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Indian women earn 20 per cent lesser than men: Report

Mar 9, 2018
According to a report by monstor.com, women in India earn 20 per cent lesser than men, although the gender gap narrowed down by around five percentage points from 24.8 per cent in 2016 to 20 per cent in 2017.

India ranked 47th in Inclusive Internet Index 2018

Feb 28, 2018
The Inclusive Internet Index 2018 ranked India at the 47th position among 86 nations due to low internet usage and poor network quality. Among the Asian nations, India featured in the middle at the 12th position from a total of 23.

World Leaders failed to respond to Human Rights violation: Amnesty report

Feb 23, 2018
Amnesty stated in its report that the international community had failed to respond robustly to the crimes against humanity and war crimes from Myanmar to Iraq, South Sudan, Syria and Yemen. It described Trump’s move to ban people from several Muslim-majority countries in January last year as transparently hateful.

India 7th most targeted nation for Web Application Attacks: Akamai Report

Feb 21, 2018
India’s financial industry saw a sharp increase in the number of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks in 2017, experiencing 298 DDoS attacks against 37 distinct organisations in the last quarter. The DDoS attacks can bring down websites, disrupt businesses, and divert resources, sometimes serving as cover for more insidious data or systems breaches.

World is failing newborn babies: UNICEF

Feb 20, 2018
The UNICEF report highlighted the most alarming issue about the newborn mortality rate in World's poorest country.

India 12th worst nation for newborns: UNICEF Report

Feb 20, 2018
With the highest newborn mortality rates in the world, Pakistan is the riskiest nation to be born in, according to a UNICEF report. Japan, on the other hand, is the safest with the lowest newborn mortality rates.

Out of 31 Chief Ministers, 11 have criminal cases against them: Report

Feb 14, 2018
A recent report has revealed that among all the current Chief Ministers, Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu is the wealthiest with declared assets worth over Rs 177 crore, while the lowest declared assets worth Rs 26 lakh belonged to Tripura CM Manik Sarkar.

NITI Aayog unveils Health Index for states, Kerala, Meghalaya top the list

Feb 9, 2018
NITI Aayog has released a health index that ranks states and Union Territories in terms of overall performance in their health system. While among the larger states, Kerala, Punjab and Tamil Nadu ranked on the top, in case of smaller states Meghalaya was ranked at the top followed by Manipur and Goa.

None of the cities in India meet air quality standards of WHO: Greenpeace

Feb 5, 2018
According to a report, Airpocalypse, released by Greenpeace India, people living in eight of every 10 Indian cities breathe toxic dust particles, PM 10, at levels exceeding national safety limits. The report also reveals that bad air is not confined to big cities like Delhi-NCR alone and it is not seasonal.

India ranked as 6th wealthiest country in the world: Report

Jan 31, 2018
A report by New World Wealth has ranked India in the sixth position in the list of wealthiest countries. It noted that India was the best-performing wealth market globally in 2017, as its total wealth increased from USD 6,584 billion in 2016 to USD 8,230 billion in 2017, registering a 25 per cent growth.

WEF ranks India 30th on global manufacturing index; Japan tops list

Jan 15, 2018
Among BRICS nations, Russia is ranked 35th, Brazil 41st and South Africa at 45th place. India has been placed in the 'Legacy' group along with Hungary, Mexico, Philippines, Russia, Thailand and Turkey, among others. China figures among 'leading countries', while Brazil and South Africa are in nascent ones.

Gujarat tops logistics performance index chart

Jan 11, 2018
Gujarat has topped Logistics Ease Across Different States (LEADS) index, a logistics index chart, which is an indicator of the efficiency of logistical services necessary for encouraging exports and economic growth.

IEA report: Coal power generation in India likely to rise

Dec 19, 2017
The International Energy Agency (IEA) in a report said that due to the growing fleet of coal power plants and strong power demand, India's coal-fired power generation will continue to rise. Coal-fired power generation in India may grow at nearly 4% per year through 2022, and import of thermal coal is likely to decrease in the light of the diverse initiatives being taken by the government of India to reduce coal imports.

UN releases World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018 Report

Dec 13, 2017
As per the report, Indian economy is likely to grow by 7.2 per cent in 2018 and by 7.4 per cent in 2019 following its strong private consumption, public investment and the ongoing structural reforms. The report has projected India with a positive outlook despite the slowdown in 2017 and the lasting effects of demonetisation.

ILO releases World Social Protection Report 2017-2019

Dec 5, 2017
Only 29 per cent of the population enjoys access to social security, while the other 71 per cent population is not or partially protected. It recommends an increase of public expenditure on social protection to extend social protection coverage, especially in Africa, Asia and the Arab States.

India is one of top global cybercrime hotspots: study

Nov 23, 2017
According to the latest study, Asia-Pacific region accounts for more than half of the world’s Internet users and is the biggest region globally in terms of e-commerce sales, has seen a massive rise in cybercrime. As per the APAC Cybercrime Report 2017 by Threat Metrix, cybercrime in the Asia-Pacific region is growing with attacks becoming more organized and sophisticated. It is because of the rapid digital transformation spurred by massive economic growth.

India to be third largest economy by 2028, says report

Nov 14, 2017
India is likely to achieve strong growth over the next decade and emerge as the world’s third-largest economy, overtaking Japan in nominal GDP by 2028, says a report titled ‘India 2028’ by Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Youth Affairs Minister releases India Youth Development Index and Report 2017

Nov 13, 2017
Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent Charge) Rajyavardhan Rathore released the India Youth Development Index and Report 2017 in New Delhi. The index has been developed by the Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD) in Tamil Nadu.

India slips to 7th position in Business Optimism Ranking

Nov 9, 2017
According to the most recent Grant Thornton International Business Report India has slipped to the 7th position in the Business Optimism Index (BOI) in the September quarter, from the second position in the previous three months. The survey suggests that this ranking is showing the clear signs of lag in the economy.

Goa tops Gender Vulnerability Index, Bihar at bottom

Nov 2, 2017
The Gender Vulnerability Index (GVI) prepared by Child development NGO Plan India has ranked the state of Goa at the top and Bihar at the bottom.
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