E.1. WORLD DEVELOPMENT REPORT 2016
The 2016 WDR issue titled “Digital Dividends,” noted that almost 1.063 billion Indians were offline even though India ranked among the top five nations in terms of the total number of Internet users, along with China, the U.S., Japan and Brazil.
E.2. THE WORLD HAPPINESS REPORT 2016
The World Happiness Report 2016, published by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative of the United Nations.
The report takes following parameters into account as indicators of happiness GDP per capita, Life expectancy, Social support Freedom to make life choices.
India was ranked 118th in the list.
Denmark took the top spot as the ‘happiest country’ in the world.
E.3. GLOBAL ENERGY ARCHITECTURE PERFORMANCE INDEX
The Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report, explored the energy architecture of 126 countries based on their ability to provide energy access across three dimensions of the “energy triangle” - affordability, environmental sustainability, security and access.
The Energy Architecture Performance Index (EAPI), developed by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Accenture.
The list was topped by Switzerland followed by Norway and Sweden in the second and third place, respectively.
Among the BRIC nations, Brazil was the top performer as it was ranked at the 25th place, followed by Russia (52nd), India (90th), and China (94).
E.4. TRAVEL & TOURISM COMPETITIVE INDEX 2015
As per the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) 2015, of the World Economic Forum, India’s rank has improved significantly to 52nd this year from 65th in 2013.
India and Singapore naval exercise
Indo-French naval exercise
Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB).
Indian Army and the Seychelles People’s Defence Forces (SPDF)
Indian and Chinese army
India-Sri Lanka joint training exercise
coordinated patrol (CORPAT)
India-Indonesia Bilateral Maritime Exercise
Asia-Pacific military exercise held in Thailand/India participated
Naseem Al Bahr
India and Oman :bilateral maritime exercise
Sri Lanka-India bilateral naval exercise
Trilateral naval exercise involving the USA, Japan and India
Military exercise conducted by India and Russia
navies of India, Brazil, South Africa
Indian navy and Royal Navy
India-Australia naval exercise
Indo-Japan Coast Guard Joint Exercise
India and UK air force
India and Sri Lanka Military exercise
Indian and French armies
Exercise Nomadic Elephant
Indo-Mongolia joint training Exercise
Exercise Yuddh Abhyas
India-US Combined Military Training
Indo-Nepal Combined Battalion level Military Training Exercise
India and Kyrgyzstan
India and Malaysia
Air Forces of India and the U.S.
Air Force exercise between India and United Arab Emirates (UAE)