Life ex­pectancy of In­di­ans up by 10 years since 1990: Lancet

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New Delhi: The In­dian pop­u­la­tion has gained nearly a decade of life ex­pectancy since 1990, ris­ing to 66.9 years in men and 70.3 years in women. How­ever, there are wide in­equal­i­ties be­tween states, with life ex­pectancy for women rang­ing from 66.8 years in Ut­tar Pradesh to 78.7 years in Ker­ala, ac­cord­ing to a study pub­lished on Tues­day in The Lancet Jour­nal. PTI Misra and jus­tices A.M. Khan­wilkar and D.Y. Chan­drachud is­sued no­tices to the min­istries of fi­nance, law and jus­tice, in­for­ma­tion tech­nol­ogy, mar­kets reg­u­la­tor Se­cu­ri­ties and Ex­change Board of In­dia (Sebi) and the Re­serve Bank of In­dia (RBI), on the plea which also sought set­ting up of a panel to frame a mech­a­nism to reg­u­late the flow of Bit­coin. PTI

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