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India and 10 other Asian Countries Celebrate Being Certified Polio-Free

PolioNearly 80% of the world's population is now living in certified polio-free regions. On Thursday, India and 10 other Asian countries in the Southeast Asian region celebrated as the World Health Organization's (WHO) certified them polio-free.

NGO Finds 100 Dead Olive Ridley Turtles on Nagapattinam Shores

NGO Finds 100 Dead Olive Ridley Turtles on Nagapattinam ShoresNGO Tree Foundation has said that over 100 dead Olive Ridley Turtles have been found dead on the Nagapattinam shores in the period of last one month. In the same period, 21 turtle carcasses were also washed on the Puducherry banks.

Maruti Suzuki India set to launch its new compact car - Celerio – on February 6

Maruti Suzuki India set to launch its new compact car - Celerio – on February 6In an apparent attempt to augment its position in the compact car segment, India's biggest car manufacturer - Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) - is launching its latest compact car, Celerio, next month.

India Celebrates 3rd Anniversary of Being Polio Free on January 13

India Celebrates 3rd Anniversary of Being Polio Free on January 13On January 13, India will celebrate third anniversary of being polio free. This is undoubtedly one of the biggest achievements of the nation. In fact, the World Health Organization will soon announced India as a polio free nation.

Environment clearance Given To Posco Steel Plant in India

Environment clearance Given To Posco Steel Plant in India India's environment ministry has given a go ahead to South Korean steel giant Posco who plans to put up a $13 billion steel plant in eastern India.  However the company has been asked to spend more on social welfare, an official said Friday.

ISRO to Launch Chandrayaan-2 by 2016

Chandrayaan 2After Mars Mission, it is Chandrayaan-2 on the list of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). ISRO's spokesperson has affirmed that they have planned to send Chandrayaan-2 on Moon and that too by 2016.

While talking about the same, ISRO's Chairman K. Radhakrishnan said that main aim will be to show the soft-landing on moon. By 2016-17, the mission for moon will be launched and will be inclusive of an orbiter, lander and a rover.

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