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India drops 10 places on global competitive index, among the worst BRICS nations

Among G20 countries, India has one of the least competitive economies, only ahead of Brazil and Argentina who are at 71st and 83rd spots respectively.
The World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Index says India is ranked 40 among 137 economies

Encouraging signs for economy: India ranks 40th in Global Competitiveness Index

India is the top-ranked economy in South Asia, 3rd among BRICS countries, and has improved in infrastructure, higher education, and labour market efficiency.

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Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala | Commons

Padmanabhaswamy verdict can reduce the rich temple to go to Communists with a begging bowl

The Supreme Court has also ordered a 25-year audit of the Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Even scam-tainted promoters or companies have not had to face such long-term audits.
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After luring Google & Facebook, Mukesh Ambani plans to build a global digital company

Mukesh Ambani unveiled a slew of services from Jio, including a 5G network as early as next year and a mega video-streaming platform.

Defence

The new SiG 716 G2 rifles in use with the Indian Army | By special arrangement

Rifles, missiles, ammunition, drones — armed forces on shopping spree amid LAC tensions

Unprecedented emergency powers given to armed forces under the capital budget, for purchases of new equipment and systems, are likely to ease bottlenecks.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Uttar Pradesh is India’s broken heartland, break it into 4 or 5 states

Uttar Pradesh, our largest state by population and most powerful, is also the worst governed. A state with 1-in-6 Indians has no hope because of its size.