World AIDS Day

  • Bangalore marches for AIDS awareness 02-12-2011 09:00 AM

    BANGALORE:A large number of people including young women, students from various colleges, members of NGOs, community-based organisations of women in sex work, sexual minorities, people living with HIV and general public took part in an event to observe the World AIDS Day here on Thursday at Freedom Park. The park...
  • Delhi hospital denies flouting waste disposal rules 02-12-2011 07:14 AM

    New Delhi: On World AIDS day, CNN-IBN exposed how Delhi's top tuberculosis hospital has been putting the lives of hundreds of people at risk with contaminated blood and syringes making their way into the garbage bin. CNN-IBN exposed on Thursday that Patel Chest Institute dumps its medical waste like syringes...
  • 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...
  • AIDS victim teaches others to live without fear 01-12-2011 08:54 AM

    Kolkata: Tarit Chakrobarty, secretary of Bengal Network of People Living with HIV AIDS, is a young crusader in West Bengal is spreading awareness across the state. An AIDS victim himself, Tarit is a fighters teaching others like himself how to fight pain, stigma and alienation they meet as they are...
  • India to avert 3 mn HIV cases: World Bank 01-12-2011 08:46 AM

    New Delhi: India is expected to avert 3 million new HIV infections during the period 1995-2015 by using targeted interventions among vulnerable groups, according to a World Bank study released on Wednesday. The study, 'Impact of Targeted Interventions on Heterosexual Transmission of HIV in India', evaluated the impact of targeted...
  • Rs 520 pension for HIV-AIDS infected in Kerala 30-11-2011 06:01 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: On the eve of the World AIDS Day on Dec 1, the Kerala government on Wednesday announced a monthly pension of Rs.520 for all those infected with HIV-AIDS. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told reporters that this was the first such scheme being implemented in the state. "A monthly sum...
  • HIV+ girl refused treatment by Ranchi hospital 03-12-2010 08:24 AM

    New Delhi: Two days after the World AIDS Day was celebrated to generate greater awareness about the HIV virus, a shocking case of discrimination has surfaced. Here's a shocking story of a HIV-positive girl refused treatment by the Ranchi Medical College. HIV-positive Vijay Ram is not alone in his misery....
  • CNN-IBN special: Surviving with AIDS 01-12-2010 07:33 AM

    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. ...
  • Delhi art gallery set to raise funds to fight AIDS 01-12-2009 01:39 AM

    The gallery of Religare Arts is getting ready for a show to mark World AIDS Day. ...
  • Punjab's HIV-infected women fight for life's dignity 05-12-2008 03:22 PM

    The women have been forced to live with the label and forgotten by society. ...
  • Portugal PM leads student race for AIDS awareness 01-12-2007 09:08 PM

    Hobart: England selectors opted for Matt Prior as wicketkeeper ahead of Steve Davies in the 15-man squad announced hours before the deadline on Wednesday for the World Cup starting next month in the Indian subcontinent. Prior has been playing domestic cricket in Australia since playing a key role in England's...
  • On a ‘noble’ track, train ferries awareness on AIDS 01-12-2007 09:58 AM

    Melbourne: Photographs have emerged of Australian cricketers, Michael Clarke and Phillip Hughes drinking at a Melbourne bar well into the night on the eve of their humiliating Ashes series defeat at the MCG. According to media reports, the duo was spotted drinking at the World Restaurant Bar on the third...
  • Love-struck Ash looks on as Abhishek talks charity 29-11-2007 01:42 AM

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Wednesday blamed former IPL chairman Lalit Modi for the financial mess created in the Indian Premier League, according to sources. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was questioned by the Parliament's Standing Committee on Wednesday over FEMA violations in the Indian Premier...
  • AIDS ignorant: Truckers, and MPs 01-12-2006 11:06 PM

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