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World Water Day 2016: Some Facts & A Glance

As World Water Day is observed on March 22 since 1993 with the theme designated by the UN — "Better water, better jobs", several organisations such as UN-WATER and UN-HABITAT are organising the day officially on behest of the UN. While the UN says that a billion people around the world still do not have access to safe drinking water, ...

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India’s biggest incubation hub coming up in Hyderabad at Gachibowli

The biggest incubation hub of India is coming up in Hyderabad with the foundation stone laid at Gochibowli on Friday by Telangana Information Technology Minister K. Tarakarama Rao at the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT). To be operational by June this year, it would be the largest centre for start-up and entrepreneurship activities in the country and the joint ...

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Will Google’s Real-Time Translate send Human Interpreters Out of Job?

Latest Google Translate App released by the search giant offers real-time translation in over 90 languages, following similar move by the latest update on Microsoft’s video-phone call service Skype that provides instant translation in Spanish language. Google has its Google Tanslate that provides written translation online for over 90 languages and in many offices, it is a constant source of ...

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Games show the way to HR job-filling challenge

The number of companies using games for hiring and engagement is on the rise. The so-called Gamification is a new concept entering the new HR ecosystem and employers are experimenting it despite apprehensions. It is learnt that 66% organisations are considering using this concept in near future while 25% organisations use gamification for the purpose of recruitment Nearly 34% employers ...

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3.15 lakh jobs created in 12th Quarter: India Labour Ministry Survey

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has released the twelfth quarterly survey on the effect of global financial crisis and economic slowdown in India since September 2008. The current survey conducted by the Labour Bureau covers the period July to September, 2011. In the twelfth quick employment survey, the sample establishments covered in the previous survey have been revisited to ...

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September sees 103,000 new jobs in US; 9.1% unemployment rate remains as ever

Nonfarm payroll employment edged up by 103,000 in September, and the unemployment rate remained at 9.1 percent as ever, reports the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on Thursday. The report for July was revised from +85,000 to +127,000, and the change for August was revised from 0 to +57,000. The increase in employment partially reflected the return to payrolls of ...

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