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Gender gap as biggest challenge to our demography

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Introduction: India’s demographic dividend, being a nation of young people, puts us at a great economic advantage over other ageing countries. There exist challenges in reaping the benefits of this dividend. India’s woeful gender gap in the workplace makes us much poorer as a nation, economically and socially. Gender gap: About 48.5 per cent of…

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Hindi writer Krishna Sobti chosen for Jnanpith Award

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Noted writer of Hindi literature Krishna Sobti will be conferred with the country’s highest literary honour, Jnanpith Award this year in 2017. Sobti will be awarded with a cash prize of Rs 11 lakh, a certificate and a memento as part of the 53rd Jnanpith Award ceremony.   About Jnanpith awards: The Jnanpith Award is…

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