UNAIDS

  • Condoms, abstinence needed to control AIDS: Harsh Vardhan 25-06-2014 05:50 PM

    New Delhi: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday denied opposing promotion of condoms, and said a combination of condoms and abstinence was needed to fight HIV/AIDS. A day after reports said the minister spoke against promoting condoms for preventing the spread of AIDS, an official statement from Harsh Vardhan said...
  • Delhi HC upholds CIC order on seats in unaided schools 03-05-2013 01:30 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday upheld the Chief Information Commision's (CIC) order directing the unaided private schools to give out information relating to total no of seats in all classes. The court, however, said the schools need not disclose informations relating to their financial records. Justice Rajiv...
  • Will do ground work for UNAIDS: Aishwarya 26-09-2012 06:17 PM

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who was named the UN Goodwill Ambassador for AIDS, said she doesn't want to be just a poster girl for UNAIDS. ...
  • Aishwarya was approached by the UN ten years ago 25-09-2012 06:32 PM

    Aishwarya said she was approached by the UN ten years ago to work with it on select causes but she decided to put it on hold as she was busy with the movie projects then. "I feel I can focus on the work of the UNAIDS today. As a mother,...
  • Aishwarya Rai named UNAIDS' goodwill ambassador 25-09-2012 11:30 AM

    United Nations: The United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has appointed Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as its International Goodwill Ambassador. She will raise global awareness on protecting children from HIV infection and increasing access to antiretroviral treatment. The appointment came a day before the start of the annual debate...
  • Not just a poster girl for UNAIDS, will do ground work: Aishwarya 25-09-2012 09:19 AM

    As a part of her campaign, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will help advocate better access to anti-retro-viral drugs and treatment. ...
  • Not just a poster girl for UNAIDS: Aishwarya 25-09-2012 09:07 AM

    New York: Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, the newly appointed UN Goodwill Ambassador for UNAIDS, says she does not want to be just a "poster girl" for the organisation but will help break social barriers and stigmas that are attached with the disease. In her new role, Aishwarya will help...
  • Bangalore school acting against poor: Protesters 19-07-2012 04:20 PM

    The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights has sought a probe and an Action Taken Report from the state govt within 7 days. ...
  • Have got no complaint on RTE: Karnataka officer 18-07-2012 01:15 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Primary & Secondary Education Secretary G Kumar Naik says he hasn't received any complaint on any school chopping of the hair of children admitted under the Right to Education (RTE) Act and will act once he receives it. "The incident has just come to government's notice. We have...
  • Bangalore school chops off RTE quota kids' hair 18-07-2012 01:00 PM

    Bangalore: The Oxford English School in Laggere in Bangalore branded students from the economically weaker sections because they were admitted under the 25 per cent quota under the Right to Education Act. The parents of four students at the unaided school in Bangalore have alleged that their children were branded...
  • 30 years of HIV: Still no vaccine for AIDS 01-12-2011 09:21 AM

    Mumbai: Thirty years since the first reported case of a person infected with the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus or HIV and 25 million deaths later, there's still no realistic prospect of a vaccine against the disease, AIDS. One of the main reasons is that HIV is such a complex virus! There...
  • 2.3 million people in India living with HIV 29-11-2011 09:27 AM

    New Delhi: Just a few days before the World AIDS day, an eye-opening report says at least 2.3 million people in the country are living with the virus. Many survivors have been fighting for quality of life. At least 2.3 million Indians live with HIV/AIDS, though the latest UNAIDS report...
  • Use protection, celebs advise on World AIDS Day 01-12-2010 06:28 PM

    New Delhi: Use protection and spread awareness, suggested a few Bollywood celebrities on World AIDS Day on Wednesday. "On World Aids Day I want to appeal to you all today not to fear HIV. Just be safe, use protection and do not stigmatise people living with HIV," actress Preity Zinta...
  • Take action to ensure AIDS spread is checked: Preity Zinta 30-11-2010 06:07 PM

    New Delhi: Calling mother-to-child transmission of HIV particularly "upsetting", Bollywood actress and UNAIDS goodwill ambassador Preity Zinta on Tuesday said action must be taken now to ensure further spread of the infection is checked. Wednesday is World AIDS Day. "On World AIDS Day, it is important to remember two facts...
  • UN HIV programme shows success in India 23-11-2010 11:10 PM

    New Delhi: The AIDS epidemic is for the first time showing a reverse trend which has been attributed to high investment in HIV prevention programmes by India and other most affected countries over a decade. "Investments in HIV prevention programmes are producing significant results in many of the highest burden...
  • National Wipes: News from across India 06-05-2008 11:33 PM

    London: Geoffrey Boycott is to be Yorkshire's new president, the county announced on Sunday. Boycott will replace fellow Yorkshire great and former England captain Raymond Illingworth in the role, having topped a recent members' poll with 91.09 percent of the vote. His appointment is the latest change in the Headingley...
  • Lets talk about sex, says UNAIDS 15-05-2007 09:51 PM

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  • TN shuts down over quota ruling 31-03-2007 01:34 PM

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  • What SC stay on quota means 29-03-2007 10:33 PM

    The SC order stalls quota implementation in the coming academic year in a setback to UPA government. ...
  • SC concludes hearing on reservation 07-03-2007 09:29 PM

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  • SC notice to Centre on OBC quota 31-01-2007 01:15 PM

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  • No drugs for critical HIV patients 01-12-2006 07:24 PM

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  • 'Anti-gay law wrong, spurs AIDS' 30-11-2006 08:01 PM

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  • 'Quotas are a short-term solution' 24-11-2006 09:31 AM

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  • India must get grip on HIV by '07 20-11-2006 04:31 PM

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  • Pvt institutes agree to OBC quota 26-10-2006 03:34 PM

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