aids awareness

US Fulbright-mtvU fellow to study LGBT music in India


August 14th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Jeffrey Roy, a University of California, Los Angeles, student has won a State Department Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship to study music of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and ... 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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Batting great Gordon Greenidge wins golf tourney


December 9th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Dec 9 (IANS/CMC) West Indies batting legend Gordon Greenidge partnered with Trinidadian Carlos Baynes to win the inaugural Celebrating Life World Aids Day Golf tournament here. Playing at ... Read more...

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Two Grammy winners to perform in India for AIDS awareness


December 1st, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Two Grammy award winning musicians - Vishwa Mohan Bhatt from India and Toumani Diabate from Mali - will perform at a benefit concert here Dec ... Read more...

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Sexual minorities fight AIDS with peer group’s help (Feature, Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


November 30th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Belgaum (Karnataka), Nov 30 (IANS) In a dark room in Belgaum district, they sit together looking comfortable. They are in an office and are not even distantly related. But, as ... Read more...

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Kissing episode: Cases against Shilpa Shetty shifted to Mumbai


November 21st, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Three cases filed in 2007 in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh against Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty for publicly kissing Hollywood star and AIDS awareness campaigner ... Read more...

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Two hospital staff shifted out for giving wrong HIV report


November 1st, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Tuesday transferred two employees of a public hospital after they were found guilty of "negligence" in giving a wrong HIV report to ... Read more...

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Spreading AIDS awareness through music


October 15th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dimapur (Nagaland), Oct 15 (IANS) Appealing to youths to be careful about diseases like AIDS and asking them to stay away from drugs, well-known musician Vishwa Mohan Bhatt Saturday said ... Read more...

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1,100 convicts write Gandhi exam in jails


October 2nd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 2 (IANS) Nearly 1,100 inmates of 13 jails in Maharashtra appeared for a Gandhi Peace Examination here Sunday to mark the launch of the Gandhi Jayanti Week celebrations ... Read more...

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Designers support Anna Hazare’s cause


August 19th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Designers at the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) may be consumed by the fashion extravaganza but they haven't deviated from their duty as citizens of India. They ... Read more...

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‘Firms should create AIDS awareness among workers’


July 28th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Sankalp project, a government initiative for tackling the spread of HIV/AIDS, Wednesday said that industries need to focus on increasing awareness among workers about the ... Read more...

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Santosh Sivan to make documentary on a farmer


July 21st, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 21 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker Santosh Sivan is all set to make a 52-minute documentary film on the life of a 70-year-old farmer in the picturesque Kuttanad area of ... Read more...

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Condom kurta not received well by Indian government: Designer


June 19th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Delhi-based designer M.A Rahman, who made a condom kurta in 2010 to raise AIDS awareness, says he had approached the Indian government for support but ... Read more...

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Positive, he brings smiles to other HIV-affected


April 16th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Maharajganj (Uttar Pradesh), April 16 (IANS) When Dayanand Gupta, 30, tested positive for HIV four years ago, his world came crashing down. He even left his job. But today he ... Read more...

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Heavens do not appreciate puppets: spiritualist Ruzbeh Bharucha


December 11th, 2010 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) He is a Sufi spiritualist, an editor, columnist and a writer with eight books to his credit. And Ruzbeh N. Bharucha believes in the ... Read more...

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Kolkatans to walk for AIDS awareness


December 9th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) With the pledge of spreading awareness about HIV/AIDS and fighting the stigma associated with it, the Kolkata Police and the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) along with an NGO ... Read more...

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Kolkata to walk for AIDS awareness


December 9th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) With the pledge of spreading awareness about HIV/AIDS and stigma associated with it, Kolkata Police and the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) with a NGO are organising a marathon ... Read more...

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Painting exhibition to create AIDS awareness organised in Chennai


December 6th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Dec 6 (ANI): A social group organised a painting exhibition titled 'Art-AIDS' to mobilise funds for the welfare of HIV patients in Chennai.The funds raised by selling the paintings of artists ... Read more...

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Focus on states with low AIDS prevalence, high vulnerability: Azad (Second Lead)


December 2nd, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) As World AIDS Day was observed Dec 1, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad called for focusing, under the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP), on states with low ... Read more...

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Third Red Ribbon Express to spread AIDS awareness planned (Lead)


December 1st, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The second Red Ribbon Express, after criss-crossing the country, concluded its AIDS awareness journey in the capital Wednesday to mark World AIDS Day. The government said it ... Read more...

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Thousands run for AIDS awareness in Jharkhand


December 1st, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 1 (IANS) Thousands of school children, NCC cadets and others ran in this Jharkhand capital Wednesday to raise awareness on AIDS, which NGOs claim has infected over 20,000 people in ... Read more...

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This AIDS day, talk of universal access and human rights (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


December 1st, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) With 'universal access and human rights' the theme for World AIDS Day this year, the focus of the Indian government is on increasing diagnosis and treatment ... Read more...

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School students spread AIDS awareness in Rajkot


November 30th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0 Rajkot, Nov.30 (ANI): Students participated in a campaign on the eve of 'World AIDS Day' to spread awareness about the deadly disease here today.Students also choreographed ... Read more...

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Bike rally in Chennai to spread AIDS awareness


November 30th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0By JaikumarChennai, Nov.30 (ANI): A bike rally was organized on the eve of 'World AIDS Day' to spread awareness about the deadly disease here today.The ... Read more...

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‘Indian corporates need to do more about AIDS, HIV awareness’


November 30th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) The corporate houses in India should come forward and undertake HIV/AIDS awareness programmes within the organisations to sensitise their employees, an International Labour Organisation (ILO) official said ... Read more...

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Shakib appointed Bangladesh’s Think Wise spokesperson for HIV/AIDS awareness


November 30th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Nov 30 (ANI): Bangladeshi cricket captain Shakib Al Hasan has been announced the Think Wise campaign spokesperson for his country by the International Cricket Council (ICC).The campaign aims at raising awareness ... Read more...

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Red Ribbon Express in Delhi to spread AIDS awareness


November 28th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Red Ribbon Express, a train for spreading AIDS awareness, will be in the capital Nov 29-Dec 1.The eight-coach train, with both doctors and volunteers, will ... Read more...

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Kolkata activists spread AIDS awareness through puppet show


September 20th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonKolkata, Sep. 20 (ANI): In an AIDS awareness programme, activists made an attempt to reduce the stigma linked to the disease by staging a unique puppet show, here over the ... Read more...

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Sex workers demand legal brothels in China, hold protests too


August 4th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Aug 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of Chinese sex workers and their sympathizers took to the streets of central Chinese city of Wulhan on Thursday. The group said they wanted the ... Read more...

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Bihar’s illiterate youth inspires story in NCERT book


June 1st, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, June 1 (IANS) The rollercoaster ride to success of an illiterate Bihar youth, who launched a radio station and promoted social messages on polio, AIDS and other issues but ... Read more...

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Sanjana Jon to bring Miss Universe 2009 to India


May 28th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Reigning Miss Universe Stefania Fernandez will visit India for a six-city AIDS and female foeticide awareness tour in June -- courtesy fashion designer Sanjana Jon. Jon's company IG ... Read more...

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2010 Aids Walk -In Pursuit Of Aids Free Society


May 16th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, May 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) New York shall witness its 25th Annual Aids walk which shall be organised by the Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC). Reportedly this time the ... Read more...

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Last living star of Ziegfeld Follies dies at 106


May 12th, 2010 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 12 (DPA) The last living star of the legendary Broadway dancing girls, The Zeigfeld Follies, has died at age 106. Doris Eaton Travis passed away Tuesday, according to a family ... Read more...

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Renowned NY attorney assists 2008 Miss Universe receive green card


April 27th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – A renowned New York attorney secures green card application for Miss Universe 2008, Wildes & Weinberg P.C. said Monday.Dayana Mendoza, Miss Universe 2008, originally from Venezuela, ... Read more...

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HIV-positive woman spreads hope in Uttar Pradesh (Feature)


March 28th, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Gorakhpur, March 28 (IANS) After she tested positive for HIV three years ago, Bhanumati (name changed) was shattered. Living under the shadow of death, the 36-year-old feared she too would ... Read more...

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