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Elton John is in the happiest phase of life


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (IANS) Singer Elton John says he is in the happiest phase of his life as he has managed his life perfectly.The 65-year-old has a 20-month old ... Read more...

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Woman branded a witch, beaten up in Rajasthan


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 21 (IANS)A 50-year old woman in Rajasthan's Ajmer district approached the police Tuesday accusing her neighbours of branding her a witch and beating up her and her ... Read more...

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Infectious diseases killed nearly 1,700 Chinese in July


August 7th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) Infectious diseases killed a total of 1,669 people in China last month, with AIDS accounting for 70 percent of the deaths, the health ministry said Tuesday.As ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Do tigers have AIDS? Government says ‘no’


August 7th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Is there any evidence of HIV/AIDS in lions and tigers, asked an MP in August 2010. Two years later, the environment ministry has come out ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cure for AIDS a step closer


July 26th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) A cure for AIDS has got a step closer after it was found that a common cancer drug can purge the disease as it lies dormant ... Read more...

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Cure AIDS with love, says Elton John


July 25th, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS)Singer Elton John believes AIDS can be cured with love as that is what drives research into the potentially fatal disease."Maybe you think I am naive. Maybe ... Read more...

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Clinton underlines US efforts to combat AIDS


July 24th, 2012 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has touted the US efforts to fight AIDS amid charges that Washington is lagging behind on combating the pandemic.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Stone breaks down on stage


July 24th, 2012 - 5:51 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 24 (IANS)Actress Sharon Stone was overwhelmed with emotions during a speech at the charity aids event and was filled with tears on stage.The 54-year-old was on stage ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Eight mn worldwide receiving HIV treatment


July 19th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Over eight million people worldwide had access to life-saving treatment in low- and middle-income countries last year, an increase of 1.4 million over 2010, the Joint ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Increase in domestic funding on AIDS: UN report


July 19th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) Domestic funding on HIV has exceeded international investments in the last one year, a report by the UN AIDS said here Wednesday.The report observed that over ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

My friend’s death saved me: Elton John


July 16th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Singer Elton John credits his late friend for helping him overcome his drug addiction.The singer was a huge cocaine addict when his 18-year-old friend Ryan White ... Read more...

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88 Afghan refugees in Pakistan found with AIDS


July 16th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) At least 88 Afghan refugees, including 10 women, who have taken shelter in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, have been found to be infected with AIDS, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Tribal woman branded a witch, beaten up in Rajasthan


July 8th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 8 (IANS) A tribal woman has approached the police accusing her neighbours of branding her a witch and harassing her for a year in Rajasthan's Pali district, officials ... Read more...

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Stop violence against gay community: Elton John


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:21 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Singer Elton John has called for an end to violence against gay people following a spate of homophobic attacks in Ukraine.The "Rocket Man" hitmaker performed at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Poor HIV/AIDS infected to get financial aid in Delhi


June 30th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The capital Saturday became the first state in the country to provide a life-long financial assistance ranging from Rs.1,000-2,500 a month to poor people infected ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Woman branded as witch, molested in Rajasthan


June 25th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 25 (IANS) A 30-year-old woman was stripped and molested after being branded as a witch in Rajasthan's Tonk district, police said Monday.The incident took place Saturday in Dhuan ... Read more...

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Despite poverty, disability, these Bengal students shine


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) They faced poverty and physical disability but that could not deter these bravehearts from scoring well in this year's Madhyamik examinations of the West Bengal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Leave Ash alone, say fans


June 1st, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai's post pregnancy weight gain is the talk of the town, but fans aren't happy with the debate and urge everyone to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Man injects HIV blood into girl


May 15th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 15 (IANS) A man in China has been jailed for 12 years for injecting an AIDS patient's blood into a schoolgirl to seek revenge on her father.Xie Long, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Domestic funding enough to take AIDS programme ahead’


May 9th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) As global fund donors pull out from India's next AIDS control programme (2012-2017), the chief of the coveted Gates Foundation-led Avahan project Wednesday said the ... Read more...

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Prince Andrew to visit destitute home in Kolkata


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) Prince Andrew, son of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, is Thursday scheduled to visit a home for rescued, trafficked and orphaned girls and children of AIDS victims ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Theron donates dresses to charity


April 17th, 2012 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) Actress Charlize Theron is auctioning off dresses from her closet to raise money for her charity fighting AIDS in Africa.The star has donated designer gowns she ... Read more...

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This time, Rongali Bihu to spread AIDS awareness


April 13th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 13 (IANS) Rongali Bihu, the most popular festival of Assam that will be celebrated this weekend, will see some leading singers and performers help generate awareness about HIV/AIDS ... Read more...

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AIDS victim’s kin to get money from state


March 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 17 (IANS) The Assam government has decided to give a one-time assistance of Rs.1 lakh to the next kin or relatives of those who die of AIDS.Assam Health ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘I Am’ was most difficult to make: Onir


March 7th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Onir faced such tough times convincing Bollywood studios to finance his "I Am" that he resorted to crowd-funding to make it. But now with the best ... Read more...

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IGNOU centres to be more disabled-friendly


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) New wheelchairs, lifts and additional security will soon be provided at all regional centres of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) to help the ... Read more...

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Nicki Minaj launches own make-up for cause


February 17th, 2012 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Rapper Nicki Minaj has launched her own make-up range in association with Viva Glam Mac, along with singer Ricky Martin."When I was chosen by MAC cosmetics ... Read more...

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Uganda faces condom shortage as demand soars


February 15th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kampala, Feb 15 (IANS) Uganda is facing a condom shortage as an increase in demand in the East African nation has led to the import of 120 million contraceptives annually ... Read more...

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Branded witch and banished, woman seeks police help


February 11th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dungarpur (Rajasthan), Feb 11 (IANS) A 50-year-old woman in Rajasthan's tribal-dominated Dungarpur district has complained to police that she was branded a witch, tortured and banished from her village, police ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistan witnesses surge in AIDS


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) There has been an alarming rise in the number of AIDS cases among the injecting drug users (IDUs) in Pakistan, a Canadian aid agency has said.The ... Read more...

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28,000 die of HIV/AIDS in China


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 21 (IANS) A total of 28,000 people died of HIV/AIDS in China in 2011, the health ministry said Saturday.The number of people living with HIV/AIDS rose by 40,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

NGO head detained, son arrested for rape


January 19th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Jan 19 (IANS) The president of an NGO running a shelter home here for AIDS victims was detained and her son arrested Thursday on charges of raping HIV+ two ... Read more...

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Singer Elton John turns author


January 11th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 11 (IANS) Singer Elton John is writing his first book "Love Is the Cure: Ending the Global Aids Epidemic," a collection of memories and meditations on the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Elizabeth Taylor auction raises over $150 mn


December 21st, 2011 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) An auction of late actress Elizabeth Taylor's belongings has raised $156.6 million.The money from the collection of jewellery, gowns, artwork and memorabilia from films of the ... Read more...

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Cricket hair inspire ultra sensitive sensor


December 12th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Miniscule hair on a cricket's underbelly have inspired researchers to create an ultra sensitive sensor. These hair help a cricket sense approaching enemies and unerringly ... Read more...

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