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Microsoft Could Lay Off Thousands Of Employees Amid Big Shake-Up


Microsoft Corp. reorganized its sales and marketing operations in a bid to woo more customers in areas like artificial intelligence and the cloud by providing sales staff with greater technical and industry-specific expertise. The changes will mean thousands of job cuts in areas such as field sales, said a person …

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China Accuses India Of ‘Betrayal’ On Sikkim Border


NEW DELHI: China today said that its border with India in Sikkim is well-demarcated and the Indian Army’s action there over the last month is a “betrayal” of the position taken by successive Indian governments. “Former Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru endorsed the 1890 Sino-British Treaty on Sikkim in a …

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Thank You Prime Minister Modi,’ Tweets Ivanka Trump After Invite


WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited Ivanka Trump, daughter of Donald Trump, to lead an American delegation of entrepreneurs to India during his first meeting with the US President at the White House on Monday. “I have invited her (Ivanka Trump) to lead the US delegation for global entrepreneurship forum,” …

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Bribes, Borders And Middlemen: Why GST Is A Game Changer


Seized vehicles. Bribes.Days-long delays. Moving goods across Indian states isn’t exactly easy — and that’s a major barrier to economic growth. Rolling a truck of vegetables into Gujarat, the state once governed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requires a bribe of 500 rupees to 2,000 rupees even with your papers …

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Sridevi Would Be Happier To See Jhanvi Married Than Act In Films


NEW DELHI: Actress Sridevi’s daughter Jhanvi is almost set for her Bollywood debut (though there hasn’t been an official announcement yet) but the MOM actress told mid-day that it “would give me greater joy to see her (Jhanvi) married.” Jhanvi is reportedly debuting in Karan Johar’s Student of the Year …

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