Ranks & Reports

  • WHO Global TB Report 2022

    The WHO released the Global TB Report 2022 on October 27, 2022. The Report notes the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the diagnosis, treatment and burden of disease for TB all over the world. The Ministry of Health and...

    Published On November 1st, 2022
  • 103 million People Forcibly Displaced Worldwide, Reveals UNHCR Report

    The number of people forcibly displaced from their homes due to persecution, conflict, violence, human rights violations and events seriously disturbing public order globally surged to 103 million in the first half of 2022, meaning that one in 77 people...

    Published On November 1st, 2022
  • WHO Releases First-Ever List of Fungal Infection, Flags Global Health Threat

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) released the first-ever list of fungal infections -- "priority pathogens". The fungal priority pathogens list (FPPL) includes 19 fungi that represent the greatest threat to human health. The UN body warned that some strains are...

    Published On October 29th, 2022
  • India’s Per Capita Greenhouse Gas Emissions Below World Average: UNEP

    At 2.4 tCO2e (tonne carbon dioxide equivalent), India’s per capita greenhouse gas emissions were far below the world average of 6.3 tCO2e in 2020, according to a new report released by the United Nations Environment Programme October 27. Bank Maha...

    Published On October 29th, 2022
  • National Statistical Office(NSO) Released the Employment Outlook of India

    The National Statistical Office (NSO), under the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, released a press note on Employment Outlook of the country covering the period September, 2017 to June, 2022. This data is based on the administrative records available...

    Published On October 27th, 2022
  • India Ranks 41st Among 44 Nations In Pension Index

    As compared to 40th out of 43 countries in 2021, India ranked 41 out of 44 countries in the Mercer CFS Global Pension Index. The MCGPI is a comprehensive study of 44 global pension systems, accounting for 65 percent of the world’s population. The survey...

    Published On October 21st, 2022
  • India Ranks 3rd in list of Centi-millionaires, to Overtake China by 2032

    With levels of poverty, inflation and hunger notwithstanding, India ranks third in the world's first-ever global study on the rise of centi-millionaires -- individuals with assets of more than Rs 830 crore ($100 million), a new report has revealed. Bank Maha...

    Published On October 21st, 2022
  • Freedom House: India’s internet freedom improves after 4 years downturn

    India's internet freedom improves after 4 years: Following initiatives to close the digital divide in the nation, India's internet freedom score increased by two points to 51 in the overall ranking, according to the US government-funded NGO Freedom House. Reduced...

    Published On October 19th, 2022
  • India Lifted 415 Million out of Poverty in 15 Years: UN

    The number of people living below the poverty line in India decreased by 415 million between 2005-06 and 2019-21, according to a new Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) released  jointly by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) at the University of Oxford....

    Published On October 18th, 2022
  • Living Planet Report 2022: Wildlife Populations decline by 69% in 50 years

    There has been a 69 per cent decline in the wildlife populations of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish, across the globe in the last 50 years, according to the latest Living Planet Report by World Wide Fund for Nature...

    Published On October 15th, 2022