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DMK will waive education loans if voted to power: M K Stalin

ERODE (TN): The DMK would waive education loans taken by students for higher studies if the party comes to power after the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, which are to be held in April-May. The DMK president and Leader of the Opposition in the Tamil Nadu Assembly M K Stalin made this statement on Sunday while […]

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Women out of work: ‘We were moving up the ladder and ab lagta hai kisi ne seedhi chheen li’

Written by Somya Lakhani | New Delhi | Updated: November 19, 2020 6:51:58 am Mehrunisa, 34, who lost her job as a bouncer at a Delhi bar during lockdown, at her rented house in Madangir. Amit Mehra *A month into the lockdown after she lost her job at an energy policy institute that paid  Rs […]

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Urban unemployment fell to 8.4% in July-September 2019: Government

New Delhi: Unemployment in urban areas fell to 8.4% in July- September 2019 from 8.9% in the June quarter last year, data released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) in the quarterly bulletin of the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) showed. Urban unemployment in the age group 15-29 years was 20.6%. Among […]