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Singapore: First Country to attach Facial Verification in National Identification Database

Singapore recently included facial recognition to its National Identity Database. And thereby, it has become the first country to include the technology in its national database. Highlights The system introduced is called “SingPass Face Verification”. Though this, a number of government services can be accessed online. It provides 400 online services including public housing applications ..

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India ranked 68th on 2019 WEF Global Competitiveness Index

India has slipped sharply by 10 places to rank 68th on the 2019 WEF Global Competitiveness Index due to improvements witnessed by several other economies. The index is compiled by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF). In the overall competitiveness ranking, Singapore replaced the US to take the first position.

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India in the Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index 2019

The latest iteration of the Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index for 2019 has been released by the World Economic Forum (WEF). In a piece of great news for India, it has improved its position by six places and is now ranked 34th on world travel and tourism competitiveness index. What has happened? The Travel & ..

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India ranked 34th WEF’s World Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) 2019

The World Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) 2019 has been released by the World Economic Forum (WEF). In it, India has moved up six places to rank 34th because of its rich natural and cultural resources and strong price competitiveness.  Spain topped the index, followed by France, Germany, Japan and the United States. The ..

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India ranked 81st in 2018 Global Talent Competitiveness Index

India has been ranked 81st out of 119 countries in the 2018 Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI). The list was developed by Yale and Columbia Universities along with the World Economic Forum (WEF). The global index measures how countries grow attract and retain talent. The list is topped by Switzerland, followed by Singapore and United ..

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