A mid-year update of the UN World Economic Situation and Prospects report says India’s economic growth is to surpass China’s in 2015-16. According to the report, Indian GDP is expected … continue reading
Liberian leader Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was conferred the coveted Indira Gandhi peace prize by President Pranab Mukherjee who said India will continue to support the African nation in its pursuit … continue reading
My dear fellow-citizens, Brothers, sisters and dear children, I greet you all on this Independence Day. Today is certainly a day of joy for us. But on this celebration of … continue reading
China begins a major effort to boost its economic growth with business tax breaks and export liberalization, amid an increasing industrial slowdown. The steps include tax breaks for small businesses, … continue reading
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) downgraded the forecast for global economic growth of 2012 to 3.3 percent in the World Economic Outlook unveiled in Tokyo before the IMF-World Bank 2012 … continue reading
WHO Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on countries to work together to strengthen health systems around the world, and enable more people to access them, citing the link between health, security and development.
As the proportion of older persons continues to increase at unprecedented rates worldwide, countries will need to examine and adapt national policies, particularly those relating to pension systems and health care, according to a new United Nations report.
The rise in diabetic cases among children in India has alarmed health experts who caution against decreasing physical activity among the children, especially of the middle class.
Between 2000 and 2004, worldwide CO2 emissions increased at a rate that is over three times the rate during the 1990s?the rate increased from 1.1 % per year during the 1990s to 3.1% per year in the early 2000s.
Basic research, or research where the primary goal is the advancement of human knowledge and theoretical understanding, has throughout its history been pressed by politicians and the public to justify its existence.