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West Bengal's unemployment rate at 6.5 % in June 'far better' than that of India: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said that the unemployment rate in the state stood at 6.5 per cent in June this year, which was "far better" than that of the country at 11 per cent.

Jul 04, 2020, 15:20 PM IST

US jobless claims drift lower as April opens

New claims for US jobless benefits drifted downward at the start of April, hitting their lowest level in six weeks, official figures showed Thursday.

Apr 13, 2017, 19:26 PM IST

US private sector adds 263,000 jobs in March

Private payroll gains in the month earlier were revised down to 245,000 from the originally reported 298,000.


Apr 05, 2017, 18:44 PM IST

India job market records overall increase by 3% compared to a year ago

In an overall buoyant job market, January 2017 recorded growth in jobs, beyond the top metro cities, when compared with January 2016, as recorded by Naukri Job Speak Index.

Feb 14, 2017, 10:28 AM IST

Unemployment paints grim picture, highest in 5 years in 2015-16

Unemployment rate in India has shot up to a five-year high of 5 percent in 2015-16, with the figure significantly higher at 8.7 percent for women as compared to 4.3 percent for men, says a report by Labour Bureau.


Sep 29, 2016, 16:25 PM IST

British unemployment hits seven-year low: Data

The jobless total dipped by 79,000 to 1.77 million people between June and August, the Office for National Statistics said in a statement. That was the lowest level since the summer of 2008.

Oct 14, 2015, 17:38 PM IST

DNA: Unemployment crisis deepens; PhD holders among 23 lakh applicants for peon jobs in UP

Such is the sad affair of unemployment in India that Graduates, post graduates and even Phd holders are among the 23 lakh applicants vying for the post of peon in Uttar Pradesh government secretari

Sep 17, 2015, 10:45 AM IST

Lucknow, Patna top charts in unemployment rate for men, women

Unemployment rate for men is the highest in Lucknow among major cities, while Patna tops the chart for women, according to the National Sample Survey.

May 22, 2015, 19:04 PM IST

Less foreigners in jobless Spain for third straight year

The number of foreigners living in Spain fell in 2014 for the third straight year, official data showed Tuesday as the country struggles with a sky-high unemployment rate.

Apr 22, 2015, 00:47 AM IST

US jobless claims hit 6-week high

New claims for US unemployment insurance benefits rose more than expected last week to their highest level in six weeks, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

Apr 16, 2015, 21:34 PM IST

2.66 lakh people unemployed in Delhi

A total of 57.60 lakh persons are employed in the national capital while 2.66 lakh were unemployed, a survey has revealed.

Oct 10, 2014, 19:17 PM IST

US unemployment rate falls below 6%

 The US jobs machine shifted into higher gear in September, pushing the unemployment rate down to the lowest level in six years.

Oct 04, 2014, 02:11 AM IST

Eurozone November unemployment 12.1%, unchanged: Eurostat

The eurozone unemployment rate continued near record highs at 12.1 percent in November, unchanged from the October level, as a modest recovery produced few new jobs, official data showed on Wednesday.

Jan 08, 2014, 18:45 PM IST

US unemployment rate falls to five-year low of 7% in Nov

The monthly non-farm payroll figure is watched closely by the economists, the report added.

Dec 07, 2013, 16:10 PM IST

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.

Nov 30, 2013, 11:47 AM IST

Spain confirms exit from recession

Spain Thursday said it has technically escaped a two-year recession by posting feeble growth in the third quarter, but with an unemployment rate still towering at 26 percent.

Nov 28, 2013, 17:24 PM IST

US jobless claims fall for 3rd straight week

US jobless claims fell for the third week in a row, as the impact of the government shutdown earlier in the month appeared to ease, Labor Department data showed Thursday.

Oct 31, 2013, 18:49 PM IST

Eurozone unemployment rises to record 12.2% in Sept

The unemployment rate across the 17-country eurozone hit a record 12.2 percent in September, with about 19.5 million people classed as jobless by EU data agency Eurostat.

Oct 31, 2013, 18:15 PM IST

Overall unemployment rate in cities, town comes down: Study

Unemployment rate among men rose sharply in Agra, Ludhiana and Meerut during the five year period ending 2009-10.

Oct 28, 2013, 22:31 PM IST

Overall unemployment rate in cities and town comes down: Study

The lowest rate of unemployment among men was recorded in Bhopal at 0.1 percent followed by Surat at 0.6 percent and Indore at 0.8 percent in 2009-10.

Oct 28, 2013, 21:04 PM IST