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.
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.
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.
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.
The World Health Organisation has released Global TB Report 2017, according to which, India has topped the list of seven countries that account for almost 64 per cent of the 10.4 million new tuberculosis (TB) cases worldwide in 2016.
As per the World Payments Report 2017, China is likely to be ahead of India in digital payment. It is a stunning remark in the backdrop of a major push in digital payment by Indian government following the Demonetisation. The report states that china will see a stable growth of 36 percent in digital transactions during 2016-20 while India is likely to grow up at an average of 26.2 percent during the same period.
India jumped up the global rankings by 12 places to take the 14th position in terms of best country for expats to work in and live says a HSBC survey. The ranking is a part of HSBCs latest expat explorer survey that covered 27,587 expats from 159 countries and territories in March and April this year.
The Index provides a means of measuring the quantifiable elements of the world’s talent potential so that greater attention can be focused on delivering it. The Global Human Capital Index aims to provide a holistic assessment of a country’s human capital—both current and expected—across its population. The Global Human Capital Index 2017 ranks 130 countries on how well they are developing and deploying their human capital potential.
The 2017 Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI) released by Z/Yen Group in collaboration with China Development Institute (CDI) has placed London at the top with 780points. London managed to retain its position despite fears that the city will become less attractive due to BREXIT. The September 2017 issue of the GFCI places India’s financial capital Mumbai at the 60th position, which is three positions up than the March 2017 list.
As per the Scimago Institutions ranking World Report 2017, the CSIR has been ranked ninth amongst a total of 1207 government institutions.
These 43 countries included in the index are the members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), International Monetary Fund (IMF) advanced economies and the BRIC (Britain, Russia, India and China) countries.
The study found that almost 80 per cent of the refugees and migrants in Libya were young men, aged 22 on average and travelling alone.
India ranked 23rd on the index with a score of 0.683 and has been listed in the maturing category, which refers to 77 countries that have developed complex commitments to cybersecurity and engage in cybersecurity programmes and initiatives.
The study measures customer satisfaction across urban and rural India on the product and service provided by their main financial institution. Overall customer satisfaction is measured on a 1000-point scale.
The funds held by Indians in Swiss banks stood at CHF 6.5 billion (Rs 23000 crore) at 2006-end, but has now come down to nearly one-tenth of that level in about a decade.
The paper demonstrates the importance of recognizing education as a core lever for ending poverty in all its forms, everywhere.
As per the report, India is a source, destination, and transit country for men, women, and children subjected to forced labour and sex trafficking. Forced labour constitutes India’s largest trafficking problem; men, women, and children in debt bondage—sometimes inherited from previous generations—are forced to work in brick kilns, rice mills, agriculture, and embroidery factories.
In roughly seven years, around 2024, the population of India is expected to surpass that of China, according to a UN report.
By the end of 2016, 65.6 million individuals were forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict, violence, or human rights violations.
The first-ever study highlights the role these funds play in helping development countries attain the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The study states that those in bondage are from the Malasar tribal community and most families lost their land, home and livelihoods during the construction of the dam and reservoir.
The study was conducted in 195 countries over a 35-year period. It is seen as the most comprehensive research carried out to date on the subject of obesity.
According to BMI research, China, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, India and Indonesia represent five favourite consumer markets in Asia, offering retailers the strongest consumer spending growth over its forecast period to 2021.
Mumbai and Kota have been named in the world’s most crowded cities list. While Mumbai was placed second, Kota was ranked seventh.
As per the data, the top producer of the steel of the world in the year 2016 is China.
As per the list, the billionaires are richer than before, so much so that the combined wealth of the top 500 individuals and families is more than the total put up by the wealthiest 1000 in the year 2016.
The report says, “Despite the overall fiscal tightening, capital expenditure under the budget for fiscal year 2017/18 is about 25 per cent higher than that in the preceding budget.
South Asia’s performance will maintain momentum, with the gap between its growth rate and that of East Asia slightly widening over time.
As per the report, at least 60 people who had been sentenced to death were exonerated in 9 countries in 2016
India is one of the most improved nations, gaining 12 places to reach the 40th position globally.