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Lanka quips India in HDR

Sri Lanka has beaten India by 28 positions in the new rankings of the Human Development Report to be released on Thursday by UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon.

world Updated: Nov 04, 2010 00:19 IST

Sri Lanka has beaten India by 28 positions in the new rankings of the Human Development Report to be released on Thursday by UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon.

The latest rankings based on development indices put Sri Lanka at 91 while India languishes at 119. Sri Lanka is also recorded to have a considerably high level of gender equality, especially maternal health standards and educational opportunities for women.