Every hour, a student commits suicide in India. On February 1, a student of the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) killed himself by jumping off his hostel building in Hyderabad. In early January, a 27-year-old medical student killed herself because she was unable to handle exam stress. December 2018 saw three suicides in four days in the city of Kota, in Rajasthan. According to latest available data from the National Crime Records Bureau, a student commits suicide every hour in India.
Members of Generation Z are entering the workforce, and they are different than those who came before them.
Most of the new employment that Vision 2030 is supposed to create needs to come from the private sector.
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The gilets jaunes movement has become a part, even a fixture, of contemporary French culture.In an article for Fair Observer about how the far right in the UK has appropriated the symbols of the gilets jaunes (yellow vests) movement in France, doctoral researcher Natalie James highlights the virulence of British nationalist populism while missing an important nuance about the yellow vests themselves. “As appears to have happened in France, protests around single issues have been hijacked by nationalist rhetoric through an entanglement of complex issues related to equality, autonomy and patriotic nationalism,” she writes. French observers have noticed the failure of the nationalist right to dominate the gilets jaunes agenda.
Audacity and courage are among the hallmarks of successful startup founders, according to panelists at the recent Wharton India Economic Forum.
Digital technologies do more than cut costs. They can drive strategic growth, says Wharton’s Christopher Ittner.
In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Joshua Kurlantzick, a senior fellow for Southeast Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations.
In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to renowned American poet and literary scholar Charles Bernstein.
Elevating the outlook of the common good and criticizing the destructive moral foundations of society can be part of creating the structural change required to combat climate change.