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  • World Giving Index by CAF

    3 days ago
    Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) World Giving Index 2021 was published, in which India found the place among top-20 generous countries. Highlights: ♦ India has been ranked at the 14th spot. Its rank has elevated up from the 10-year world rank of 82. ♦ CAF report notes that India is one of the fastest climbers on the Index. ♦ According ....

    India Climbs to 46th Rank in The Global Innovation Index.

    5 days ago
    India climbs the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2021, ranked by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and lands on 46th Rank. Highlights: ♦India has been climbing spots on the Global Innovation Index(GII) for several years now. ♦In 2015, India was in 81st Rank and climbed to 46th in the 2021 Global Innovation Index. ♦The ....

    Reforms Report by NITI Aayog

    9 days ago
    NITI Aayog launches the Report on Reforms in Urban Planning Capacity in India. The report is titled ‘Reforms in Urban Planning Capacity in India’. Highlights: ♦ The report was developed by NITI Aayog, in session with worried ministries and eminent experts in the domain of city and regional planning. ♦ It provides a condensed ....

    Most Influential People by TIME

    10 days ago
    TIME journal has unveiled its annual list of ‘The 100 Most Influential People of 2021’. PM Narendra Modi, Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee and Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla have been named amongst the world’s one hundred most influential people of 2021 via TIME magazine. The list is divided into six classes ....

    India Rankings 2021 - Education Ministry

    14 days ago
    The Minister of Education released the 2021 India ranking established by the National Institutional Ranking Framework. Highlights: ♦ This is the sixth consecutive version of India Rankings of HEIs in India. ♦ In the first edition in 2016, university categories and rankings in three specific fields were announced, namely engineering, ....

    ASER Report of Karnataka

    19 days ago
    In March 2021, the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) drafted in Karnataka only this year found that the level of learning in reading and numeracy has dropped significantly, especially in primary school classes For the current report, Pratham surveyed 18,385 children between the age of 5 and sixteen from 13,365 households throughout 24 districts. ....

    QS World University Rankings - THE

    19 days ago
    The Times Higher Education (THE) released its World University Rankings 2022 edition. THE, previously known as The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a magazine reporting particularly on information and problems related to higher education. Earlier, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) launched the QS World University Rankings 2022. Highlights: ♦ ....

    NER District SDG Index by NITI Aayog

    30 days ago
    NITI Aayog & Development of North Eastern Region Ministry (M/DoNER) released the first version of the North Eastern Region District SDG Index Report and Dashboard for this reason attaining the milestone towards localizing the Sustainable Development Goals. Highlights: ♦ The index is the first of its form in the country as it focuses on ....

    First Sectoral Index of India

    31 days ago
    India’s first sectoral index in the Agri commodities basket i.e. GUAREX was launched through the NCDEX (National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange Limited). Highlights: ♦ GUAREX is a fee primarily based sectoral index that tracks the movement in the futures contracts of guar gum sophisticated splits and guar seed on a real-time basis. ....

    Rank of India in Global Manufacturing Risk Index

    32 days ago
    India has emerged as a world manufacturing hub and effectively surpassed the United States to become the world’s second most desired manufacturing destination. Highlights: ♦ This shows the growing interest in India by manufacturers as a desired manufacturing hub over other countries including the United States and the manufacturing ....

    Safe Cities Index 2021 - Economist Intelligence Unit

    33 days ago
    Copenhagen (capital city of Denmark), has been named as the world’s most secure metropolis from among 60 international cities, in Safe Cities Index 2021, launched through the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Highlights: ♦ Copenhagen scored 82.4 factors out of 100, to top the fourth version of the EIU’s biennial index, which ....

    Children are at Danger of Climate Crisis - UNICEF

    34 days ago
    According to a new report of UNICEF, Children in India are at extreme danger of impacts of climate crisis.As per report, India is among four South Asian countries where youngsters are most at risk. Climate change threatens their health, education, and protection. Highlights: ♦ Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and India are the 4 South Asian ....

    Apple Turns Top in the Most Valuable Company List

    35 days ago
    Apple is the world’s most precious corporation (USD 2,443 billion) in accordance with the Hurun Global five hundred Most Valuable Companies list 2021. Highlights: ♦ The world’s pinnacle six precious organizations remained unchanged as Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Alphabet, Facebook and Tencent. ♦ Globally, the US-led with ....

    India Ranks 2nd in Crypto Adoption

    37 days ago
    India has ranked 2nd in terms of crypto adoption internationally behind Vietnam, but ahead of international locations such as the US, UK, and China, according to the 2021 Global Crypto Adoption Index by blockchain information platform Chainalysis. This comes even as worldwide crypto adoption grew by 880% between June 2020 and July 2021, in accordance ....

    Release of Global Youth Tobacco Survey

    44 days ago
    The Health Minister launched the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS-4). Highlights: ♦ More than 29% of college students in India were uncovered to second-hand smoke. ♦ There has been a 42% decline in tobacco use among 13-15-year-old schoolchildren in the past decade. ♦ Use of any structure of tobacco was once greater amongst boys ♦ ....

    Quality of Life for Elderly Index - EAC-PM

    44 days ago
    The Quality of Life for Elderly Index was created by the Institute for Competitiveness at the request of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM). Highlights: ♦ The record identifies the regional patterns of getting older throughout the Indian States and assesses the normal growing older scenario in India. ♦ The ....

    World Airport Award Ranking by Skytrax

    45 days ago
    The Skytrax World Airport Award ranking for the year 2021 was published. In the report, Indira Gandhi International Airport of Delhi has emerged among world’s top-50 best airports in the 2021. Highlights: ♦ Delhi Airport emerged as best airport in the country for the 3rd consecutive year. ♦ Mumbai, Hyderabad, & Bengaluru have ....

    The Rank of India in New Global Youth Development Index

    46 days ago
    India is positioned at 122nd on a new Global Youth Development Index 2020 measuring the situation of youth throughout 181 countries, by the Commonwealth Secretariat in London. Highlights: ♦ Singapore ranked at the topmost position and it is followed by Slovenia, Norway, Malta & Denmark. Chad, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Afghanistan ....

    Mumbai and Bangalore Loss Top 100 in QS Ranking

    53 days ago
    Mumbai and Bangalore are out of the global top-100 listing and are presently rating at 106 and 110, respectively, in today's QS Best Student Cities Ranking edition. While Mumbai misplaced 29 places, Bengaluru fell with the aid of 21 sites in the ninth edition of the rankings added out by way of global more excellent schooling analysts QS Quacquarelli ....

    Increase in the Global Hunger Index score

    53 days ago
    India's composite Global Hunger Index score has been improved from 38.9 to 27.2 in the year 2020. India was ranked at 94th place among 107 countries in Global Hunger Index. Highlights: ♦ The Global Hunger Index goals to track starvation at the world, regional and Indian levels. It is an annual record (peer-reviewed) published with the ....

    Periodic Labour Force Survey - NSO

    62 days ago
    The National Statistical Office (NSO) has published the third annual report on the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS), which was carried out between July 2019 and June 2020. In 2019-20, labour indicators improved overall when compared to the previous two years, 2017-18 and 2018-19. Highlights: ♦ Unemployment Rate: In 2019-20, the unemployment ....

    India Inequality Report 2021 - Oxfam

    66 days ago
    Oxfam India’s report entitled "Inequality Report 2021: India’s Unequal Health Care Story" shows that due to the lack of universal health coverage (UHC), socio-economic inequality permeates the health sector and is marginalized. Highlights: ♦ It provides a comprehensive analysis of health outcomes across different socioeconomic ....

    Purchasing Managers Index - PMI

    82 days ago
    The survey-based service industry's June PMI showed that it shrank to 41.2 for the second time in a row About PMI: ♦ It is a survey-based metric that asks respondents about changes in their perception of key business variables compared to the previous month. ♦ Calculate the manufacturing and service industries separately, and then ....

    Global Cybersecurity Index - ITU

    86 days ago
    India was ranked tenth in the International Telecommunication Union's 2020 Global Cyber Security Index. Top countries: the United States (1st), the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia (2nd), and Estonia (3rd) The performance of cybersecurity is based on five parameters: legal measures, technical measures, organisational measures, capacity development, ....

    India Ranked 10th in Global Cybersecurity Index

    87 days ago
    India has been ranked as the tenth excellent country in the world in the Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) 2020, launched by ITU (International Telecommunication Union). The GCI 2020 is the 4th edition of the annual index and ranked 194 countries. The GCI measures the dedication of countries to cybersecurity at a global level. Countries have been ranked ....

    India Positioned 20th in Global Startup Ecosystem Index

    87 days ago
    India stands at the 20th spot amongst the top 100 nations that have been ranked in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index for the year 2021 by Startup Blink. The country was in the 17th spot in 2019, after which it slid six spots down and stood at 23 in 2020. According to the report, India needs to better its infrastructure and Internet speed in order to ....

    The World Drug Report 2021 - UNODC

    89 days ago
    In its World Drug Report 2021, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) stated that the lockdown restrictions imposed during Covid-19 accelerated drug trafficking via the Internet. Highlights: ♦ The number of people using drugs increased by 22% between 2010 and 2019, owing in part to an increase in the global population. ♦ ....

    India Positioned in 51st Place in Annual Bank Statistics

    96 days ago
    According to ‘Annual Bank Statistics of 2020’ launched through Swiss National Bank (SNB), the Central Bank of Switzerland. India with Swiss Francs (CHF) 2.55 billion (INR 20,706 Crore) has been positioned at 51st place in the list of overseas clients’ cash in Swiss Banks during 2020. Highlights: ♦ The United Kingdom (UK) ....

    Sixth Edition of SDR 2021 Has Been Released

    96 days ago
    According to the 6th Edition of ‘Sustainable Development Report 2021 (SDR 2021)’ released by Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), Highlights: ♦ India with a score of 60.1 has been placed at a hundred and twentieth rank out of a hundred sixty-five countries. Finland topped the Index accompanied by way of Sweden & ....

    Ease of Living Index by CSE

    96 days ago
    Bengaluru has been named as the most liveable metropolitan city of India, in the Ease of Living Index 2020, released by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). Highlights: ♦ The Ease of Living Index 2020 is a phase of the report titled State of India’s Environment 2021. Bengaluru is followed by means of Chennai, Shimla, Bhubaneshwar, ....

    India Rank 43rd World Competitiveness Index

    98 days ago
    According to the World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY), India remains 43rd in the annual World Competitiveness Index. The World Competitiveness Index is a comprehensive annual report and a global reference point for the competitiveness of countries. Highlights: ♦ WCY was first published in 1989 and compiled by the Institute for Management Development ....

    Announcement of Global Peace Index

    101 days ago
    The fifteenth version of the Global Peace Index (GPI) announced by using Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) Sydney, the GPI is the world’s leading measure of world peacefulness. The index ranks 163 independent states and territories according to their level of peacefulness. This record affords the most complete data-driven evaluation to date ....

    India Slips Down 12 Positions in World Home Price Index

    102 days ago
    India has moved down 12 spots in the world home price index to 55th rank in Q1 2021 in opposition to 43rd rank in Q1 2020, with a decline of 1.6 per cent year-on-year (YoY) in home prices, Knight Frank, in its cutting-edge research document “Global House Price Index” – Q1 2021. Global Home Price Index is organized by means of the London-based ....

    India Ranks 14th in World Giving Index

    102 days ago
    India has been ranked at 14th spot amongst 114 countries in the World Giving Index 2021, by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF). This rank is up from its 10-year world rank of eighty-two The World Giving Index ranking has been topped by Indonesia, accompanied by way of Kenya, Nigeria, Myanmar and Australia in the top five respectively. Charities Aid ....

    India Positioned in 67th Place in Global Skills Report of Coursera

    104 days ago
    As per the ‘Global Skills Report 2021’ released by means of Coursera, India has been ranked 67th average globally. Highlights: ♦ Overall, the file reveals that India ranks 67th globally, with 38 per cent proficiency, with mid-rankings in every domain, 55th in business, and 66th in both technology and data science. ♦ Indian ....

    DBS Tops Forbes Worlds Best Banks List in India

    107 days ago
    DBS Bank has been named with the aid of Forbes in their listing of World’s Best Banks 2021. DBS was ranked at the position 1 out of 30 domestic and global banks in India for the 2nd consecutive year. This is the 0.33 version of the ‘World’s Best Banks’ listing by means of Forbes, carried out in partnership with market research ....

    Global Liveability Index 2021 Auckland Tops the List

    107 days ago
    New Zealand and Australian cities dominated the Global Liveability Index 2021 published by using the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Auckland has been ranked the first-class on liveability rankings due to the capability of New Zealand city to comprise Covid-19 faster. Japanese cities of Osaka and Tokyo grabbed 2nd and fourth area and Adelaide, Australia ....

    QS World University Rankings Released

    107 days ago
    Three Indian institutes are ranked among the top 200 in the QS World University Rankings 2022. Highlights: ♦ According to these rankings, IISc Bengaluru is ranked first in the world for research. The institute was ranked 186th in the universities ranking. ♦ IIT Bombay was ranked 177th, while IIT Delhi was ranked 185th. About QS World ....

    The Global Food Price Index Has Risen to A 10-Year High

    108 days ago
    In May, the Food and Agricultural Organization's (FAO) food price index (FPI) rose at its fastest monthly rate in a decade. However, global cereal production is on track to set a new record About inflation: ♦ It tracks the average price change in a basket of commodities and services over time. ♦ However, a certain level of inflation ....

    Himachal jumps to 3rd Spot in Anemia Mukt Bharat Index

    108 days ago
    Himachal Pradesh has climbed to the 1/3 spot in the Anemia Mukt Bharat Index 2020-21 national ranking with a rating of 57.1. Highlights: ♦ Himachal Pradesh was ranked at position 18 in the 12 months 2018-19, but with regular efforts of the authorities and the area functionaries, the state was once in a position to attain the 0.33 spot. Madhya ....

    Performance Grading Index of Indian States

    111 days ago
    The Union Education Minister has approved the release of the Performance Grading Index (PGI) 2019-20 for Indian States and Union Territories. Highlights of the 2019-20 PGI: ♦ For 2019-20, Punjab, Chandigarh, Tamil Nadu, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and Kerala have the highest grade (A++). ♦ Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arunachal ....

    THE Asia University Rankings Has Been Released

    111 days ago
    Times Higher Education Asia college rankings 2021, three Indian universities secured positions in the top hundred list. Highlights: ♦ IISc Bangalore, IIT Ropar and IIT Indore have secured ranks among the top one hundred universities in Asia. Like remaining year, not a single Indian varsity made it to the elite top 10. IISc Bangalore ranked ....

    Annual Report of Reserve Bank of India

    121 days ago
    The Reserve Bank released the annual report. It emphasized that "the quality of the bank's assets and its readiness need to be closely monitored to ensure that reserves increase in the next few quarters. Highlights: ♦ The Reserve Bank of India, early in its semi-annual financial stability report, sometimes emphasized that by September ....

    WPI of April 2021 - Wholesale Price Index

    131 days ago
    The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade lately released Wholesale Price in India for the month of April 2021. The WPI for the month of April 2021 stood at 128.1. The base year in calculating WPI is constant as 2011-12. Highlights: ♦ The annual fee of inflation for the month of April 2021 was once 10.49% ♦ The inflation ....

    India Largest Recipient Of Remittances In 2020 World Bank Report

    136 days ago
    India was the biggest recipient of remittances in 2020, as per the report, “Migration and Development Brief “released with the aid of the World Bank. Highlights: ♦ India has been the largest recipient of remittances because 2008. However, the remittance acquired via India in 2020 was over USD eighty-three billion, which is a drop ....

    Global Report on Food Crises by GNAFC

    142 days ago
    The Global Anti-Food Crisis Network (GNAFC) released the "2021 Global Food Crisis Report". GNAFC is an international alliance composed of the European Union, the United Nations, and other governmental and non-governmental organizations. Highlights: ♦ According to the report, the economic crisis is the main reason for pushing 40 million ....

    Purchasing Managers Index in April

    143 days ago
    In April 2021, the seasonally adjusted IHS Markit India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) was 55.5, unchanged from the previous month's reading of 55.4. Highlights: ♦ It is a survey-based metric that inquires about changes in respondents' perceptions of key market variables over the previous month. ♦ The PMI's ....

    India Ranks 49th in Chandler Good Government Index

    150 days ago
    India has been placed at 49th position amongst 104 international locations in the Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI) 2021. Finland has topped the CGGI Index 2021, and Venezuela is the ultimate ranked united states at 104. Highlights: ♦ Rank 1: Finland ♦ Rank 2: Switzerland ♦ Rank 3: Singapore ♦ Rank 4: Netherlands ♦ ....

    Results of CSIR Sero Survey

    153 days ago
    The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research lately released the outcomes of Sero Survey. The survey was carried out on 10,427 persons. Of these, only 10.14% confirmed sero positivity. Highlights: ♦ The survey suggested that the neutralising antibodies have declined. This had made humans susceptible to reinfections. ♦ Around 20% ....

    Henley Passport Index 2021 Was Released

    159 days ago
    Amid the rising COVID-19 cases and subsequent restrictions on journey overseas, when many nations are banning humans from worst-hit nations, the Henley Passport Index on April 17 released its list of the most effective passports. Key Notes: India stands at quantity eighty four on the list, as the Indian citizens can go to Visa-Free or Visa-on-Arrival ....

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