India has slipped 3 places to 92nd rank on the global index of talent competitiveness that measures how countries grow, attract and retain talent, a list topped by Switzerland.

 

The 25th Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) opened on 16 January 2017 in Fiji, focusing on parliamentary partnerships for peace and security.

 

In a significant breakthrough, the GST Council on 16 January 2017 broke a deadlock on contentious issues of administration over assesses,

 

India has been ranked 60th among 79 developing economies, below neighbouring China and Pakistan, in the inclusive development index, according to a WEF report.

 

India’s richest 1 per cent now hold a huge 58 per cent of the country’s total wealth — higher than the global figure of about 50 per cent, a new study showed on 16 January 2017.