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  • India ranks 103 on Global Human Capital Index

    India ranks 103 on Global Human Capital Index

    India has been placed at 103 rank on the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Global Human Capital Index, which is topped by Norway. Among the South Asian countries, India falls behind Sri Lanka (70) and Nepal (98), and is just ahead......

    September 13, 2017
  • Mumbai, Kota named among world''s most crowded cities

    Mumbai, Kota named among world''s most crowded cities

    Two Indian cities -- Mumbai and Kota -- have been named among the world's most crowded in a list topped by Dhaka, said World Economic Forum (WEF) citing UN Habitat data. With a population density of 44,500 people per square......

    May 25, 2017
  • Land of bright nights and glass igloos

    Land of bright nights and glass igloos

    Finland is the most stable country as per 'The Fragile States Index 2015, Fund for Peace' and amongst the five happiest in the world according to the 'UN World Happiness Report 2016'. Besides, it ranks number one in criminal justice......

    April 23, 2017
  • No 'silver bullet' for excessive inequality, says IMF chief

    No 'silver bullet' for excessive inequality, says IMF chief

    Policymakers across the world must act now to check inequalities even as there is no "silver bullet" to contain this problem, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Wednesday amid a raging debate here at WEF on widening wealth gap and the......

    January 18, 2017
  • South Asia key to revival of global demand: Nirmala

    South Asia key to revival of global demand: Nirmala

    With its strong economic growth and rising purchasing power, South Asia is going to be key to revival of global demand and the world cannot ignore this region, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said. Speaking at a session here at WEF,......

    January 18, 2017