the previous week`s level, the Labor Department reported.

Aug 13, 2015, 21:31 PM IST