Wednesday, 18 May, 2022

Topic: youth

Joblessness, perks of surrender, ‘frustration’ — how ULFA-I recruited over 40 youth in 8 months

ULFA-I, led by Paresh Baruah, is the banned, anti-peace-talks faction of the insurgent group. Its total recruitment between 2017 and 2019 was about 70 people. 

In Patna coaching hub, lakhs of youth live in tiny rooms, dream of govt job. They’re losing hope

Most youth who come to Musallahpur Haat are from families struggling to make ends meet, because coaching is cheap here. But joblessness has made many of them disillusioned.

Fracture of interstate relations, debt crises top threats for India in WEF survey on global risks

World Economic Forum’s annual Executive Opinion Survey identifies 3 other major risks for India — youth disillusionment, failure of technology governance & digital inequality.

Repeal of Article 370 ended partition sentiment in J&K. Will make peaceful integration possible

We, Kashmiris, are ready to leave dilution and confusion behind, and build a new future within India irrespective of religion, caste or creed.

India’s younger workers worst hit by pandemic, women far more vulnerable, EPFO data shows

EPFO payroll data, which captures data related to the organised & semi-organised sector, shows there was a sharp drop in payroll additions among those younger than 25 years.

12 J&K districts to get youth centres with amphitheatres, auditoriums, libraries

The J&K govt is working with business houses like Reliance, Tata and Ashok Leyland under its Mission Youth initiative.

J&K sends list of over 100 budding entrepreneurs to Centre for youth empowerment programmes

Beginning two months ago, administration and police officials were asked to compile a list of youth interested in entrepreneurship.

Investing in the young is the best way to recover from the Covid economic crisis

Young people are facing disruption to education & high rates of unemployment. Investing in their education can help us recover from the economic impacts of Covid.

Let the young out, and India build herd immunity to beat the virus: Top epidemiologist

Epidemiologist Dr Jayaprakash Muliyil, in an exclusive interview to ThePrint, talks of how herd immunity can help until a Covid-19 vaccine is developed, and what it entails.

Qualified outside, unemployable at home — J&K youth face odd dilemma

Hundreds of J&K residents who have passed out from top universities in India and abroad are unable to find jobs in their state because the names of their degrees are not 'acceptable’.

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


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Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.