KATHMANDU, July 7: The government has set an ambitious target of reducing the country’s unemployment rate to one-third in the next six years.

KATHMANDU, August 22: The Prime Minister Employment Program launched as per the constitution provisions to create job opportunities for eligible Nepali citizens has failed to reach its target. So far, the program has not even achieved the desired result.

FRANKFURT, July 1: The unemployment rate in the 19 European Union countries that use the euro fell to its lowest in more than a decade in May as domestic demand and low-interest rates help keep the recovery going.