Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicJob loss

Topic: job loss

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.

India could afford to overlook economic inequality until now. Covid has changed that

For two decades, I had maintained that unlike the developed West, India should not be overly concerned about inequalities because our economy was in the growth phase.

Covid-19 lockdown hits working mothers harder than fathers

UK mothers are one-and-a-half times more likely than fathers to have either lost their job or quit since the lockdown began, study shows.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra slams Centre over shutting of factories, loss of jobs

The Congress leader called out the govt's hypocrisy, saying it was promising economic packages and employment, while in reality, factories were being shut.

Job and trade loss will be common in Covid-hit world. But for India, it’s just another storm

Developing countries are expected to be hit harder in the economic downturn. But PM Modi’s steady and resilient leadership will surely guide India to calmer waters.

Ritesh Agarwal’s Oyo Hotels to cut 5,000 jobs in India, China and US

Oyo’s global headcount will fall by about 17% from 30,000 in January as the start-up seeks to boost profitability, Ritesh Agarwal says.

UP’s glittering brass and glass industries now dulled by job loss

The note ban affected the demand, while GST raised production costs, forcing small industry owners to fire both contracted labourers and skilled artisans.

On Camera

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
File photo of the Amazon logo pictured inside the company's office in Bengaluru | Reuters/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

Amazon India ties up with influencers for ‘live-stream shopping’ to drive festive season sales

Live-stream shopping events are hugely popular in China, with the feature being used by Alibaba Group Holding's Taobao & Bytedance's Douyin and driving millions of dollars in sales.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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