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India's Ranking in Different Indexes 2017

India's Ranking in Different Indexes 2017

1. World Human Development Index 2017 – India ranked at 131st positions among 188countries. The report is published by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

India’s Previous year ranking – 130Top three countries are - Norway, Australia and Switzerland.UNDP Headquarter – New YorkDirector General - Achim Steiner

2. Global Connectivity Index 2017 – India ranked at 43rd positions among 50countries. The report is compiled and published by Huawei a leading global information and communications technology.

 

India’s Previous year ranking - 44Top three countries are – US, Singapore and Sweden.Huawei headquarters– Shenzhen, ChinaCEO - Ren Zhengfei

3. Word Press Freedom Index 2017 – India ranked at 136th positions among 180countries. The report is compiled and published by Reporters Without Borders.

 

India’s Previous year ranking - 133Top three countries are – Norway, Sweden & Finland.Reporters Without Borders headquarters– Paris, France.Director General - Christophe Deloire

4. Ease of Doing Business 2017 – India ranked at 130th positions among 190countries. The report is published by World Bank Group.

 

India’s Previous year ranking - 131Top three countries are – New Zealand, Singapore & Denmark.World Bank Group headquarter– Washington, DC, USAPresident - Jim Yong Kim

5. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Confidence Index 2017 – India ranked at 8th positions among 25 countries. The report is published by T. Kearney.

 

India’s Previous year ranking – 9thTop three countries are -US, Germany & China.T. Kearney Headquarter – Chicago, Illinois, United StatesCEO - Johan Aurik

6. Global Competitiveness Index 2017 – India ranked at 40th positions among 137countries. The report is published by World Economic Forum (WEF).

India’s Previous year ranking – 39Top three countries are – Switzerland, US & Singapore.World Economic Forum headquarter – Cologny, SwitzerlandFounder & CEO - Klaus Schwab

7. Global Human Capital index 2017 – India ranked at 103rd positions among 130countries. The report is published by the World Economic Forum.

India’s Previous year ranking – 105Top three countries are – Norway, Finland & Switzerland.World Economic Forum headquarter – Cologny, SwitzerlandFounder & CEO - Klaus Schwab

8. Global Innovation Index 2017 - India ranked at 60th positions among 130countries. The report is published by Cornell University, INSEAD, and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

India’s Previous year ranking – 66Top three countries are – Switzerland, Switzerland & the Netherlands.World Intellectual Property Organization headquarter – Geneva, SwitzerlandCEO - Francis Gurry

9. Global Peace Index 2017 - India ranked at 137th positions among 163 countries. The report is published by the Institute for Economics & Peace.

India’s Previous year ranking – 141Top three countries are – Iceland, New Zealand & Portugal.Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP) headquarter – Sydney, Australia.Chairman - Steve Killelea

10. World Happiness Index 2017 - India ranked at 122nd positions among 155countries. The report is published by United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

India’s Previous year ranking – 118Top three countries are – Norway, Denmark & Iceland.UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network Headquarter – New York, USADirector - Jeffrey Sachs

11. Global Resilience Index 2017 - India ranked at 60th positions among 130countries. The report is published by FM Global.

India’s Previous year ranking – 107Top three countries are – Switzerland, Luxembourg & United Kingdom.FM Global Headquarter – Johnston, (US)Chairman & CEO - Shivan S. Subramaniam

12. Economic Freedom Index 2017 – India ranked at 143rd positions among 186countries. The report is published by ‘The Heritage Foundation’.

India’s Previous year ranking – 123Top three countries are – Hong Kong, Singapore & New Zealand.The Heritage Foundation headquarters – Washington, D.CPresident - Edwin Feulner

13. International Intellectual Property Index 2017 – India ranked at 43rd position 

s among 45 countries. The report is published by US Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Centre (GIPC).

India’s Previous year ranking – 37Top three countries are – United States, United Kingdom & Germany.US Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Centre (GIPC) headquarter – Washington, D.CPresident & CEO- David Hirschmann

14. Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) 2017 - India ranked at 40th positions among 130 countries. The report is published by the World Economic Forum.

India’s Previous year ranking – 52Top three countries are – Spain, France & Germany.World Economic Forum Headquarter – Cologny, SwitzerlandFounder & CEO - Klaus Schwab

15. Sustainable Development Goal Index 2017 - India ranked at 116th positions among 157 countries. The report is published by Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Bertelsmann Stiftung.

India’s Previous year ranking – 110Top three countries are – Sweden, Demark & Finland.

16. Corruption Perception Index (CPI) 2017– India ranked at 79th positions among 176 countries. The report is published by Transparency International(TI).

India’s Previous year ranking – 76Top 3 countries - New Zealand and Denmark in joint first place followed by Finland and Sweden.Counties bottom of the index: Somalia was ranked the most corrupt country. Other countries with lower rankings were Syria, South Sudan, North Korea.Transparency International (TI) Headquarter – Berlin, GermanyChairman - José Ugaz

17. Global Index of Talent Competitiveness 2017 – India ranked at 92nd positions among 118 countries. The report is published by INSEAD in partnership with The Adecco Group and the Human Capital Leadership Institute of Singapore (HCLI).

India’s Previous year ranking – 89Top three countries are – Switzerland, Singapore, United Kingdom.

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Samsung India’s R&D unit tops chart of IT patent applicants

        Samsung R&D Institute India filed the maximum number of patent applications in the IT sector in 2015-16, followed by home-grown TCS and Wipro according to Indian Patent Office survey. 

     In the scientific and research and development organizations category, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has topped the chart.  Indian Patent Office comes under the Commerce and Industry Ministry.


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India ranks 40th in WEF’s global travel & tourism ranking

            India has jumped 12 places to 40th rank globally in travel and tourism competitiveness list by World Economic Forum.India is one of the countries that improved the most as it gained 12 places in Asia, but lagged behind its other Asian peers like Japan and China which were ranked way ahead at 4th and 13th place, respectively. Spain is ranked at the top in the list.

          In the global ranking Spain, France and Germany were ranked at the top three positions, making them the most tourism friendly economies.

           Traditional strong travel and tourism destinations, including Japan (4th), the United Kingdom (5th), the United States (6th), Australia (7th), Italy (8th), Canada (9th) and Switzerland (10th), have also made it to the top 10.While advanced economies still hold the top slots, 12 of the top 15 most improved countries are emerging markets.

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India’s is the world’s 7th largest tourism economy in terms of GDP

             India's travel and tourism sector ranks 7th in the world in terms of its total contribution to the country's GDP, according to a new report of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). According to data, the travel and tourism sector generated Rs 14.1 trillion (USD208.9 billion) in 2016, which is world's 7th largest in terms of absolute size; the sum is equivalent to 9.6% of India's GDP.

The USA topped the list followed by China and Germany at the second and third positions, respectively.


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India ranks 3rd for third year in a row in WADA doping charts

     India has been ranked third for the third year in a row in a doping violation report published by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for 2015 with 117 athletes from the country being punished after testing positive for banned substances.
 
      India followed Russian Federation (176 athletes) and Italy (129 athletes) at the third spot in the doping violation chart released by the WADA.
 

Out of the 115 analytical ADRVs, 78 are committed by male athletes, while 37 are by female.

Among individual sports, weightlifting has taken over athletics as the dirtiest with a whopping 56 Indian lifters (32 male and 24 female) punished for doping.




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