India ranks 100th on women representation in Parl

While Rwanda, a small East African
nation, tops the list of nations across the world for having
the maximum representation of women in Parliament, India ranks
a poor 100th and falls below many conservative Islamic
countries.

`Link punishment of corrupt officials to rank`

Civil society members are expected to make a strong pitch for graver punishment,
including life imprisonment for high ranking officials in cases of corruption, when the joint committee to draft the
Lokpal Bill meet on Mon.

India placed 71 in world well-being rank: Survey

With only 17% people describing themselves as thriving, India ranked 71, in a new Gallup study on overall well-being conducted in 124 countries.

India placed 71 in world well-being rank: Survey

With only 17% people describing themselves as thriving, India ranked 71, in a new Gallup study on overall well-being conducted in 124 countries.

Cong asks party rank and file to prepare for next Orissa polls

The opposition Congress said a
two-pronged strategy would be formed to check alleged
siphoning of central funds by the BJD government and to gear
up for the next assembly polls from now on.

India ranks 2nd in world for natural disasters: UN

India ranks second in the world
for natural disasters after China, a top UN official has said
underlining that unplanned urbanisation and failure to address
the issue of climate change pose a grave threat worldwide.

India ranks sixth in nuclear power generation

India ranked sixth in the world`s elite nuclear club, with its 20th nuclear-powered reactor at Kaiga in Karnataka achieving criticality Saturday, a senior official said.

Indians rank second among international students in UK

Indian students represent the second largest group of international students numbering over 50,000 currently pursuing higher education in the UK, British
Council officials said.

India `s urbanisation ranks 34th in Asia: Report

South Korea is the sixth most
heavily urbanized country in Asia mainly due to concentration
of jobs and social infrastructure in cities, a recent report
by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has said.

Main aspects of one-rank one-pension addressed: Govt

Govt said the main aspects of ex servicemen`s demands have already been addressed.

Rajapaksa approves court order to strip Fonseka of rank, medals

Former Sri Lankan Army Chief Gen
Sarath Fonseka was stripped off his rank, medals and pension.

Aricent ranked as the number one global telecom

AricentTM on Wednesday announced that in a first-of-its-kind industry study on ‘Global R&D Service Providers’, Aricent has been ranked as the top global telecom R&D service provider.

Indian IT industry ranks 44th in competitiveness

India has moved up four notches to
44th rank in the IT industry competitiveness index 2009,
prepared by Economist Intelligence Unit, showing regilence
amid global downturn which has had profound impact on the
sector.

India ranks 134th on UNDP Index

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

India ranked ninth in world tree planting

India has been ranked ninth in the tree planting roll of honour in a campaign to plant a billion trees, which was launched by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in November 2006.