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Mallika meets Jackie Chan, again (Movie Snippets)


May 21st, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat caught up with international action star Jackie Chan, with whom she featured in "The Myth", at the ongoing 65th Cannes International Film ... Read more...

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Bips asks fans for new DVD title (Movie Snippets)


May 14th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Bipasha Basu is in search of a suitable title for her second fitness DVD -- and she has asked her fans to send in their ... Read more...

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Aid appeal to combat HIV/AIDS in Myanmar


December 6th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Dec 6 (IANS) The representatives of the civil society, officials, UN agencies and celebrities in Myanmar Tuesday appealed to the international community to increase its assistance in combating HIV/AIDS ... Read more...

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UN backs Iran’s counter-narcotics battle


July 19th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations (UN) senior official on Monday began a three-day visit to support Iran's fight against illegal drugs and promote HIV prevention measures.Chief of UN Office on ... Read more...

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Meet on AIDS begins at UN


June 8th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 8 (IANS) More than 3,000 people came together at the United Nations for the UN General Assembly high level meeting on AIDS that began here Wednesday, a ... Read more...

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UN passes resolution on HIV awareness in peacekeeping


June 8th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 8 (IANS) The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution to underline the importance of including UN peacekeeping missions in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment strategies, Xinhua ... Read more...

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About $22 bn investment needed to fight HIV: UNAIDS


June 3rd, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Nearly $22 billion investment is needed to bring down new HIV/AIDS infections globally by 2015, said a UNAIDS report released Friday."A 2011 investment framework proposed ... Read more...

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New tool opens alternate door to prostate cancer diagnosis


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 03 (ANI): A new study has suggested that it may not be necessary to look for tumors directly in patients with prostate cancer - analyzing non-tumor tissue may be an ... Read more...

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Bruni says surprised by her popularity in India


December 6th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, Dec.6 (ANI): French First Lady Carla Bruni on Monday said that she was quite surprised by her popularity in India, and added that she was looking forward ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni to visit Safdarjung Hospital to see anti-natal, HIV care procedure


December 6th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.6 (ANI): France's First Lady Carla Bruni will visit the Safdarjung Hospital and the New Delhi-based Naz Foundation Trust, an NGO working on HIV/AIDS and sexual health on Monday.Most people ... Read more...

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WDF addressing diabetes among children of developing nations


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby Ramakant - CNSRecognizing the compelling need to improve prevention, treatment, care and support services for children with diabetes, the World Diabetes Foundation (WDF) has scaled up initiatives to address ... Read more...

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Japanese Encephalitis on rise in India


August 20th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) India is seeing a spurt in the mosquito-borne Japanese Encephalitis viral disease with 1,714 cases reported in the country till Aug 15, the Lok Sabha was informed ... Read more...

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AIDS stigma drives HIV in India: World Bank study


July 22nd, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 22 (IANS) HIV prevalence in India and South Asia is growing among sex workers and other high risk groups due to widespread failure to prevent stigmatising of people ... Read more...

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Hindus recommend launching Yoga in USA schools to tackle obesity crisis


July 21st, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada, July 21 (ANI): In view of country facing obesity crisis, Hindus are suggesting introducing Yoga in nation's elementary, middle, and high schools and making it part of the curriculum.Acclaimed Hindu statesman ... Read more...

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Only Rights Can Stop The Wrongs


July 20th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by admin
By Shobha Shukla – CNS9 out of 10 MSM/transgender do not receive any prevention, treatment, care or support servicesHuman rights are fundamentally applicable to all communities irrespective of their ... Read more...

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State of the ART of microbicides to prevent HIV


May 24th, 2010 - 4:31 am ICT by admin
By Bobby Ramakant – CNSThe microbicides field has undoubtedly moved and shifted a lot in the past decade. Now, with first generation microbicides candidate products up and gone, antiretroviral treatment (ART)-drug based ... Read more...

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90pc of gay men in the Asia-Pacific region ‘denied HIV care’- UN


May 19th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): A new report produced jointly by the UN Development Programme and the Asia Pacific Coalition on Male Sexual Health claims 90 percent of gay men in the Asia-Pacific ... Read more...

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Preity Zinta to spread AIDS awareness via IPL (Lead)


March 11th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Bollywood actor Preity Zinta, who was Thursday appointed as the goodwill ambassador for UNAIDS in India, will create awareness against AIDS along with the members of ... Read more...

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UNAIDS appoints Preity Zinta as its Indian ambassador


March 11th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 11(ANI): Bollywood actor Preity Zinta was on Thursday named the Indian ambassador for the joint United Nations Programme on HIV-AIDS (UNAIDS).As an ambassador, she will raise awareness on ... Read more...

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UNAIDS appoints Preity its goodwill ambassador in India


March 11th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Bollywood actor Preity Zinta was Thursday appointed the goodwill ambassador for the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV-AIDS (UNAIDS) in India, officials said. Preity has accepted the ... Read more...

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South African president admits fathering 20th child


February 4th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): South African President Jacob Zuma has confirmed fathering his 20th child with a woman who is neither one of his three wives nor a fiancee.Rumours were abuzz that ... Read more...

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HIV/AIDS bill in next parliament session (Lead)


November 27th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) A bill to protect the rights of people living with HIV/AIDSwill be tabled in the next session of parliament, Oscar Fernandes, chairman of the ... Read more...

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HIV/AIDS Bill in next parliament session: Oscar Fernandes


November 27th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The long pending legislation on HIV/AIDS that aims to protect the rights of people living with the disease, will be tabled in parliament in its next session, ... Read more...

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Stop discrimination against HIV infected: Ban Ki-moon


November 25th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Wednesday said that new infections are fast out-pacing the gains achieved in controlling the spread of HIV, and urged all countries to ... Read more...

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UNAIDS top head to visit India, meet PM


October 6th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) On his first trip to India, the head of UNAIDS will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and senior ministers to emphasize India's continued support against HIV ... Read more...

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World AIDS meet hails Delhi court ruling on gay sex (Lead)


August 11th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The International AIDS Congress in Indonesia Tuesday hailed the Delhi High Court ruling decriminalising gay sex while advocating that countries must facilitate an "enabling legal environment and ... Read more...

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Majority of gays in Asia-Pacific lack HIV prevention facilities: UN


August 11th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Over 90 percent of men having sex with men (MSM) in Asia Pacific, including India, do not have access to HIV prevention and care, and if interventions ... Read more...

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Why homosexual men fail to access vital services despite being high HIV risk group


July 20th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): A review written by University of Oxford experts highlights the fact that despite being a high risk group for HIV infection, homosexual men often fail to access vital ... Read more...

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Today is World Cancer Day, 2009


February 4th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Every year, World Cancer Day is marked on February 4.This day is to acknowledge the increasing impact of cancer on people around the world and also the efforts to improve cancer ... Read more...

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World AIDS Day celebrated in Tripura


December 1st, 2008 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Dec.1 (ANI): Thousands of people in Tripura pledged Monday to step up the fight against HIV by spreading awareness about the dreaded virus. School children, health workers, different non-government organizations, ... Read more...

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Assam steps up fight against AIDS


December 1st, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 1 (IANS) Thousands of people in India's northeast, where a large number of drug users have sparked fears of a worsening AIDS epidemic, pledged Monday to step up the fight ... Read more...

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In Mexico City, Ramadoss champions gay rights


August 8th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Favouring the rights of homosexuals, Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss has sought the removal of provisions in the Indian Penal Code (IPC) that classifies sex between two men ... Read more...

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Ramadoss addresses 17th International AIDS Conference in Mexico


August 8th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Mexico, Aug 8 (ANI): Indias Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss has said that the key to overcoming the HIV epidemic is to take HIV services to ... Read more...

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How maternal deaths following cesarean can be reduced


August 5th, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): Researchers have suggested a medical procedure that can lower the rate of maternal deaths following cesarean delivery.The study found that maternal deaths attributable to cesarean delivery could ... Read more...

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Reliance partners UN to fight HIV epidemic in India


May 26th, 2008 - 10:24 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and the UNAIDS, the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, are launching an unique partnership to halt and reverse the HIV epidemic in India. The ... Read more...

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