Tag Archives: youth

What I’ve Learned In 10 Years of Youth Sports Blogging

As it happens, New Year’s Eve 2018 is the 10th anniversary of the premiere of this blog, which I called Your Kid’s Not Going Pro when I started it as an independent site. So here is how I started: The title of this blog (“Your Kid’s Not Going Pro,” in case you hadn’t figured that out) sounds bitter and dream-killing, but ... Read More »

Facebook Joins Skill India Mission to Empower Youth

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook entered into partnership with NSDC MSDE will incorporate training on digital marketing skills in its courses Facebook’s training programmes have upskilled more than 200,000 youth Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday entered into a strategic partnership with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to empower youth and entrepreneurs with digital skills in India. The partnership, signed in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, will ... Read More »

Apple Should Address Youth iPhone Addiction, Say Two Large Investors

Apple shareholders Jana Partners and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System are urging the smartphone maker to take steps to address what they say is a growing problem of young people getting addicted to Apple’s iPhones, Jana partner Charles Penner said. Jana, a leading activist shareholder, and CalSTRS, one of the nation’s largest public pension plans, delivered a letter to Apple on ... Read More »

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 »

Mission Indian Army: Over 3,000 youth from J&K appear for recruitment exam

A written examination for recruitment into the Indian Army was conducted in Jammu and Kashmir and more than 3,000 youth appeared for the same. The exam was conducted for commissioned officers in the Army on Sunday. “The examination was conducted today in which more than 3,000 youth from the state, including 800 from the valley appeared,” a Defence spokesman said. ... Read More »

Heavy drinking during youth can disrupt brain development

IANS | Dec 9, 2016, 01.14 PM IST Heavy drinking during youth can disrupt brain development (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Excessive alcohol use during adolescence can disrupt the development of brain and increase risk of substance use disorder later in life, a study says. “The maturation of the brain is still ongoing in adolescence, and especially the frontal areas and the ... Read More »

Bad Posture For Long Hours Contributing To Osteoarthritis Among Youth

NEW DELHI: As the number of youth suffering from osteorthritis continues to surge globally, health experts today said that wrong postures for long durations was the biggest contributor to the disease. According to them, the issue was important because scientifically no amount of exercise or therapy can undo the problems caused by hours of bad posture a day. “Maintaining a ... Read More »

‘Don’t mess around with youth and education’: Kejriwal asks centre to repeal No-Detention Policy

Arvind Kejriwal, the Delhi CM on Sunday warned the centre for reducing the Central education budget and said it would ruin the country. Running through the initiates taken by the AAP government during a live interactive session in New Delhi, Kejriwal called for revoking the “no-detention policy”, under which every student is promoted till class 9. ‘Don’t mess around with ... Read More »