World  /  Published 28.12.20

US jobless benefits to end

Millions of Americans are about to see their jobless benefits expire on Saturday as President Donald Trump has so far refused to sign into law a $2.3-trillion pandemic aid and spending package, insist...
By Reuters in Washington

India  /  Published 19.12.20

Job affliction preceded Covid

Joblessness among urban youths was over 19 per cent or nearly three times the 2012 level even before Covid-19 hit India, official survey reports have shown. The findings buttress the view t...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 05.12.20

Accountant who lost his job falls to death

A 63-year-old man who police said lost his job during the lockdown died after falling from the roof of his four-storey building on Golf Club Road early on Friday. Police said Soumitra Sen, who worked...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jadavpur

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.20

Jute mill shuts, 4,000 jobless

Around 4,000 workers attached to Reliance Jute Mills at Bhatpara in North 24-Parganas became jobless as mill authorities suspended production “indefinitely” from Monday after the workers&r...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bhatpara

World  /  Published 25.11.20

Janet Yellen to be US treasury secretary

President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr plans to name Janet L. Yellen as treasury secretary, a nomination that would put a woman in charge of the treasury for the first time in its 231-year history. The e...
By Michael Crowley, Jeanna Smialek in Washington


Culture  /  Published 08.11.20

The Mashup: Magadhi-Magahi

By Manasi Shah in

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.20

Mamata focus on creating livelihoods

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday underscored employment opportunities under the 100 days’ job scheme and Matir Srishti, and focused on grievance redress while chairing the 475th administrative review...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

World  /  Published 04.11.20

A country in turmoil, no matter who wins

A nation with nearly 8 per cent unemployment and mourning more than 231,000 Covid deaths, where four out of five Americans say they feel nervous about the country’s future, gets a final chance o...
By Dionne Searcey, Emily Badger in Omaha, Nebraska

Calcutta  /  Published 03.11.20

Schools: some teachers lose jobs

By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.11.20

Bihar: jobs, vacancies biggest poll issues

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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