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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Know Davos White Paper on Shifting Labour Demands

Davos (ABC Live): Shifting Labour Demands : A combination of powerful forces – both technological and macro trends – are altering where and how goods are made and shifting labour demand. Jobs will be displaced by automation across global production value chains, but there will also be pockets of job creation within the wider manufacturing ecosystem. However, widespread mismatches are …

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Sustainable Development is Fundamental Human Right:UN

New York (ABC Live): Sustainable Development : Sustainable development is a fundamental human right and humanity’s best chance for a future of peace and prosperity, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Monday, laying out the case for Agenda 2030 to be at the centre of UN activities. Mr. Guterres underscored that to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – an action plan including …

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ILO Reports Unemployment to Remain High in 2018

New York (ABC Live): ILO Reports : While the global economy has kept up modest growth, the total number of unemployed people will likely remain high in 2018 – at above 192 million – and it will be harder to find a decent job, the United Nations labour agency reported on Monday. “Even though global unemployment has stabilized, decent work deficits …

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Know The Status of Namami Gange Mission for Ganga

New Delhi (ABC Live): Namami Gange : The Ganga is the National River of India. For thousands of years, the River Ganga along with her tributaries has provided material, spiritual and cultural sustenance to millions of people living in the Ganga river basin. The river has been facing threats due to population pressures, extensive and unplanned urbanization, industrialization, expansion of …

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Know The Doing Business Getting Credit Methodology

New Delhi (ABC Live): Doing Business Getting Credit Methodology:  Doing Business Claims that It  measures the legal rights of borrowers and lenders with respect to secured transactions through one set of indicators and the reporting of credit information through another. The first set of indicators measures whether certain features that facilitate lending exist within the applicable collateral and bankruptcy laws. The second …

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Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World: Davos

Davos (ABC Live): The theme of the World Economic Forum 2018 is  “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World” is both thoughtful and apt. At the close of the 20th century, the presumption was that greater economic interdependence among countries, buttressed by liberal democratic institutions, would ensure peace and stability well into the new century. The global context today …

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Know Klaus Schwab Founder of World Economic Forum

Davos (ABC Live): Klaus Schwab :The World Economic Forum is all set to commence on January 23, 2018 in  Davos-Klosters, Switzerland and would be concluded on January 26, 2018. Professor Klaus Schwab was born in Ravensburg, Germany in 1938. He is Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation. He founded the Forum …

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Some Issues :Section 377 IPC Referred to a Constitution Bench

New Delhi (ABC Live): Section 377 IPC  : In an order passed  on 08/01/2018, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court, headed by the Chief Justice, referred the correctness of the judgment in Suresh Kumar Koushal vs Naz Foundation to a Constitution Bench. Because of the complex history of this case, some background is essential to understand the implications of today’s order. Recall that …

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Know The Concept of Digital India in a Digital World

New Delhi (ABC Live): Digital India : The 21st century has witnessed such an explosive rise in the number of ways in which we use information, that it is widely referred to as ‘the information age’. It is believed that by 2020, the global volume of digital data we create is expected to reach 44 zettabytes. Much of that new …

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Know Doing Business Registering Property Methodology

New Delhi (ABC Live): Doing Business Registering Property Methodology :Doing Business claims that it records the full sequence of procedures necessary for a business (the buyer) to purchase a property from another business (the seller) and to transfer the property title to the buyer’s name so that the buyer can use the property for expanding its business, use the property as collateral in taking new loans or, if necessary, …

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