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India ranks 70th on 2015 Good Country Index

In recently released 2015 Good Country Index (GCI), India has been placed at 70th position in the list of 163 countries. The list has been topped by Sweden as the best country in the world when it comes to serving the interests of its people and contributing to the common good of humanity. Key facts ..

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Apurvi Chandela set world record in 10m air rifle at Swedish Cup Grand Prix

Indian ace shooter Apurvi Chandela has set a new world record in the women’s 10 metre air rifle event at the 2015 Swedish Cup Grand Prix. She set the new record after winning gold medal in the women’s 10 metre air rifle event shooting score of 211.2. Her winning score has surpassed previous world record ..

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"Favouritism" in govt judgments down; India betters its global rank

India’s global ranking in favouritism shown by government officials to powerful corporates has bettered sharply from 94th in the last year to 49th place this year. The Rank nevertheless, still remains far below other key economies. As per a yearly study by the World Economic Forum (WEF), India’s ranking has also bettered notably in terms ..

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Global Competitiveness List 2014-15: India slides down to 71st rank

Challenging economic environment for most of the last year has pushed India down to 71st position in an yearly Global Competitiveness List 2014-15, released by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF). India has the lowest position amongst the 5 BRICS Nations. Switzerland is the most competitive economy. The yearly list, has come at a time ..

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“The Green Bus project”: India‘s first ethanol-run public bus launched in Nagpur

India launched “The Green Bus project” in Nagpur with the launch of its first ethanol-run, environment-friendly public bus. The bus will emit carbon dioxide as low as 15% to 90% and its emissions will be monitored by the Union government, Maharashtra state government and Nagpur Municipal Corporation. The buses are manufactured by Swedish company Scania ..

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