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India ranked 35th in WEFFI 2019

As per the ‘Worldwide Educating for the Future Index (WEFFI) 2019’ report published by the Economist Intelligence Unit, India is ranked 35th on the overall index in 2019 with a total score of 53. India has jumped five ranks from its rank of 40 in the last year. This index ranks countries based on their ..

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22nd edition of Ethnologue released

The 22nd edition of the world language database Ethnologue was recently released. As per the list, Hindi is the third most spoken language of the world in 2019. The language is spoken by nearly 615 million speakers. English is placed at the top of the database with 1132 million speakers while Chinese Mandarin is at ..

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THE Emerging Economies University Rankings 2020 released

11 Indian institutions have been placed in the top 100 of ‘Times Higher Education’s (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings 2020’, released in London. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), India’s top-ranked institution, is ranked 16th among the top 100 universities of emerging economies. It is followed by Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (32nd rank) and ..

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Women entrepreneurs in India may generate 150-170 million jobs by 2030

Tech Giant Google along with consultancy firm Bain and Co. released a report titled ‘Women Entrepreneurship in India—Powering the economy with her’. As per the report, women entrepreneurs in India can generate 150-170 million jobs by the year 2030. Nearly 16 million women-owned enterprises of India (20% of total enterprises) create direct employment for 27 ..

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‘State of India’s Birds Report 2020’ released during CMS COP13

The ‘State of India’s Birds Report 2020’ was recently released during the 13th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS COP 13). As per the report, 79 per cent of Indian species of birds declined in population while the number of Indian pea fowls has significantly increased. ..

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