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Nov FDI grows by about 55%31012014
Dear All,

TheFDI equity inflows for the month of Nov 2013 are estimated at around US$ 1.64 bn as against about US$ 1.06 bn in Nov 2012, posting a growth (Y-o-Y) of 54.8%. The growth in FDI equity inflows stands at around (-) 37.7% in Oct 2013, (-) 12% in Sep 2013, (-) 38% in Aug 2013 and 12% in July 2013.
Trend in growth of FDI equity inflows over the months                                                                                   (in %)       Source: PHD Research Bureau compiled from Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion.
The total FDI equity inflows, in the period April-Nov 2013-14 are estimated at around US$ 15.5 bn; representing negative growth of around (-) 2% over the FDI equity inflows of about US$ 15.8 bn for the corresponding period last year.
Recent trend in FDI equity inflows (FY 2014) Financial Year 2013- 2014 (April-March)Amount of FDI equity inflows (In Rs. Crore) (In US$ mn) 1Apr-1312,623 2,322 2May-138,974 1,631 3Jun-138,432 1,444 4
UNICEF:Need to Innovate to Advance Children’s Rights31012014UNICEF’s Latest Data Reveal Disparities, Show Need to Innovate to Advance Children’s Rights
As 25th anniversary of children’s rights convention approaches, vast progress made but reaching unreached children will require sharper focus on disparities, new report says

NEW YORK, 30 January 2014 – Declaring that ‘every child counts’, UNICEF today urged greater effort and innovation to identify and address the gaps that prevent the most disadvantaged of the world’s 2.2 billion children from enjoying their rights.
The children’s agency, in a report released today, highlights the importance of data in making progress for children and exposing the unequal access to services and protections that mars the lives of so many.
“Data have made it possible to save and improve the lives of millions of children, especially the most deprived,” said Tessa Wardlaw, Chief of UNICEF’s Data and Analytics Section. “Further progr…