UK unemployment hits 5.0% on coronavirus fallout

At 5.0 per cent, the figure is 1.2 percentage points higher than a year earlier, the ONS added.

published on : 26th January 2021

Indian economy estimated to contract by 9.6 per cent in 2020, grow at 7.3 per cent in 2021: UN

The report said economic growth in South Asia in 2021 will be insufficient, at 6.9 per cent, to make up for the losses of 2020.

published on : 26th January 2021

45 Telangana youths scammed by Gulf agent on pretext of providing jobs

The agent forged fake visas, travel tickets and offer letters as part of the con.

published on : 26th January 2021

Job losses from virus four times as bad as 2009 financial crisis

The International Labor Organization estimated that the restrictions on businesses and public life destroyed 8.8% of all work hours around the world last year.

published on : 25th January 2021

Oxfam urges radical economic rejig for post-COVID world

Oxfam said the world's 10 richest people saw their fortunes increase by half a trillion dollars since the crisis began even though global economy remains smaller.

published on : 25th January 2021

Micro firms can create 10.3 million jobs: Report

It noted that the government’s aggressive policies can enable the growth of the current 6.2 crore MSEs to 8 crore MSEs over the next 10 years. 

published on : 24th January 2021

Jolly good story: Treesa, India’s new kid on the badminton block

It was tough because there weren’t many top-notch badminton players from our place.

published on : 24th January 2021

Impact assessment of riverfront project in Cuttack soon

The National Green Tribunal (NGT)-constituted joint committee will now assess the impact of sand filling in Mahanadi river bed upstream of Jobra barrage in Cuttack.

published on : 24th January 2021

Healthcare, tech to lead recovery in job market

Healthcare and technology will be at the forefront of any recovery in India’s job markets, according to a report from global recruitment firm Michael Page.

published on : 23rd January 2021

On the prowl

Of late, woman entrepreneurs are being targeted by a well-organised fraudster who dangles non-existent central schemes before them as bait. 

published on : 20th January 2021

Doctor writes to MEA over job fraud

He stated that he had paid Bioplannet Rs 4,72,000 in two instalments in 2018. Chaturvedi and Bioplannet had later signed a MoU for the registration process in December 2019.

published on : 20th January 2021

Unions strike over job cuts at French vaccine maker Sanofi

Some 200 workers with union flags and megaphones gathered outside the entrance to the sprawling Sanofi research and development facility in Marcy l'Etoile.

published on : 19th January 2021

Uttar Pradesh, Bihar have maximum police posts lying vacant

Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal top the list of States having maximum vacancies in police departments.

published on : 18th January 2021

Jharkhand man duped of Rs 6.5 lakh in Odisha

A 34-year-old man from Jharkhand was duped of Rs 6.5 lakh by two persons who promised to get him a government job.

published on : 17th January 2021

Expedite promotions process, says Telangana Chief Secretary

He directed officials to make elaborate arrangements for the conduct of Republic Day celebrations on January 26.

published on : 17th January 2021
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