Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicDemographics

Topic: demographics

China’s ageing population has consequences but it’s a ‘made in Beijing’ problem

Besides the Mars landing, the big news from China last week has been its decennial census whose results were announced by China’s National Bureau of...

Flattening the curve, R0, pool testing: Terms that will dominate India’s Covid-19 discourse

In episode 443 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta explains the flattening of coronavirus curve, demographics vulnerable to the virus and R-naught.

Central govt has no intention to bring demographic change in J&K: Home Minister Amit Shah

Home Minister Shah had chaired a meeting with a 24-member delegation from J&K's Apni Party, led by its president Altaf Bukhari at the Ministry of Home Affairs Sunday.

Indian media and policymakers should stop using the word ‘millennial’ to describe the young

If you use the word 'millennials' in India, you are guilty of leaving out and miscalculating concerns of our largest demographic — half a billion young Indians.

India’s population growth slows substantially, may ‘no longer be pressing problem’

UN report finds that population growth rate slowed considerably in the 2010-2019 period but the situation in UP, MP and Bihar still cause for concern.

America’s greatest global advantage is demographics

If the U.S. is to keep its demographic edge, it will have to find ways of reconciling two competing imperatives

India is not leveraging the incredible potential of its 16-30 year olds

Young people in India are ready to bring change, but older generations don't let them.

Pakistan’s new census: What has changed in 20 years

Pakistan’s new census, held after nearly two decades, and marred by series of attacks on census workers, shows what has changed in its demographic

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

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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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