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Tripura student opens LED bulb factory, gives job hope amid pandemic

December 20, 2020 7:23 pm

The 22-year-old said the idea of opening a factory hit him after he ran into a problem with a dysfunctional LED bulb at his home in March. With the lockdown coming into effect, he struggled to get a replacement and started watching YouTube on fixing LED bulbs.

To boost jobs, CM Yogi Adityanath disburses 10,000 crore loan to MSME units in UP

December 04, 2020 12:36 pm

MSME units have given employment to about 20-35 lakh people, said MSME Minister Sidhartha Nath Singh

Significant dip in Chhattisgarh unemployment rate in September: Data

October 18, 2020 6:42 pm

The data has revealed that Assam recorded the lowest unemployment rate of 1.2 per cent followed by Chhattisgarh, the statement added

Activity planning is key to mastering mental health during COVID-19: Assocham

August 27, 2020 3:50 pm

The best way to strike a balance is by following four thumb rules — adequate sleep, ample exercise, nutritious food intake, and stress management, suggested experts

Singapore Expat Jobs Under Threat in Recession, Local Hire Push

August 27, 2020 12:55 pm

The Singapore government has added to their angst by taking steps to promote local hiring, raising concern that it will come at the expense of expats.

UP, Rajasthan, WB among 16 states, UTs with joblessness below all-India rate

June 06, 2020 1:12 am

The National Statistical Office had on Thursday released the PLFS for 2018-19, which showed that unemployment rate inched slightly lower to 5.8 per cent from 6.1 per cent a year ago.

US layoffs climb to 41 million, despite business reopenings

May 28, 2020 10:19 pm

The US unemployment rate was 14.7 per cent in April, the highest since the Depression, and many economists expect it will near 20 per cent in May.

67% of workers lost jobs during lockdown: Survey by Azim Premji University

May 13, 2020 6:10 am

Loss of employment was the worst for self-employed in urban areas, with 84 per cent of them losing employment, compared with 76 per cent salaried workers and 81 per cent casual workers.

The risk to jobs due to coronavirus pandemic is now ‘unprecedented since the Great Depression’

April 06, 2020 2:05 pm

Rising unemployment will intensify pressure on governments and central banks to speed delivery of programs to either compensate workers who are made redundant, or try to persuade employers to hoard staff until the virus fades.

Double-digit MGNREGA hike for all states, UTs

March 26, 2020 4:06 am

Mizoram, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh have seen an increase of Rs 14 whereas Himachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Jammu & Kashmir recorded a hike of Rs 15, Rs 16 and Rs 17, respectively.