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2 Indian women featured on Fortune's list of Most Powerful Women in business outside the USMD & CEO of ICICI Bank Chanda Kochhar ranked fifth & MD & CEO of Axis Bank Shikha Sharma ranked at 21. Group Executive Chairman of Spain's Banco Santander Ana Botín topped.
India ranked eighthmost valuable nation brand while US retained its top position and China took the second spot in the league of nations according to Brand Finance’s Nation Brands 2017.
3. J&K & Arunachal Pradeshwere fastest expanding State economies in 2015-16, as per the new series of gross State domestic product data with 2011-12 as the base year published by CSO. Arunachal Pradesh’s gross SDP expanded 16.5% & Jammu & Kashmir 14.7% at constant 2011-12 prices.
4. Forbes Magazine released its India Rich List for 2017, with RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambanitopping the charts for 10th consecutive year with net worth $38 billion. He is followed by tech czar Azim Premji.Ranked third are the Hinduja brothers. The combined net worth of the 100 richest Indians stood at $479 billion.
5. Donald Trumpis now the world’s most followed leader on Twitter, while Modi Ji is the third, as per Twiplomacy.
6. India's Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) ranked9th in the world, as per Scimago Institutions ranking World Report 2017. The report was topped by Chinese Academy of Sciences.
7. Londonretained its crown as the world’s top financial center.
8.World Economic Forum's Global Human Capital Index India Ranked at103 Topped by Norway
9. World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Ranking 2017India ranked at40 Switzerland topped the List.
10. India has replacedChina as the top retail destination in 2017 as part of the global retail development index.
11. Hui Ka YanChairman of China Evergrande Group become Asia’s richest man as per Forbes Real-Time Billionaires List.
12. As per the World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2017, India isthird in the world in the number of nuclear reactors being installed while China leads the report.
13. India ranked at14th in terms of best country for expats to live & work in, as per HSBC survey.The list topped by Singapore.
14. Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) security at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) in Mumbai recognisedas the best service in this domain by a global quality rating agency



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15. 3 Indian entrepreneurial legends, Ratan Tata, Lakshmi Mittal & Vinod Khoslaincluded in Forbes’s special list of the world’s ‘100 Greatest Living Business Minds.
16. Central Govt. launched thethird cleanliness survey ‘Swachh Survekshan-2018’ to rank all the 4,041 cities & towns of the country based on infrastructure development.
17. As per Sanitation survey carried out by the Quality Council of India (QCI), almost all rural households inKerala & Haryana had access to a toilet report.
18. NITI Aayog shortlistedUP, Assam & Karnataka under its ‘Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital’, SATH initiative to handhold them & transform their health sector. It also selected Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand & Odisha under its SATH initiative to transform their education sector.
19. Five Indian-origin persons, includingIrish PM Leo Varadkar, have featured in Fortune’s annual list of 40 young & influential people in the field of business.
20. As per OoklaFastest mobile Internet in the world Norway Netherlands(2) & Hungary(3)
21. 2017 Global Retirement Index (GRI) by Natixis Global India ranked43rd position Top 3 countries are Norway, Switzerland& Iceland
22. As per Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Report 2017.World’s most liveable cityMelbourne (in Australia).
World's worst liveable cityDamascus (in Syria).
23. American Tennis PlayerSerena Williams topped the Forbes’ list of highest paid female athletes of 2017.
24. As per Economic Survey, India now emerged as one of themost open economies in the world for receiving foreign direct investments (FDI), on the back of a host of liberalisation measures.
25. 3 Indian firmsHindustan Unilever, Asian Paints & Bharti Airtel are among Forbes' list of the world's 100 most innovative companies, where Salesforce.Com has replaced Tesla Motors on the top position.
26. Forbes’ List of the Highest Paid Actors 2017From IndiaShahrukh Khan is highest paid actor (Rank 8) followed by Salman & Akshay Kumar.
Mark WahlbergHollywood's highest-paid Actor.
Highest paid Female Actressis Emma Stone
27. Alibaba Group’s Jack Mais Asia’s richest man as per Forbes real-time billionaires list.
28. According to a report by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)the island of Tuvalu was the least visited country in 2016.
29. Harry Potter creatorJK Rowling has been named the world's most highly-paid author.
30. As per International Migration Outlook 2017 report on Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD) member countries, Indiansare among top asylum-seekers in other countries.
India & China were the largest source countries of asylum-seekers (11% & 9%), followed by Fiji (8%), Iraq
(7%) & Pakistan (6%).
31. Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, the UAE Minister of State for Tolerance topped a poll of the most powerful Arab
women in govt. for 2017.
32. The Energy Resources Institute (TERI) among the top think tanks in the world. TERI was ranked number
two by the International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG).
33. UN International Telecommunication
Union (ITU) Cyber-Security Index
India ranked 23rd Topped by Singapore
34. Commitment to Reducing Inequality
Index released by international NGO
Oxfam in association with
Developmental Finance International
India ranked 132nd out of 152
Sweden led the index while
Nigeria remained the worst
35. SDG Index & Dashboards Report
Global index that assesses the
performance of countries towards
achieving the ambitious sustainable
development goals (SDGs)
India is ranked 116 out of 157
Sweden leads the list,
followed by Denmark &
36. Raipur’s Swami Vivekananda Airport ranked first in Customer Satisfaction.
37. As per Swiss National Bank, India slipped to 88th place in terms of money parked by its citizens with Swiss
banks in year 2016. UK has topped the list with maximum holdings.
38. As per Ipsos, Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali & Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio rated among the top 10 most
influential brands in India. Search engine Google ranked 1st while Patanjali & Jio ranked at 4th & 9th.