March 24, 2010
Several candidates who applied for the post of sports psychologists at Safdarjung Hospital here and appeared for interviews on Monday have alleged harassment by the hospital administration. »
February 11, 2010
European leaders reached a deal on Thursday on helping Greece with a debt crisis that threatens to spread to other eurozone nations, EU President Herman Van Rompuy, said.But Mr. Van Rompuy...
December 22, 2009
Espousing the cause of domestic workers, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has embarked on a campaign to protect their rights in the absence of substantial social security or legal...
December 20, 2009
In Paratwada, the space behind the government guest house has a large group of migrant labour waiting to be picked up by contractors.
November 10, 2009
Showing signs of economic recovery, information technology and IT-enabled services firms like Accenture and Infosys BPO on Monday said they were planning to start recruiting people soon. Acc...
October 26, 2009
The Centre on Monday said that efforts are on to rescue the 26 sailors, including 24 Indians, who were on board M V Al Khaliq, the Panamanian—flagged vessel hijacked by Somalian pirate...
October 14, 2009
Enabled by a specific law, the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme is making progress - although problems remain to be sorted out.
September 18, 2009
All the employees working on off shore casinos in Goa would be termed seafarers, if India accepts the Maritime Labour Convention adopted in Geneva, a senior official said.“India is ye...
September 5, 2009
The aspects involved in making the right choice of course were outlined to students of Class XI at a session on “Art of choosing career” conducted recently by the Confederation o...
March 24, 2010
State Bank of India is launching State Bank Self-Employment Training Institute (SBRSETI) on March 26 for imparting free training to the rural unemployed youth especially from BPL families....
January 27, 2010
Software maker Orcale Corp. is planning to hire 2,000 people in sales and engineering department, as the company is near to close its long-delayed acquisition of Sun Microsystems Inc, says a...
December 22, 2009
U.S. carmaker Ford Motor Co. plans further cuts in its factory workforce, a company spokeswoman said Monday.
The company is to offer incentive packages to 41,000 of its workers, offeri...
November 14, 2009
When on November 16, 1860, a group of Indian labourers disembarked from ‘S.S. Truro,’ a paddle steamer from Madras, in the British colony of Natal in South Africa, they never tho...
November 4, 2009
Vijay Mallya-led Kingfisher Airlines is understood to have put close to 100 pilots, mostly trainees, on the chopping block on grounds of huge losses and capacity reduction.These pilots have...
October 22, 2009
The number of newly laid-off U.S. workers filing claims for jobless benefits rose more than expected last week, after falling in five of the past six weeks, as employers remain reluctant to hire e...
September 25, 2009
Outside the G-20 summit, activists agitated for action on poverty, health care, climate change and the environment »
September 8, 2009
An eco-friendly textile park to be opened tomorrow in Surat will provide employment to 25,000 people besides producing products worth Rs 850 crore annually. The park has been set up at a cost of R...
August 14, 2009
As the global recession slowly recedes and several Arab countries limp back to good economic health, there is fresh hope that West Asia will continue to attract Indian professionals and skil...