US Unemployment rate fell in March but Jobs creation figures dismal


The unemployment rate in US fell to 7.6 percent in the month of March. However just 88,000 jobs were added. This is causing concern as experts are of the view that the economy is beginning to cool after witnessing some strong months in the past. Although, the Friday’s jobs report is due, economists are expectingContinue reading “US Unemployment rate fell in March but Jobs creation figures dismal”

Bonded labor still existing in high-growth Construction Industry and many other Industries in India and South-Asia


Siddharth Kara, an anti Human Trafficking expert has shared some of his research findings while doing primary research for his book “Bonded Labor: Tackling the System of Slavery in South Asia,” The book aims at assessing the position of bonded laborers in South-Asia. Siddharth had also written about the problem of debt-bondage, human trafficking andContinue reading “Bonded labor still existing in high-growth Construction Industry and many other Industries in India and South-Asia”

2600 year old Buddhist statue “Mes Aynak” on the verge of extinction


It was due to the efforts of documentary filmmaker Brent Huffman that something as insensitive as taking down of the centuries old Buddhist statue was taken into consideration and brought on the world stage. Brent is also an assistant professor at Medill school of journalism in Northwestern University. Brent started working on the site ofContinue reading “2600 year old Buddhist statue “Mes Aynak” on the verge of extinction”