Tag Archives: Indians

Government launches SWADES to tap skill set of out-of-job Indians returning from abroad

NEW DELHI: The Centre has launched a skill-mapping exercise of the citizens returning to the country under the Vande Bharat Mission. Called SWADES (Skilled Workers Arrival Database for Employment Support), the joint initiative by the ministries of skill development & entrepreneurship, civil aviation and external affairs aims to create a database of qualified citizens so as to tap their skill ... Read More »

Job scare continues to haunt urban Indians; people still optimistic about India’s progress

Other than unemployment, Indians are worried about financial and political corruption, crime and violence, poverty and social inequality and climate change. While job concern is the top pain point for urban Indians, the people still remain hopeful about the country’s progression and are the most optimistic of the global lot. “At least 46% of urban Indians polled are most worried ... Read More »

Indians look for engineering jobs most on LinkedIn

HIGHLIGHTS LinkedIn data shows that mechanical and software engineering job roles were five of the top 10 most viewed job posts in India in 2017 Job roles in MNCs were being preferred over those in homegrown companies Openings for interns in a software engineering role at Microsoft and Amazon were also among the top-10 File photo used for representation NEW ... Read More »

How the fake-jobs industry scams Indians

Like many college students, Deepika Chadha was looking to make a little money and get some work experience this summer. In the future, she’d like to be a graphic designer. For the moment, Chadha thought, a call centre job would do. She expected to earn Rs 15,000 a month while positioning herself to get a real job, rather than an ... Read More »

53 % Indians lack discipline to stay fit despite abundance of gyms

Despite the mushrooming of gyms and fitness centres as well as the growing popularity of fitness apps and virtual gyms, most Indians do not find time to exercise. In a pan-India study conducted by Gympik, India’s largest fitness discovery platform, 53 % of the respondents said that they lack the discipline to stay fit. Gympik conducted the market research – ... Read More »

Indians prone to rare genetic diseases: Study

  People living in India and other South Asian countries are particularly vulnerable to rare genetic diseases, according to a genomic analysis that may help detect and prevent population-specific disorders. Several diseases specific to South Asian populations had been identified in the past, but the genetic causes of the vast majority remained largely mysterious. The study, led by Harvard Medical ... Read More »

Comedy is the new coffee for many Indians

Wondering what a growing number of Indians are doing at seven every morning, apart from getting ready for work? They are trying to have a good laugh. With rising stress levels, comedy is the new coffee for many Indians, who are hooked on to their smart devices. “Our viewers in India (61%) are the most likely to watch comedy ahead of their ... Read More »

Apple App Developers, Many Of Them Indians, Earned Over $70 Billion

Across India, Apple supports over 640,000 iOS app developer jobs and other positions. Cupertino (California): The global developer community, including many from India, has earned over $70 billion since the App Store’s launch in 2008, Apple announced on Thursday. “$70 billion earned by developers is simply mind-blowing. We are amazed at all of the great new apps our developers create ... Read More »

47% Of Working Indians Not Saving For Retirement: Survey

Mumbai: Even as financial security after retirement is valued more, a survey by HSBC has revealed that 47 per cent of working people in India have not started saving for their future or have stopped or faced difficulties while saving. “A large number (47 per cent) of working people in India have either not started saving for their retirement or ... Read More »

greater Indians at the moment are buying on line on Smartphones: study

almost seventy nine percentage of Indian purchasers who are browsing for products on cell gadgets are probably to shop for those too, a new look at found out on Thursday. conducted by tech large Yahoo and Mindshare, a international media and advertising offerings network, the observe indicates that the client course-to-purchase is popping greater complicated and non-linear, with the mobile ... Read More »