Brain drain from India – Explained, pointwise

For 7PM Editorial Archives click HERE → Introduction According to the recent information from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), More than six lakh Indians renounced citizenship in the past five years. This year alone, till September 30; 1,11,287 Indians gave up their citizenship. This shows the amount of Brain drain from India. In the past two decades,… Continue reading Brain drain from India – Explained, pointwise

Around 1.3 billion people at high risk of conflict and displacement: Report

What is the News? Institute of Economics and Peace(IEP), an international think tank has released a report titled “Ecological Threat Report (ETR) 2021”. About Ecological Threat Report(ETR)  This is the second edition of the Ecological Threat Report (ETR), which analyses 178 independent states and territories.  The report assesses threats relating to food risk, water risk,… Continue reading Around 1.3 billion people at high risk of conflict and displacement: Report

Climate change could cause 216 mn to migrate: World Bank

What is the news?  As per the report of the World Bank, climate change could push more than 200 million people to leave their homes by 2050 and create migration hot spots unless urgent action is taken to reduce global emissions and bridge the development gap. Climate change is a powerful driver of internal migration… Continue reading Climate change could cause 216 mn to migrate: World Bank

Out of Africa flashback: Is the world witnessing a migration wave due to lack of water?

What is the news? A recent World Bank report titled Web and Flow: Water, Migration and Development, analysed the “largest dataset on internal migrants” assembled from 64 countries and 189 censuses during 1960-2015. Findings are listed below. What are the findings of the report? Firstly, the report argues that water scarcity is a major reason for internal… Continue reading Out of Africa flashback: Is the world witnessing a migration wave due to lack of water?