Wednesday, 25 May, 2022

Topic: employment

What unites Bihar and Kerala young men? It has to do with jobs

Among India’s young men, unemployment rose across all major states in the last decade. And more are moving away from agricultural jobs.

Economic recovery has finally begun, but India needs to watch out for global headwinds

September saw 85 lakh jobs added, the highest since the Covid shock in March 2020. Inflation has fallen, exports are rising, and 1 billion vaccinations is an important milestone.

Saudi Arabia’s quota policy for hiring local people negatively affected firms, study shows

Researchers from Boston University, Y Analytics and Power for All studied the strict nationalisation policy, Nitaqat, which aims to increase employment of Saudis in private sector.

Kejriwal assures unemployment allowance, job quota for locals in Uttarakhand if voted to power

Kejriwal said every youth would get employment if AAP comes to power in next assembly elections & also assured Rs 5,000 allowance to an individual from every family till they got a job.

The ‘Great Resignation’ is upon us. Connecting with employees is vital for companies

Managers need to navigate the ripple effects of the pandemic as employees reevaluate their careers and leave their jobs in record numbers.

What we know and what we don’t know about universal basic income

The debate on Universal Basic Income is often polarised and rooted in selective data. Trials show it performs in both stable and volatile settings.

What’s behind the ‘improvement’ in employment situation in labour force survey report

The improved employment scenario as per PLFS 2019-20 is restricted to women and is due to the increased percentage of rural women in the unpaid family worker category.

Apna, the ‘LinkedIn’ for Indian language speakers, raises another $70 million

The capital will help with technology improvements, talent acquisition and expansion to the US and Southeast Asia, the Bangalore-based startup announced Wednesday.

5 lessons from India’s first wave that can protect livelihoods in the second wave

New report shows first wave pushed 23 crore Indians into poverty, led to permanent job loss for many women, and made one-sixth salaried health workers quit.

Haryana local job quota to make industry efficient, curb labour absenteeism: Dushyant Chautala

Haryana is one of the best states in India in terms of the ease of doing business. But there has to be reciprocity, and its youth need employment.

On Camera


US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and US President Joe Biden at the Quad Summit, in Tokyo, Tuesday | ANI

Quad action against ‘illegal fishing’ may also target China’s Indo-Pacific ‘political activities’

Indo-Pacific Partnership for Maritime Domain Awareness will use advanced & integrated satellite imagery & technology to combat illegal fishing & 'dubious operations' of Chinese maritime militia.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.