India has dropped nine places to 140th rank in the list of 179 countries in the latest World Press Freedom Index.Jan 30, 2013, 16:57 PM IST
CAG Vinod Rai on Tuesday said the credibility of
the government is at its "lowest".
Indicating a continuing preference
for boys in society, the child sex ratio in India has dropped
to 914 females against 1,000 males - the lowest since
Independence - in the provisional 2011 Census report released
The number of political prisoners
in Cuba fell sharply in the past half-year and now stands at
167, the smallest number since the Cuban Revolution more than
a half-century ago, a human rights activist has said.