Monday, 28 November, 2022

Topic: demographics

People over 65 will double by 2050 globally. Working lives will get longer—36 years at office

From Europe to China, longer lives and demographic changes are forcing managers and employees to think differently about retirement ages.

India to lose ‘demographic dividend’? Govt report says over-30s to outnumber ‘young’ by 2036

Share of ‘youth’ in India's population is projected to decline to 42.9 per cent in 2036, from 52.9 per cent in 2021, according to a government report.

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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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.