“End Of An Era”: Atal Bihari Vajpayee, India’s Tallest Politician, Dies

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NEW DELHI :Atal Bihari Vajpayee, three-time Prime Minister of India and one of the country’s most respected politicians, has died. The announcement was made by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences or AIIMS, where the 93-year-old was being treated by a team of doctors for nine weeks. The centre has announced a seven-day mourning throughout India and state funeral for the former prime minister. Governments in Delhi, Punjab and Uttarakhand have announced a holiday on Friday as a mark of respect to Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Mr Vajpayee, the BJP’s tallest…

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RentoMojo Now Offering Smartphones Like iPhone X, iPhone 8, Google Pixel 2, and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 on Rent

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HIGHLIGHTS 1. Rent for the Google Pixel 2 is the least at Rs. 2,099 per month 2. Rent for the iPhone X is at Rs. 4,299/ month for 24 months 3. Rent for the Galaxy Note 8 is at Rs. 3,599/month for 24 months Consumer rental website RentoMojo that used to deal in renting of furniture, electronics, and vehicles, has now started renting smartphones as well. The platform is offering flagship devices like the iPhone X, iPhone 8, Google Pixel 2, Samsung Galaxy S9, and the Samsung Galaxy Note 8…

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Infosys braces for bigger cost blow as Vishal Sikka bulks up on highly­paid talent

BENGALURU: Infosys is paying over Rs 1 crore to more than 1,800 employees in its overseas locations, 150 of whom were hired in the previous fiscal year, data accessed by ET shows, highlighting the cost challenge India’s second largest IT services company will face as it seeks to expand its workforce in developed markets. These salary numbers assume significance because last month Infosys announced it would hire 10,000 people in the US — a mix of freshers and experienced people — as the outsourcing industry seeks to combat the threat…

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