youth unemployment

Asian, European varsities to discuss youth unemployment

September 11th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Sep 11 (IANS) Some 100 heads of universities and higher education institutions from 38 Asian and European nations will gather in the Netherlands to discuss the issue of rising ... Read more...

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2011 British riots could be repeated: Survey

August 3rd, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Many young people in Britain believe there could be a repeat this year of the riots of 2011 as the worsening employment conditions that contributed to ... Read more...

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Spain’s unemployment falls slightly

August 3rd, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 3 (IANS) The unemployment in Spain fell by 27,814 people in July, which implies a decline of 0.6 percent compared with June, authorities said.The month of July ended ... Read more...

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4.5 mn jobs at risk in eurozone in four years: UN

July 12th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 12 (IANS/AKI) The 17-nation eurozone faces a further loss of 4.5 million jobs, prolonged recession and social unrest over the next four years, the UN has warned ... Read more...

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75 mn youths to be unemployed in 2012: ILO

May 22nd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 22 (IANS) Nearly 75 million youths across the world will stay unemployed in 2012, said a report released Tuesday by the International Labour Organisation (ILO).This accounts for 12.7 ... Read more...

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Britain’s jobless rate to hit 9 percent

March 6th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) Britain's unemployment rate will edge up to 9 percent in the first quarter of 2013 from 8.4 percent in the end of last year, the British ... Read more...

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Britain’s Princess Beatrice wants ‘real job’

March 3rd, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Princess Beatrice, fifth-in-line to the British throne, will not be performing royal duties for the queen but wants to get an actual job.The 23-year-old elder daughter ... Read more...

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Youths hit hardest by high unemployment, says UN

February 6th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Unemployment among the youths has risen sharply in the recent years resulting in social unrest and political turmoil in many countries, especially in the Middle ... Read more...

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British trader tired of Facebook-obsessed employees

September 25th, 2011 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) A high-profile British entrepreneur has stopped advertising for new jobs because the people who fill his vacancies spend more time checking Facebook than serving ... Read more...

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UK minister wants unemployed Brit youths to be sent to India

September 19th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 19 (ANI): British Cabinet Minister Vince Cable has stirred controversy by suggesting that unemployed young Britons should be sent to India to find work, and jokingly added, that he ... Read more...

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Over 2.5 million people jobless in Britain

May 12th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) The new government in Britain was faced with a new crisis when official statistics Wednesday revealed the number of jobless people in the country to be over ... Read more...

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One third of youth in Italy are jobless

April 1st, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 1 (IANS/AKI) At least one in three youngsters in Italy is unemployed as the country still suffers the impact of global recession, according to a data released by the government. Till ... Read more...

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Unemployment ‘drives youngsters to drugs’

January 4th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): A new study suggests that young people without jobs often have the risk of poor health throughout their lives, with one out of ten blaming drug or alcohol ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir’s unemployed to get stipends

December 5th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday announced that unemployed youth between 20-37 years of age would get a monthly stipend ranging between Rs.500 and Rs.1,000. There would ... Read more...

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Climate change can crush the youth, says UN chief

August 13th, 2009 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
By Betwa Sharma United Nations, Aug 13 (IANS) Young men and women are being adversely impacted by climate change and rising unemployment, UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has said in a statement marking ... Read more...

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We need to undertake challenge of providing gainful employment: Ansari

April 28th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Tuesday acknowledged an immediate need to undertake the challenge of providing gainful employment to millions of youth, who are in need ... Read more...

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Ambitious programme for poor in India’s northeast

May 17th, 2008 - 11:15 am ICT by admin
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, May 17 (IANS) A 14-point action plan to eradicate poverty from India's eight northeastern states promises to improve the condition of the estimated 7.9 million poor people in the ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi rules out early general elections

March 10th, 2008 - 7:07 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, March 10 (IANS) Congress general secretary and member of parliament (MP) Rahul Gandhi, addressing a farmers rally on the concluding day of his Orissa visit, Monday said he does not foresee ... Read more...

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