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Layoffs on the rise: Should you opt for a job-loss insurance cover?

Layoffs on the rise: Should you opt for a job-loss insurance cover?

In one of India's biggest-ever layoffs, engineering major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) shed 14,000 employees across businesses during the first half of fiscal 2017. Now, according to media reports, some other companies ranging from Snapdeal to Microsoft are also planning to trim their workforce over the coming months.

Infosys' $2.5 billion share buyback moves closer as company amends association rules
Infosys' $2.5 billion share buyback moves closer as company amends association rules

Infosys Ltd has amended its Articles of Association adding provisions to enable it to buy back its shares, lending further credence to the news about the company mulling a share buyback worth up to $2.5 billion (Rs 17,000 crore) following TCS and Cognizant.

PM Modi to unveil first 112-foot tall Shiva statue in Coimbatore today: 5 facts to know!
PM Modi to unveil first 112-foot tall Shiva statue in Coimbatore today: 5 facts to know!

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be unveiling 112-foot tall statue dedicated to 'Adiyogi'...

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Obesity drug may cut diabetes risk by 80 per cent: Study
Obesity drug may cut diabetes risk by 80 per cent: Study

A drug used for treating obesity, along with proper diet and exercise, may reduce the risk of diabetes by up to 80 per cent - especially in patients who are predisposed to develop the disease, a new global study has claimed.

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Layoffs on the rise: Should you opt for a job-loss insurance cover?
Layoffs on the rise: Should you opt for a job-loss insurance cover?

In one of India's biggest-ever layoffs, engineering major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) shed 14,000 employees across businesses during the first half of fiscal 2017. Now, according to media reports, some other companies ranging from Snapdeal to Microsoft are also planning to trim their workforce over the coming months.

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Gold at 3-1/2-month high as Federal Reserve dampens rate hike expectations
Gold at 3-1/2-month high as Federal Reserve dampens rate hike expectations

Gold prices rose 1 percent to a 3-1/2-month high on Thursday after minutes from the latest Federal Reserve policy meeting further dampened expectations for an interest rate hike in March, lowering U.S. bond yields and pressuring the dollar.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 24 Feb )This Week ( 19 Feb - 25 Feb )

SAGITTARIUS Your creative energy should now be at a peak, but not perhaps because the stars are all on your side. On the contrary, challenging romantic stars remind us of the cliché that all great art stems from… read more