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Accenture on Fast track, Surpasses TCS in employees’ Headcount

Global tech firm Accenture is on fast track and bullish on its India operations planning to hire 95,000 employees in 2015, making it larger than Tata Consultancy Services in terms of headcount. “We ended the quarter with a global headcount of 336,000 people and we have approximately 237,000 people in our global delivery network,” said David Rowland, Accenture CFO in ...

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For Free Internet Visit Hussainsagar, NTR Marg, Necklace Road but…

The much-touted free Internet service for Hyderabad residents has been fulfilled by the Telangana government with IT Minister KT Rama Rao inaugurating the service in Hussainsagar, NTR Marg, Necklace Road but rules apply as it is free only for the first 30 minutes and BSNL charges will apply after that. For the service, BSNL and WiFi infra firm Quadgen Wireless ...

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Indian Muslims’ Growth at 24%: Will it Outnumber Hindus Ever?

With an increase of 24 percent from 2001 to 2011, Muslim population in India grew more than 6 percent compared to the national average of 18 percent. However, Muslims constitute merely 14.2 percent of the country’s total population, and it may not be possible for the religious minority to outnumber Hindus ever. The final figures will be released officially later, ...

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Bone stem cells may regenerate bones, cartilage with huge future potential: study

Scientists have identified stem cells that are capable of regenerating both bone and cartilage in bone marrow of mice, with future potential in humans too to regenerate limbs lost in accidents. The concept may be familiar in both Bollywood and Hollywood movies, but for the first time researchers have identified the particular stem cells in bone marrow that can be ...

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2014 Indian IT Sector Highlights

Though the first half of the year was challenging for various reasons beyond the industry’s control, the sentiment turned around and has been upbeat for the past six months, especially in the post-elections phase, with a stable central government in place, stakeholders said. “We have seen enterprises and product firms stabilising, delivering more business value and bringing transformation to their ...

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2014 Indian Tech Review: IT industry Succeeds in innovation with double-digit growth

Indian IT industry has recovered from a slowdown and managed to sustain a double-digit growth in the $120-billion segment that had a remarkable 2014, consolidating operations and using disruptive technologies, which ensures innovation to shed the old and adapt new. Though the first half of the year was challenging for various reasons beyond the industry’s control, the sentiment turned around ...

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Vaccine found to suppress tumor growth and spreading of breast cancer: Study

Researchers from Uppsala University found that a therapeutic vaccine directed against tumor vessels can reduce tumor burden and suppress formation of spontaneous lung metastases in a mouse model for metastatic breast cancer. The target molecule of the immunization strategy is the extra domain-A (ED-A) of fibronectin, a protein domain which is highly selective for the tumor vasculature in the adult. ...

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India Records Highest Sale of Tablets in Q3 Due to Festive Season: IDC Report

Owing to robust festive buying for Diwali and Dussehra in Q3, and strengthening commercial demand, India’s tablet market reported its strongest third quarter growth so far during July-September 2014, said a report by International Data Corporation (IDC) on Friday. Tablet market shipments in India witnessed a strong quarter-on-quarter growth of 10 percent making it a 0.94-million-unit market. “The initial phase ...

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