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Urban Unemployment Jumps Up To 12%; Highest In 10 Months

A recent survey by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) has indicated that urban unemployment has increased up to 12%. Reportedly, urban unemployment rate clocked 11.72% as of May 9 while, for the week ending April 25, it was 9.55%. CMIE cited state-wise lockdowns for this increase, which is highest in the past 10 months. Moreover, rural unemployment has also surged from 6.37% to 7.29% during the same period.

Wed, 12 May 2021 - 05:45 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Urbanisation, jobs unemployment, Unemployment rate, CMIE

Courtesy: Times Now News

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UN Alarms World Over Loss of 100 million Hectares of Forests In Two Decades

The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization reported a loss of nearly 100 million hectares of forests in two decades. It indicated that Sub-Saharan African and Southeast Asian forests suffered major losses. It also noted the agriculture and animal-husbandry as major reasons for deforestation in less developed nations like Ivory-Coast, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brazil. On the contrary, China, France, Britain, Canada and Australia have shown … read-more

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 11:50 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: environment, deforestation, United Nations, FAO, Urbanisation, Climate Change

Courtesy: Deccan Herald