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TCS says will honour all new job offers, including to 40,000 new graduates

Shares of Tata Consultancy Services Ltd rose as much as 7.9% on Friday as investors shrugged off the software service firm’s warning on coronavirus risks to focus on sales wins and its promise to push ahead with hiring this year. Mumbai-based TCS saw consolidated revenue for the fourth quarter grow 5.1 percent to ₹39,946 crore. The company, which reported fourth ... Read More »

Cyber security professionals in big demand: Over 67,000 job openings, says estimate

MUMBAI: Cyber security professionals are among the most sought-after talent this year as companies across sectors seek to strengthen their data security. There are currently over 67,000 job openings in cyber security in the country, according to an estimate by specialist staffing firm Xpheno that was shared exclusively with ET. These include application security, threat management, cloud security, information security, network security, and ... Read More »

Saturday jobs dying as teen employment halves, Resolution Foundation says

The number of working teenagers has almost halved in the last 20 years, a study suggests, sparking fears of the “death of the Saturday job”. A Resolution Foundation report suggests a quarter of 16 and 17-year-olds were in work between 2017 and 2019 – falling from 48% in 1997-99. Young people were instead prioritising studies over part-time work, it added. The ... Read More »

Syria says Israel attacked posts held by its military, allied militias

Illustrative: Missiles rise into the sky as Israel hits an air defense position and other military bases, in Damascus, Syria, May 10, 2018. (Syrian Central Military Media, via AP) An Israeli missile attack targeted Syrian military positions held by the government and its allies early on Wednesday, Syria’s state news agency said. Local media reported that air defenses shot down ... Read More »

Won’t allow Indian content as it damages our culture, says Pakistan Supreme Court

Indian TV shows have been banned in Pakistan. Pakistan’s Chief Justice Saqib Nisar on Wednesday said that the country’s Supreme Court will not allow Indian content to be shown on Pakistani TV channels as it “damages our culture”. Nisar’s remarks came as a three-member apex court bench heard an appeal filed by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) against ... Read More »

55% of Remote Workers Now Telecommute Full Time, Survey Says

Digital technology has upended the way we work and where we can work. And a new survey from AND CO and Remote Year has some insightful data regarding the state of remote workers in 2018. According to the survey, 55% of the respondents said they worked remotely 100% of the time. There was another 28% who said they worked remotely and on-site, and another 15% ... Read More »

Antidepressants can help delay ageing of brain cells, says this study

Administering commonly used antidepressant fluoxetine to mice helped restore youthful flexibility to their ageing brain cells, showed a study. The study provides fresh evidence that the decline in the capacity of brain cells to change, called “plasticity,” rather than a decline in total cell numbers may underlie some of the sensory and cognitive declines associated with normal brain ageing. Scientists ... Read More »

I would see my fans everywhere and wonder why am I not getting work, says Bobby Deol

Reclaiming the lost glory — this is how actor Bobby Deol’s journey can be summed up. One of the biggest stars in the 1990s and early 2000s, he confesses he ‘lost his way’ somewhere after that, but with biggies such as Housefull 4 and Yamla Pagla Deewana 3 in hand, things can only get better. Excerpts from an interview: Your ... Read More »

How to control diabetes, study says this magic pill could help reverse the condition

Scientists have developed a less invasive and effective treatment for reversing type 2 diabetes, one that can offer the same benefits as surgery. In a study published in the journal Nature Materials, researchers administered an oral agent in rats to deliver a substance that could temporarily coat the intestine to prevent nutrient contact with the lining in the proximal bowel and ... Read More »

Facebook to Clearly Label Political Advertising in Britain, CTO Says

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook will introduce the new measures by June this year The social network will require political ads to be clearly labelled Political advertisers will have to complete an authorisation process Facebook will introduce new measures to improve transparency around adverts in Britain by June this year and require political ads to be clearly labelled, the firm’s Chief Technology Officer told ... Read More »