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Online ride-hailing platform Uber today published to double its workforce in the product and engineering departments — from over 500 to more than 1,000 — at its Bengaluru and Hyderabad facilities next year. Uber focus is to hire full-stack teams that include product managers, product designers, data scientists, user researchers, mobile, front-end and back-end engineers, …

IT company HCL Technologies Friday stated it will acquire select IBM software products for over Rs. 12,700 crores ($1.8 billion) in an all-cash deal. The transaction, subject to “completion of applicable regulatory reviews”, is slated to close by mid-2019, HCL Technologies proposed in a statement. The deal entails seven products in areas comprising security, marketing, …

CBI vs CBI

The Supreme Court on Wednesday will listen to the plea filed by CBI Director Alok Verma challenging the government’s order divesting him from his duties and sending him on leave in the eye of graft allegations against him. Verma and his deputy, CBI special director Rakesh Asthana, were sent on leave by the Centre after …

India's Most Powerful Satellite,

Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO’s GSAT-11 satellite also called the “Big Bird ” was successfully launched into space today from the French spaceport of Kourou in South America. The satellite, launched at 2.07 am (IST), will help grant satellite-based internet to remote places where cable-based internet cannot reach. The satellite, weighing 5,854 kg, is …

strong

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres the motivation for his “strong commitment” to climate action is rooted in the ancient Hindu scriptures, the Vedas. PM Modi and Mr. Guterres met last week on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where the two held meeting about climate …

Misrepresented

Soon after union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said that Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan demanding action against his minister for his “googly remark”, the man at the receiving end of criticism said his comment was “distorted” and “misrepresented”. Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi also cleared that the remark was “strictly with reference to bilateral …

‘Captain’ comment

A DAY after Punjab Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu’s “Captain” said, Congress leaders criticized him and supported CM Amarinder Singh. The Chief Minister’s aide and his Cabinet colleague Tripat Rajinder Singh Bajwa Saturday stated that if Sidhu does not consider Amarinder as the “captain of Punjab, then it is his moral duty to resign.” …

Hurt by Congress silence, Muslims say the choice between Kuan, Khai

In the state where the lynching of Pehlu Khan in Alwar in April last year by a mob that accused him of “cow smuggling” burned nation-wide outrage, and the police investigation subsequently cleared six men Khan had named as his assailants in his dying declaration, and where the equal crime stalks more victims, you hear …

Brazil backs out of hosting 2019 climate change meeting

Brazil this week set out of hosting next year’s United Nations global summit meeting on climate change, the latest signal that Latin America’s widest nation no longer aspires to be an influential player in efforts to mitigate the effects of a warming planet. The decision leaves the UN scrambling to find a new place for …

Jalandhar MC alerts Canadian Embassy

A case of illegal immigration to Canada has come into focus after the Canadian Embassy sent the documents of a Jalandhar Municipal Corporation (JMC) Engineer to JMC officials for verification. The prescribed engineer had attached the salary slip of JMC, his I-card and a recommendation letter from a Joint Corporation. The engineer had mentioned his …

Rajasthan

The BSP candidate in Alwar district’s Ramgarh constituency in Rajasthan expired of cardiac arrest on Thursday, an official stated. Following the death of Laxman Singh, 62, elections will now take place in 199 out of the total 200 assembly seats in Rajasthan. “BSP candidate Laxman Singh died Thursday morning. Elections are postponed on the demise of …

Pakistan to invite PM Modi for SAARC summit in Islamabad

Pakistan Foreign Ministry on Tuesday stated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be invited to Islamabad for the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit, Dawn reported. The last summit in 2016 was canceled after India backed out following the terrorist attack on an Army camp in Uri where 19 soldiers died. The previous …