Daily Archives: September 10, 2019

Alibaba founder Jack Ma steps down amidst industry uncertainty


Jack Ma, who founded Alibaba Group, the world’s biggest e-commerce company, is stepping down as chairman at a time when the rapidly changing industry faces uncertainty amid a US-Chinese trade war. Ma stepped down Tuesday as part of a succession announced a year earlier. He will stay on as a member of the Alibaba Partnership, a group of 36 people ...

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Just 19 percent employers in India bullish on hiring in Oct-Dec qtr: Survey

Only 19 per cent of employers in the country have bullish hiring plans for the next three months, while 52 per cent expect no change in their payrolls, says a global survey which predict softer employment outlook in many markets for the October-December quarter. According to the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook survey released on Tuesday, that covered 5,131 employers across India, ...

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NEET aspirant from Bihar hangs herself in Kota


A 19-year-old student, preparing for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) at a coaching institute here, allegedly committed suicide by hanging from the ceiling fan of her room, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place in Rangbadi area under Mahavir Nagar police station limits on Monday evening, Assistant Sub-Inspector Harveer Singh said. He said Sweta Kumari Rajput, who ...

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Rishi Kapoor returns to India after cancer treatment


Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor is back home after undergoing a medical treatment for cancer in the US. The actor, who was in New York since late last year, returned to India on Tuesday morning. The 67-year-old actor took to Twitter to share the news of his homecoming and thanked his fans and well-wishers for their continuous support. “Back Home! 11 ...

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