New Delhi: It’s official — India is the most dangerous place in the world to be a baby girl.

Report Also Breaches Firewall Between Rich & Poor.

NEW DELHI, 17 JAN: Almost in line with the government’s estimate, a UN report has said that India’s economic growth rate will remain at 7.7 per cent in 2012 and 7.9 per cent in 2013.

India’s burgeoning cities and interventionist policies have aggravated the threat from natural disasters, the World Bank and United Nations said on Thursday.

The world economy faces the risk of a sharp slowdown in 2012 with governments hard-pressed to spur growth, a United Nations report has said.

The United Nations has warned that the world is at the cusp of another recession, pointing to the slowdown in economic growth in all countries including the growth engines— India and China.

As a succession of crises break out on three continents, extreme weather events have added a new challenge to the world economy.

An analysis of forty years of global marriage and fertility data shows that the real effect of the decline in fertility in India has been a massive decrease in the number of women in their thirties

India is against climate goalpost being shifted for the third year in a row, and has drawn the Major Economies Forum’s attention to it during the ongoing meeting in Washington.

Vienna: Iran has worked on developing an atomic bomb design and may still be conducting research relevant for such weapons, the UN nuclear watchdog said in its most detailed and hardest-hitting rep