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Lanka quips India in HDR

world Updated: Nov 04, 2010 00:19 IST
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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.