Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicInternational Labour Organization

Topic: International Labour Organization

Covid killed 81 million jobs in Asia-Pacific this year, ILO says

Young people have been affected by working-hour and job losses, the ILO said, with the youth share of employment losses three to 18 times higher than their share of total employment.

Another Covid wave in 2020 could result in loss of 340 million full-time jobs: ILO

An International Labour Organisation report said there was 14% drop in global working hours during second quarter of 2020, equivalent to loss of 400 million full-time jobs.

Bhopal Gas tragedy among world’s ‘major industrial accidents’ since 1919, says UN report

The UN report, which includes the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, said the Bhopal Gas tragedy affected more than 600,000 workers and their descendants.

On Camera

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

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.
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