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The good, bad and ugly of India's HDR rankings
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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 ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
T N Ninan: Good and bad, even ugly Business Standard, 2 months ago

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Higher BMI can cause cardiovascular problems for youngsters

A recent study shows that higher than normal Body Mass Index (BMI) may cause worse cardiovascular health in those aged as young as 17.The study was presented at the Conference of the European Society of Human Genetics.Dr Kaitlin Wade, a Research Associate at ...
 Business Standard4 weeks ago
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Cause for concern: India only 116th on global child welfare index

India may be one of the fastest growing economies in the world, but the country's ranking on global social indices have always been worrisome. In fact, it is safe to say that while India concentrates hard on achieving economic growth, it may be ignoring ...
 catchnews.com2 weeks ago
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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 ...
 Sify2 months ago US STOCKS-Wall St shares flat after weak jobs, Fed comments  Sify2 months ago
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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.com2 months 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.com2 months ago

Sensex Opens Flat; Bank Stocks Lead the Losses

Posted by Equitymaster Asian equity markets are lower today as Japanese and Hong Kong shares fall. The Nikkei 225 is off 0.43% while the Hang Seng is down 1.01%. The Shanghai Composite is trading down by 0.07%. Overnight US stocks closed slightly lower after ...
 Equitymaster.com1 week ago Sensex Opens Flat; Consumer Durable Stocks Gain  Equitymaster.com2 months ago
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Ban on burning waste to keep city's air clean

Delhi's Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Wednesday ordered a complete ban on burning of any kind of garbage, leaves, waste plastic, rubber in all open places, with a view to checking air pollution in the Capital. "Air pollution levels are continuously ...
 DNA1 week ago
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How Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook and his purpose in life

A week ago, Mark Zuckerberg shared a video on Instagram, taken by his father, when he was accepted in Harvard. In his address to the Harvard class of 2017, Thursday, he shared his Harvard memories and spoke about finding purpose and meaning in one's life. Zuckerberg launched Facebook from his university dorm in 2004 and met his wife Dr Priscilla Chan on the campus. He dropped out of college in his second year to build Facebook. Twelve years later, May 25, 2017, he was back on campus, as a ...
 Rediff.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 month ago
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