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Compensation given to Delhi blasts victims

NEW DELHI: Delhi Government has given compensation to 156 of 264 victims of October 29 serial blasts in the Capital, including to the next of kin of 24 of 66 who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks.

Compensation has been paid to the families of 17 of 49 people who died in the blast in Sarojini Nagar Market in South Delhi, while 46 of 55 people who were seriously injured have received the relief amount, Development Minister Rajkumar Chauhan told reporters here today.

Two of nine persons who received minor injuries have also been given compensation amount. The next of kin of seven of 17 who died in the Paharganj blast have been given compensation, while 33 of 41 people who were seriously injured in the explosion have been compensated, Chauhan said.

NTPC bags award

NEW DELHI: National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Limited has bagged the "IPMA-International Project Management Award" for 2005 for its 1,000 Mega Watt Simhadri project.

Considered to be the highest international honour for excellent project performance, the award was received by the Director (Projects) NTPC Limited, T. Sankaralingam, at the "IPMA World Congress" in the Capital on Wednesday.

Many reputed organisations from different countries were in the fray for the award. The selection criteria included project's objectives, leadership, people, resources, besides processes customer results and satisfaction of other parties involved.

NTPC Limited is the only Indian company that has presented this award ever since its inception in 2002.

BHEL directors

NEW DELHI: Four eminent personalities -- Sanjay M. Dadlika, Ashok K. Aggarwal, Manish Gupta and Shekhar Datta have been appointed as Independent Directors on the Board of BHEL, a navratna public sector undertaking.While Mr Dadlika is advisor- DGLL, Shipping Ministry, Government of India, Mr Aggarwal is President of DS Group. Mr Gupta is former Chief Secretary to Government of West Bengal and Mr Datta is Chairman of Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Limited, besides being Director on IDBI and former President of CII.

Free medical camp

NEW DELHI: Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here is organising a free camp for epilepsy patients on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The camp will offer free consultation, medicines and EEG facilities. Also CT-scan and MRI facility will be offered at 50 per cent discount.

The hospital has also acquired the world's latest modality for removing of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), non-cancerous enlargement of prostate gland. With this, the hospital has becomes the first private tertiary care hospital in India to offer the technology in the field of urology.

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