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2021 Global Hunger Index: India ranks 101 out 116 countries – All you need to know

3 days ago
The 2021 Global Hunger Index (GHI) ranked India at 101st out of a total of 116 countries. Know the Indicators used to calculate 2021 GHI and India’s progress on GHI.

Henley Passport Index 2021: Know how powerful your Indian Passport is!

Oct 14, 2021
In Henley Passport Index 2021, Japan and Singapore have topped the list, while India has been ranked at 90th place, with its passport holders allowed to travel visa-free to 58 countries. The country has toppled down by six ranks as compared to its rank in 2020.

Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index: India ranked third, sixth on new PPA index

Oct 14, 2021
RECAI Index: The United States has been ranked first, China has been placed at second place and India has been ranked third on the 58th Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index’ (RECAI). 

India’s economy to grow at 8.3 per cent in FY2021-22: World Bank

Oct 8, 2021
The World Bank report kept the growth projection of India unchanged at 8.3 per cent from its June forecast. Know why? Also, read key findings of the report and risks to the Indian economy.

India’s external debt rises by 2.1 per cent in FY21 – Know key details, what is debt-to-GDP ratio?

Oct 1, 2021
India’s external debt jumped by 2.1 per cent year-on-year to USD 570 billion as at March-end 2021. Know key developments relating to India’s external debt.

Packaged food to be trans fat-free by 2022 in India: Food regulator FSSAI

Sep 24, 2021
As per the survey conducted by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), only 3.14 percent or 196 of 6,245 samples of the packaged food items contained trans -fat exceeding 2%.

Global Innovation Index 2021: India ranks 46th, Switzerland tops innovation index ranking

Sep 21, 2021
Global Innovation Index 2021: India’s rank in the Global Innovation Index has been consistently rising as the country has gone from ranking at 81 in 2015 to 46 in 2021. GII is the indicator for governments all over the world to assess the social and economic changes in their respective countries.

COVID-19 vaccine works in children ages 5 to 11 years old: Pfizer

Sep 20, 2021
Pfizer informed that its COVID-19 vaccine works for children in the age group 5 to 11 years old. Know all you need to know.

Pregnant women with COVID-19 require immediate medical attention: ICMR study

Sep 16, 2021
COVID-19 virus can infect a higher proportion of pregnant women and the infected women need immediate medical attention, stated a study by ICMR.

TIME 100 Most Influential People 2021: PM Modi, Mamata Banerjee, Adar Poonawalla, Taliban Mullah Baradar

Sep 16, 2021
TIME 100 Most Influential People of 2021 features PM Narendra Modi, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, CEO of the Serum Institute of India (SII) Adar Poonawalla. Taliban Deputy PM Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar also listed on the TIME 100 Most Influential People of 2021.

Weather disasters increased five-fold in 50 years, becoming more frequent and costly, says UN agency

Sep 7, 2021
The report by the UN agency has found that such disasters have increased five-fold in the time period of 50 years and the changes have been driven largely by the warming planet. The report has further warned that the upward trend will continue.

India, UK COVID-19 study sets Guinness World Record for world’s largest scientific collaboration

Aug 27, 2021
The Guinness World Record for ‘Most authors on a single peer-reviewed academic paper’ is now held by the Birmingham and Edinburgh University after 15,025 scientists around the globe contributed to the major research into the impact of Coronavirus on surgical patients.

India pips US to be 2nd most attractive manufacturing hub; China first

Aug 26, 2021
India pips the US to be 2nd most attractive manufacturing hub globally, China retains the first position. And know more about India's manufacturing sector.

North Eastern Region District SDG Index 2021-22 to be launched on August 26: All you need to know

Aug 24, 2021
NITI Aayog and the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (MoDoNER) will launch the first edition of the North Eastern Region (NER) District SDG Index Report and Dashboard 2021-22 on August 26, 2021.

Afghanistan: 12.2 million people acutely food insecure, says UN

Aug 21, 2021
In the second half of the year, humanitarian needs in Afghanistan are expected to deteriorate further. Some 12.2 million people are already acutely food insecure. Read all you need to know.
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