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Mar 27, 2018
On Tuesday, fourth anniversary of India being declared Polio-free, take our quiz about the deadly diseaseThe World Health Organisation (WHO) had certified India as being 'Polio-free' on 27 March, 2014, making it the fourth anniversary of the declaration on Tuesday.
Mar 11, 2018
Second phase of pulse polio programme begins today, Anganwadi workers in Punjab's Bathinda boycott driveAnganwadi workers in Punjab's Bathinda have decided boycott the pulse polio drive in support of demands for better pay and regularisation of their services
Jan 27, 2018
President Ram Nath Kovind launches pulse polio programme for 2018 on eve of National Immunisation DayPresident Ram Nath Kovind launched the Pulse Polio programme for 2018 by administering polio drops to children below five years at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi
Jan 11, 2018
Venkateswaran Subramanian: The 'Raja' who overcame his disabilities to become a billiards championMeet Venkateswaran Subramanian, popularly known as 'Raja'. Due to polio, that struck him when he was just two years old, Raja was left with a deformed leg. He also lost vision in his right eye when he was just six. Raja fought against all odds and has become one of the world's best billiards player. He is currently ranked 16th in the world by World billiards and won the Open Disability Snooker Championship 2016, organised by World Disability Billiards.
Jan 08, 2018
Venkateswaran Subramanian: The 'Raja' who overcame disabilities to become a billiards championMeet Venkateswaran Subramanian, who has fought against his disabilities and achieved greater success in life, becoming one of India's best Billiards players
Nov 19, 2017
Congress accuses BJP in Gujarat of supplying unusable polio vaccines, demand PM initiate probeCongress accuses BJP in Gujarat of supplying unusable polio vaccines, demand PM initiate probe
Sep 16, 2017
Bangladesh begins rubella, polio vaccination for 1.5 lakh Rohingya refugee childrenA rubella and polio vaccination campaign for 1.5 lakh children of Rohingya refugees started in Bangladesh on Saturday
Jul 02, 2017
Pakistan: Polio worker gunned down in northwestern province, gunmen flee on motorbikesPeshawar: A polio worker has been gunned down by two unidentified men in a northwestern province of Pakistan where the crippling disease remains endemic.
May 29, 2017
Nitish Kumar: Vigorous campaign to be launched against child marriage, dowryPatna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced that his government would launch a vigorous campaign against child marriage and dowry.
Aug 29, 2016
Afghanistan launches polio drive in former Islamic State controlled areasAfghanistan launched a polio vaccination campaign on Sunday aimed at reaching children in areas previously controlled by Islamic State group militants, officials said.