FOR those trying to solve the Indian economy jigsaw puzzle, reliable jobs data has been one crucial missing piece. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a plan to fix that defect.

<p/> [WASHINGTON]  Robust job creation continued among private companies in the United States in April but was below the expected pace, payrolls firm ADP reported Wednesday.

<p/> <p/> [WASHINGTON] US claims for unemployment benefits hit their lowest level in more than 48 years last week in a resounding signal of the tightness of the labor market.

[NEW DELHI] More than three million workers joined India's state-run social security fund in six months through February, giving Prime Minister Narendra Modi some ammunition to defend his record...

[NEW YORK] In the corridors of American power, it can be as easy to find a man named John as it is to find a woman.

[LONDON] Nissan will cut hundreds of jobs at its Sunderland plant, Britain's biggest automotive factory, as it tackles declining demand for diesel models across Europe, a source told Reuters on...

[NEW DELHI] More than 25 million people, a number greater than Australia's population, have applied for about 90,000 positions on India's state-run railways, underlining the challenge Prime...

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SINGAPORE'S economy rests on a razor's edge - but technology can offer the solution. By any standard, Singapore stands out as an economic powerhouse. It boasts the fourth highest GDP per...

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PREDICTING the course of technological progress is extremely difficult. Just because worries about human obsolescence ultimately turned out to be misplaced in the Industrial Revolution doesn't...

WITH the government signalling late last year that banks should take up the responsibility of retraining their staff amid technological changes, a new tripartite advisory has been set up to align...