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India ranks 135 on human development index: UNDP

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 18:36

India ranked 135 out of 187 countries on the human development index in UNDP`s annual report 2014 released Thursday.

Combating malnutrition on war footing: Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 21:04

Gujarat CM Narendra Modi on Thursday said in its pursuit of bringing all-round development, the state government has undertaken efforts on "a war footing" to combat malnutrition.

Economic disparity in India

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 20:42

"An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics", once said a great Greek historian Plutarch. Being a resource rich country, many parts of India still suffers from malnutrition, poverty and many other concerning problems, with the rich are getting richer and poor getting poorer.

Latin Americans rank as happiest people on planet

Last Updated: Thursday, December 20, 2012, 10:33

A poll released yesterday of nearly 150,000 people around the world says seven of the world`s 10 countries with the most upbeat attitudes are in Latin America.

Assam ranks third in HDI progress rate

Last Updated: Monday, January 30, 2012, 19:03

Assam ranks thirds in the rate of progress in Human Development Index among all the major states in the country.

India ranks low 134 in Human Development Index

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 02, 2011, 17:31

The report said India`s HDI value for 2011 was 0.547 positioning the country in the `medium human development category`.

Kerala, Delhi top Human Development Index chart

Last Updated: Saturday, October 22, 2011, 11:19

The report was released by Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia in the presence of Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh.

India to blame itself for low HDI ranking: Murthy

Last Updated: Monday, July 18, 2011, 20:35

India has itself to blame for the low ranking in the Human Development Index(HDI) as it is not proactive even when solution to the problem is evident,Infosys Chairman and mentor NR Narayana Murthy said here Monday.

India ranks 134th on UNDP Index

Last Updated: Monday, October 05, 2009, 16:19

Quality of life in India continues to be appalling with the country ranked 134 on UN Development Index.