Gender equality a far-fetched goal; women living alone more likely to be in the labour market, finds report
Alleviating poverty: Forests, trees can be trump card post COVID-19, says report
Poverty is ecological: We must accept income poverty is the wrong yardstick
Pre-COVID-19 debt crisis has aggravated in poorest countries after pandemic: World Bank
Making auctions work: The winning ideas behind this year’s Nobel Prize in economics
The 2020 Nobel Prize in economics has been awarded to two Americans, Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson, for their ...
Will a new and ‘improved’ WTO be in India’s interests
The World Trade Organization needs an overhaul, but the reform will leave even less space for developing nations
COVID-19: 2.5 mln more girls can be pushed into child marriage, warns report
This could reverse the progress of last 25 years towards gender equality and child rights, warns report by Save the ...
India’s agrarian distress: A paradigm shift
Farmers are willing to switch from thirsty crops like paddy. They need a stable price for alternatives to make ...
A slow revival: Can tourism resume in Kashmir amid COVID-19 pandemic
Jammu and Kashmir’s tourism sector contributes 7% to its GDP
As told to Parliament (September 19, 2020): 51 coal projects okayed since last year
All that was discussed in the Houses through the day
Modi govt gets farmers Bills cleared amid steep opposition; minister Badal resigns
GRAVE WARNINGS: Farmers can't match up to buyers, MSPs would fall, states will lose revenue
Private sector reforms will be crucial for Africa’s post-COVID-19 economic recovery: Report
Development of capital markets, formalisation of workforce and increasing digitalisation is the way ahead for the continent, according to ...
As told to Parliament (September 14, 2020): Some 10.4 million jobless migrant workers returned home post-lockdown
All that was discussed in the House through the day
COVID-19 deals a blow to United States non-profits as funds dry up
At least 25% non-profits laid off or furloughed employees; 69% reported a loss of critical programme volunteers in Arizona
COVID-19 to push 47 mln women to poverty, widen gender gap: Report
To close the gender inequality, $48 billion will be needed, with this number potentially increasing if governments either act too ...
Why COVID-19 will not kill off global business travel
In medium term, life sciences companies will continue to expand and view travel as a vital channel for maintaining ...
COVID-19 lockdown cost 80% informal sector workers their jobs: Survey
Besides being unemployed, workers had borrowed heavily and had not had enough nutrition during and after the lockdown, the report ...
US dollar’s grip on global markets might be over, warns Goldman
Years of talking about abandoning the US dollar, Russia and China are doing it for real. In the first ...
On a fast track: How MGNREGA is allaying job distress in UP’s Jalaun
Jalaun district administration spent 70% of labour budget between April and July, says official
COVID-19: Even skilled workers line up for MGNREGA in Kurukshetra
With economic recovery uncertain, those who would earlier avoid central job schemes are now ready to take up work
More than 19 mln people can face food insecurity in west, central Africa: Report
People more likely to die of starvation caused by the economic fallout of COVID-19 pandemic than the disease itself, ...
From tailors to paani poori sellers: MGNREGA lends a hand to migrant returnees
DTE visited village Dhamna in Uttar Pradesh’s Jalaun district to see how life in rural India is being sustained by the ...
COVID-19: The world is staring at a recession — the first to be driven by a pandemic
The novel coronavirus disease and measures to contain outbreaks can shrink the global economy by 5.2%; that would be the 4th-deepest recessions ...
First real-time digital platform to monitor rice fields can bolster food security
Researchers are developing the first real-time monitoring platform for rice fields, which will give information about the quantity of ...
Cash, on delivery: How India has taken up DBT in the times of COVID-19
India has employed its direct benefit transfer system to help people tide over the ongoing health and economic crises. ...