Environmental Performance Index

27/1/2018 | Environment and Ecology | Pollution

The 2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) — the green rankings was recently released on the side-lines of the World Economic Forum meet in Davos. ...

Speedtest Global Index, 2017

14/12/2017 | Science Affairs | Information Technology

The popular internet speed testing service Ookla has released its November edition of the Speedtest Global Index, ranking average internet speeds in d ...

IMD World Talent Rankings 2017

24/11/2017 | Social Issues | Education

India was ranked at the 51st spot among 63 countries on the IMD Talent Rankings in terms of ability to attract, develop and retain talent. In the prev ...

Climate Change Performance Index 2018

18/11/2017 | Environment and Ecology | Climate

Environmental organisation Germanwatch has released Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2018. The report was made public on the sidelines of the U ...

'Business optimism' index, 2017

11/11/2017 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

As per Grant Thornton's International Business Report (IBR), India has slipped in 'business optimism' index to the 7th position in the September quart ...

Global Hunger Index 2017

14/10/2017 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has released global hunger index 2017 and termed India's hunger levels ‘serious’ problem at hand. ...

Global Human Capital Index

15/9/2017 | Geography | Human Aspects

The Global Human Capital Index sees India finish 103rd among 130 countries, behind Sri Lanka and Nepal, and just ahead of Bangladesh and Pakistan. The ...

World University Rankings 2018

8/9/2017 | Social Issues | Education

The Times Higher Education (THE) has released the latest World University Rankings 2018. Highlights of the report: The University of Oxford has topped ...

Digital Evolution Index

5/8/2017 | Science Affairs | Information Technology

According to Digital evolution index, India has emerged strong, exhibiting a high potential in terms of digital payments and has been categorised unde ...

Sustainable development goals (SDGs) Index 2017

16/7/2017 | Environment and Ecology | Sustainable Development

India has ranked at 116 out of 157 nations on a global index that assesses the performance of countries towards achieving the ambitious sustainable de ...

Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) 2017

12/7/2017 | Security Issues | Cyber Security

India is ranked a high 23rd out of 165 nations in a global index that measures the commitment of nations across the world to cybersecurity. Highlights ...

City Liveability Index

25/6/2017 | Economic Affairs | Infrastructure

Ministry of Urban Development has launched the ‘City Liveability Index’ for measuring the quality of life in 116 major cities including smart cities, ...

Global Innovation Index 2017

20/6/2017 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has released its 10th edition of the ‘Global Innovation Index (GII)’. Highlight of the index: Glob ...

World Bank’s electricity accessibility ranking

21/5/2017 | Geography | Energy

India has climbed up to the 26th position in World Bank’s electricity accessibility ranking – up 73 spots from the 99th rank in 2014. India has taken ...

Public affairs index 2017

17/5/2017 | Governance Issues | Service delivery

Public affairs index (PAI) for the year 2017 has been released. Highlights of the index: Kerala and Tamil Nadu - secured first and second rankings in ...

World Press Freedom Index 2017

6/5/2017 | International Affairs | International Institutions

World Press Freedom Index for the year 2017 has been released by Reporters without Borders (RSF). Highlights of the index: Norway came out top of the ...

Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index 2017

10/4/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

World economic forum has released travel and tourism competitiveness index, 2017. In this ranking, India is one of the countries that improved the mos ...

Quality of Living rankings 2017

18/3/2017 | Geography | Urbanisation

Mercer’s Quality of Living rankings 2017 has been released. Mercer’s survey is one of the comprehensive and annual features to enable multinational co ...

Index of Economic Freedom report 2017

22/2/2017 | Economic Affairs | Planning in India

The heritage foundation has released Index of Economic freedom report , 2017. Highlights of the report: India ranked at 143rd in an annual index of ec ...

Core Industries growth

2/2/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

The Eight Core Industries comprise nearly 38 % of the weight of items included in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP). The combined Index of Eigh ...

Corruption Perception Index, 2016

27/1/2017 | Social Issues | Corruption

The annual index of Transparency International for the year 2016 has been released. Highlights of the index: Transparency International, the Berlin-ba ...

Global talent competitiveness Index

19/1/2017 | India and the world | International Institutions

Switzerland has grabbed the top spot in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) 2017, an annual benchmarking report that measures the ability o ...

Global Terrorism Index, 2016

9/12/2016 | Security Issues | External Security

According to global terrorism index, world’s most developed countries have suffered a dramatic increase in deaths as a result of terrorism in the last ...

Ease of doing business index

28/10/2016 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

As per the World Bank’s 2017 ranking, India ranked 130 amongst 190 countries in ease of doing the business index. Though there have been a slight impr ...

Global Competitiveness Index (GCI)

29/9/2016 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

India’s ranking in the Global Competitiveness Index for 2016-17, released by the World Economic Forum (WEF), improved 16 places to 39, making it the f ...

World Economic Freedom Index 2016

22/9/2016 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

World Economic Freedom of the World: 2016 Annual Report has been released worldwide. The report measures the degree of economic freedom in countries i ...

Global Innovation Index (GII) 2016

17/8/2016 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

In Global Innovation Index (GII), 2016, India ranked at 66th positions. It is up from 15 spots last year. Switzerland, Sweden, the UK, the US, Finland ...

Sustainable Development index, 2016

25/7/2016 | Economic Affairs | Sustainable Development

India has ranked a low 110 out of 149 nations assessed on where they stand with regard to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, according to a ...

Network Readiness Index, 2016

9/7/2016 | Governance Issues | Information Technology

India was placed at 91st position in the Networked Readiness Index (NRI) 2016 that was released by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF). The in ...

Global Peace Index

20/6/2016 | Security Issues | External Security

As per recently released Global Peace Index (GPI) for year 2015, India was placed at 143th rank out 162 countries. The report was published by Institu ...

Impact of 7th Pay Commission On Housing inflation index

11/4/2016 | Economic Affairs | Inflation

The implementation of the Seventh Central Pay Commission (CPC) awards can have a significant impact of inflation on housing and transportation sectors ...

The Curious Case Of India's Industrial Growth

26/2/2016 | Economic Affairs | Industry

There is still a controversy surrounding around new GDP series according to which non farmer sector grew by 9.2 %. Topic Map What is news or concern: ...

Global Financial Secrecy Index: 2015

4/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Financial System

The 2015 Global Financial Secrecy index was recently released by the Tax Justice Network (TJN). This highlights places around the world that provide s ...

Global Competitiveness Index 2015

5/10/2015 | Economic Affairs | Growth Indicators

Global Competitiveness Index 2015 was published in Global Competitiveness Report of World Economic Forum (WEF). Top 10 countries are: Switzerland, Sin ...

First Environmental Democracy Index

21/5/2015 | Governance Issues | Environment

Environmental democracy isn't just about making environmental information available to the public; that's an essential first step, but governments mus ...

Open Government Index 2015

1/4/2015 | Governance Issues | Accountability and Tranperancy

India ranks 37th among 102 countries on the Open Government Index 2015, which ranks countries on how transparent their governments are and the ease wi ...

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