Indeed expansion signals rise of technology jobs in southwestern Connecticut

Southwestern Connecticut’s economy is programmed to grow its technology sector for years to come, according to industry experts. Job-search giant Indeed’s recent announcement that it would increase its Stamford contingent by some 500 people in the coming years represents a milestone for the local economy. Many see the company’s expansion as proof the area is developing into a top destination for technology talent and that Indeed’s plans speak not only to its own success but the potential for other firms in the field. “Any time a large tech company is…

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Sundaram Finance reports 13.9% rise in Q4 profit

CHENNAI: Non-banking finance company Sundaram FinanceBSE 1.02 % has recorded a 13.9 per cent rise in its fourth quarter net profits ending March 31, 2017 at Rs. 139 crore. The city-based company had clocked net profits at Rs. 122 crore during the corresponding quarter of previous year, a top official said. For the full year ending March 31, 2017, the net profits stood at Rs. 495 crore. The profit for the year ending March 31, 2017 is not comparable to previous year, which includes a one-time profit of Rs. 40.64…

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West Bengal inn inventory at the rise

The supply of lodge rooms in West Bengal is on the rise, with the total number of rooms inside the Indian kingdom predicted to growth by way of round 35% by way of the quit of the fiscal year. The monetary instances mentioned Sudesh Poddar, president of resort & eating place association of japanese India (HRAEI), as announcing that room supply is expanding especially strongly in Kolkata. “we have a total of approximately five,500 keys in Kolkata between two–superstar and 5–superstar centers which is predicted to the touch 7,500 by…

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Earthquake kills at least 77 in Ecuador, toll likely to rise

Using tractors and bare hands, rescuers hunted for survivors on Sunday after Ecuador’s biggest earthquake in decades killed at least 77 people, devastated coastal populations and left an unknown number trapped in ruins. The 7.8 magnitude quake struck off the Pacific coast on Saturday and was felt around the Andean nation of 16 million people, causing panic as far away as the highland capital Quito and collapsing buildings and roads in a swathe of western towns. Nearly 600 people were injured, according to initial tallies the government said would probably…

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Migrant arrivals to Greece rise sharply despite EU-Turkey deal

Arrivals of refugees and migrants to Greece from Turkey rose sharply on Wednesday, just over a week since the European Union and Turkey struck a deal intended to cut off the flow. Greek authorities recorded 766 new arrivals between Tuesday morning and Wednesday morning, up from 192 the previous day. Most arrived on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos. The EU Commission said on Tuesday that the flows in the last week had reduced, with only 1,000 people arriving from Turkey on Greek islands, compared to an average of 2,000…

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University admissions: Sharp rise in unconditional offers ‘makes institutions look desperate’

It used to be relatively rare for universities to make unconditional offers. Between 2008 and 2013 fewer than one per cent of all offers were unconditional Getty Images The sharp rise in universities giving unconditional offers of places to sixthformers makes institutions look “desperate” and risks making students “sit back and twiddle their thumbs”, a leading headteacher has warned. Peter Hamilton, head of The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School in Hertfordshire, told an education conference that he was concerned at the sharp rise in unconditional offers which saw a  93 per…

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