World Happiness Report

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Finland retains title as the world's happiest country

19 Mar 2021

Finland retains title as the world's happiest country

The past one year, marred by the coronavirus pandemic, was tough for millions of people across the globe, but it did little to alter the rankings of the world's happiest countries.

Despite good-economic-growth, India way behind in overall happiness ranking: Pranab

27 Jul 2018

Despite good-economic-growth, India way behind in overall happiness ranking: Pranab

Former President Pranab Mukherjee yesterday said despite the country having high GDP growth, high average life expectancy, which went up from 31.4 years to 68 years at present, and a quantum jump in foodgrain production since 1947, India is "way behind" in the overall happiness ranking.

World Sleep Day: Kill insomnia before it kills you

16 Mar 2018

World Sleep Day: Kill insomnia before it kills you

Not sleeping doesn't necessarily mean being more productive. Bill Gates sleeps for 7+ hours every night and Elon Musk ensures to get a six-hour shuteye daily. According to Forbes, Gates' net worth is $91.4 billion and Musk's $20.5 billion.

Despite terrorism, Pakistan is happier than India

15 Mar 2018

Despite terrorism, Pakistan is happier than India

Pakistanis are happier than Indians, according to 2018 World Happiness Report, which has ranked India's neighbor 58 places ahead of it.

Madhya Pradesh to measure people's 'happiness quotient'

11 Mar 2018

Madhya Pradesh to measure people's 'happiness quotient'

Madhya Pradesh government is going to conduct a study to measure the happiness quotient of people.

MP signs MoU with IIT Kgp for measuring happiness index

24 May 2017

MP signs MoU with IIT Kgp for measuring happiness index

Are you happy? Before you say that, happiness can't be measured in definite terms; let me break the bubble for you. It can be and it is called the "happiness index" and grumpy India stands at 122 in World Happiness Report.