Saturday, 29 January, 2022
TopicFreelancing

Topic: freelancing

Social security soon for freelancers, Zomato-Swiggy delivery personnel, Ola-Uber cab drivers

Labour ministry accepts parliamentary panel’s recommendation to set up social security fund for gig and platform workers, to be paid for by aggregators.

A freelancing boom is reshaping Bangladesh and its economy

Rapid digitalisation and a high rate of educated unemployment has made Bangladesh the second largest exporter of online labour.

What the coming 20 years will mean for jobs, and how to prepare for it

The number of robots at work reached record levels in 2018. But high tech and high employment don’t have to be mutually exclusive in the future.

On Camera

YourTurn

Apple needs to break out of its comfort zone with bold mega deals à la Microsoft

Historically, large M&A hasn’t been Apple’s style. However, with its resources, the company can certainly take the risk to transform its business and expand its capabilities.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.

Defence

Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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