India marked a major success in its battle against polio Saturday by being removed from the World Health Organization's list of countries plagued by the crippling disease.India, which has been polio-free for over a year now, was on Saturday taken off the list of polio endemic countries by the World Health Organisation.
This announcement was made by Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad at the polio summit 2012 here in the presence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Amidst stock market crashes and bailout discussion , something found attention- why this kolaveri di?. If you have no idea of "Why this Kolaveri ", then don't hesitate to click the above video and join the millions country wide ( rather world wide).
'Kolaveri di', a song from the upcoming Tamil movie '3', sung by popular Tamil movie star Dhanush has become an internet rage. It is still at the slot no.7 on the youtube video trends of US (ofcourse first in India) even after a week. As i am typing here the video hits are rising exponentially. I think it is sure to there for few more days. It has already heaped up 3.3 million views and should have reach 4 million mark as you are reading this.
Spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba, who was hospitalized on March 28 following problems related to heart and respiration, passed away on Sunday morning.
Former Supreme Court chief justice and Sathya Sai Central Trust member PN Bhagwati announced in a press release that Sai Baba breathed his last at 7.28am.
India Vs Pakistan
Those three words alone conjure up such vibrant images of tense encounters on dust-bowl pitches watched by fiercely partisan crowds.
An English cricket fan can watch his team humbled at Lord's, shrug his shoulders, and mumble: "Well, there's always the rugby." So as for Australia, south Africa.
For Indians and Pakistanis, there is no such cheap escape clause. Unbending loyalty, unyielding faith and an all-consuming passion for the game seep through their veins when they watch their heroes perform on the big stage.
In Pakistan, a powerful earthquake measuring 7.2 degree on the Richter scale shook various parts of the country in the wee hours today. It jolted residents of cities as far apart as Delhi and Dubai, but the epicenter was far from major population centres...
Better late than never - this is what we can say about the recently approved Right To Education bill. India got independence on 15th Aug, 1947 and today is 3rd april , 2010 means it took 63 years for our democratic politicians to introduce a bill which deserves to be the first bill of Independent India. Any how at least now a positive move has been made and it is highly commendable.
Smoking - that bloody small puff... sucks all the happiness and health from lives. A research at Harvard says quiting smoking can be contagious helping groups not just individuals to get past the consuming fumes.