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How Finland, ranked 'happiest country' by UN four times in a row, embraced and benefitted from the title
World

How Finland, ranked 'happiest country' by UN four times in a row, embraced and benefitted from the title

The worldwide survey seeks to quantify individuals' personal freedom and satisfaction with their lives, using survey data from 149 countries alongside measures such as GDP, social support and perceptions of corruption.

India behind Pakistan, Bangladesh and China in UN's list of happiest nations, ranks 140th out of 156 countries
India

India behind Pakistan, Bangladesh and China in UN's list of happiest nations, ranks 140th out of 156 countries

The report was released by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network for the United Nations on 20 March which has was declared as World Happiness Day by the UN General Assembly in 2012.

India way behind in happiness rankings despite logging high GDP, says former president Pranab Mukherjee
Business

India way behind in happiness rankings despite logging high GDP, says former president Pranab Mukherjee

India occupies the 133rd place (according to a world survey) in overall happiness ranking in 2018, Mukherjee said.

Indians most sexually satisfied in world yet rank among unhappiest nations; what explains this great disparity?
India

Indians most sexually satisfied in world yet rank among unhappiest nations; what explains this great disparity?

The numbers are in, it seems Indians are somehow simultaneously the most sexually satisfied people in the world, but also among the unhappiest.

Manohar Parrikar's happiness index claims questioned by Goa Congress
Politics

Manohar Parrikar's happiness index claims questioned by Goa Congress

Congress in Goa today said Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's statement on "Happiness index" was aimed at masking "failures" of the BJP-led government in the poll-bound state.

Goa election 2017: BJP will work to increase 'happiness index', says Manohar Parrikar
Politics

Goa election 2017: BJP will work to increase 'happiness index', says Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said if BJP is voted to power in Goa for another term, it would work to increase "happiness index" of the coastal state

We love to laugh: Shivraj Singh Chouhan sets up Happiness Ministry in MP
India

We love to laugh: Shivraj Singh Chouhan sets up Happiness Ministry in MP

Madhya Pradesh on Friday became the first state in the country to set up 'Happiness Department', with Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan saying it will work to ensure "happiness in the lives of common people" on the lines of Bhutan.

Inspired by Bhutan, Madhya Pradesh to create 'department of happiness' to keep its citizens stress-free
India

Inspired by Bhutan, Madhya Pradesh to create 'department of happiness' to keep its citizens stress-free

Taking inspiration from Bhutan, which has a Happiness Index to keep its citizens happy, Madhya Pradesh has announced the creation of a Happiness Department