Country Ranking & Indices: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles 2018 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • Apr 27, 2018
  • 1What is Port Performance Index? ‘Port Logistics: Issues & Challenges in India’: Dun & Bradstreet [ Country Rank ]

    Dun & Bradstreet shared a detailed report of its study titled ‘Port Logistics: Issues & Challenges in India’. The study encapsulates key issues and challenges. Proposes policy measures to strengthen the ports sector, which represents the bulk of India’s merchandise trade.

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    Map of ‘Port Logistics: Issues & Challenges in India’

    Map of ‘Port Logistics: Issues & Challenges in India’

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  • Apr 4, 2018
  • 1 What is NITI’S Health Index? Kerala Tops NITI Aayog’S Health Index (Important) [ Health, Country Rank ]

    Kerala topped the list of larger states in Niti Aayog’s overall health performance in ‘performance in health outcome index’ based on health indicators. Punjab and Tamil Nadu ranked second and third among 21 large states.

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    Image of NITI’s Health Index

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  • Mar 12, 2018
  • 1 What is LEADS Index? Gujarat Tops Logistics Performance Index Chart (Important) [ Country Rank ]

    Gujarat has topped a perception-based index of mobility of goods and efficiency of logistics chain among the ranking done for 22 states. Criteria for Ranking - The ranking was based on indicators such as

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  • Mar 11, 2018
  • 1India Ranks 30th on WEF’S Global Manufacturing Index [ Country Rank ]

    The World Economic Forum released a report that ranked countries according to their Global Manufacturing Index. India made it to the 30t position, while Japan topped the list. The ranking was based on the WEF’s ‘Readiness for the Future of Production’ report.

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    Image of India ranks 30th on WEF’s Global Manufacturing Index

    Image of India ranks 30th on WEF’s Global Manufacturing Index

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  • Feb 28, 2018
  • 1What is ‘Livability Index’? Government Launches ‘Livability Index’ to Rate 116 Cities [ Country Rank ]

    The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) launched the livability index to rate 116 Indian cities. What is ‘Livability Index’? - Livability index is a tool that aims to measure quality of life in 99 smart cities, capital cities, and those with a population of over o…

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  • Feb 26, 2018
  • 1WEF Ranks India Below Pakistan and China in Inclusive Development Index- Slams GDP [ Eco., Country Rank ]

    India was ranked at the 62nd place among emerging economies on an Inclusive Development Index (IDI-2018) released by World Economic Forum (WEF). WEF urged the leaders to urgently move to a new model of ‘inclusive growth and development’, saying reliance on GDP as a measure of eco…

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  • 2India 81st on Global Index of Talent Competitiveness [ Country Rank ]

    India was ranked 81st among 118 countries in 2017 Global index of talent competitiveness (GTI) list up from 92nd last year. The index was released on January 23, 2018, the first day of World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

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  • Jan 31, 2018
  • 1 India Slips to Bottom of Green Ranking at 177 (Important) [ Env., Country Rank ]

    The latest global Environmental Performance Index (EPI) rankings, released on the sidelines of World Economic Forum meet in Davos saw India slip to bottom five in a list of 180 countries. India was placed at 177 position.

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    Image of India slips to bottom of green ranking at 177

    Image of India slips to bottom of green ranking at 177

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  • Dec 25, 2017
  • 1Legatum Prosperity Index: India Comes Closer to China [ Country Rank ]

    Legatum Prosperity Index is annual ranking developed by the London-based Legatum Institute. According to the 2017 ranking, gap between prosperity of China and India narrowed by four ranks since 2016.

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    Image of Top Contributors To Global Prosperity Gains Since 2007

    Image of Top Contributors To Global Prosperity Gains Since 2007

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  • Dec 5, 2017
  • 1📹 Ease of Doing Business Index & India [ Country Rank ]

    Next Week! ! Urban Transportation Policy. 👌 Ease of doing business index created by Simeon Djankov at the World Bank Group. Research done by Oliver Hart (economist) and Andrei Shleifer as “The Regulation of Entry” in 2002.

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  • Nov 26, 2017
  • 1 What are the Criteria for Ease of Doing Business? - India Jumps 30 Ranks (Important) [ Country Rank ]

    India has jumped 30 ranks in the Ease of Doing Business index making it one of the best where businesses can come in. The following criteria are used by World Bank for deciding its Ease of Doing Business rankings:

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  • Nov 13, 2017
  • 1India Ranks 40th in 2017 Global Competitiveness Index, 3rdin Nuclear Power Installations [ Country Rank ]

    India got 40th rank among 137 countries in World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) 2017 - 18 slipping one position from 39th spot in 2016. WEF’s GCI assesses competitiveness based on productivity and prosperity.

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  • Oct 10, 2017
  • 1India 103 in Global Human Capital Index 2017 [ Country Rank ]

    India was 103 out of 130 countries surveyed in World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Human Capital Index (GHCI) 2017. In the previous version, India ranked 105th. Capacity ultimately related to past investment in formal education.

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  • Jun 21, 2017
  • 1Uttar Pradesh Topped List of Child Labourers [ Country Rank ]

    Uttar Pradesh has topped the list of child labour with 2, 50, 672 children involved in labour work according to the recently released CRY Report which also claimed that more than 8 lakh children of India with age group between 5 and 6 years are engaged in child labour.

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  • Jun 18, 2017
  • 1QS World Universities Released Ranking of 2018 [ Country Rank ]

    The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University has released Rankings 2018 in which three universities of India have secured its spot in top 200 universities and they are Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) -Bombay, IIT-Delhi and Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru.

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  • Jun 14, 2017
  • 1India ranked in list of Top FDI Destinations [ Country Rank ]

    As usual India has maintained its rank in the top list of favourite destination for FDI even with tax related concerns remain as a deterrent for the foreign investors as the recently released World Investment Report 2017 of UNCTAD.

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  • Jun 8, 2017
  • 1India at 137th Spot in Global Peace Index 2017 [ Country Rank ]

    In Global Peace Index 2017 India has secured 137th spot in out of 163 independent states and territories. The ranking is based on the level of peacefulness. With this India has upgraded its standard because in last year index, India was ranked 141st and 143rd in 2015.

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  • May 1, 2017
  • 1India Slips on Freedom Index [ Country Rank ]

    India has slipped three notches in the World Press Freedom Index 2017. In the list of 180 countries mapped, India stands at 136, down from last year’s 133, colour-coded again in red to show the situation as “difficult”.

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    World Press Freedom Index 2017

    World Press Freedom Index 2017

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  • 2India is 5th Largest Military Spender [ Country Rank ]

    India has grown on the military expenses around 8.5 % by 2016. This made the country 5th largest spender. The figure was released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) revealed on Monday. As per the figure the US tops the list with a growth of 1.7 per ce…

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  • Apr 6, 2017
  • 1Myanmar Becomes 7th Member of SASEC [ Country Rank ]

    The SASEC program of Asian Development Bank is expanding towards the East with Myanmar formally becoming the 7th member of SASEC in 2017. It was officially made member at the SASEC Finance Ministers’ meeting held in New Delhi. SASEC member countries recognize that most of SASEC’s…

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  • Apr 2, 2017
  • 1WEF Released Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2017 [ Country Rank ]

    India was ranked 87th out of 127 countries on a Global Energy Architecture Performance Index 2017, but ranks worst for pollution, released as part of report of Geneva- based World Economic Forum.

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    Global Energy Architecture performance

    Global Energy Architecture performance

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  • Mar 30, 2017
  • 1India Ranks 131 in Human Development Index 2016 [ Country Rank ]

    India slipped to rank 131 among the 188 countries ranked in terms of human development, the 2016 Human Development Report that was released by the United Nations Development Programme. India scored 0.624 and was placed in medium human development category.

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  • Mar 23, 2017
  • 1UN Launches Women in Politics Map 2017; India Placed at 148th Number [ Country Rank ]

    Women in Politics Maplaunched Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and UN Women. Releasing a world ranking of the number of women parliamentarians that placed India 148, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the head of UN Women. Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

    Women in Politics Map launched Inter-Parliamentary Union

    Women in Politics Map launched Inter-Parliamentary Union

    Women in Politics Map launched Inter-Parliamentary Union

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  • Mar 17, 2017
  • 1TCS Ranked Among Top Three IT Services Brands Globally by Brand Finance [ Country Rank ]

    Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has become one of top three most-valuable brands in information technology (IT) service sector. Assessment done by Brand Finance, it is leading brand valuation firm in world. Brand Value has grown by US $6.7 billion over past 7 years.

    TCS Ranked Top Three IT Services Brands Globally

    TCS Ranked Top Three IT Services Brands Globally

    TCS Ranked Top Three IT Services Brands Globally

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  • 2India Ranked 143 in Index of Economic Freedom Index 2017 [ Country Rank ]

    India ranks 143 on United States based Heritage Foundation’s 2017 Index of Economic Ranking. Hong Kong, Singapore and New Zealand topped the index. The report covers 12 freedoms - from property rights to entrepreneurship - in 186 countries.

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    Index of Economic Freedom 2017

    Index of Economic Freedom 2017

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  • 3India Ranks at 43rd in 5th Annual International IP Index of USCC [ Country Rank ]

    India ranked at 43rd position out of 45 countries in 5th Annual International Intellectual Property (IP) Index of US Chamber of Commerce (USCC). 2017 International IP Index, named as ‘The Roots of Innovation’, was released in February 2017.

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    U. S. Chamber International IP Index

    U. S. Chamber International IP Index

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  • 4India Ranks 79 in Corruption Perception Index [ Country Rank ]

    Transparency International has launched its latest 2016 Corruption Perception Index. India has been ranked way lower in corruption than all its neighboring countries, except Bhutan. 176 countries and territories are included in index, eight more than in 2015.

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    Corruption Perceptions Index 2016

    Corruption Perceptions Index 2016

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  • 5Apple Named Most Innovative Company of 2016 [ Country Rank ]

    Boston Consulting Group’s annual ‘Most Innovative Companies’ report has ranked the world’s 50 most innovative companies. It is based on a survey of 1, 500 senior executives representing a wide range of industries in every region. Apple tops BCG’s list of corporate innovators for …

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  • 6Bengaluru Ranked ‘Most Dynamic City’ in World [ Country Rank ]

    Bengaluru became most dynamic city in world. It is released by Jones Lang LaSalle’s City Momentum Index (JLL CMI). Index tracks speed of change of a city’s economy and commercial real estate market. Index examined 42 variables in 134 global cities.

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  • 7Global Passport Power Rank 2017 [ Country Rank ]

    Passports of the world ranked by their total visa-free score. Arton Capital’s Passport Index, a real-time web service that provides global ranking of the world’s passports has revealed its Passport rank 2017. The site has over 11 years of data to compare documents from around the…

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  • 8India Ranks 60th in Inclusive Development Index [ Country Rank ]

    The World Economic Forum’s Inclusive Development Index list for the year 2017 is out and India bagged the 60th position among 79 developing countries. China bagged an impressive 15th position beating India, with Pakistan at 52 and Bangladesh at the 36th spot. Report is generated …

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  • 9India Ranks 92 in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index [ Country Rank ]

    India stood 92nd among 118 countries in the latest rankings of the global talent competitiveness index. Within the group of upper-middle-income countries, BRICS countries are not getting stronger. Switzerland topped the rankings, while Singapore coming second. United Kingdom was …

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