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How Education Can Solve The Global Youth Unemployment Crisis

For much of the last decade, global leaders in business, government and the non-profit world have been sounding a loud alarm about a mounting youth employment crisis. With good reason. According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), there are about 71 million unemployed 15-to-24-year-olds around the globe, many of them facing long-term unemployment. This is close to an historic peak of ... Read More »

Infant deaths are back to haunt Adivasi block in Kerala, three years after a major crisis

Parvathy struggled to control her grief while talking about the death of her four-day-old daughter on May 10. “I lost my baby. What else do you want to know?” she asked this reporter, sitting on the verandah of her home in Guddayoor village, Agali panchayat, in Kerala’s Palakkad district. “My husband Rajan and I were told that the baby died ... Read More »

Panjab University crisis: Is the varsity converting into a central institute?

The committee led by Panjab University (PU) senate member Jarnail Singh which was tasked to study the possibility of converting PU into a central institute has prepared a concept note which says that PU can retain both syndicate and senate and also the autonomy of the university would not be affected. Though a consensus is yet to reach among committee ... Read More »

Samsung Electronics CEO Says Firm Must Learn From Crisis

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Chief Executive Kwon Oh-hyun on Tuesday said the South Korean tech giant must improve, as it reels from the costly withdrawal of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. Without referring directly to the failure of the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7s, Kwon said in a statement Samsung employees should look back and ask whether they had been complacent ... Read More »

Samsung To Compensate Suppliers Hit By Note 7 Crisis

Samsung announced a week ago that it was discontinuing the Note 7. Seoul: Samsung Electronics said today it would compensate suppliers hit by the decision to scrap its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones because of safety fears with exploding batteries. The South Korean electronics giant announced a week ago that it was discontinuing the Note 7 after a chaotic recall that ... Read More »

Facebook Activates ‘Safety Check’ Amid Brussels Attack Crisis

Facebook has activated a feature that allows users to easily inform their friends and relatives that they are safe in response to the Brussels terrorist attacks Tuesday. The “Safety Check” feature was also activated after terrorist attacks in Paris and the floods in the Indian city of Chennai, among other recent emergencies. Through the feature, more than 950 million people ... Read More »