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India, other developing nations drive global economic growth: UN

Mar 14, 2013

India, other developing nations drive global economic growth: UN

While the average Human Development Index (HDI) for the region is 0.558, below the world average of 0.693, South Asia saw the highest growth in the index between 2000 and 2012, according to the United Nations Human Development Report 2013. #WhyNow #Human Development Index #United Nations Human Development Report 2013
No, Mr Modi. 'Beautiful People' are not malnourished

Aug 30, 2012

No, Mr Modi. 'Beautiful People' are not malnourished

Modi suggests that Gujarat's sub-par performance on the health and nutrition front is accounted for by anorexic girls who are beauty-conscious in the extreme. He is trivialising a life-and-death issue for many Gujarati children. #ThatsJustWrong #Gujarat #Narendra Modi #Malnutrition #Human Development Index
Economic Survey: Social schemes need better thinking

Mar 15, 2012

Economic Survey: Social schemes need better thinking

The 'demographic dividend' that many experts keep talking about can only be reaped if the population is healthy and educated. #Business/Finance #National Rural Employment Guarantee Act #Human Development Index #Economic Survey 2011-12
India ranked 134 in terms of human development index

Nov 02, 2011

India ranked 134 in terms of human development index

UN study has ranked India at 134 out of 187 countries in terms of Human Development Index even as it has observed that life expectancy at birth in the country has increased by 10.1 percent a year over the last two decades. #India #United Nations #NewTracker #Human Development Index
HDI in India rises by 21%: Kerala leads, Gujarat far behind

Oct 21, 2011

HDI in India rises by 21%: Kerala leads, Gujarat far behind

On the issue of right to food and nutrition, the Human Index Report revealed that calorie consumption has been declining and the intake of calories by poor are way below the recommended norm. #Gujarat #Jairam Ramesh #Kerala #NewsTracker #Montek Singh Ahluwalia #Malnutrition #Human Development Index

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HDI in India rises by 21%: Kerala leads, Gujarat far behind

Jun 24, 2014

Grey Economy in Bulgaria Decreased in 2013 – Deputy FinMin

The grey economy in Bulgaria decreased in 2013, according to Deputy Finance Minister Lyudmila Petkova. Petkova, chair of the public council on the restriction and prevention of informal economy, and Vasil Velev, Chair of the Bulgarian Industrial Capi...