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Lloyds Banking Group opens new technology centre in Hyderabad, to hire 600 techies
Lloyds Banking Group has opened its new Lloyds Technology Centre (LTC) in Hyderabad’s Knowledge City as part of its strategic investment in digital transformation. The centre aims to grow to 600 employees by the end of 2023 and will focus on delivering AI, cloud, and blockchain programs across the organization. It will also serve as a hub for modern engineering excellence and support the group’s technology transformation using India’s technology landscape and talent pool. The LTC will not provide banking services but will drive innovation and product delivery through technology, digital, data, and analytics capabilities.
Tax raids on land, real estate traders in 2 dists
Income tax officials have conducted raids at two dozen locations in Deoghar and Godda districts in India. The raids are related to the ongoing investigation into land and liquor scams. The targeted individuals are involved in the real estate and liquor businesses. The raids are linked to the illegal sale of land and properties, including a trust property dating back to 1940. The alleged scam is believed to be worth over Rs 1,000 crore. The raids have targeted the residences and business premises of prominent individuals, including a former mayor and a JMM leader.
NexTurn launches program to accelerate UN Sustainable Development Goals for gender quality and womens empowerment
NexTurn, a technology consulting firm, is focusing on solutions to expedite the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals related to gender equality and women’s empowerment. They have launched the Early Research Scholar program, offering research opportunities for students interested in digital agriculture, microlending, and public policy. The program’s focus areas, including digital agriculture and public policy, play a crucial role in addressing gender inequality in agriculture. NexTurn maintains a 30% female workforce and believes the initiative will have a positive impact on society, particularly in India and other agriculture-based economies.