Main Findings of National Family Health Survey

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released the results from the first phase of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4), 2015-16. These are...

American Continents Declared Measles Free

The International Expert Committee of WHO has declared the North and South America Continents measles free. The declaration was made by the International Expert Committee...

Public Debt Management of India: Latest Data

Since April-June (Q1) 2010-11, Public Debt Management Office (PDMC) (earlier Middle Office), Budget Division, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, is bringing-out a...

India Second in Global Retail Index

India has jumped 13 positions from last year to rank second among 30 developing countries this year on ease of doing business, according to...

Report of Committee on Online Sale of Medicines

A Sub-Committee had been constituted by the Drugs Consultative Committee (DCC) to examine issues relating to online sale of drugs. The Sub-Committee has submitted...

Net Neutrality in India: Full List of TRAI Recommendations

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has backed the basic principles of an open and free internet in its recommendations on Net Neutrality released...

India Ranks 130th in Human Development Index

India climbed five notches in Human Development Index to the 130th rank in the latest UNDP Report. India ranked 130 among 188 countries in 2014...

India Ranks 3rd in Robotic Automation

According to Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), India ranks third in the world in implementing robotic automation in their core business processes. CIMA is...

National Sample Survey Rounds: 75th and 76th

National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has been regularly conducting nation-wide surveys on various socio-economic subjects. Results of these...

India has 2.3 Lakh Millionaires: Report

According to the Asia Pacific 2016 Wealth Report, by New World Wealth, India ranked among the top five Asia Pacific countries in terms of...

Tamil Nadu Tops in Urban Reforms

19 States and the Union Territory of Chandigarh were rewarded with performance incentive for promoting urban reforms under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban...

Reductions in Child Mortality in India from Severe Diseases: Report

According to study published in the latest issue of The Lancet, India has avoided about 1 million (10 lakh) deaths of children under age...

Report on Road Accidents in India Released

The Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari launched the report “Road Accidents in India 2015” in New Delhi. Road accidents have emerged as...

Credit Rating of Smart Cities

Smart Cities are now vying for credit ratings for mobilization of resources through municipal bonds, reflecting on their keenness to think and act differently. Of...

Socio Economic Survey on Drinking Water and Sanitation

The 76th Round of Socio-Economic Survey on “Drinking water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Housing Condition” and “Survey of Persons with Disabilities” will be launched by...

Trust Disparity 4th Highest in India

A new survey has found that the trust gap between the informed public and the mass population is fourth highest in India among all...

India Third Largest Investor in Britain

India has retained its position as the third largest investor in Britain. The US remains the biggest source of inward investment, accounting for 570 projects,...

India Will Become Largest Milk Producer in 2026

According to the 'OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2017-2026', India will be the world’s largest milk producer by 2026. The Agricultural Outlook 2017‑2026 is a collaborative effort...

Oceans to Have More Plastic than Fish: Report

By 2050 oceans are expected to contain more plastics than fish (by weight), according to a new report released today by the World Economic...

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Tops Business Reforms List

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, in partnership with the World Bank Group has released the results...

Central Water Commission Sign MOUs for Dam Rehabilitation

Central Water Commission (CWC) has signed MoUs with IIT Roorkee and MNNIT Allahabad to support dam rehabilitation efforts of various implementing agencies and CWC. Ministry...

India Ranks Second on Retail Index

India has jumped 13 positions from last year to rank second among 30 developing countries this year on ease of doing business, according to...

India Tops Bomb Blasts List: Report

According to the report by National Bomb Data Centre (NBDC), India witnessed the maximum bombings in the world last year, even more than war-torn...

National Health Profile 2018

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare released the National Health Profile (NHP)-2018 prepared by the Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI). The National Health...

All India Survey on Higher Education Launched

The Union Minister of Human Resource Development Smriti Zubin Irani launched the Sixth All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) in New Delhi. The survey...

Madhya Pradesh Tops in Rape Cases

According to latest National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data, over 34,600 cases of rape have been reported across the country last year with Madhya...

USA Gets Largest FDI in 2015: Report

Accroding to report of UNCTAD, USA has emerged as the top host country for FDI last year. The US bounced back as the top host...

WWF Released Living Plant Report

According to latest WWF report, the future of many living organisms is under question as the world may loss 68 percent of its wildlife...

Safe Cities Index 2017

India continues to be the fastest growing economy in the world, growing at about 7 per cent, and is on course to become the...

IISC, 4 IITS Among Asia’s Top 50 Universities

Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and four IITs — Bombay, Delhi, Madras and Kanpur — figure in the list of Asia’s top 50...

Air Pollution Causing People to Die Prematurely

According to the report, issued by two institutes: the Health Effects Institute, a Boston research institute focused on the health effects of air pollution,...

World Bank’s Human Capital Index Released

The World Bank released a Human Capital Index (HCI) as part of the World Development Report 2019. India was ranked 115 among 157 countries, much...

India Ranked 78th in ‘Global Passport Index’

The latest edition of the world’s most popular Arton Capital’s global ranking ‘Passport Index’ is based on cross-border access of national passports. The Passport Index...

India 35th in Logistics Performance Index

The World Bank has recently released a Logistics Performance Index (LPI) 2016 report titled “Connecting to Complete 2016”. The Logistics Performance Index Report is published...

World Trade Statistical Review Released

The WTO has released the new editions of its flagship statistical publications: the World Trade Statistical Review, Trade Profiles and World Tariff Profiles. The World...

Latest Report on Electricity in India

According the latest report of the Central Electricity Authority, a total of 24,500 MW of thermal power projects is expected to come up during...

Census Data on Disabled Population in Education

RGI has released the data on distribution of the disabled population in the age-group 5-19 by their attendance status in educational institution, type of...

Mid-Term Review of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020

The Minister of Commerce and Industry released the Mid-term Review of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-20. Main Highlights: While restoring the benefits under the export...

Latest Human Capital Index

India was ranked low at 105th position globally on a worldwide Human Capital Index, which measures countries’ ability to nurture, develop and deploy talent...

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...

Insolvency Law Committee Report

The Insolvency Law Committee (ILC) constituted by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs to recommend amendments to Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code of India, 2016, has...

India 87th in Global Gender Gap Report

As per the Global Gender Gap Report 2016 by World Economic Forum, India ranks at 87th in respect of Global Gender Gap Index (GGI)...

Indian Economy to Grow at 7.8%

According to latest FICCI Economic Outlook Survey, India's economy is likely to expand 7.8 per cent during the current financial year. According to Survey, there...

Mobile Broadband Connections To Reach 4.3 Billion

According to UN agency International Telecommunication Union (ITU), mobile broadband subscriptions are expected to reach 4.3 billion globally by the end of 2017. New data...

India Ranked 90th in Sustaninable Energy

According to latest Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report, India has been ranked at the 90th place in a list compiled by World Economic...

Agriculture Reforms Index Released

Maharashtra has been adjudged the most farmer friendly state in the country followed by Gujarat and Rajasthan. In a first of its kind of exercise,...

USA Second in Patent Filings, China Tops

According to World Intellectual Property Organisation, innovators around the world filed 3.1 million patent applications in 2016, up 8.3 per cent for a seventh straight...

Logistics Performance Index Released

India has improved its ranking in the World Bank Group's bi-annual "Logistics Performance Index 2016", jumping from 54th in 2014 to 35th in 2016. In...

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...

India Third Largest Economy Soon: Report

According to a report by the UK think tank Centre for Economics Business and Research (CEBR), India could become the world’s third largest economy...

Indian Growth Rate Projected at 8% : S&P

S&P Global Ratings projected India to clock a "steroid-free" growth of 8 per cent over the next few years. In its 'APAC Economic Snapshots--September 2016'...

Medium-Term Expenditure Framework of India

The Medium-term Expenditure Framework Statement (MTEF) was laid in Parliament recently. The MTEF Statement sets forth a three-year rolling target for the expenditure indicators...

Mangrove Coverage Increased in India

The latest report of the Forest Survey of India (FSI), 2015 released in December has recorded a net increase of 112 sq. km. of...

Freedom On The Net Report Released

New report has showed that the Internet freedom has declined in the India. According to the "Freedom on the Net 2016" report by Freedom...

National Crime Report Released: Highlights

Union Home Minister of India has released the ‘Crime in India – 2016’ published by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), Ministry of Home...

Dhaka Tops World’s Most Crowded Cities List

According to World Economic Forum, more than half of the world’s population currently lives in urban areas and the United Nations (UN) expects that...

International Height Rankings of Men and Women

Dutch men and Latvian women are the tallest on the planet, according to the largest ever study of height around the world. The research using...

China World’s Worst Human Trafficking Offender

The United States has recently declared China as among the world's worst offenders in human trafficking and forced labour. The annual report of U.S. State...

India 6th in Annual Global CEO Survey

India features among top six for global executives. According to the annual global CEO survey by PwC, the top two markets from the growth...

Gender Equality in Global Universities: Report

On the sidelines of the 71st United Nations General Assembly, UN Women unveiled a report by 10 global universities that lays out their concrete...

Basel AML Index Released

The Basel Institute of Governance, which works with the public and private sector to counter corruption, has released its annual Anti Money Laundering (AML)...

6th Economic Census: Final Report

Employment generation and economic activities grew at their fastest pace in nearly two decades with over 13 crore people employed and 1.92 crore new...

India Ranks 20th in Climate Change Performance

India has been ranked 20th in the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2017. This index underlines that countries like India are making "great efforts" in...

Global E-Waste Monitor Report Released: Highlights

The Global E-Waste Monitor 2017 was recently released by International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the UN University (UNU) and the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA). It highlights...

Latest Report on Global Burden of Disease

India now ranks 154th, according to the latest Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study. The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors study is put...

Latest on Electrification of Villages

In view of the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s address to nation, on Independence Day, Government of India has decided to electrify remaining 18,452 un-electrified...

Report on Unincorporated Non-Agricultural Enterprises

The National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation released the report titled “Key Indicators of Unincorporated Non-Agricultural Enterprises (Excluding Construction)...

UN Report on Disasters in 2015

A new analysis issued today by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) shows that 2015 – the hottest year on record...

India Ranks 143rd in SDGs

In the first ever annual assessment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in health performance India has ranked 143rd among 188 countries. Health Indicators measured includes:...

UN Report on Maternal Mortality

As per the UN Inter–Agency estimates in the publication “Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990 to 2015", It is estimated that India accounts for 15%...

India Becomes 6th Manufacturing Nation

According to UNIDO report, India has now been ranked sixth among the world’s 10 largest manufacturing countries. The country previously held the 9th rank. The...

Public Expenditure on Health in India

As per Economic Survey 2015-16, the expenditure by Government (Central and State Governments combined) on health as percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for...

UN Report on Universal Health Coverage: Highlights

Recently, the 'Tracking Universal Health Coverage: 2017 Global Monitoring Report' co-authored by the World Bank and WHO was released. Following are the main highlights of...

7th Pay Commission Report

The much anticipated 7th central pay commission report submitted to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. It has recommended a minimum salary of 18,000 rupees per month...

Reducing Logistic Costs Through Sagarmala

Augmenting operational efficiency of ports & optimizing logistics evacuation can give boost to Indian trade and help seize the big opportunity of growth in...

Assessment of Deen Dayal Yojana and NR Livelihood Mission

The Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana –National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM) was launched in June, 2011 with the objective to organize all rural poor households...

USA Gets Largest Scientists from India

According to a new report, India tops in Asia for sending immigrant scientists and engineers in US, with 950,000 out of the continent’s total...

India 39th in Global Competitiveness Index

India has ranked 39th in the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI). The Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) is a yearly report published by the World Economic Forum. Since...

Swachh Survekshan Gramin 2017

The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has launched a third party verification survey report to take stock of the progress already made by the...

Latest Agriculture Census Released

Department of Agriculture, Cooperation& Farmers Welfare has released Agriculture Census 2010-11(Phase-II). As per Agriculture Census 2010-11: Total number of operational holdings was estimated as 138.35 million. The...

Majority of Trafficking Victims are Women: UN Report

According to a new UN Report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the vast majority of all human trafficking victims...

Registered Newspapers and Publications in India

“Press in India 2016-17” an Annual Publication of the Registrar of Newspapers for India (RNI). It was released recently. The report gave a comprehensive analysis...

90% of Disasters are Weather Related: Report

A new report issued by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) shows that over the last 20 years, 90 per cent...

350% Rise in Cyber Crime in India

According to latest study, In India, there is 350 percent increase in cybercrime cases registered under the Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000 from the...

G20 Nations Trade Restrictions Increased: WTO Report

According to the WTO’s seventeenth monitoring report on Group of 20 (G20) trade measures, the trade restrictions in G20 economies have risen at a...

International Tourism Registers Record Growth

According to UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), international tourism grew by 4.4 per cent last year to a record 1.184 billion as calculated by...

WHO Report on Air Pollution in India

According to World Health Organisation (WHO) report, air pollution is killing nearly eight lakh people annually in the South East Asian Region (SEAR) with...

Ease of Doing Business Report by NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog launched the Ease of Doing Business report based on an Enterprise Survey of 3,500 manufacturing firms across Indian states and union territories. The...

Good Country Index Released

Sweden has been voted as the best country in the world when it comes to serving the interests of its people and contributing to...

India 79th on Transparency International Index

The Berlin-based corruption watchdog Transparency International (TI) has put India at rank 79 out of 176 countries in its latest Corruption Perception Index. Over two-thirds...

WHO Releases New Guidelines On Sexual Abuse

Millions of children and adolescents across the globe are subjected to sexual abuse, including sexual assault or rape. A 2011 study estimates that 18%...

Indians in Forbes’ Under 30 List of Super Achievers

Over 50 Indians find place in the Forbes’ list of super achievers from Asia under the age of 30 who are “pushing boundaries of...

Indian GDP to Grow 7.9%: Goldman Sachs

Indian economy is expected to grow by 7.9 per cent growth in the current fiscal according to Goldman Sachs report. The country's real GDP growth...

Investing in Skills for Inclusive Trade: WTO-ILO Study

A joint ILO-WTO study, “Investing in Skills for Inclusive Trade”, shows that boosting core work, technical and management skills can help countries and businesses...