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The good, bad and ugly of India's HDR rankings

The good, bad and ugly of India's HDR rankings

While India's human development index has improved, absolute performance levels aren't satisfactory, says T N Ninan. The Human Development Report (HDR) that was published recently by the United Nations Development Programme gave India high marks and low. It is important that the country take note of both.  The good news is that India has performed much better than average when it comes to the rate of improvement on its Human Development Index -- which is a composite of life ..., 1 month ago
T N Ninan: Good and bad, even ugly Business Standard, 1 month ago

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India ranks 131 on Human Development Index

India came down by one slot and was ranked 131st among 188 countries on Human Development Index (HDI) 2016 released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).India fell under the "medium human development category" and its HDI, at 0.624, was behind ...
 Prokerala2 months ago India jumps four positions on Human Development Index, moves to ‘medium’ category  Money Control2 months ago

India, the third-largest Asian economy, ranked 131 on HDI: UN

India has ranked a lowly 131 among the 188 countries surveyed for human development, a new UN report has said, bracketing the third-largest Asian economy alongside its South Asian neighbours like Pakistan, Bhutan and Nepal. India has made no improvement in ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

NKDA ropes in IIT Kgp for 'Happiness & Well-being' project

The New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) has roped in IIT Kharagpur for a unique project called 'Happiness and Well-being' aimed at giving better life to people of the township. "We will work with NKDA for the project which is aimed at giving a ...
 Business Standard2 months ago NKDA ropes in IIT, KGP for 'Happiness & Well-being' project  Business Standard2 months ago

Wall Street shares flat after weak jobs, Fed comments

By Sinead Carew NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street's three major indexes were virtually unchanged on Friday but fell well below session highs in late-afternoon trading after a key Federal Reserve official shed more light on the Fed's plan to reduce its balance ...
 Sify1 month ago US STOCKS-Wall St shares flat after weak jobs, Fed comments  Sify1 month ago

Uttarakhand suffers from massive inequalities: What's the way ahead?

The development experience of Uttarakhand, since its formation, has been quite encouraging in achieving high economic growth and faster reduction in the poverty. The state witnessed a remarkable double-digit growth of about 12% per annum during ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

After 25 years of trying, why aren’t we environmentally sustainable yet?

In 1992, more than 170 countries came together at the Rio Earth Summit and agreed to pursue sustainable development , protect biological diversity , prevent dangerous interference with climate systems , and conserve forests . But, 25 years later, the natural ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

Spy’s eye: The world of peaceniks

We live in an extraordinary eco-system that accounts for arm-chair intellectuals in the business of taking up ‘causes’, reality of aspirational youth getting stuck in poverty and the phenomenon of ‘covert’ offensives that have replaced frontal wars.
 The Financial Chronicle1 week ago

Poorer countries do more for the conservation of large mammals

Scores of animal species across the globe, including tigers, lions and rhinos, are at risk of extinction due to threats posed by mankind. Recent studies indicate that 59% of the world’s largest carnivores and 60% of the world’s largest herbivores ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago

Highlights: Berkshire's Warren Buffett comments on healthcare, trade, buybacks

REUTERS - Billionaire investor Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charlie Munger are answering five hours of questions from shareholders, journalists and analysts at Berkshire's 52nd annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska. The weekend known as ...
 Sify2 weeks ago
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