Unemployment Rate Dips To 7.2% In July-September: NSO Survey

Unemployment rate for persons aged 15 years and above in urban areas declined to 7.2% during July-September 2022 from 9.8% a year ago, the National Statistical Office said on Thursday. Joblessness or unemployment rate is defined as the percentage of unemployed persons among the labour force. Joblessness was high in July-September, mainly due to the … Read more

Explosion In Mangaluru Auto An ‘Act Of Terror’: Karnataka Top Cop

In a tweet, the DGP said, “It’s confirmed now. The blast is not accidental but an ACT OF TERROR with intention to cause serious damage. Karnataka State Police is probing deep into it along with central agencies.” The blast occurred on Saturday evening inside an autorickshaw, near a police station, leaving the passenger and the … Read more

CBI Files Charge Sheet Against ABG Shipyard’s Ex-Chairman Rishi Agarwal, Others

The CBI on Saturday filed a charge sheet against former ABG group chairman Rishi Agarwal and other individuals and entities in connection with the alleged Rs 22,842-crore bank fraud in the ABG Shipyard Ltd., officials said on Saturday. In its charge sheet filed before the special CBI court here, the agency has named as accused … Read more

India Flags Concerns Over Rich Nations’ Efforts To Extend Scope Of Mitigation To Agriculture

The draft cover text on ‘Koronivia joint work on agriculture’ noted the importance of considering sustainable land and water management for agriculture in a systemic and integrated manner, taking into consideration local, regional and national circumstances to deliver food security and nutrition. It also noted that “many approaches with high potential for adaptation, adaptation cobenefits … Read more