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With 1.83 crores trapped, India tops Global Slavery Index

Of the nearly 4.6 crore people living as slaves globally, two-thirds, or 3.04 crore, are in the Asia-Pacific region, with the highest number in India. Natasha Chaku reports. IMAGE: The......

'I will show you 100 Somalias in Attapady'

'The condition of some Adivasi hamlets is worse than Somalia, worse than what the prime minister described.''There are instances when Adivasis have to demolish the hut they live in to bury the dead......

Why Modi is absolutely wrong to compare Kerala with Somalia

Modi's Kerala-Somalia comparison kicked up a row especially since statistics demonstrate that the PM in the wrong. Data shows that infant mortality in Kerala is the lowest in the country,......

Opposition hits back at PM Modi over Kerala-Somalia comparison

Prime Minister Narendra Modi came under severe criticism from the Opposition parties after he compared the infant mortality rate among the Scheduled Tribe community in the southern state to that in......

Hamid Ansari goes to bat for secularism

How has the Indian State, in principle and practice, given shape to the essential ingredients of the secular principle and composite culture? Vice-President Hamid Ansari attempted to answer this......

India at a low 105 on human capital index, Finland tops

IMAGE: Devotees carry a statue of the Hindu elephant god Ganesh for immersion in the sea, on the last day of 'Ganesh Chaturthi', in Mumbai. Photograph: Punit Paranjpe/Reuters India was ranked......

Human Development Index: India ranks a dismal 130!

India improves position, but fares worse than neighbours Pakistan and Bangladesh on many parameters India’s ranking on Human Development Index rose by a notch in 2014 -- to 130th  from......

Human development? India has a long way to go

India, in comparison to its peers (the average for medium human development countries, developing countries as a whole and South Asia), is farthest behind in terms of women’s participation in......

'Bridging gender gap may add Rs 46 trillion to India's GDP in 2025'

Twenty-six countries in McKinsey's dataset of 95 have a lower per capita gross domestic product and human development index than India. Pushing gender equality can deliver a sizeable additional......

What a shame! India at lowly 100 on human capital index

India is ranked lower than all its BRICS peers -- Russia, China, Brazil and South Africa India has been ranked at a lowly 100 position on the global Human Capital Index, which measures countries on......

IPL and the great Indian sporting revival

And no, the commercial sporting leagues didn't cause the drought, says Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: The opening game of IPL 9 at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, April 9, 2016: Ishant Sharma celebrates......
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Wildlife populations plunge almost 60 percent since 1970 - WWF

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Worldwide populations of mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles have plunged by almost 60 percent since... ...
Its not just about benefiting, but contributing to development UN expert on disabilities

) States need to know how to ensure that persons with disabilities are both benefiting from and contributing to development, the United Nations... ...
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Know why global funds are pulling out investments from Indian cos

In April 2016, pension funds managed by Norges Bank sold off its equity investments in seven Indian companies worth roughly Rs 700 crore. The... ...
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In the 2016 edition of the Fragile States Index (FSI) brought out by the Fund for Peace (FFP), Afghanistan is listed in High Alert, scoring 107.9... ...

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