AIDS

  • Normalcy restored in Gaza, will Gaza ceasefire hold August 28, 2014

    Normal life has resumed in Gaza after Israel and Hamas agreed to a ceasefire without a timeline. All Palestinian factions have signed up to it, which include an easing of the blockade and opening up of the border to humanitarian aids and also the extension of fishing to six miles...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor July 18, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Karma Paljor on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: 189 Dutch, 44 Malaysians killed on MH17 flight July 18, 2014

    There were 189 Dutch passengers among the 298 people on board the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine on Thursday, the airline said in its latest update on Friday evening. Among the people of other nationalities on board were 44 Malaysians (including 15 crew members), 27 Australians, 12...
  • Does sex education in schools remain a taboo? June 27, 2014

    Just a couple of days after the row over Health Minister Harsh Vadhan's remarks on fidelity over condoms to prevent AIDS, there is another controversy now surrounding his views on sex education. Vardhan stated on his website that sex education in schools should be banned. However, the Health Minister is...
  • PR executive Justine Sacco apologises for racist tweet December 24, 2013

    A former PR executive who lost her job was forced to apologize for her racist tweet on AIDS and Africa. Justine Sacco found herself the target of a social media mob after publishing an offensive tweet that joked about AIDS and race. "Going to Africa. Hope I don't get AIDS....
  • Delhi's most wanted criminal Neetu Dabodia, 2 aides killed in a shootout October 25, 2013

    One of Delhi's most wanted criminals Neetu Dobadia was killed on Friday night along with two gang members in a shootout with Delhi Police. The encounter took place after a tip-off, near the hotel Grand Hyatt in south Delhi. Dobadia is wanted in over 50 cases of murder, extortion and...
  • Ground report: Evacuees brought from Kedarnath to Phata June 21, 2013

    All the evacuees are brought to Phata from Kedarnath. But the place is running out of food, water and medical aid. Air drop aid is being here. ...
  • Cancer Patients Aid Association hails SC's verdict April 1, 2013

    In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court of India dismissed a plea by the Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis on Monday for a patent on its cancer drug Glivec, paving way for more affordable life saving cancer drugs. "Generic companies will have a levy that will allow them to survive in...
  • US: Baby girl born with HIV infection cured with early treatment March 4, 2013

    A baby girl born with HIV was cured in Mississippi, US after doctors administered three anti-viral drugs, raising hopes of an early stage cure in new born babies. ...
  • Aishwarya Rai named UN Goodwill Envoy for AIDS September 25, 2012

    Speaking to reporters, the Bollywood actor said that she believed that a HIV-free world was possible by 2015. ...
  • Not just a poster girl for UNAIDS, will do ground work: Aishwarya September 25, 2012

    As a part of her campaign, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will help advocate better access to anti-retro-viral drugs and treatment. ...
  • Is cure for HIV possible? July 24, 2012

    A group of the world's top scientists is collaborating on one common goal: finding a real cure for AIDS. ...
  • US approves HIV prevention pill July 17, 2012

    In a big breakthrough in HIV research, the US Food and Drugs Authority on Tuesday gave the nod for a pill that prevents HIV. ...
  • News 360: Maharashtra govt sacks driver for being HIV positive June 5, 2012

    This comes even as it's been two decades since the government launched its battle against the discrimination against HIV positive people. ...
  • Obama signs bill to freeze aid to Pakistan January 1, 2012

    The defence bill freezes 60 per cent of the $850 million aid US provides with assurances that Pakistan is working to counter terrorism. ...
  • No cut in $ 700 mn aid to Pakistan: US December 14, 2011

    The US state department spokesperson said that it is an on-going move in the Congress right now. ...
  • Stars walk the ramp in support of cancer patients June 20, 2011

    Kajol on Sunday evening made a rare appearance at a fashion show organised by designers Shaina NC and Manish Malhotra in support of Cancer Patients Aid Association. ...
  • Woman battling AIDS for 20 years June 7, 2011

    It has been thirty years since the disease that would later be called AIDS was discovered, CNN Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen spoke to the woman who has been living with HIV for 20 of those 30 years. ...
  • Gates foundation to cut HIV, AIDS funding in India March 28, 2011

    This means is almost $338 million less to fight the HIV/AIDS epidemic in India after 2012. ...
  • Fear of another Chernobyl haunts Japan March 16, 2011

    The latest nuclear disaster in Japan is considered the worst since Chernobyl back in 1986. ...
  • Gaddafi changes tactic, tries to woo rebels March 2, 2011

    The Libyan government in a change of tactic sent aid and food from Tripoli to Benghazi. ...
  • CNN-IBN @ 5: Revisiting Bhopal gas tragedy January 21, 2011

    CNN-IBN's Nilanjana Bose revisits Bhopal gas tragedy and the trauma for the HIV patients. ...
  • CNN-IBN special: Surviving with AIDS December 1, 2010

    More than half of all HIV and AIDS patients die due to tuberculosis every year. But what's proving to be a bigger challenge is the lack of awareness. ...
  • 50 pc HIV, AIDS cases dropped in India: report November 25, 2010

    The report also shows that world over, more than 52 countries have managed to drop HIV infections and deaths by upto 20 per cent. ...
  • Pak to get $ 2 bn as military aid from US October 22, 2010

    The US pledged $ 2 billion to Pakistan over the next five years to fight terrorism. ...
  • Plight of flood victims in Pak relief camps September 1, 2010

    Thousands of displaced flood victims in Pakistan feel forgotten and ignored. ...
  • Flood disaster in Pakistan gets worse: UN August 28, 2010

    Pakistan has asked India to route its 5 million dollar flood aid in kind through the UN. India has agreed to it. ...
  • Flood hit Pakistan finding it hard to get aid August 17, 2010

    The United Nations has launched a global appeal for USD 460-million in aid for Pakistan. But so far, only about USD 150-million have been pledged. ...
  • No end to plight in Jodhpur blood bank July 14, 2010

    The blood bank in Jodhpur's government hospital continues to function without proper blood testing facilities. ...
  • Was Bihar right in returning the relief aid? June 21, 2010

    Devesh Chandra Thakur and Amit Thakkar join the discussion on CNN-IBN at 9.30 pm. ...