Govt can introduce unemployment benefits By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 9th April, 2019, 00:00

The government should introduce unemployment benefits, if it failed to ensure jobs for the youths, observed a leading ruling party lawmaker on Monday. “The government should effectively intervene…

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GP hits 1cr 4G internet users GP hits 1cr 4G internet users

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Korea keen to

invest in

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economic sector Kazakhstan lauds Bangladesh dev in economic sector

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JLR begins Brexit-linked 
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data joins series

of German woes Weak Feb trade data joins series of German woes

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to more than

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European markets dip 
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Jordan seeks

$1bn WB loan

to cut debt

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TVS launches

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