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Hamid Ansari Elected Indian Vice President

Mohammd Hamid AnsariNew Delhi: After a three-cornered contest, former diplomatist and

Mahamaham Pedicon 2007 To Be Held In Kumbakonam

Kumbakonam: ‘Mahamaham Pedicon 2007’, the 32nd Annual Congress of the Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP), Tamil Nadu Chapter, would be held in Kumbakonam from August 10, 2007.

Its organizing chairman, Dr Vidudagiri told that over 600 medical doctors are estimated to be present at the three-day assembly, when almost 50 papers on various topics would be introduced.

He said that Dr. Naveen Thacker, IAP’s National President will deliver the keynote address.

The main purpose of the meeting is to create awareness about child safety.

ISRO To Construct Nano-Satellite Platform

G Madhavan NairBangalore: ISRO chief said that next year India’s space group will instigate a special platform to put into space small satellites fulfilling the requirements of rising countries and the domestic technical community.

ISRO chairman, G Madhavan Nair said that the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is building up a 100-kg “satellite bus” as demand has picked up for establishing nano-satellites.

No Discrimination In Dealing With Mumbai Blast Accused, Says SC

New Delhi: Supreme Court agreed to take up on Friday the bail plea of Aziz Ahmed Mohammad Shaikh, who is convicted for 5 years under TADA. Court assures that there won’t be any discrimination in dealing with the Mumbai bomb blasts accused.     

A three-member bench headed by Justice B N Aggarwal gave the assurance after Ahmed’s counsel fighting Sanjay Dutt’s case appealed that no discrimination can be showed in granting bail to accused persons.

Imports From Pakistan To Be Eased

Islamabad: A senior representative said that India has decided to eliminate restrictions on import of 20 items from Pakistan without asserting on Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status and transportatio

Plan to send Indian Astronaut on Moon By 2015 - ISRO Chairman

Madhavan NairNagpur: Noted space scientist and Chairman of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Madhavan Nair stated that India will be capable of sending its astronaut into space by 2015 and begin a lunar operation after 2020.