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Punjab, Haryana drop six ranks in MHRD school education index

Both Punjab and Haryana dropped down six notches in the national Performance Grading Index (PGI) of school education in 2018-19 since the previous year. The joint capital of the two states, the Union Territory of Chandigarh, has remained on top of the heap for the second consecutive year.

Trump visit: New 1,640 ft wall built in Ahmedabad to hide slums

As President Donald Trump’s motorcade makes its way from the airport in the Indian city of Ahmedabad anticipating millions of cheering Indians waiting to greet him at a sprawling cricket stadium, there’ll be a few thousand locals hidden from view.

At 5.3% of total expenditure, Govt of India's healthcare spending remains flat

The Government of India's spending on healthcare, as percentage of total expenditure, has remained flat at 5.3 percent in last two consecutive financial years, according to the latest Economic Survey 2020. The overall budgetary expenditure by Centre and states in FY20 budget estimates stood at Rs 60.72 lakh crore. In terms of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) the government spend on healthcare is 1.6 percent in FY20 budget estimate a small rise from 1.5 percent in FY19.