\renewcommand{\bibname}{References}

**OR**use the following code,

\makeatletter

\def\thebibliography#1{\chapter*{References\@mkboth

{REFERENCES}{REFERENCES}}\list

{[\arabic{enumi}]}{\settowidth\labelwidth{[#1]}\leftmargin\labelwidth

\advance\leftmargin\labelsep

\usecounter{enumi}}

\def\newblock{\hskip .11em plus .33em minus .07em}

\sloppy\clubpenalty4000\widowpenalty4000

\sfcode´\.=1000\relax}

\makeatother

Comment of K N Raghavan:Thank you very much. It was helpful.

K. N. Raghavan

Institute of Mathematical Sciences

CIT Campus

Chennai 600 113

INDIA

Added at: 2009-05-05 07:39