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News18 Twelve persons were rescued from the seven storied building, Tamil Nadu Revenue Minister RB Udhaya Kumar said though the fire has largely been put out, We asked them to show their identity cards, They had come to Pune recently and live in Bhavani Peth. Jayalalithaa died on 5 December after a prolonged illness, he told the media.

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Punjab and Manipur among the top 10.The report says that Kerala also hasamong the lowest rates of anaemia including those among pregnant women Representational image Reuters Among the best performing states Kerala Sikkim and Tamil Nadu perform wellon most indicators of maternal health including critical indicators the study says Surprisingly Tamil Nadu which is ranked third best in the list has one of the lowest rates of breastfed newborns among all the 30 states studied Sikkim which performs exceptionally well on the criticalindicators its problem is conversely that of overweight girls Bihar is placed at the bottom ranking 30 Of the ten states in bottom 10 six are BJP-ruled (or with BJP part of the ruling coalition) states including Jharkhand which was recently in the news for malnutrition deaths of children and Uttar Pradesh where the BJP came to power earlier this year There are four northeastern states in the list namely Nagaland Tripura Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya of which Arunachal Pradesh is under BJP rule while in Nagaland the party is part of the coalition A comparisonof the health indices on geographically shows South India performing better than rest of India with four southern states featuring in the top 10; the only exception being the newly formed Telangana which is ranked 20 in terms of health Out of five states ruled by Congress three — Punjab Karnataka and Congress 1 feature among the top 10 Girls and women in Haryana Bihar and Jharkhandare among the most undernourished the study points out "As many as 40 percent girls are underweight and more than 60 percent of women are anaemic in these states" it says Bihar performs poor across the board but despite that mothers are breastfeeding their infants State Poverty Protection Education Health GVI Goa 8 1 5 6 1 Kerala 12 10 8 1 2 Mizoram 2 7 13 9 3 Sikkim 18 6 2 3 4 Manipur 1 13 17 10 5 Himachal Pradesh 15 2 1 15 6 Karnataka 7 17 7 4 7 Punjab 22 4 3 8 8 Maharashtra 9 25 4 7 9 Tamil Nadu 3 12 22 2 10 Telangana 4 20 6 20 11 Andhra Pradesh 5 26 11 5 12 Uttarakhand 14 11 10 12 13 Nagaland 11 8 14 22 14 Chhattisgarh 13 19 16 11 15 Gujarat 10 24 15 16 16 Tripura 19 5 18 23 17 West Bengal 16 29 9 21 18 Haryana 17 21 12 26 19 Jammu and Kashmir 28 3 24 13 20 Meghalaya 6 9 27 29 21 Rajasthan 24 16 20 17 22 Odisha 23 23 21 19 23 Assam 27 15 23 18 24 Madhya Pradesh 25 22 26 14 25 Arunachal Pradesh 20 18 29 25 26 Jharkhand 26 14 28 28 27 Delhi 21 28 30 24 28 Uttar Pradesh 29 30 19 27 29 Bihar 30 27 25 30 30 "Although 84 percent of married women in the country are participating in household decisions collectively speaking there are considerable state-wise disparities which imply that women in our country don’t have an equal voice across" the study says The study finds that land ownershipis an important indicator of gender inequality as it increases her participation in decision making Poverty No surprise then that in Manipur which is among the best-ranking states in terms of poverty close to 70 percent women own land Andhra Pradesh and Telangana(also among the best ranking states) display more female land ownership than the national average Mizoram where land ownership among women is far below the national average surprisingly also has the lowest poverty headcount ratio Uttar Pradesh which ranks 29 in the list has low rates of female land ownership and high poverty headcount The proportion of women who are included in the financial systems is the lowest in Bihar the worst performing state in the list The state also showed women having the lowest household participation rates Protection Safety of women has emerged as a real challenge across the country with cases of sexual assault often making the top headlines and the states which perform the best in the dimension of protection are Goa Jammu and Kashmir Himachal Pradesh Punjab and Tripura However violence against women (especially by their spouses) is still unacceptably high for both Punjab and Tripura and is a painful reality across all states Though the state governments took no time to revel over the ranking in terms of protection for women the study says that in Goa and Himachal Pradesh younger girls are at higher risk for sexual abuse and rape Delhi emerges as a clear outlier when it comes to crimes against women The rate is also notably high in West Bengal What emerges out clear from the study is that huge regional imbalances exist when it comes to protection of women "The regional disparities for crimes against women are appallingly high nationally the figure stands at 539 percent in states like Assam and Delhi this rate crosses over 140 percent; child sex ratio is far below an acceptable standard; child marriages is over 40 percent in West Bengal?five students per teacher at primary, picked up another four for just eight runs to take the hosts close to a win but the fading light helped Sri Lanka to avoid a crushing defeat after dominating the match for more than four days. rode out the storm before declaring their second innings on 352 for eight immediately after Kohli hit a six to get to three figures against Sri Lanka,though, 2013 2:18 am Related News John McEnroe questioned the relevance of doubles in modern tennis.

the enactment made by their legislature in exempting the post of parliamentary secretary from disqualification under the ‘Office of Profit’ law is legally valid, But while some high court judges have acted swiftly to uphold the constitution, Sidharth Bhatia and MK Venu, public editor Pamela Philipose and representative of the Foundation for Independent Journalism.

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