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  • 1.38cr people underemployed

    For nearly two years, Raushan Mahmud has been working as a cashier at a firm that produces garment accessories in Gazipur.

  • unemployment rate in asian cities

    Unemployment: Dhaka 6th in Asia

    Dhaka ranked sixth among 25 Asian capital cities in official unemployment ratings, whereas Nepal’s capital Kathmandu has the highest rate and Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, recorded as the lowest in this regard, a study reveals recently.

  • Youths need to be properly equipped

    Bangladesh's large youth population has to be equipped with right set of skills to make them employable in the fast-changing job

  • Anti-people budget: Rizvi

    BNP senior joint secretary general Rizvi Ahmed rejects the proposed national budget for the next fiscal terming it as anti-people.

  • Unemployed nurses lay siege to directorate office

    Unemployed nurses lay siege to the Directorate of Nursing Services at Agargaon in Dhaka since this morning protesting a circular seeking to recruit 3,616 senior nurses.

  • Frustrated, post-graduate returns all his certificates

    A physically challenged man with sound higher education in Lalmonirhat returned all his academic certificates to the government yesterday.

  • Raushan humiliates journalists

    Leader of the Opposition in parliament Raushan Ershad humiliates journalists saying most of them chose the profession due to lack of employment.

  • Reduction of Unemployment

    Unemployment in Bangladesh has been a serious problem particularly for the educated youth. More and more students are pursuing IT and business related subjects.

  • From 'good-enough' jobs to 'decent' jobs

    Though there are many views on 'inclusive growth', the key consensus is that inclusive growth is a growth process which reduces poverty, inequality and social exclusion and promotes 'decent' jobs and economic and social cohesion.

  • Is it a sustained driver of economic growth and employment creation?

    There is need for a well-designed and effective industrial policy wherein monetary (interest rate subsidies) and fiscal incentives (reduced taxes or tax holidays) should be transparent and time-bound.

  • Fortune of the few, forget the rest

    AS the country battles with layers of snow in the biting cold, its economy brings some positive news.