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World Bank Projects Economic Growth In India At Over 6% in 2014-15

Takeaways from the Global Economic Prospects (GEP) released by the World Bank.   In the Global Economic Prospects (GEP) released in January 2014, the World Bank has said that the…

Foreign Investors to be richer by over Rs 1,000 cr as Coal India declares interim dividend

Coal India’s stock jumped by five percent on the bourse today after the company announced on Tuesday that it will pay an interim dividend of Rs 29 per share or…

India completes 3 years without any polio cases

India has completed three years with-out any single case of polio and this is a significant achievement from the 150,000 polio cases in 1985. India Polio free since last 3…

Shocking: 36,091 people killed in train accidents in a decade

Nine people were killed in a fire accident that broke out in the three-coaches of the Mumbai-Dehradun Express in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. Western Railway officials suspect that…

PM Manmohan Singh has spent 9 years 7 months or 84,312 hours in office

PM Manmohan Singh ruled out a third term for himself after the 2014 elections, while speaking at the National Media Centre, New Delhi. He is the third longest serving Prime…

Personal Remittances contributed 3.7% of India’s GDP in 2012

Nepal had the highest percentage of remittances as part of GDP with 25.3% in 2012 in the South East Asia region while China had the lowest percentage of remittances as…

Bihar has lowest literacy rate in India

The chart below highlights which states have the lowest literacy levels in India. States of Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh,…