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Mass Iodine Deficiency Discovered in Israel

The first national iodine survey conducted in Israel has revealed a high burden of iodine deficiency among Israelis. According to survey, 62% of school-age children...

China Tops Global Execution List

At least 1,032 people were executed in 23 countries in 2016. Most executions took place in China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Pakistan – in...

Latest Official Ranking of Educational Institutes in India

The Union Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar released the India Rankings 2017 for the Educational Institutions. ‘INDIA RANKINGS 2017’ is the second edition...

Transparency International Report on Bribery

India had the highest bribery rate among the 16 Asia-Pacific countries surveyed by Transparency International between July 2015 and January 2017, with nearly seven...

All India Consumer Sentiments Index

The All India Consumer Sentiments Index, measured by the BSE and CMIE, has hit a one-year low at 92.25 compared to 99.65 a year...

Forbes New List of the ‘World’s Billionaires’

India is home to world’s fourth highest number of billionaires, according to a new list released by Forbes magazine. The Forbes list of the ‘World’s...

Indian Cities Cheapest Globally: Report

According to a report by Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), four Indian cities are among the cheapest to live in globally. Bengaluru (3rd place), Chennai (6th),...

Total fertility Rate of India

FOURTH NATIONAL FAMILY HEALTH SURVEY OF TFR (STATES/UTs) S.No. India/States/UTs  Total fertility rate (children per woman) NFHS-4 NFHS-3 Total   India 2.2 2.7 1 Andhra Pr. 1.8   2 Assam 2.2 2.4 3 Bihar 3.4 4.0 4 Chattisgarh 2.2 2.6 5 Gujarat 2.0 2.4 6 Haryana 2.1 2.7 7 Jharkhand 2.6 3.3 8 Karnataka 1.8 2.1 9 Kerala 1.6 1.9 10 Madhya Pradesh 2.3 3.1 11 Maharashtra 1.9 2.1 12 Odisha 2.1 2.4 13 Punjab 1.6 2.0 14 Rajasthan 2.4 3.2 15 Tamil Nadu 1.7 1.8 16 Telangana 1.8   17 Uttar Pradesh 2.7 3.8 18 West Bengal 1.8 2.3 19 Arunachal Pradesh 2.1 3.0 20 Delhi 1.7 2.1 21 Goa 1.7 1.8 22 Himachal Pradesh 1.9 1.9 23 Jammu & Kashmir 2.0 2.4 24 Manipur 2.6 2.8 25 Meghalaya 3.0 3.8 26 Mizoram 2.3 2.9 27 Nagaland 2.7 3.7 28 Sikkim 1.2 2.0 29 Tripura 1.7 2.2 30 Uttarakhand 2.1 2.6 31 A&N Islands 1.5   32 Chandigarh 1.6   33 Dadra &...

Latest Human Development Index and India’s Rank and Data

India has ranked 131st (0.624) among the 188 countries in latest Human Development Report 2016. India’s rank of 131 puts it in the “medium human...

India Becomes Third Largest in Domestic Air Traffic

India has become the third largest aviation market in terms of domestic passenger traffic, beating Japan. According to Sydney-based aviation think-tank Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation...

Law Commission Submits Report New Report

The Punjab and Haryana High Court, while dealing with the case Payal Meehta v. Sanjay Sarin, 2016 by its judgment and order dated 27.01.2016...

Central Public Sector Enterprises: Latest Data and Figures

The Public Enterprises Survey (2015-16), brought out by the Department of Public Enterprises, Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, Government of India on...

Full List of World’s Happiest Countries

Norway has jumped from 4th place in 2016 to 1st place this year, followed by Denmark, Iceland and Switzerland, according to World Happiness Report 2017. All...

Report of Group of Secretaries on Education and Social Development

A sectoral Group of Secretaries was formed to look into ‘Education and Social Development’. The terms of Reference of the Group was as follows: (i) A...