India improves infant mortality rate but gains slowing down

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on October 25, 2021
India's infant mortality rate has dropped to 30, but the decline has slowed down in the last five years in most states, just released data from the sample registration system (SRS) shows. It also reveals the enormous differences between states with Kerala having an IMR equal to the US and Madhya Pradesh faring worse than even...

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Kerala

State in southern India
Bihar, with its dismal scores across key development indicators such as nutrition, child and adolescent mortality, maternal health, years of schooling,..
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Light to moderate showers is predicted over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Kerala, Mahe, and Lakshadweep area.
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Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala may receive very heavy rainfall in isolated places as a low-pressure area was created over the Bay of Bengal.
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Close on the heels of post-poll violence in West Bengal, pre-election clashes are being witnessed in Tripura. Though the violence in Tripura is not as widespread..
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Bihar

State in eastern India
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A suspect in the rape case of a minor girl was tried, heard, convicted and sentenced to a life term in prison by a Pocso court in Bihar’s Araria district in a..
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Madhya Pradesh

State in central India
Several other states such as Gujarat, Maharashtra, and adjoining areas of southwest Madhya Pradesh might also experience heavy rainfall.
Credit: DNA - Published 2 hours ago

A woman from Botswana has gone missing in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur district and a hunt has been launched by the administration.
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