The economic setback would be felt long into the future, especially by the poorest and most vulnerable countries, the report added
12 yrs on, yet to recover from the ordeal: Woman kept captive at Bengaluru brick kiln
October unemployment rate up slightly but stays below 7%
Gender gap in labour market stagnant since 1995, flags UN report
Alleviating poverty: Forests, trees can be trump card post COVID-19, says report
The World Bank has projected extreme poverty to increase for the first time in 20 years due to the ...
Poverty is ecological: We must accept income poverty is the wrong yardstick
Today, October 17, 2020, we observe the 27th anniversary of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty at ...
Pre-COVID-19 debt crisis has aggravated in poorest countries after pandemic: World Bank
G20 members not keen to extend COVID-19 debt relief for poorest countries
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 ...