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PM Modi to attend G7 Summit [All about G7]

The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson recently invited PM Modi to attend G7 summit. UK has invited Australia and South Korea as well. Earlier, UK had proposed the idea of D10. D10 includes members of G7 and India, Australia and South Korea. About G7 G7 was originally formed in 1975. The members are USA, Canada, ..

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Planetary Pressures-adjusted HDI

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) recently released the Human Development Report, 2020. India ranked 131 in the Human Development Index (HDI). Usually, the UNDP uses three major parameters to calculate the Human Development Index based on which the countries are ranked. They are Life Expectancy at birth, maternal mortality rate and political participation of ..

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Human Development Report, 2020

The United Nations Development Programme recently released the Human Development Report. According to the report India slipped to 131st rank among 189 countries in the Human Development Index. Human development index of India was 0.640. In 2019 India ranked at 129. This year’s index has incorporated new parameters namely CO2 emission and Material foot print ..

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China sets up “National Security Agency” in Hong Kong

China is to set up a “National Security Agency” in Hong Kong. The Agency will oversee the implementation of new law that aims to crack the dissent in the city. What is the new security law? The new Security law allows Hong Kong to enjoy legislative, executive and judicial power. However, it bars its powers ..

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India ranked 129th in 2019 UNDP Human Development Index

The United Nations Development Programme(UNDP) has ranked India at 129th place among 189 countries in its 2019 Human Development Index(HDI). The UNDP HDI is a geometric mean of normalized indices for three dimensions- long and healthy life( life expectancy index), knowledge (education index) and a decent standard of living (GNI index). According to the Index: ..

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