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In case of female youth in rural areas, unemployment rate stood at 13.6 per cent in 2017-18 as compared to 4.8 per cent in 2011-12. The report has been mired in controversy after two members of the National Statistical Commission (NSC) resigned on January 28, saying that the government had withheld its release.
  • USA orders its embassy staff to leave Venezuela

    USA orders its embassy staff to leave Venezuela

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    Private military contractors who do secret missions for Russian Federation flew into Venezuela in the past few days to beef up security for President Nicolas Maduro in the face of USA -backed opposition protests, according to two people close to them.
  • FAA Orders Ground Stop at LaGuardia Due to 'Staffing Shortages'

    FAA Orders Ground Stop at LaGuardia Due to 'Staffing Shortages'

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    On Wednesday, 7.5 percent of USA airport security officers were off the job, more than double the 3 percent rate on the same day a year earlier, the Transportation Security Administration said in a statement. Six out of 13 controllers scheduled to work in the DC area center called out today, aviation officials told ABC News. Roughly 380,000 federal workers have been furloughed and 420,000 are working without pay ー they missed their second paycheck on Friday.
  • China’s economy slows to weakest pace since 2009

    China’s economy slows to weakest pace since 2009

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    The number of children born in China declined for the second straight year in 2018 despite the country relaxing its one-child policy two years ago, government data released on Monday showed. The IMF has now revised down its predictions for global growth in 2019 warning that the world economy is weakening faster than expected. Last month, iPhone maker Apple issued its first revenue warning in almost 12 years, citing weak Chinese demand.
  • France hits Google with 50 million euro data consent fine

    France hits Google with 50 million euro data consent fine

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    Stemming from an investigation that began in May - the day after Europe's strict new data privacy rules known as GDPR went into effect - France's data protection authority has announced a $57 million fine against Google in the first such GDPR penalty levied against a USA technology company.
  • OPEC publishes output cut quota for six months to June

    OPEC publishes output cut quota for six months to June

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    Oil prices edged lower on Monday, echoing a weaker tone on global stock markets after evidence that economic growth in China , the world's second-largest crude consumer, eased in 2018. Prices got another boost later, on expectations that U.S. sanctions on Iran would cut supplies to major importers including China , India and Japan.
  • Trump signs bill giving federal workers back pay once shutdown ends

    Trump signs bill giving federal workers back pay once shutdown ends

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    It added that the department's leadership was "deeply concerned" about the financial hardships its employees are facing. "There is definitely a sense that there is a deadline approaching, which would be next Tuesday, to make sure that we're able to solve this problem", said Mercedes Schlapp, a White House spokeswoman.
  • UK PM must 'ditch red lines', rule out no-deal Brexit: Corbyn

    UK PM must 'ditch red lines', rule out no-deal Brexit: Corbyn

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    After the confidence vote, May met several party leaders, but the main opposition leader, Labour's Jeremy Corbyn , refused to hold talks unless a no-deal Brexit was ruled out. Nor would the British prime minister endorse permanently joining a European customs union, which is what those who want a softer Brexit seek, because, her spokesman said, it would then be hard or impossible to seek free trade deals with other countries, such as the United States.
  • Ocasio-Cortez Said Poised to Join Panel Overseeing Wall Street

    Ocasio-Cortez Said Poised to Join Panel Overseeing Wall Street

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    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez pulled off a stunning upset over longtime Congressman Joe Crowley and now she's helping the progressive group that recruited her to find others to challenge Democratic incumbents. The majority of House Democrats still have to sign off on Ocasio-Cortez joining the financial services panel. "She just takes us back to a big-spending, big-taxing Democratic Party", Lieberman told "Sunday Morning Futures".
  • Theresa May Brexit Deal Defeated in Historic Drubbing

    Theresa May Brexit Deal Defeated in Historic Drubbing

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    LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn has tabled a vote of no confidence in prime minister Theresa May after she suffered a crushing defeat in her Brexit vote. Now, however, that's not the exit strategy the majority of MPs would want or would vote for, so the onus is really upon those MPs to negotiate or to find a deal that is acceptable to prevent that no deal , and that needs to be done: Parliament needs to act between now and the 29th of March in order to delay the Brexit day, in order to delay ...
  • Ford Explorer ST, Hybrid

    Ford Explorer ST, Hybrid

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    The General Motors Co. luxury brand will start building the vehicle after its current parade of new models hits the market by 2021, Cadillac President Steve Carlisle said during a press event on the eve of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit .