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Accenture to create 15,000 jobs in US

Accenture to create 15,000 jobs in US

Undated, Feb 17 (Reuters) Accenture Plc said today that it would create 15,000 jobs in the United States, as IT services firms brace for a more protectionist US technology visa program under President Donald Trump. The company is domiciled in Dublin, Ireland, but a majority of its more than 380,000 employees are in India. IT services companies came under the spotlight after Trump said that his administration would focus on creating more jobs for U.S. workers, who had been affected by the outsourcing of jobs abroad. Major IT service companies, particularly those based in India, use H-1B visas to fly engineers to the United States to service clients, but some opponents argue they are misusing the program to replace U.S. jobs. Accenture said on Friday it would invest $1.4 billion to train its employees and would open 10 innovation centers in some U.S. cities. The newly added jobs will raise the company's U.S. workforce by 30 percent to more than 65,000 by the end of 2020, the company said. The U.S. business accounted for 46 percent of the company's full-year revenue for the year ended Aug. 31. Reuters CJ PR1845

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Islamic State claims responsibility for British parliament attack

Islamic State claims responsibility for British parliament attack

CAIRO, Mar 23 (Reuters) Islamic State was responsible for an attack outside Britain's parliament which left four people dead, the group's Amaq news agency said today.

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23 Mar 2017 | 6:14 PM
Lok Sabha condemns terror strike in London, pays tributes to Bhagat Singh, others

Lok Sabha condemns terror strike in London, pays tributes to Bhagat Singh, others

New Delhi, Mar 23 (UNI) The Lok Sabha today condemned the terror attack outside the Parliament House in London and in solidarity against terrorism and to pay tributes to the departed, Members observe silence for a while.

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23 Mar 2017 | 7:05 PM
Strike enters fourth day as Mah docs defy govt warning

Strike enters fourth day as Mah docs defy govt warning

Mumbai, Mar 23 (UNI) Health care services remained crippled in the city for the fourth consecutive day as resident doctors continued their stir today despite warning of suspension and pay cut by the government across various hospitals in Maharashtra.

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23 Mar 2017 | 6:28 PM
Anti-Romeo squad issue figures in Lok Sabha, Rajnath evades direct reply

Anti-Romeo squad issue figures in Lok Sabha, Rajnath evades direct reply

New Delhi, Mar 23 (UNI) Congress Member Ranjeet Ranjan today accused that within days of BJP coming to power in Uttar Pradesh, there are already instances of discrimination against minorities and other social groups.

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23 Mar 2017 | 6:19 PM
Govt in touch with US over visa provisions

Govt in touch with US over visa provisions

New Delhi, Mar 23 (UNI) The Government is constantly monitoring the proposed Bills on curbing H1B visas and is in touch with the US Government in this regard, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today.

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23 Mar 2017 | 4:28 PM
Demonetisation shock was necessary to the system: Jaitley

Demonetisation shock was necessary to the system: Jaitley

New Delhi, Mar 23 (UNI) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today staunchly defended demonetisation saying the 'shock was necessary to the system.

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23 Mar 2017 | 4:06 PM
Babri Masjid case: SC defers hearing till April 6

Babri Masjid case: SC defers hearing till April 6

New Delhi, Mar 23 (UNI) The Supreme Court today deferred the hearing in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case till April 6.

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23 Mar 2017 | 12:42 PM

IICT develops technology 'Nanofiltration membrane'

22 Mar 2017 | 8:08 PM

Hyderabad, Mar 22 (UNI) The city-based Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT) has developed a technology called 'Nanofiltration membrane' which will enable the country's steel industry to tackle the challenging separation problem.

Honda WR-V crosses 4k mark in bookings within week, says Raman Kumar

Honda WR-V crosses 4k mark in bookings within week, says Raman Kumar

23 Mar 2017 | 5:59 PM

Chandigarh, Mar 23 (UNI) HSIL Senior Vice-President and Director Raman Kumar Sharma today announced that Honda WR-V, the new sporty lifestyle sub-metre crossover vehicle of Honda Cars India Limited (HSIL) has crossed 4k mark in bookings just in a week of its launch since March 16.

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