Unlimited opportunities, huge investments: India bets big as Expo 2020 Dubai kicks off

Dubai kicked off Expo 2020 on Thursday and India is all set to generate huge investments and opportunities as the world emerges from the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic. At the first such event in the Middle East, 25 million people are expected to visit over six months. With gleaming pavilions in the dusty Dubai suburbs, Expo 2020 may even overshadow the Tokyo Olympics, during which strict Covid-19 rules ensured the venue lacked spectators. However, pandemic protocol will make its presence felt at Expo 2020 too, as visitors will have to…

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TCS bets on ‘localised recruitment’

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) hired more than 20% of its recruits in the last one year in international markets as part of its “localisation initiatives.” In the October-December 2017 quarter alone, the firm recruited almost 3,000 people from outside India. “Overall, in the last 12 months, we have recruited 59,700 employees, which includes 12,700 outside India, a good indicator of how our localisation initiatives are progressing,” CEO & MD Rajesh Gopinathan said at a recent investor call. He added that the company had “always prided ourselves in our ability to…

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