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A man wielding a knife or box cutter has stabbed a French soldier in the neck near Paris. Police union spokesman Christophe Crepin released a description of the suspect to the public Saturday. ''We know that he is tall, athletic, we think he was wearing a white tunic and sneakers. Things are evolving, in any case everything has been recorded on video and we will find him.'' French ...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in a message published in Myanmar official media here Saturday that his current official visit to Myanmar will bring Japan-Myanmar cooperation to even higher level and serve as an opportunity to lay down a foundation for turning a new page in history. Abe said he will exchange views with President U Thein Sein in the forthcoming meeting, expected to take ...
There are growing tensions in northern Sri Lanka as Tamils are trying to prevent the Sinhalese-dominated army from taking over their land. In a new development, villagers have driven out a group of surveyors sent by the authorities. Thousands others are involved in a court action trying to win back the land they were displaced from years ago. According to the BBC, two thousand people are ...
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The literacy rate in Himachal Pradesh, with a population of over 68 lakh, has registered an increase of 6.3 percent over a decade, says a Census report.
The literacy rate has increased to 82.8 in 2011 from 76.5 in 2001, with male literacy rate increasing by 4.2 percent and female by 8.5 percent, said the final Census report for 2011 released here recently.
Census Joint Director R.K. Ram told IANS that male literacy rate was up from 85.3 to 89.5 percent, whereas female literacy rate jumped from 67.4 to 75.9 percent.
On the other hand, the sex ratio in the state has increased from 968 to 972 in one decade, for a population of 68,64,602.
But the Census reveals a declining trend in the sex ratio in the rural areas compared to urban.
While the sex ratio in urban areas increased from 795 to 853, it came down marginally from 989 to 986 in the rural areas.
"Six of the 12 districts saw decline in the sex ratio, with Kinnaur registering the maximum decrease from 857 in 2001 to 819 in 2011," said Ram.
However, the child sex ratio has improved significantly in eight districts, including Una (837 to 875) and Kangra, the state's biggest district (836 to 876).
The state has a population of 68,64,602 with a decadal growth of 12. ...
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