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June 4, 2019

Over 23% of urban youth unemployed in the third quarter of FY18: PLFS survey

Unemployment has hit a four-decade high of 6.1 per cent in the country, according to the latest figures released by the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation (MoSPI). But the bad news has reportedly affected urban youth, those aged between 15 and 29 years, the hardest.

As per the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) data for 2017-18, nearly a quarter of young urban job seekers remained unemployed during the December quarter, Mint reported

Delhi Metro, DTC buses to be free for women, says Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced that DTC buses and the Delhi Metro will be free for women in the national capital. Kejriwal said the Delhi government would bear the expense, which would approximately be Rs 1,600 crore for the year. The decision has been taken keeping the safety of women in mind, he added. Kejriwal emphasised that the Delhi government would not need permission from the centre

RBI approves appointment of Rakesh Makhija as Axis Bank Chairman

Axis Bank said on Monday afternoon that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has approved the appointment of Rakesh Makhija as the bank's chairman. He has been appointed as the Non-Executive (Part-time) Chairman of the Bank, for a period of 3 years. He will assume charge on July 18 and continue till July 17, 2022.

World's 15 hottest places are in India, Pakistan as pre-monsoon heat builds

India warned of severe heat in northern and central areas on Monday, following similar extreme weather on Sunday. Of the 15 hottest places in the world in the past 24 hours, eight were in India with the others in neighbouring Pakistan, according to weather monitoring website El Dorado. Churu, a city in Rajasthan, recorded the country's highest temperature of 48.9 Celsius (120 Fahrenheit) on Monday, according to the Meteorological Department.

Apple previews new software as it diversifies beyond iPhones

Apple, beset by falling iPhone sales, announced upcoming changes to its phone and computer software intended to highlight its increasing emphasis on digital services and to further position it as a fierce guardian of personal privacy. The revisions included a new feature that will let people log into apps and other services with an Apple ID instead of relying on similar sign-in options from Facebook and Google

Pre-monsoon rainfall lowest in 65 years: Skymet

The pre-monsoon rainfall in the country was the second lowest in 65 years, private weather forecaster Skymet Weather said. The three-month pre-monsoon season - March, April and May - ended with a rainfall deficiency of 25 per cent.

Amazon expands 'packaging-free shipment' programme to 9 Indian cities

E-commerce major Amazon is expanding its 'packaging-free shipment' (PFS) programme, an India-first initiative, to nine cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Nagpur. The programme, under which orders are shipped in their original packaging without any secondary or additional packaging, will also be available in Bengaluru, Gurgaon, Noida, Chennai and Hyderabad.

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