US jobless claims fall

New US claims for unemployment insurance benefits fell last week, continuing to point to a downward trend in job losses, official data released Thursday showed.

Unemployment of OECD `lost` generation edges down

Eurozone unemployment is still far higher than the average rate across advanced countries, the OECD said today just as Britain reported another fall.

Singapore activists warn of surging xenophobia

Guest workers and expatriates are increasingly the target of "xenophobic" attacks on social media, Singapore`s leading activists groups warned Wednesday.

Thousands protest against unemployment in Italy

Scuffles broke out between police and hundreds of protesters in Turin at one of several rallies against unemployment and austerity in Italy for May Day.

If elected, BJP will end terrorism, unemployment, price rise: Naqvi

Senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday said terrorism, unemployment and price rise would end if BJP formed the next government in the country.

If elected, BJP will end terrorism, unemployment, price rise: Naqvi

Senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday said terrorism, unemployment and price rise would end if BJP formed the next government in the country.

French President Francois Hollande doesn`t want new term till rise in jobs

French President Francois Hollande Friday said he won`t run for a second five-year mandate if he won`t deliver on the pledge to reverse a long-running rise in unemployment.

Govt ads for 2,500 `non-existing` vacancies, a cruel joke: BJP

Opposition BJP in Uttarakhand on Wednesday accused the state government of advertising 2,500 vacancies in different departments where there were no such vacant posts and termed it as a cruel joke with the unemployed youth.

Bosnia police use tear gas against protesting workers, 130 injured

More than 130 people, most of them policemen, were injured when police used tear gas and clashed with Bosnian demonstrators angry over the dire economic situation in a country.

Uttarakhand govt to give shops on loan to unemployed youths

The Uttarakhand government will soon launch a self-employment scheme for the unemployed youths of the state by building 3,5000 shops and giving them to the beneficiaries on interest-free loans repayable in ten years.

Hollande vows to reduce number of jobless in France

Outlining the Socialists` economic and financial roadmap for 2014, French President Francois Hollande on Friday reitereated his promises to bring down the double digit jobless rate and restore the country`s public finances.

Pope expresses support for Italy`s "pitchfork" protesters

Pope Francis expressed support for Italians protesting over high unemployment, recession and austerity but urged them to reject the "temptation of violence".

Growing unemployment amongst Indian youth!

While unemployment rate among illiterate youth is lowest with 3.7 per cent for the age group 15-29 years at all India level in 2012-2013, the unemployment rate in the same category was reported at 1.2 per cent in 2011-2012 report.

Unemployed men age faster: Study

Men who are unemployed for more than two years show signs of faster ageing in their DNA, a new study has found.

Mizoram polls: NLUP, Illegal Immigration key issues

The Assembly Elections in Mizoram will take place on November 25. Here are the major issues around which the political parties will woo the electorate.

Number of jobless on the rise in UP: Survey

The number of jobless in Uttar Pradesh is steadily climbing, a NSSO report has revealed. An official said in response that over 2 lakh new jobs will be created within two years in the state.

Unemployment rate among SC, OBC highest in Chandigarh: Report

The unemployment rate among Scheduled Castes and OBCs in northern states was found to be the highest in Union Territory of Chandigarh, as per the latest labour survey.

Couple kills child, commits suicide in Ambala

A couple killed their six-year-old son before committing suicide allegedly due to unemployment and abysmal poverty.

Mamata announces dole to unemployed youths, scheme for girls

The West Bengal government would provide an allowance of Rs 1,500 per month to unemployed youths registered with the Employment Bank, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said.

Raise Sikh youth unemployment issue in Parliament: Congress leader to PM

Expressing concern over a survey that puts Sikh youths among the most unemployed in the country, Congress` Jagmeet Singh Brar asked PM Manmohan Singh to raise issue in the upcoming Parliament session.