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Happy days are here again!
Birthday celebrations- a consumerism:
The ritual of happiness:
Age-old definition of happiness:
The reality of happiness:
What then is the nature of happiness?
Surely this is not the happiness which the UN report refers to nor is it even part of the world view of the culture of the countries high up in the list. To find something close to this notion of happiness, they would have to walk the streets of societies in which people still happily smile through the rubble of their everyday world. This op-ed can be helpful in Essay writing.
Prelims trivia. Note the report, publishing agency, toppers. Few points may be included in essay or mains answer also. Make a note of the top ranked country and India’s rank.
Impact of national inequality:
Inequality destroys the soul of nations, of societies, of communities and, ultimately, of every individual’s well-being.
The op-ed is important for Mains as well as Essay writing.
This data is useful for development or in/equality related essays.
An essay ‘Can capitalism bring inclusive growth?’ was asked in Mains-2015. Such bits can enhance value of your essay. Also note the report and the publishing institution.
Some 2.8 million Chinese may have died of cancer in 2015 or over 7,500 deaths daily, according to a new study.
India’s life insurance sector has underperformed compared to its Asian peers.
India’s biggest source of FDI is India itself, black money routed back as FDI aka ROUNDTRIPPING .
The annual World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting has started in Swiss resort of Davos, Switzerland.
Near-term fiscal policy should be more supportive of the recovery, especially through investments that would augment future productive capital.
The report explores the impact of Internet and digital technologies on development.
Technological advancement has made manufacturing more capital-intensive and automation of mid-level jobs has led to a hollowing of the labour market.
The deficit target could be missed because of the impact of the 7th Pay Commission for central government employees.
With 60 per cent of the world’s population still offline, institutional and regulatory barriers to efficiency are exacerbating the problem of low and unevenly distributed “digital dividends” from growing Internet penetration.
IMF MD, Christine Lagarde, said the prospect of rising interest rates in the U.S. and an economic slowdown in China were contributing to uncertainty and a higher risk of economic vulnerability worldwide.
It was revealed in UN International Telecommunications Union’s (ITU) flagship annual Measuring the Information Society (MISR) Report.
As yet another World AIDS Day dawns, and States move towards the “Zero new infections, and deaths” goal.
CD4 cells are a type of white blood cell that fights infection
Failure to enact legislation on unified GST and Land Acquisition Bill could hamper flow of investments, by Moody’s Investors Service report
Denmark and Netherlands are the only countries to achieve an ‘A’ grade in the history of the index
It was mentioned in recently published UN Report titled The World’s Women 2015.
India accounts for one-third of the total global child brides.
Distribution is the key to enhancing insurance penetration in India as distributors play a pivotal role in educating and advising clients
Ending Extreme Poverty, Sharing Prosperity: Progress and Policies Report notes that, 12.8 per cent of the global population live in extreme poverty