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HC’s holistic development plan: Chandigarh told to clear stand by April 26

A high court bench of chief justice RS Jha and justice Arun Palli passed the order after being apprised by additional solicitor general, Satya Pal Jain, and gave the Chandigarh administration till April 26 to clear its stand

Giving time till April 26, the court asked UT’s counsel that the stand of the Chandigarh administration be placed before the court in an affidavit of the highest authority. (iStock)
Updated on Apr 14, 2023 01:47 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Women have more sex partners than men in most Indian states, finds NFHS survey

National Family Health Survey (NFHS) conducted a survey during 2019-2021 in 707 districts of the country among 1.1 lakh women and one lakh men.

In almost 11 states and UTs, women have more sex partners than men. (Representational)
Published on Aug 19, 2022 07:53 PM IST

Women have more sex partners than men in 11 states/UTs: Survey

These states and UTs are Rajasthan, Haryana, Chandigarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Madhya Pradesh, Assam, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Puducherry, and Tamil Nadu. Rajasthan had the highest number of women who had on an average 3.1 sex partners as against the 1.8 for men.

Women have more sex partners than men in 11 states/UTs: NFHS(Unsplash)
Published on Aug 19, 2022 06:48 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Tapatrisha Das, New Delhi

Key indicators from the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5) 2019-21 factsheet

The piece has been authored by H. Lhungdim, Chander Shekhar, et al

The National Family Health Survey 2019-21 (NFHS-5), the fifth in the NFHS series, provides information on population, health, and nutrition for India and each state/Union Territory (UT).(HT File)
Published on May 18, 2022 01:59 PM IST

Number Theory: How rich are India’s richest – and how poor are the rest?

A decline in wealth inequality, driven by inflation adjusted losses for the richest 10%, was noticed. If true, this would reverse much of the increase in inequality since the early 1990s (the liberalisation period).

Official data suggests that the Gini coefficient of per adult household wealth in India fell from 0.718 in 2012 to 0.661 in 2018.(REUTERS)
Updated on Mar 16, 2022 09:07 AM IST
By, Ishan Anand
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