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  • IIT Bombay & IIT Delhi In Top 100 List Of 2022 QS World University Rankings By Subject

    48 days ago
    Quacquarelli Symonds announced the 12th edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022. Highlights: Quacquarelli Symonds announced the 12th edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022. The subject-wise rankings of institutes around the world are composites of numerous lists. QS World University Rankings ....

    Export Preparedness Index 2021 Released By NITI Aayog

    60 days ago
    Gujarat topped Niti Aayog's Export Preparedness Index 2021, followed by Maharashtra and Karnataka in second and third places. Highlights Gujarat topped Niti Aayog's Export Preparedness Index 2021, followed by Maharashtra and Karnataka in second and third places. Gujarat has topped the Niti Aayog rankings for the second year during ....

    GI Tag For TN Narasingapettai Nagaswaram

    64 days ago
    The geographical Indication tag has been awarded to the Narasingapettai Nagaswaram under the musical instruments of class 15. Highlights: The geographical Indication tag has been awarded to the Narasingapettai Nagaswaram under the musical instruments of class 15. Narasinghapettai nagaswaram is a classical wind music instrument traditionally ....

    Global House Price Index Q4 2021 By Knight Frank: 51st Place For India

    65 days ago
    India has improved its rank by five spots to be placed at 51st position within the ‘Global House price index Q4 2021’ released by property consultant Knight Frank. Highlights India has improved its rank by five spots to be placed at 51st position within the ‘Global House price index Q4 2021’ released by property consultant ....

    RailTel Ranked 124th In 8th Edition Fortune India The Next 500 List

    72 days ago
    RailTel Corporation of India Limited (RailTel), owned by the Indian Railways Ministry of Railways, has ranked 124th within the 8th Edition Fortune India the next 500 (2022 edition). Highlights: RailTel Corporation of India Limited (RailTel), owned by the Indian Railways, Ministry of Railways, has ranked 124th within the 8th Edition Fortune ....

    Digital Shopping Global Investment 2021 Ranks India In 2 Place

    73 days ago
    Analyzed By London & Partners of Dealroom. Co-investment data, India is the second-largest global venture capital investment hub for digital shopping companies. Highlights According to the London & Partners analysis of Dealroom.Co investment data, India is the second-largest global venture capital investment hub for digital shopping ....

    India Partly Free By Freedom Of The World 2022 Report

    79 days ago
    According to the annual report, for the second successive year, India has been ranked a 'partly free' country in terms of democracy and free society. Highlights For the second successive year, India has been termed a 'partly free' country in terms of democracy and free society, in line with the annual report. The report titled ....

    Gender Roles - Pew Center Reports

    84 days ago
    The Pew Research Centre published a report on gender roles that supported a face-to-face survey of 29,999 Indian adults from 2019 and 2020. Highlights As per the report, Indian adults universally say that it's essential for women to have the same rights as men. However, there are some circumstances when Indians feel men should receive ....

    Eight Core Industries Index

    85 days ago
    In January 2022, compared to a similar period last year, the expansion rate of eight core industries stood at 3.7 percent. The Ministry of Commerce announced this. Highlights The core industry's growth rate was 11.6 percent for the nine months between April and January. The eight-core sectors, gas, coal, oil refinery products, crude oil, ....

    Salesforce Global Digital Skills Index Released For 2022

    108 days ago
    India came in first in the SalesForce Global Digital Skills Index for 2022. The ranking is based on a comparison of 19 countries. Highlights: The index was calculated using public readiness to learn new digital skills and employee emotions. India received the highest readiness score of all the countries. India received a total of 63 points. The ....

    Gujarat And UP Sanctuaries Listed As Ramsar Sites

    111 days ago
    The Ramsar Convention has designated the Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary near Jamnagar in Gujarat and the Bakhira Wildlife Sanctuary in Uttar Pradesh. Highlights: The Ramsar Convention has designated the Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary near Jamnagar in Gujarat and the Bakhira Wildlife Sanctuary in Uttar Pradesh as Wetlands of International Importance. The ....

    India Ranks 85th In Corruption Perceptions Index

    119 days ago
    The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2021 was announced by Transparency International, and India was rated 85th (Score of 40). Highlights: The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2021 was announced by Transparency International, and India was rated 85th (Score of 40). Three countries, Denmark, Finland, and New Zealand shared first place ....

    Atal Ranking Of Institutions On Innovation Achievements

    147 days ago
    The government announced the "Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievement (ARIIA) 2021" award list on 29 December. Highlights: IIT Madras took first place in the competition. In the technical category, it was voted India's most innovative educational institute. For the third year in a row, IIT Madras has received ....

    Good Governance Index 2021

    151 days ago
    The "Good Governance Index 2020-21" was released by the central government on 25 December. Highlights: The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances compiled the index (DARPG). The top three states are Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Goa. Indicators recorded by these states increased by 12% in Gujarat and around 25% in ....

    Global Unicorn Index 2021: India Ranked Third

    153 days ago
    India has surpassed the United Kingdom as the third most popular destination for hosting unicorns. Highlights: With the addition of 33 "unicorns" in a single year, India has surpassed the United Kingdom to take third place in the list of countries with such businesses valued at over $1 billion each. According to data compiled by Hurun ....

    Reliance- Most Visible Corporate In Media Says Wizikey Report

    155 days ago
    Reliance Industries Ltd ranked first in the Wizikey News Score ranking of India's most visible corporation in the media in 2021. Highlights: Bharti Airtel, Infosys, and Tata Motors are in close second and third place, respectively. HDFC Bank is ranked sixth in India, followed by HDFC Bank, TCS, Maruti Suzuki India, Vodafone Idea, and ICICI ....

    Foundational Literacy and Numeracy Index

    157 days ago
    West Bengal has topped the chart in the significant states category on the Index on Foundational Literacy and Numeracy. Highlights: States are grouped into four categories: large states, small states, the North East, and Union Territories, according to Index. The 'Institute for Competitiveness' has produced a report on the 'Index ....

    Bihars Mithila Makhana Granted GI Tag

    163 days ago
    Bihar’s Mithila Makhana Is Given the Geographical Indications Tag by the Centre. Highlights: Under the Central Ministry of Commerce, the Geographical Indications Registry (GIR) has obtained the petition to rename Bihar Makhana as Mithila Makhana. It also proposed further changes to the brand logo to reflect its origins. It also offered ....

    Global Health Security Index 2021

    163 days ago
    India ranked 66 in the Global Health Security Index 2021 with an overall Index score of 42.8. Highlights As per the worldwide Health Security (GHS) Index 2021, the world’s average overall GHS Index score was reduced to 38.9 (out of 100) in 2021, from 40.2 within the GHS Index 2019. GHS Index is developed in partnership with the Nuclear ....

    IUCN Red List Of Threatened Species

    163 days ago
    The destruction of wetlands is causing the decline of dragonflies across the world, says the updated IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Highlights: The amount of species at threat of extinction in the Red List of IUCN has surpassed 40,000 for the first time. Their downfall is due to the overall loss of swamps, marshes, and free-flowing ....

    Asia Power Index 2021: India Ranked as Fourth

    168 days ago
    In Asia Power Index 2021, India Ranked as the fourth most powerful country in the Asia-Pacific region for comprehensive power Highlights: India has been ranked the 4th most powerful country in the Asia-Pacific region for comprehensive power out of 26 countries. According to the Lowy Institute Asia Power Index 2021, Indians have an overall ....

    Nirmala Sitharaman Ranked 37th - Forbes 2021 Worlds 100 Most Powerful Women

    168 days ago
    Nirmala Sitharaman, India's Finance Minister, has been rated 37th on Forbes' list of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women for 2021. Highlights For the third year in a row, she has been included on the list. In 2020, she was ranked 41st, while in 2019, she was ranked 34th. Falguni Nayar, founder and CEO of Nykaa, was rated 88th ....

    World Inequality Report 2022

    169 days ago
    World Inequality Lab, A French lab, issued its report named "World Inequality Report 2022". Highlights: Lucas Chancel wrote this report, the co-director of World Inequality Lab and French economist Thomas Piketty coordinated it. The income gap among the top 10 percent and bottom 50 percent in India is 1 to 22 in 2021. The report ....

    Cost of Living Index 2021

    176 days ago
    The Cost of Living Index 2021 was released by The Economic Intelligence Unit according to which Tel Aviv is the most expensive city in the world. Highlights: Tel Aviv is the world's most expensive city, which Paris follows in second place and Singapore in third place. In 2020, Paris was the most expensive city, while in 2021, Zurich and ....

    Report On Indias MPI By NITI Aayog

    179 days ago
    “Multidimensional Poverty Index” (MPI) Report On India was published by NITI Aayog. Highlights: ♦ The MPI report was made based on the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) for 2015-16. ♦ As per NITI Aayog’s report, in 2015-16, one in every four people in India was multidimensionally poor. It estimated that 25.01 per ....

    The 99% Of POCSO Cases Are Scheduled For Trial In 2020 Says A Report

    181 days ago
    On November 25, 2021, the Praja Foundation released its findings on POSCO cases. Highlights: ♦ According to the report, despite a drop in crimes against children, 99 per cent of complaints under the Protection of Children Against Sexual Offenses Act were still pending by December 2020. (POCSO) ♦ In 2020, girls accounted for 94% of the ....

    New Series Of Wage Rate Index Released By Centre

    181 days ago
    The Labour Ministry has produced a new series of wage rate indexes (WRI) with 2016 as the base year. Highlights: ♦ The government revises the base year of WRI for important economic indicators on a regular basis in order to present a clear picture of economic trends and to capture employees' wage patterns. ♦ The new WRI series, ....

    SDGs Urban Index 2021-22

    182 days ago
    The "Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Urban Index and Dashboard 2021-22" was launched by NITI Aayog. Highlights: The cities of Coimbatore and Chandigarh were placed second and third, respectively. The top ten cities on the index are Thiruvananthapuram, Panaji, Pune, Kochi, Tiruchirappalli, Ahmedabad, and Nagpur. Dashboard ....

    Andhra Leads IPF Smart Policing Index 2021

    185 days ago
    Andhra Pradesh is ranked first on the IPF Smart Policing Index for 2021. Highlights: ♦ The Indian Police Foundation's 'IPF Smart Policing' Index 2021 ranked Andhra Pradesh Police first out of 29 states and union territories (IPF). ♦ With an overall score of 8.11 out of ten, Andhra Pradesh has taken first place. ♦ ....

    Lower Quit Rates For Smoking For India

    185 days ago
    The report of the International Commission to Reignite the Fight Against Smoking was just released. Highlights: ♦ India is rated second in the world for the number of smokers aged 16 to 64. ♦ India is one of the countries with the lowest smoking cessation rates. According to the report, China and India have 500 million tobacco smokers ....

    IQAir Air Quality Index:

    191 days ago
    Delhi, Kolkata, and Mumbai are among the top ten most polluted cities in the world, according to the IQAir Air Quality Index. Highlights: ♦ Delhi, Kolkata, and Mumbai are among the top 10 most polluted cities in the world, according to statistics from IQAir. ♦ With an AQI of 556, Delhi topped the list, while Kolkata and Mumbai, in 4th ....

    Wholesale Price Index (WPI) Released

    191 days ago
    On November 15, 2021, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry announced its Wholesale Price Index (WPI) statistics. Highlights: ♦ Provisional Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation increased to a five-month high of 12.54 percent in October 2021, compared to 66 percent in September. ♦ An increase in gasoline and manufacturing prices ....

    Climate Change Performance Index

    194 days ago
    On November 10, the German watch released the "Climate Change Performance Index 2022" in partnership with Climate Action Network (CAN) and New Climate Institute. Highlights: ♦ On the sidelines of COP26, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, a report was released (UNFCCC). ♦ According to the CCPI 2022, ....

    National Logistics Index 2021

    197 days ago
    The Ministry of Commerce and Industry recently released the Logistics Ease Across Different States 2021 Index. Highlights: ♦ Index is now in its third version. Gujarat, Haryana, and Punjab were ranked first, second, and third in the ranking, respectively, for goods mobility and logistics chain efficiency. ♦ This index assigns states ....

    Global Drug Policy Index

    198 days ago
    On November 7, 2021, the Harm Reduction Consortium released the first Global Drug Policy Index. Highlights: ♦ Norway, New Zealand, Portugal, the United Kingdom, and Australia are the top five countries in this rating when it comes to compassionate and health-oriented drug regulations. ♦ Brazil, Uganda, Indonesia, Kenya, and Mexico are ....

    QS World University Rankings 2022 Announced

    200 days ago
    The QS World University Rankings for 2022 have been issued by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds). Highlights: ♦ For the fourth year in a row, the National University of Singapore (NUS) has topped the rankings. ♦ Peking University in China is ranked second, followed by Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and the University of Hong ....

    Edelgive Hurun India Philanthropy List

    205 days ago
    The Edelgive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2021 was jointly released by Hurun India and EdelGive. Highlights ♦ Azim Premji, the founder and chairman of Wipro, topped the list with a donation of Rs 9,713 crore in fiscal 2020-21, or roughly Rs 27 crore each day. ♦ Shiv Nadar of HCL held second place on the list with a 59 percent increase ....

    Global Food Security Index 2021 - India In 71st Position

    217 days ago
    India has achieved the 71st position within the Global Food Security (GFS) Index 2021 from among a listing of 113 countries. Highlights ♦ The GFS Index is meant and constructed by London-based Economist Impact and is sponsored by Corteva Agriscience. ♦ The general score of India is 57.2 points on the GFS Index 2021. ♦ According ....

    India Ranks Top In Crop Burning Emissions

    218 days ago
    In the Report Published by Blue Sky, Analytics India has been ranked at the top position in Crop Burning Emissions. Highlights: ♦ India accounted for 13 per cent of total global emissions in 2015-2020 and a 12.2 per cent towards the cropland fire emissions in 2020 alone. ♦ The Data highlights recent trends in biomass fires, including ....

    Mercer CFS Global Pension Index Survey

    219 days ago
    Mercer Consulting has released the 13th edition of the Mercer Global Pension Index, in which India has been ranked at 40th position out of 43 countries Highlights ♦ In 2020, India was placed at 34th position out of 39 pension systems. ♦ MCGPI is a yearly survey by Mercer Consulting to benchmark the retirement income system. ♦ ....

    India 101 Rank In Global Hunger Index

    220 days ago
    The Global Hunger Index 2021 was released on 14 October, and India is 101 rank in the Index with an alarming hunger level. Highlights: ♦ The Global Hunger Index is published by an Irish aid agency called ‘Concern Worldwide’ and a German organisation called ‘Welt Hunger Hilfe’. ♦ India has been placed in the 101st ....

    Henley Passport Index 2021 Released

    225 days ago
    The Henley passport index 2021 was published recently by Henley and Partners, and India ranks 90th position in the list. Highlights: ♦ Henley Passport Index ranks the most travel-friendly passports of all the countries, and India has been ranked 90th. ♦ Henley Passport Index ranks the passports of nations based on the number of destinations ....

    Karuppur Kalamkari Paintings, Kallakurichi Wood Carvings Get GI Tags

    226 days ago
    Karuppur Kalamkari Paintings and Kallakuruchi wood carvings have received the Geographical Indication (GI) tag. Highlights: ♦ The Geographical Indications Registry gave this certificate based on the application registered by Tamil Nadu Handicrafts Development Corporation (Poompuhar). ♦ Kallakuruchi wood carvings are made using pens, ....

    Kanyakumari Clove from Tamil Nadu Gets GI Tag

    226 days ago
    Clove spice grown within the hills of Kanyakumari district in Tamil Nadu has been awarded a geographical indication (GI) as ‘Kanyakumari clove’. Highlights ♦ In India, the entire production of cloves is 1,100 metric tons. ♦ Of this, 1,000 metric tons is produced in Tamil Nadu each year, while 750 metric loads of cloves ....

    Wada Kolam Rice Gets GI Tag

    231 days ago
    The Wada Kolam Rice from Palghar district gets the Geographical Index (GI) Tag. Highlights: ♦ The Wada Rice is also known as Zini or Jhini rice, which is grown in Wada tehsil of Palghar. ♦ The traditionally grown rice is off white in color, which gives it the GI Tag for having a unique identity. ♦ The Wada Kolam rice costs Rs ....

    Mihidana GI Tagged And Exported To Bahrain

    231 days ago
    The first shipment of Mihidana sweets was GI tagged and sent from West Bengal to Bahrain. Highlights: ♦ Mihidana, a sweet dish that originated from Bardhaman, West Bengal, was given the Geographical Index Tag (GI) ♦ The shipment was exported to Aljazira Group and provided for tasting purposes to the consumers at Aljazira superstores ....

    World Giving Index by CAF

    244 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.

    246 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

    251 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

    252 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 ....

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