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Amazon Rainforest is emitting more carbon dioxide (CO2) than it absorbs: Study

Jul 20, 2021
As per a study published in the scientific journal Nature, the Amazon Rainforest is emitting more carbon dioxide (CO2) than it absorbs in some areas. Read the link between Amazon Rainforest and Climate Change.

11 people die of hunger each minute around the world: Oxfam report

Jul 10, 2021
Oxfam report has listed a number of countries as ‘the worst hunger hot spots’, including Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Syria, South Sudan, and Yemen- all embroiled in the conflict.

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine found to induce ‘very good’ immune response against COVID-19: Study

Jul 5, 2021
Research published in the journal Nature Communications found that two doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine induce a very good immune response against the SARS-CoV-2 variants. Read all you need to know.

Jamsetji Tata tops global list of biggest philanthropist of last century- Check the complete list

Jun 24, 2021
Jamsetji Tata, the founder of Tata Group, is ahead of others such as Bill Gates and his now-estranged wife Melinda who donated $74.6 billion, George Soros ($34.8 billion), Warren Buffet ($37.4 billion), and John D. Rockefeller ($26.8 billion).

India ranks 117th on 17 SDGs of UN’s 2030 Agenda: Report

Jun 21, 2021
Last year, India ranked 115th and slipped by two places in 2021 owing to three major SDGs that remain unfulfilled in the country. Read all you need to know.

India ranks 120th in Sustainable Development Report 2021

Jun 21, 2021
The 6th edition of the Sustainable Development Report (2021) ranked India at 120th out of 165 countries with a country score of 60.1. Read all you need to know.

Election Commission of India releases Atlas on 2019 General Elections

Jun 18, 2021
The Election Commission of India released ‘General Elections 2019: An Atlas’. The Atlas comprises all statistical figures and data of the General Elections 2019. Read all you need to know.

World Competitiveness Index 2021: Switzerland tops ranking, India ranked 43rd

Jun 18, 2021
Switzerland topped the World Competitiveness Index 2021 rankings,  followed by Sweden at 2nd place and Denmark at 3rd place. India maintained its 43rd rank. Check out complete list of rankings. 

India’s economy contracts 12 per cent in Q1: Report

Jun 17, 2021
The economic activity has contracted an average of 12 per cent in the June 2021 quarter as compared to 23.9 per cent contraction in June 2020 quarter. Read all you need to know.

Top 10 most liveable cities: Auckland tops EIU’s Global Liveability Ranking 2021

Jun 9, 2021
Auckland was declared as the most liveable city in the world on the 2021 edition of the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) annual Global Liveability Ranking.

Performance Grading Index 2019-20: Kerala, Punjab, Chandigarh, Tamil Nadu, A&N Islands get highest grade

Jun 7, 2021
Three states and two Union Territories- Kerala, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Chandigarh and Andaman & Nicobar Islands occupied the highest grade (Grade A++) for PGI 2019-20.

What is NITI Aayog’s SDG India Index 2020-21? What is the rank of your state?

Jun 3, 2021
Kerala ranked as the top-performing state with a score of 75 while Bihar was the worst performing state with a score of 52 in the NITI Aayog’s SDG India Index 2020-21. Read all you need to know.

Single dose of COVID-19 vaccine can boost protection among those previously infected: Study

May 4, 2021
A study has revealed that a single dose of COVID-19 vaccine boosts the immune response against coronavirus and the variants but only among those who have been previously infected.

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