Air Pollution in India Rises by 13%: Report

According to new report by Greenpeace, air pollution levels in India have risen by 13 per cent in five years between 2010 and 2015. India...

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...

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)...

Singapore Tops Global Education Rankings

Singapore has the highest achieving students in international education rankings, with its teenagers coming top in tests in maths, reading and science. The influential Programme...

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...

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...

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...

India 3rd in Tobacco Pictorial Warnings

According to Cigarette Package Health Warnings International Status Report, India is third among countries with the largest pictorial warning on tobacco products. Nepal now has...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

India’s Performance in World Bank Doing Business Report

The World Bank’s annual Doing Business 2017 report was  released recently. It recognizes India’s achievements in implementing reforms in four of its ten indicators...

Swachh Bharat Mission: States Progress Data

Minister of Urban Development Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu reviewed the progress of the mission in urban areas. During the two years of Swachh Bharat Mission, 22,97,389...

Global Power City Index Released

The 2016 Global Power City Index (GPCI) report was released by the Mori Memorial Foundation's Institute for Urban Strategies. The report ranks 42 major cities...

Ecuador is Most Empathetic Country

Ecuador is the most empathetic country, followed in order by Saudi Arabia, Peru, Denmark, United Arab Emirates, Korea, the United States, Taiwan, Costa Rica...

UNICEF Report on Child Malnutrition

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has issued a new report with the alarming statistic that five out of six children worldwide under two...

India Ranks 97 in Global Hunger Index

India ranked 97th out of 118 countries on the International Food Policy Research Institute’s (IFPRI) Global Hunger Index (GHI) in 2016. It was positioned at...

385mn Children in Extreme Poverty: UN Report

Children are more than twice as likely as adults to live in extreme poverty, with nearly 385 million children worldwide experiencing that condition, according...

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...

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...

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...

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...

6.76 Billion Living in Excessive Air Pollution: UN Report

According to latest UN data, with some 6.5 million people dying annually from air pollution and 92 per cent of the world’s population living...

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:...

China Foreign Expenditure Takes Lead

According to latest reports, China invested more money abroad last year than foreign firms piled into the country. Overseas direct investment soared more than 18...

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...

Sikkim Tops List of Best Workplaces for Women

According to a report by the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), a top American think-tank, Indian State of Sikkim is the best...

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'...

Andhra Pradesh Tops in Industrial Investments

According to latest RBI report, Andhra Pradesh has emerged on the top among all other states in attracting industrial investments in 2015-16. It pushed the...

Sikkim Declared Cleanest State

Sikkim has been adjudged the cleanest state in the country on the issue of sanitation in rural areas. Its four districts have been ranked...

21 Nations Designated as Illicit Drug Producers

India along with 21 others have been designated as major illicit drug producing countries by USA government. Other countries are Afghanistan, the Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia,...

Jammu Kashmir Tops in English Classes

According to NCERT study, Jammu & Kashmir tops the charts for most English classes at the upper primary level with nine periods a week. In...

Litigation Report of Central Ministries

The ministries of Railways, Communications, Environment and Forest, Finance and Defence are the top litigants among various ministries of the Union government. According to data...

Swachh Survekshan 2016

Swachh Survekshan 2016 was conducted by the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) between May and June 2015 covering 73,176 households in 3,788 villages across...

India Has 103.5 Crore Mobile Users

According to TRAI data, India's mobile user base grew marginally to 1,035.12 million (103.5 crore) at the end of June this year. Total telecom customer...

Sikkim Adjudged the Cleanest State

Sikkim has been adjudged the cleanest state in the list on the condition of sanitation in rural areas of 26 states prepared by National...

India Will have 7 Mega Cities by 2030: UN Report

According to 2016 World Cities Report, India will have 7 mega cities by 2030. At present, India is home to five mega cities, with...

Latest QS World University Rankings Released

The global ranking of Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore has dropped by two points to 152 in the latest QS World University Rankings 2016-17....

Manipur Tops in UAPA Cases

According to latest National Crime Records Bureau data, Manipur tops and accounts for a 60 per cent of cases registered under the Unlawful Activities...

India Ranks Second in Unequality

According to wealth research firm New World Wealth, India is the second most unequal country as 54 per cent of its wealth is in...

Maharashtra Tops in Ease of Doing Business

According to Asian Competitiveness Institute (ACI) Research Centre of the School (Singapore), Maharashtra ranked highest in Indian states Ease of Doing Business (EDB). Maharasthra topped...

3.4% Rise of Crime in India: NCRB

The National Crime Records Bureau’s (NCRB) report was released by the home ministry. According to report, overall, incidents of crime in 2015 increased by only...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

India 77th in Disaster Risk Index 2016

India ranks 77 on the World Risk Index. The index is part of the World Risk Report 2016 released by the United Nations University Institute...

Shahrukh Highest Paid Actor: Forbes

Bollywood stars Shahrukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar are among the world’s highest paid actors of 2016 according to a Forbes...

Youth Unemployment Set to Rise: UN Report

International Labour Organization's Report "World Employment and Social Outlook 2016: Trends for Youth" states that global youth unemployment expected to rise in 2016 for...

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...

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...

India 7th Wealthiest Country

India has figured among the top 10 wealthiest countries in the world with a total individual wealth of USD 5,600 billion. According to a report...

Report on Drought Affected Areas Released

The report of on the Spot Study of Water Situation in Drought Affected Areas of the country (2015-16) has recommended construction of water harvesting...

Maharashtra Tops in Attracting Investments

Maharashtra has emerged as the top state in terms of attracting investments in the hotels and tourism industry across India. According to latest study by...

India is 3rd Largest Tech Start-Up Hub

According to the Assocham-Thought Arbitrage paper, India becomes the third largest number of technology driven start-ups in the world. India has moved up to third...

Report on Corporate Bond Market Submitted

The 'Report of the Working Group on Development of Corporate Bond Market in India' has been submitted to RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan. The Group was...

India 66th in Global Innovation Index

India has been ranked 66th in a list of most innovative economies, jumping 15 places from last year, according to a new UN report...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Inequality is Highest in India and China

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has observed that the financial inequality is highest in India and China among Asia Pacific countries despite the two being...

Parliamentary Panel on Latur Water Crisis

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Urban Development in its report has said that practically no city in India gets sufficient water to meet the needs...

India 9th in FDI Confidence Index

India has secured ninth position in the 2016 Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index. India jumped two places to rank number 9 in this year’s AT...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

World Bank Downgrades Global Growth in 2016

Global growth disappointed again in 2015 – slowing to 2.4 per cent – and is expected to recover at a slower pace than previously...

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...

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...

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...

UN Report Shows Malaria Elimination

Current Affairs: The world is making “significant progress” toward malaria elimination with prevention and treatment efforts saving more than 660 million lives and $900...

Recommendations of NCSK Report

Annual Report 2014-15 of the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis presented to Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment Thaawar Chand Gehlot. In the Annual Report,...

5th IPCC Report Summary

5th IPCC Report Summary: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) brings policymakers and the public up to date on...

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...

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...

UN Report on Maternal Mortality Out

Report on Maternal Mortality released recently says that maternal mortality has fallen by 44 per cent since 1990, giving fresh impetus to efforts to...

Sub-Group on Central Schemes Submits Report

Recently, the chief minister's sub-group on Centrally-Sponsored Schemes (CSS) has submitted report to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In its report it has suggested that Mahatma...

World Bank for Climate Smart Development

According to World Bank, without inclusive and climate smart development, alongside efforts to rein in greenhouse gas emissions that protect the poor, agricultural shocks,...

Ashok Misra Committee on IIT Entrance

The Committee of Eminent Persons (CEP) constituted by the IIT council under the Chairmanship of Prof Ashok Misra has submitted its report to the...

Census 2011 Data on Literacy and Workers

The Registrar General & Census Commissioner of India released data Census 2011 data on Highest Educational Level Attained among population attending educational institution by...