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Global Peace Index 2018:India ranked 137th

Date: April 29, 2019

The Institute for Economics and Peace prepares the Global Peace Index annually. In 2018 index it has included 163 nations and territories around the world that uses indicators to determine which nations are the most dangerous, as well as which are the most peaceful.
This index includes 99.7% of global population and every report is based on previous year's data.

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India registers 22% reduction in maternal mortality ratio since 2013:Sample Registration System (SRS) data

Date: June 12, 2018

The maternal mortality rate (MMR) , according to the sample registration system (SRS) data released by the office of Registrar General of India shows decline to 130 in 2014-16 from 167 in 2011-13 — a significant improvement on a parameter widely used by analysts and developmental economists to rate a country’s progress.

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National Disaster Risk Index: Maharashtra most vulnerable among states, Delhi among UTs

Date: June 12, 2018

Maharashtra has been ranked at the top of the list of Indian states, vulnerable to natural disasters, followed by West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, and Madhya Pradesh, according to the National Disaster Risk Index.Among the Union Territories, Delhi is the most vulnerable to such disasters.

The index does not talk about the possibility ...

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World Press Freedom Index 2018

Date: May 18, 2018

World Press Freedom Index for the year 2018 has been released every year since 2002 by Reporters Without Borders (RSF). The World Press Freedom Index is an important advocacy tool based on the principle of emulation between states.
The Index ranks 180 countries according to the level of freedom available to journalists. It is a snapshot of the media freedom situation based on an evaluation...

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Date: April 08, 2017

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India ranks 131 on Human Development Index 2017, Norway No.1

Date: March 22, 2017

India slipped down one place from 130 to 131 among the 188 countries ranked in terms of human development, says the 2016 Human Development Report (HDR) released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Tuesday.

India’s human development index (HDI) value of 0.624 puts it in the “medium human development” category, alongside countries such as Congo, Namibia...

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Transparency International :India Has Highest Bribery Rate Among 16 Asia-Pacific Nations

Date: March 09, 2017

According to the Global Corruption Barometer for the Asia Pacific Region released by Transparency International on March 7, in Berlin for 16 Asia Pacific countries, India tops the list for being the most corrupt nation.

The Transparency International (TI), an anti-corruption global civil society organisation, surveyed 21,861 people in 16 countries across the Asia Pacific region between ...

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Economic Freedom Index 2017:India Ranked 143

Date: February 17, 2017

India ranked a dismal 143 in an annual index of economic freedom by a top American thinktank, behind its several South Asian neighbours including Pakistan, as progress on market-oriented reforms has been "uneven".

The Heritage Foundation in its Index of Economic Freedom report said despite India sustaining an average annual growth of about 7 per cent over the past five years, growth is ...

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International Intellectual Property Index 2017:India Ranks 43

Date: February 10, 2017

Annual International Intellectual Property Index released by US Chambers of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC), India has been ranked very poor at 43rd position out of 45 countries.

The 2017 International Intellectual Property Index titled ‘The Roots of Innovation’ revealed that though India showed slight improvement its performance, still it continu...

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Networked Readiness Index 2016:India slips to 91st place

Date: July 07, 2016

India has slipped two places to 91st position on a global list of countries in terms of their readiness for transition to a digitised economy and society, while Singapore remains on top.

Among the major emerging markets, India is ranked the lowest with Russia retaining the top place at 41st rank, followed by China at 59th (up three places), South Africa up 10 places at 65th and Brazil m...

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"Logistics Performance Index 2016",World Bank

Date: July 04, 2016

India has improved its ranking in the World Bank Group's bi-annual "Logistics Performance Index 2016", jumping from 54th in 2014 to 35th in 2016. This was announced by the World Bank Group in its recent launch of the report. In the latest ranking India has gone past countries like New Zealand, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, Iceland, Latvia and Indonesia who were ahead of it in the index. India's jump ...

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The Good Country Index, 2015:India ranks 70th

Date: June 04, 2016

The 'Good Country' 2015 index, 2015 shows Sweden is the best country in the world when it comes to serving the interests of its people and contributing to the common good of humanity while India figured low at 70th position.The report ranked a total of 163 countries taking 35 different UN and World Bank indices into account, including global contributions to science, culture, peace and security...

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World Press Freedom Index 2016:India ranked 133

Date: April 20, 2016

India ranks 133rd out of 180 countries listed in the World Press Freedom Index 2016, released by NGO Reporters Without Borders. India jumped three places compared with last year's ranking. The report published annually, the rankings are based on freedom allowed to journalists in countries around the world.

The 2016 ‘World Press Freedom Index’ released by Reporters Without Bo...

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The World Happiness Report 2016:India ranked 118th

Date: March 16, 2016

The World Happiness Report 2016 places India at 118th in the world’s happiest countries’ list, down from 117th in 2015. India did not make any improvement in its happiness quotient, ranking 118th out of 156 countries in a global list of the happiest nations, down one slot from last year on the index and coming behind China, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

Denmark takes the top spot...

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Corruption Perception Index 2015:India ranks 76

Date: January 27, 2016

The Berlin-based corruption watchdog Transparency International (TI) has published the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) since 1995, annually ranking countries "by their perceived levels of corruption, as determined by expert assessments and opinion surveys."The CPI generally defines corruption as "the misuse of public power for private benefit."

India has been ranked 76th out of 168 c...

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Date: January 05, 2016

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Human Development Report 2015:India ranks 130

Date: December 16, 2015

India’s ranking on Human Development Index (HDI) rose by a notch in 2014 — to 130 th  from 131st a year earlier — according to the 2015 edition of the Global Human Development report, released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). From 2009 to 2014, the country moved six positions up in the HDI ranking.

Between 1980 and 2014, India’s HDI value ...

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Asian Economic Integration Report 2015: ADB

Date: December 10, 2015

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) released a report -Asian Economic Integration Report 2015. its title is " How Can Special Economic Zones Catalyze Economic Development?”The report is prepared by the Regional Cooperation and Integration Division (ERCI) of ADB’s Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD). The report examined the current trends in trade, fin...

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Date: December 05, 2015

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India Ranked 114 in Global Gender Gap Report

Date: November 21, 2015

India has performed poorly in removing gender-based disparities, ranking 114 out of 142 countries in World Economic Forum's 2014 gender gap index, scoring below average on parameters like economic participation, educational attainment and health and survival.

According to the World Economic Forum, women now earn what men did a decade ago, underlining the sluggish global progress made in...

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Global Competitiveness Index 2015::India ranks 55th

Date: October 02, 2015

India up 16 spots to 55th in global competitiveness

India has jumped 16 places on the Global Competitiveness Index, according to the latest rankings released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Tuesday. It now ranks 55th among 140 countries, against 71st in 2014-15. But, despite this massive jump, which foll...

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UN’s broadband penetration ranking- India secured 155th place

Date: September 25, 2015

India slips in UN’s broadband penetration ranking

At a time when the Centre is pushing the Digital India campaign and talking about broadband for all, the country’s Internet growth is lagging that of most other countries.

According to the State of Broadband 2015 report by the United Nation...

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‘Government at a Glance 2015’ report:OCED

Date: July 17, 2015

India stands second on trust in national government: OECD survey

India has secured second position amongst 40 countries in a survey of trust in national governments for 2014 conducted by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Switzerland has emerged at the top with Norway coming in ...

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MGNREGA world’s largest public works programme: World Bank

Date: July 08, 2015

 ‘The State of Social Safety Nets 2015′: A Report by World Bank

According to World Bank report, India’s rural employment guarantee programme MNREGA has been ranked as the world’s largest public works programme.MGNREGA provides social security net to almost 15 per cent of the count...

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NSSO 71st Round survey report

Date: July 01, 2015

Literacy rate 71% in rural areas, 86% in urban areas: NSSO survey

National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) survey has pegged literacy rate in the rural areas at 71 per cent and 86 per cent in the urban areas in year 2014. It was revealed in NSSO’s 71st Round of survey on Social Consumption: Education which ...

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Baseline Profitability Index (BPI) 2015

Date: June 27, 2015

India becomes most attractive investment destination

 India has become most attractive investment destination in world after it was ranked first among 110 countries in a ranking of destinations for attractiveness to foreign investors. The ranking was based on baseline profitability index (BPI) 2015. ...

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Global Doping Report 2013

Date: June 20, 2015

India ranks third in WADA's global doping report for year 2013  

India has been ranked third in Anti-Doping Rule Violations Report for year 2013 released by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).As per the report 91 athletes from Indian have been tested positive for banned substances in year 2013.  Read More

Bibek Debroy Committee Report

Date: June 15, 2015

Debroy committee report on Railways pushes for private sector participation

Bibek Debroy Committee on the restructuring of Indian Railways has submitted its final report to the Union Ministry of Railways. It lays down a five-year roadmap to evolve a statutory rail regulator, scrap the Rail Budget and make roo...

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The Global Burden of Cancer 2013

Date: May 29, 2015

Estimating the global burden of cancer in 2013; 14.9 million new cases worldwide

An international consortium of researchers led by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, in its recently released data, has said that the incidence of cancer has grown over the last decad...

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World Hunger Report 2015

Date: May 29, 2015

 The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015: UN Report 

The United Nations annual hunger report entitled as ‘The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015’ shows that India is home to the highest number of hungry people in the world, at 194 million, surpassing China. The report...

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Global Investment Trends Monitor 2015

Date: May 20, 2015

Asia becomes world’s largest investor region: UNCTAD report

Global Investment Trends Monitor is an in-depth analysis of global, regional and sectorial trends will feature in the forthcoming World Investment Report 2015, to be published in June 2015. It is prepared by the United Nations Conference o...

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IAEA report :India ranks 13th in terms of electricity generation from nuclear source

Date: May 01, 2015

India ranks 13th in generating electricity from nuclear energy

There are thirty one countries including India in the world which generate electricity from nuclear source.India stands at the 13th place world-wide in generating electricity from nuclear source and expects to increase the installed nuclear power ...

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World Happiness Report 2015

Date: April 25, 2015

 World Happiness Report 2015:India ranked 117

The World Happiness Report is a  survey of the state of global happiness. The report was published by the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN).  Leading experts across fields – economics, psychology, survey...

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Social Progress Index (SPI) 2015

Date: April 09, 2015

Social Progress Index (SPI): India Ranks even lower that Nepal

The Social Progress Index measures the extent to which countries provide for the social and environmental needs of their citizens.The SPI measures the well-being of a society by observing social and environmental outcomes directly rather than the ...

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FM Global Resilience Index,2015

Date: April 03, 2015

India ranks 119 on global business resilience index 

 In recently released Global Resilience Index,India has been ranked a low 119 out of 130 countries on an index that measures business resilience of nations based on economic, risk quality and supply chain factors. India slipped to 119 ra...

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Trends in International Arms Transfers 2014

Date: March 18, 2015

SIPRI released annual report Trends in International Arms Transfers 2014


Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) released Trends in International Arms Transfers 2014 report on 16 March 2015.

Major findings of the report-

1- The vol...

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The law commission's 255th report

Date: March 14, 2015

 20th Law Commission of India's report on electoral reforms

Law Commission of India in its 255th report on electoral reform has recommended for strong Election Commission.The report was submitted to Ministry of Law and Justice by Law Commission Chairman Justice A P Shah.


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Oxfam report 2015

Date: January 20, 2015

Oxfam Intenational report on Inequality


Oxfam International was formed in 1995 by a group of independent non-governmental organizations with the objective to work together for greater impact on the international stage to reduce poverty and injustice. On January 19,2015 it published a repor...

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The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER), 2014

Date: January 14, 2015

The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER), 2014, visited 15,206 government schools with primary sections. Of these 8,844 were primaryschools and 6,362 were upper primary schools which also had primary sections. It finds that only an average 48.1 per cent of Class V children across India can read a Class II-level text. While this is an improvement from the 47 per cent in 2013, t...

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Corruption Perception Index 2014

Date: January 04, 2015


Corruption Perception Index 2014

India has showed some improvement in addressing corruption this year, ranking 85th among 175 countries as against 94th last year, graft watchdog Transparency International India (TII) said on Wednesday.


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Global Slavery Index

Date: January 04, 2015

Modern Slavery and Global Slavery Index: Findings on India

Modern slavery involves one person possessing or controlling another person in such as a way as to significantly deprive that person of their individual liberty, with the intention of exploiting that person through their use, management, profit, trans...

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Fortune India 500 list 2014

Date: December 19, 2014

Fortune India 500 list 2014

This year’s list of the country’s 500 largest corporations was compiled by the global business magazine Fortune’s Indian edition.In this list there are as many as seven energy companies in the top 10 list.

Besides, there are a total of six state-run compan...

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'Freedom on the Net 2014' report

Date: December 13, 2014

‘Freedom on the Net 2014′ report

‘Freedom on the Net 2014′ report says that India is only “partly free” with a rank of 30 out of 65 countries in Internet freedom but as of May this year, it has improved its score.

The improvement in India’s score, fro...

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Web Index (Brics and India)

Date: December 13, 2014

India last among BRICS in Web index

India ranks behind China and other BRICS nations in a comprehensive index aimed at measuring the Internet’s contribution to social, economic and political progress.

Web Index released by the World Wide Web Foundation says that though China is notorious for its...

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Climate Change Performance Index 2015

Date: December 13, 2014


Climate Change Performance Index 2015

Climate Change Performance Index 2015 report is released by German watch and Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe.


India was ranked 31.
The report has said that India has climbed five places and continues to pro...

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