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Rajasthan Housing Board’s PPP dream up for ‘realty’ check 24.5.2018 DNA: Money
The slack at real estate market has hit public-private partnership prospects of Rajasthan Housing Board.  The board to have invited partners for development of multi-storeyed apartments at Vatika, Pratap Nagar and Mahal Scheme areas of Jaipur has been faced with lack of interest by private builders. “There were few bidders to have inquired about the proposal, however, none of them had shown further interest,” says a senior officer at Housing Board.  The officer admits that the “market is in a bad state for new ventures’ yet ‘the proposal had to be floated in accordance with the process”.  This has, however, did not come as a surprise for the board as its similar scheme at Mahala scheme floated in 2015 was recalled due to the disinterest of private builders.  The scheme though proposed under Mukhyamantri Jan Awas Yojna only had provision to develop economically weaker sections (EWS) and Lower Income Group (LIG) flats. In the recent proposal, the board had broadened the criteria limiting the EWS and LIG ...
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Employment conundrum: Has India created more jobs or not? Yes, and no! 18.5.2018 Top Stories
Data from household surveys suggest that men between the ages of 25 and 55 have no choice but to work; unemployment is a luxury they cannot afford
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U.S. labor market tightening; mid-Atlantic factory activity picks up 17.5.2018 General News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New applications for U.S. jobless benefits increased more than expected last week, but the number of Americans on unemployment rolls fell to its lowest level since 1973, pointing to diminishing labor market slack.
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U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; mid-Atlantic factory activity picks up 17.5.2018 General News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New applications for U.S. jobless benefits increased more than expected last week, but the number of Americans on unemployment rolls fell to its lowest level since 1973, pointing to diminishing labor market slack.
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U.S. job growth picks up; unemployment rate drops to 3.9 percent 4.5.2018 General News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth increased less than expected in April and the unemployment rate dropped to near a 17-1/2-year low of 3.9 percent as some out-of-work Americans left the labor force.
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U.S. job growth rebounds modestly; unemployment rate hits 3.9 percent 4.5.2018 General News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth increased less than expected in April and the unemployment rate dropped to near a 17-1/2-year low of 3.9 percent as some jobless Americans left the labor force.
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'Felony-friendly' jobseekers offer U.S. labor market clue 3.5.2018 General News
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 4 percent last month, a government report on Friday will likely show, but fresh clues in less-conventional job postings and searches suggest there may yet be slack in labor markets.
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Gold falls on global cues, slack demand 2.5.2018 General News
Gold prices drifted lower by Rs 70 to Rs 32,130 per 10 grams at the bullion market today, driven by a weak trend overseas amid easing demand from local jewellers. Silver also fell by Rs 250 to Rs 40,250 per kg due to reduced offtake by industrial units and coin makers. Traders said besides weak trend overseas on the back of a stronger US dollar, sluggish demand from local jewellers and retailers at domestic spot market weighed on gold and silver prices. Globally, gold fell by 0.86 per cent to USD 1,303.60 an ounce and silver by 0.95 per cent to USD 16.14 an ounce in New York in yesterday's trade. In the national capital, gold of 99.9 per cent and 99.5 per cent purity declined by Rs 70 each to Rs 32,130 and Rs 31,980 per 10 grams, respectively. Sovereign, however, remained unaltered at Rs 24,800 per piece of eight grams. Following gold, silver ready traded lower by Rs 250 to Rs 40,250 per kg, while weekly-based delivery edged up by Rs 80 to Rs 38,720 per kg. Silver coins dropped by Rs
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U.S. Fed faces new challenge: A world without labor 'slack' 30.4.2018 General News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Business is coming in so fast and workers are in such high demand at AOW Associates Inc, an Albany, New York-based construction firm, that its chief financial officer hired a guy six weeks ago for a job that didn't exist.
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ECB's Draghi says growth has moderated, outlook solid 26.4.2018 General News
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Economic growth in the euro zone has moderated but is expected to remain solid, while external threats including protectionism have become more prominent, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Thursday.
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A spark for Stark 20.4.2018 Hindu: Home
The firefighter on 9-1-1, talks about finding success in Hollywood and embracing his own interpretation of masculinity
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Gold prices rise by Rs 350 on jewellers buying ahead of Akshaya Tritiya 17.4.2018 Latest News
Silver too rebounded by Rs 400 to Rs 40,300 per kg on increased offtake by industrial units and coin makers
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Plan India launches free to be - an online city safety map for girls and young women 17.4.2018 General News
Plan India launched 'Free to Be' - an ambitious real time digital data mapping project here in the national capital on Tuesday.The web-based map is being also launched in four other major cities (Lima, Sydney, Madrid and Kampala) worldwide. It aims to uncover the areas of the city that are safe and unsafe for girls and young women, and is an outcome of a joint collaboration among Plan International, Crowd Spot and Monash University in Australia.By logging into delhi.planfreetobe.org, young women and girls of Delhi can use the app by dropping a purple 'good' pin on areas of the city they enjoy and an orange 'bad' pin on the precise locations where they feel unsafe or uncomfortable. They can then provide a description about why they like or dislike that part of the city, including detail about any incidents they experienced there. All responses are anonymous.The map will remain open for entries for six weeks, until May 31 2018. The data will be collected and analysed by researchers from
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Commonwealth rich nations 'shirking' on climate fight 16.4.2018 General News
Commonwealth rich nations are contributing less towards the global effort to tackle climate change, while poorer nations are over-achieving on pledges, a British charity said on Monday.
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Gold price tops Rs 32,000-mark on firm global cues; silver hits 40k 14.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Gold regains Rs 32,000-mark on global cues Bullion: Gold regained the Rs 32,000-mark at the bullion market, maintaining its upward march for the second straight week, driven by a firm global trend amid brisk buying by local jewellers. Silver followed suit and recaptured the Rs 40,000-mark on increased offtake by industrial units and coin makers. Bullion traders said, sentiment remained upbeat on the back of a firming trend overseas as tensions rose in the Middle East, raising demand for the precious metals as a safe-haven and increased buying by local jewellers to meet rising demand at the domestic markets. In the global market, gold ended the week higher at USD 1,345.40 an ounce and silver at USD 16.63 an ounce in New York. In the national capital, gold of 99.9 per cent and 99.5 per cent purity commenced the week higher at Rs 31,500 and Rs 31,350 per ten grams in day-to-day buying by local jewellers along with a fi
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ECB calls for further reform of euro zone bailout fund ESM 12.4.2018 General News
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank supports proposals to integrate the euro zone bailout fund ESM into European Union law, even if further reforms are needed, ECB President Mario Draghi said in a legal opinion on Thursday.
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US weekly jobless claims fall 9,000; import prices unchanged in March 12.4.2018 Latest News
The economy created 103,000 jobs in March, the fewest in six months
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Iran clamps ceiling on dollar holdings in effort to support rial 10.4.2018 General News
LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran clamped a 10,000-euro ($12,400) ceiling on the amount of foreign currency that citizens can hold outside banks and sent police to patrol exchange shops on the first day of its drive to stamp out a currency black market and support the plunging rial.
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Steps taken to bring Energy/Fuel Efficiency in Railways 10.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Steps taken by Railways to cut down use of diesel fuel and energy/fuel efficiency in its operation system as under- Minimum Inventories of all major Railway Consumer Depot (RCD)s have been reduced from 15 to 5 days.
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Medical misadventures 31.3.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Opting for stronger medicine and lines of treatment than are warranted, poses many risks
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