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Which one is a better indicator for depicting the problem of joblessness -- Proportion Unemployed or Unemployment Rate?

working-age population fell by about 6.8 percentage points for men and a humongous 11.7 percentage points for women between 2011-12 and 2017-18. The WPR for rural women in 2017-18 was the lowest for Bihar (4.0 percent), followed by Assam (11.5 percent), Punjab (13.7 percent), Uttar Pradesh (14.6 percent) and Haryana (14.8 percent). The WPR for rural men in that year was the lowest for Bihar (65.6 percent),

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No Muzaffarpur medical centre has a rating better than zero -Rema Nagarajan

-The Times of India While the state and Union governments are now scrambling to deal with the outbreak of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) disease in Bihar's Muzaffarpur, official data shows the shocking state of the public health infrastructure in the district. The health ministry's health management information system (HMIS) shows that all of the 103 primary health centres (PHC) and the only community health centre in the district were not con

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Encephalitis spreads to other districts of Bihar, toll at 114 -Ajay Kumar Pandey

-The Times of India MUZAFFARPUR: The toll in the outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar rose to 114 on Wednesday with seven more deaths in the endemic zone even as reports came in of children being admitted with similar symptoms in other districts like Samastipur, Banka and Vaishali. Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) in Muzaffarpur, where most of the patients have been undergoing treatment since the disease sprea

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Bihar: Who is Responsible for the Death of 100 Children? -Umesh Kumar Ray Most ASHA workers complain that there isn't enough ORS to give affected children in villages. Muzaffarpur (Bihar): Promila Devi, a resident of Ganesh Sirsiya village in Bihar’s Motihari, had organised a puja at her home last Tuesday. At around 11 pm, she gave her four-year-old daughter Priyanshu a meal of roti and bhujiya before putting her to sleep. The day had been hectic, so

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Averting deaths in Muzaffarpur -T Jacob John

-The Hindu All it would have taken was to ensure that the children had a meal at night Along with my colleagues, I had investigated the so-called mystery disease in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, during its outbreak in 2012, 2013 and 2014. The local name for it was acute encephalitis syndrome, but we found that the disease was not encephalitis but encephalopathy. This distinction is important. Encephalitis results from a viral infection, unless proved ot

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Heat, lack of nutrition, awareness add to AES, Bihar kids toll over 100 -Santosh Singh

ness campaigns and a full-fledged local health facility. According to medical experts and officials, these are the key reasons behind a spurt in cases of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in north Bihar — from seven deaths in 2018 to 103 so far this year, most of them children below 10 years of age. On Monday, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) sent notices to the central and state governments over reports of increasing AES-linked

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Bihar: Encephalitis death toll rises to 103, NHRC points to 'flaw' in vaccination schemes

neurological functions causing mental disorientation, seizure, confusion, delirium, coma. New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Monday issued notices to the Union Health Ministry and Bihar government as the death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) rose to 103 in Muzaffarpur. Advertising “The NHRC has taken suo motu cognisance of media reports about the rising number of deaths of children due to acute encephalitis

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26 child labourers rescued from Parle G biscuit factory in Raipur

rmation that a large number of children were working in Amasivni area in Raipur. Most of the rescued children are in the age group of 12-16 years and belong to adhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Odisha and Bihar. According to the statements given by the children, they worked from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and received only Rs 5,000- 7,000 per month as wages. "It is very disheartening to see that a brand like Parle-G which is a household name in our countr

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Bihar heatwave claims 17 more lives, toll hits 61

-The Times of India PATNA/ NAWADA/ AURANGABAD: Heatwave in Bihar claimed 17 more lives on Sunday, taking the death toll to 61. Sunday's deaths were also reported from the same three districts of the state - Aurangabad, Gaya and Nawada - that had witnessed 44 fatalities till Saturday midnight. TOI had reported 30 deaths till 11pm on Saturday. Aurangabad reported the highest number of deaths at 30 followed by 20 in Gaya and 11 in Nawada since Sa

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20 more kids die in 24 hours, Bihar encephalitis toll hits 93 -Ramashankar

-The Times of India PATNA: Twenty more children succumbed to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in the last 24 hours, taking the toll in Muzaffarpur and other districts of Bihar to 93. Union health minister Harsh Vardhan, who visited Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) in Muzaffarpur on Sunday, expressed concern over the outbreak. Vardhan was accompanied by his junior Ashwini Kumar Choubey and state health minister Mangal Pandey. H

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