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  • 11-Feb-2020
  • India ranks 40th in Global Intellectual Property Index 2020

    India has been ranked 40th out of 53 countries on a global intellectual property index 2020. India was placed at 36th position among 50 countries in 2019. India’s score, however, increased from 36.04 per cent (16.22 out of 45) in 2019 to 38.46 per cent (19.23 out of 50) in 2020, a 2.42 per cent jump in an absolute score.

    The US, UK, Sweden, France and Germany remained the top five economies on the intellectual property index in 2019 retaining their spots from the last year. The index was released as part of the annual report prepared by the Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) of the US Chambers of Commerce.

  • IIMB ranks 3 in the list of Top Business Schools of 2020

    Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) has ranked 3rd in MOOCLab’s Business School Rankings 2020 for its provision, design and delivery of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). IIM Bangalore succeeds HEC Paris (France) and Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (USA).

    The 2020 edition of the rankings has surveyed 16 business schools across the world offering courses on the three leading MOOC platforms: Coursera, edX and FutureLearn. This is the first-ever Business School rankings based on the provision of MOOCs.

  • 25-Nov-2019
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella tops Fortune’s Businessperson of the Year 2019 list

    Microsoft’s India-born Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella has occupied the top spot in Fortune’s Businessperson of the Year 2019 list. The list also includes Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga and Arista head Jayshree Ullal. Banga is ranked 8th, while Ullal comes in at the 18th spot in the list for which Fortune looked at 10 financial factors ranging from a total return to shareholders to return on capital. Both Banga and Ullal are of Indian-origin.

    Fortune’s annual Businessperson of the Year list features 20 business leaders “who tackled audacious goals, overcame impossible odds, found creative solutions”.

  • 21-Nov-2019
  • India ranks 59th on IMD World Talent Ranking Report

    India was ranked 59th among 63 countries in the 2019 IMD World Talent Ranking released by International Institute for Management Development. 

    This year, India slipped by 6 places as compared to 53rd rank in 2018 edition of this global annual list. India’s poor performance was on account of low quality of life and expenditure on education.

  • 16-Nov-2019
  • Bangladesh tops business bribery risk in South Asia

    Bangladesh has the highest business bribery risk among South Asian countiers, according to the Trace Bribery Matrix which releases annual ranking for 200 countries. The Matrix evaluates countries under  four parameters which are business interaction with the government, anti-bribery deterrence, transparency and civil society oversight.

    Bangladesh has been placed at 178 position among 200 countries in terms of business bribery risk.  It has been on the high risk country list of Trace Bribery Matrix since 2014 when the first matrix was released.

    TRACE is a US based organisation which provides ranking to various countries in terms of the risk of bribery companies face in doing business in those countries.

  • 12-Nov-2019
  • India Justice Report 2019: Maharashtra holds top, UP ranks bottom

    According to 'India Justice Report 2019', Maharashtra is the top state in delivering justice to its citizens followed by Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Punjab and Haryana in the first-ever ranking of states on their capacity to deliver justice to citizens.

    The list of seven small states (population less than one crore each) was topped by Goa, followed by Sikkim and Himachal Pradesh. In this classification, Jharkhand, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh are at the bottom.

    The ranking is part of the India Justice Report (IJR) 2019, an initiative of Tata Trusts in collaboration with Centre for Social Justice, Common Cause, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, DAKSH, TISS- Prayas and Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy. 

    The India Justice Report brings together, in the first such exercise, otherwise soiled statistics, from authoritative government sources, on the four pillars of justice delivery - police, judiciary, prisons and legal aid.

  • 31-Oct-2019
  • HBR’s list of 10 best performing CEOs has 3 Indian-origin CEOs

    Three Indian-origin CEOs, Shantanu Narayen, Ajay Banga and Satya Nadella are among the world's top 10 best-performing chief executives, featured in a list complied by the Harvard Business Review (HBR).

    Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen was ranked 6th, followed by MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga was ranked 7th and Microsoft chief Satya Nadella on the 9th spot.

    The list also features India-born CEO of DBS Bank Piyush Gupta on the 89th spot. Apple CEO Tim Cook was ranked 62nd in the list. The 2019 list has 4 female CEOs in the top 50 of the rankings.

  • 30-Oct-2019
  • IIM Calcutta ranked 17th in the Financial Times Masters in Management Rankings

    Indian Institute of Management Calcutta has secured the 17th rank globally in the 'Financial Times Masters in Management Rankings 2019'.

    The institute got the ranking for its 2-Year Masters in Business Administration (formerly Post Graduate Programme in Management), an IIM (C).

    The position has been advanced by six ranks this year and the institute bagged the 1st place among the five Indian B-Schools listed in the rankings.

    This elevation in the ranking is a reflection of the quality of education provided by the institute and the final outcome of successful employment among the 2-Year MBA programme's alumni.

  • 29-Oct-2019
  • Bill Gates overtakes Jeff Bezos as the world’s richest person

    Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates overtook Jeff Bezos to become the world’s richest person. Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos lost the title as the world’s richest man to Bill Gates, after losing nearly $7 billion in stock value leaving his net worth to $103.9 billion. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is currently worth $105.7 billion.

    Bezos ended Gates’ 24-year run as the richest man in 2018 and became the first man on earth with a net worth of $160 billion. Bill Gates debuted on Forbes’ first ever billionaire list in 1987 with a net worth of $1.25 billion.

  • 28-Oct-2019
  • India ranked 63rd in World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Ranking

    India has moved 14 places to be 63rd among 190 nations in the World Bank’s ease of doing business ranking.

    The country was 77th among 190 countries in the previous ranking last year.

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