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Reporters without borders

Rishab Arora
Graduate in Economics. Gold medal in Dissertation, Prepared various documents on Demonetisation and GST, Share-trading and many more

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  1. India's Rank In All Indexes in 2017 Rishabh Arora


  2. ASSOCIATION WITH UNACADEMY I. Stubble Burning In India 2. Monetary Policy 3. NCERT Indian ECONOMY Class th 4. Yojana Analysis of November and December 5. Basics of Polity 6. Daily Mc q's October,December 17 Rishabh Arora (TARGET- 2018 Prelims)


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  4. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INDEX: IPR POLICY U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE'S GLOBAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CENTER (GIPC). 2 7 1 INDIA'S POSITION 43 COUNTRIES SURVEYED- 45


  5. The report said it includes 90% of global gross domestic product, and grades countries on patents, trademarks, copyright, trade secrets, enforcement, and international treaties. Only two countries were ranked below India Pakistan (44th) and Venezuela (45th). The U.S., the U.K., Germany, Japan, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Singapore, South Korea and Italy completed the top 10 ranks.Among the BRICS countries China was ranked 27th, South Africa (33rd), Brazil (32nd) and Russia (23rd). The report added, "While the Indian government issued the National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy in 2016, IP-intensive industries continued to face challenges in the Indian market with regard to the scope of patentability for computer-implemented inventions, Section 3(d) of the Indian Patent Act (that prevents ever-greening of patents), and the recent High Court of Delhi decision regarding photocopying copyrighted content."


  6. The report said its key findings included that a number of countries introduced new enforcement mechanisms and specialized IP courts to better combat counterfeiting and piracy. Besides, free trade agreements signed in 2016 helped raise the bar for protection of life sciences IP copyrighted content online, and enforcement against IP theft, it said. . "Various governments undertook a review of their IP laws, recognizing that IP laws must keep pace with the emerging challenges IP owners face. Economies leveraged international partnerships through Patent Prosecution Highways," it said, adding that despite these positive developments, some countries took steps to restrict IP rights in 2016.Also, countries introduced new requirements for local production, procurement, and manufacturing . The report further said, " A number of governments attempted to limit the scope of patentability via both judicial decisions and legislation. Both individual governments and representatives of the multilateral institutions encouraged public officials to utilize compulsory licenses and expand exceptions and limitations in the name of increasing access."


  7. World Press Freedom Index: Reporters Without Borders (RWB), or Reporters Sans Fronti res (RSF), is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that promotes and defends freedom of information and freedom of the press. The organization, with a head office in Paris, France, has consultant status at the United Nations


  8. India is ranked 136 in the World Press Freedom Index,three points down from last year. Norway is at the apex and North Korea at the bottom of the 180-strong list of nations. Released annually by Reporters Without Borders,the Index ranks 180 countries according to the level of freedom available to journalists. .On the whole, the world has become a darker space for journalists, going by the Index map. "A total of 21 countries are now colored black on the press freedom map because the situation there is classified as "very bad," and 51 [two more than last year] are colored red, meaning that the situation in these countries is classified as "bad" In all, the situation has worsened in nearly two thirds [62.2%) of the l 80 countries in the Index," says the report. India has gone down from last year's l 33 rank The report blames the rise of Hindu nationalism for the drop in ranking."With Hindu nationalists trying to purge all manifestations of"anti-national" thought from the national debate,self-censorship is growing in the mainstream media," says the report. "Journalists are increasingly the targets of online smear campaigns by the most radical nationalists, who vilify them and even threaten physical reprisals," the report goes on to say, and not to mention the sedition charges pressed on journalists.


  9. The Berlin-based corruption watchdog Transparency International (TI) has put India at rank 76 out of 168 countries in its latest Corruption Perception Index. The country's 2015 corruption perception score remains the same as last year's 38/100 showing lack of improvement. India shares its rank along with six other countries: Brazil, Burkina Faso, Thailand, Tunisia and Zambia. China fared worse than India and Brazil at rank 83 with a score of 37.TI has also noted that Pakistan is the only country among the SAARC countries, to have improved its score this year, though its rank remains poor at 117 Major scandals such as the one in Brazil's state oil giant Petrobras involving massive kick-backs have resulted in the country's rankings plunging sharply this year. Graft allegations surrounding Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has also been cited as an instance of why that country scored poorly at 50 over its last year's score of 52.