Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicDemographic dividend

Topic: demographic dividend

India’s population to cross 152 crore in next 16 years, more people will be of working age

India’s population, which stood at around 121.1 crore according to the 2011 Census, is set to touch 152.2 crore by 2036 — an increase of nearly 1% per annum.

India can lead the next industrial revolution if it plays its cards right

With over 50 per cent of its population under the age of 27, India’s role is going to be pivotal in shaping the global Fourth Industrial Revolution agenda.

‘India needs work on education and skilling to up its human capital rank’

World Economic Forum’s Saadia Zahidi says India can rise from its 103rd rank in the Global Human Capital Index, as it has a good...

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The shrine to Khandoba at Jejuri, a Deccan god worshipped by both Hindus and Muslims | Wikimedia Commons

‘Historic hurt’ is a modern phrase. Muslims were integral to South Indian gods

The legends of Vavar and other South Indian gods venerated by both Hindus and Muslims show that the Deccan's religious history in the region is far more complex.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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