LTI to hire 3,800 freshers as it sees order-book swelling this year

May 8, 2019

MUMBAI: Engineering major L&T’s software arm LTI will be hiring around 3,800 freshers this fiscal as it expects the business to grow at a faster clip, a top official has said. The company is working at a very high utilisation level now and wants to hire more to get down the level, chief executive Sanjay Jalona said. “We will be hiring 3,700-3,800 freshers this fiscal year as against the 3,000…

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US to propose hike in H-1B application fee: Labour Secretary

May 8, 2019

The US plans to hike the H-1B visa application fee to increase funding for the expansion of an apprentice programme, Labour Secretary Alexander Acosta has told American lawmakers, a move that would impose additional financial burden on Indian IT companies. Testifying before a Congressional committee on the annual budget of the Department of Labor for the fiscal year 2020 beginning October 1, 2019, he said that the Labour Department has…

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Amazon to open first Go store that accepts cash

May 8, 2019

NEW YORK: Amazon launched its high-tech Go convenience store a year ago, where shoppers can pull items off the shelf and walk out. Now it’s adding a decidedly low-tech feature: accepting cash. Its new store opening in New York City Tuesday will be the first Amazon Go store to do so. At its other shops, customers can only enter with an app that links to a credit card or an…

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Amazon Summer Sale: Check out some last-minute deals

May 8, 2019

The Amazon Summer Sale enters its last day on Tuesday and continues to offer attractive discounts on plenty of best-selling products in various categories- smartphones, electronics, home appliances, fashion, furniture, home and kitchen, among others. With less than 24 hours left before the sale ends, here are some exciting last-minute deals you should check out. Smartphones The Summer Sale’s most popular items in smartphones- One Plus 6T (8+128GB) and iPhone…

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