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ISRO's Deep Space Venture

The Indian Space Research Organisation's moon mission marks the first venture into "deep space" for an indigenous satellite. India now joins a select club of nations which have achieved this "milestone".

India's New HIV/AIDS Numbers

Global experts of various kinds used to describe India as the "AIDS capital of the world" and the Central Intelligence Agency had forecast that there would be 20-25 million HIV cases by 2012. Now, as a result of new surveys, the government has more than halved its earlier estimate and the HIV population is placed at 2.47 million. An examination of the problems of the old surveys and a discussion of the new methodology.

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