Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicJob loss

Topic: job loss

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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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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