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Bengaluru tops the list for job seekers in technology sector: Report

Bengaluru, Delhi-NCR, Pune, Hyderabad and Mumbai are the top five destinations for technology careers in India.

Jun 11, 2018, 21:03 PM IST

Hiring activity sees 6% growth in February 2018: Report

The demand to hire seasoned professionals in senior management roles with experience of over 16 years saw 16% YoY growth. 

Mar 18, 2018, 15:54 PM IST

Office space absorption crossed 42 mn sq ft in 2017: CBRE

Annual supply for prime office space was over 29 million sq ft during the year, a decline of about 18 percent as compared to 2016.

Jan 16, 2018, 17:04 PM IST

Despite layoffs, IT sector still has a reason to cheer – Here's why

India added about 1,000 technology start-ups in 2017.

Nov 02, 2017, 21:52 PM IST

Seqrite report: TCS says no impact on its data, systems

It named a number of organisations in its blog, including UIDAI (Aadhaar) and TCS.

Oct 07, 2017, 17:27 PM IST

Global IT spending to hit $3.7 trillion in 2018

The Devices segment, Data Centre Systems and Communications Services are expected to grow by 5 per cent, 1.8 per cent and 2.2 respectively to reach $697 billion, $176 billion and $1,417 billion spending.

Oct 04, 2017, 14:23 PM IST

Govt plans to make next India Mobile Congress a global event

Sundararajan said many delegates approached the government during the event, with interest in mobile manufacturing and have demanded tweaking of some of the regulation.

Sep 30, 2017, 18:15 PM IST

Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru among top 6 cities in global rental index

According to the report, the global price index that compares rental values of prime office spaces across 20 international markets rose by 1.2 per cent in the quarter.

Aug 28, 2017, 20:09 PM IST

Infosys rises 2% on Nandan Nilekani return buzz

On the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the stock closed 2.09 per cent higher at Rs 911.50. During the day, the scrip had touched a high of Rs 918.25 and a low of Rs 902.35.

Aug 24, 2017, 17:05 PM IST

Infosys shares extend slide; down over 5%

The stock slumped 5.37 per cent to close at Rs 873.50 on BSE. During the day, it slipped 5.75 per cent to Rs 870 -- its 52-week low.

Aug 21, 2017, 17:01 PM IST

Market losses mount, Infosys pulls down Sensex

The stock remained the biggest loser among blue-chips on both the key indices for yet another session.

Aug 21, 2017, 16:11 PM IST

Lok Sabha clears IIIT Public Private Bill, can now award degrees

The IIIT (Public-Private Partnership) Bill, 2017 seeks to grant statutory status to 15 IIITs and declare them as 'Institutions of National Importance'.

Jul 19, 2017, 20:25 PM IST

Housing rentals to decline by 10-20% in IT hubs

Industry body Assocham said owing to the pressure on hiring and annual pay rise for employees, house owners in Bengaluru, often called India's Silicon Valley, seem to have done a reality check and are accordingly slashing the rentals.

Jun 26, 2017, 19:16 PM IST

New opportunities to absorb 50% laid off IT employees: Survey

With nearly two lakh jobs expected to be slashed in the IT sector in the next two years, all is not lost as more than 50 percent of the laid off employees will be re-skilled and transfered to other opportunities, a survey said.

Jun 18, 2017, 13:27 PM IST

No downturn in IT sector; good number of jobs to come: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday dismissed as "completely wrong" the reports of a downturn in the Indian IT sector and said a good number of people will get jobs in the current fiscal.

Jun 04, 2017, 20:49 PM IST

Reports of job losses overstated, to hire 20K this year: Infosys

IT services major Infosys on Friday said it will hire 20,000 people this year as against only 400 people being asked to leave on performance grounds and termed reports of large-scale job losses as "overstated".

Jun 02, 2017, 18:05 PM IST

Layoffs rile India's flagship IT sector, tough times likely to continue

IT outsourcing has long been one of India`s flagship industries but experts say automation, a failure to keep up with new technologies and US President Donald Trump`s clampdown on visas is creating industry-wide upheaval.

May 31, 2017, 11:48 AM IST

Congress demands white paper on government's employment strategy

IT sector is facing joblessness and will be losing 20,000 jobs annually.

May 26, 2017, 13:17 PM IST

Indian techies forming union to protect jobs amid layoffs

Hundreds of Indian techies working as software engineers or providing back office services to global firms are setting up a pan-India trade union to protect their jobs amid layoffs by many IT firms, including Infosys, Wipro, Tech Mahindra and Cognizant, said a functionary of a employees forum on Tuesday.

May 23, 2017, 23:41 PM IST

FMCG highest paying industry in India: Randstad survey

As per location-specific salary trends, IT capital Bangalore tops the chart as the highest paying city in the country.

Apr 06, 2017, 15:51 PM IST