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India ranked 51st in Democracy Index by EIU

London based the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released 2019 Democracy Index’s global ranking in which as per the report, India slipped 10 ranks to be placed in 51, this year. The overall score of India also came down to 6.90 from the earlier score of 7.23, the downtrend has been cited due to erosion ..

India ranked 5th in CDP 2019 Report

The annual report on carbon reduction activities, Carbon Disclosure Project 2019 report was released by the London based global non-profit organization CDP Worldwide Company. To evaluate the risks related to climate change, the report surveys the commitments of the corporate business globally towards the science-based target (SBT).  As per the report, 25 companies committed to ..

PwC releases its 23rd Annual Survey of CEOs

The leading international, London based consultancy firm PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) International Limited released the results of its annual survey of Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) across the world on Monday, 20th January 2020. The firm surveyed more than 1,580 CEOs in 83 countries about global economic prospects. As per the survey, the United States has the highest ..

 Manufacturing Sector improves in December 2019

The London based Global information provider, IHS Markit Limited has reported that the Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) of the Indian Manufacturing Sector has risen to 52.7 percent in the last month of 2019. According to the IHS Markit Company, India’s PMI in manufacturing sector during the year 2019 was: 51.2 percent in November, 50.6 percent ..

Kerala becomes first Indian state to list Masala Bond in overseas market

On May 17, Kerala became the first sub-sovereign entity in the country to access the international market by listing masala bonds issued through its off-budget mechanism – the Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB). Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has become the debutant head of state in the country to open trading at the London Stock ..

Alice G. Vaidyan honored with the Freedom of the City of London

Alice G. Vaidyan, the CMD of the General Insurance Corporation (GIC) of India, has been awarded the Freedom of the City of London in recognition of her work to promote insurance ties between India and the UK. The Freedom of the City of London dates back to the 13th century and has since developed into ..