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Eradication of smallpox from India remarkable feat: WHO
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Commemorating 30 years of freedom from smallpox, the World Health Organization (WHO) Friday said it was the greatest achievement in public health in the 20th century and hailed India's eradication efforts as a 'remarkable feat'.

Friday, July 31, 2009 5:01:59 PM

Chandigarh hotels, multiplexes to install CCTV cameras
Chandigarh, July 31 (IANS) The Chandigarh administration has asked the owners of all hotels, restaurants, cinemas and multiplexes to install CCTV cameras in their premises for enhancing security.

Friday, July 31, 2009 4:58:52 PM

Post 26/11, Infosys gets elite security
Bangalore, July 31 (IANS) IT bellwether Infosys Technologies Friday became the first private firm in India, post the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, to get security cover from the elite Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) for its sprawling campus here.

Friday, July 31, 2009 4:58:10 PM

Indian compound squad named for World Archery Championship
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) The Archery Association of India (AAI) Friday named a six-member compound bow squad to represent the country in the 45th World Championship to be held at Ulsan, South Korea, from Sep 1.

Friday, July 31, 2009 4:54:59 PM

Reliance Capital net profit down 55 percent
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) The Anil Ambani-led Reliance Capital Friday reported a 55.6 percent fall in net profit to Rs.153.29 crore for the quarter ended June 30 as against Rs.345.3 crore in the like period last year.

Friday, July 31, 2009 4:47:21 PM

Promise to make Delhi more disabled-friendly
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Friday said the national capital is set to become disabled-friendly with the distribution of free artificial limbs in a series of camps to be organised over a period of one year.

Friday, July 31, 2009 4:46:55 PM

Bangladeshi delegation visits Manipur to assess hydel project
Imphal, July 31 (IANS) A 10-member Bangladeshi parliamentary delegation visited the Tipaimukh dam in India's Manipur Friday following the opposition in Dhaka over the hydel project's possible ecological impact.

Friday, July 31, 2009 4:46:35 PM

Demand for probe into bookie issue
Karachi, July 31 (IANS) Despite the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) decision to put the issue of bookmakers allegedly trying to contact the country's national players in Sri Lanka under wraps, an influential member of the board has promised to raise the issue at a meeting soon.

Friday, July 31, 2009 4:45:19 PM

Right to Education Bill introduced in Lok Sabha
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Sixteen years after the idea was mooted, a bill aiming to provide free and compulsory education to children in the age group of six to 14 was introduced in the Lok Sabha Friday.

Friday, July 31, 2009 4:31:03 PM

Car made by Indian students wins first prize in US
Chandigarh, July 31 (IANS) A car designed and built by engineering students from a Punjab town has won first prize in the perseverance category at an international competition, held in the US.

Friday, July 31, 2009 4:30:48 PM

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