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Launch of Red Ribbon Express’ third phase Thursday


January 11th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The third phase of the Red Ribbon Express, a special train which travels across the country to spread awareness on HIV/AIDS, will be launched Thursday ... 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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Obama announces more resources for AIDS fight


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama Thursday renewed the US government's commitment to the worldwide fight against AIDS by announcing the allocation of more resources and the establishment ... Read more...

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Delhi to provide Rs.1,000 each to HIV-positive patients


December 1st, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Delhi government Thursday decided to provide financial assistance of Rs.1,000 per month to all HIV-positive people in the capital."We are in the process of ... Read more...

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No Red Ribbon Express in Delhi on World AIDS Day


December 1st, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) In a departure from tradition, the Red Ribbon Express, a special train which travels across the country to spread awareness on HIV/AIDS, gave the capital ... Read more...

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HIV spreading among Tibetans, says government-in-exile


December 1st, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 1 (IANS) HIV is increasingly becoming one of the most dangerous diseases spreading within the Tibetan community, the Tibetan government-in-exile said here Thursday.The Tibetans should take preventive measures ... Read more...

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India can meet budget for its AIDS programmes: Azad


December 1st, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Even as many international donors will be pulling out of the funding programmes on HIV-AIDS in India due to the global meltdown, the country is ... Read more...

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MPs urged to spread word on AIDS


December 1st, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Thursday urged the members to lend a helping hand to those suffering from HIV/AIDS and spread awareness about the ... Read more...

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Dip in AIDS deaths: UN report (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


November 30th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Nov 30 (IANS) The number of people dying due to HIV-AIDS has declined by nearly 0.4 million in the last five years due to improved healthcare, a UN report ... Read more...

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Rs.520 monthly pension for HIV-AIDS infected in Kerala


November 30th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 30 (IANS) On the eve of the World AIDS Day Dec 1, the Kerala government Wednesday announced a monthly pension of Rs.520 for all those infected with HIV-AIDS.Chief ... Read more...

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India undeterred by global donors’ pullout for AIDS control (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


November 30th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The battle against the deadly HIV-AIDS will not weaken even as some of the major global funding bodies aim to pull out of India's fourth ... Read more...

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Aim to eliminate HIV-AIDS from South-East Asia by 2015: WHO (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


November 30th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) With the profile of HIV-AIDS undergoing transformation from a life-threatening emergency to a manageable chronic infection, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Wednesday urged South-East Asian ... 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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Bringing positive life to positive children (With Image) (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


November 29th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Belgaum (Karnataka), Nov 29 (IANS) They sit on a mat in a modest building, innocent eyes wandering while a blackboard in the background reads "all is well". Parvati and Amar ... 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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Safe Sex Kits Banned at New Hampshire High School


January 8th, 2011 - 2:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When officials at a New Hampshire High School allowed a group to distribute safe sex kits to the students there, those officials apparently had no idea that the ... Read more...

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New Hampshire high school bans safe-sex kits


January 8th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Hampshire, Jan 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) School officials at a New Hampshire high school have indicated that they will no longer allow the distribution of safe sex kits in the school again.A ... Read more...

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DJ Akhil Talreja’s Remix ‘Tip Tip Barsa Pani’ Impressed Mika Singh


December 11th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
December 11, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Dj Akhil Talreja who is well known for his remixes all round the world was recently at the Music launch of Album CHASE THE PASSION by DJ ... Read more...

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Gaga, Timberlake to rejoin social networking sites


December 7th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Popstars Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake and Usher are set to rejoin Twitter and Facebook after successfully helping to raise $1 million for the children's charity of Alicia ... Read more...

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Liza Minnelli Joins Other Celebs On World AIDS Day Event


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Liza Minnelli was seen on the same stage with some other celebrities and media persons at Washington Square Park as they assembled to celebrate the ... Read more...

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Google Doodle Honors Civil Rights Activist Rosa Parks’ Bus Ride


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The African American woman Rosa Parks who heralded a new era of civil rights movement by refusing to give up her seat to white passenger way ... Read more...

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Fashionable condoms to promote safe sex debut on World AIDS Day


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 2 (ANI): Condom manufacturer Proper Attire collaborated with The Keith Haring Foundation to debut a line of art-inspired products at the Museum of Contemporary Art to mark World AIDS ... Read more...

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Bruni praises Pope over condoms comment to mark World AIDS Day


December 2nd, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): French First Lady Carla Bruni lauded Pope Benedict XVI on World AIDS Day after the pontiff said the use of condoms could be justified to prevent the dreadful ... Read more...

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Alicia Keys, Kim Kardashian Sacrifices Digital Life On The World AIDS Day


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:57 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Grammy award-winning singer Alicia Keys along with other celebrities which includes Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian, Justin Timberlake, P. Diddy, Ryan Seacrest and many other celebs ... Read more...

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World AIDS Day Shows A New Light Of Hope


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:56 am ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today is World AIDS Day. Being one of the most recognized international health days, several organizations are making an extra effort today to spread awareness about ... 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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37 Bangladeshis died due to AIDS in 2010


December 1st, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 1 (IANS) Thirty-seven people died this year due to AIDS as the total number of HIV/AIDS cases in Bangladesh rose to over 2,000, the country's health minister said Wednesday.The number ... 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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HIVs pad up to fight stigma on World Aids Day


December 1st, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 1 (IANS) A friendly 20-20 cricket match was played here Wednesday. However, what was unusual about the match was that 10 of the 30 players were HIV positive.The two teams ... Read more...

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Hundreds in northeast pledge fight against HIV


December 1st, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 1 (IANS) Hundreds in India's northeast, whose large number of drug users have sparked fears of a worsening AIDS epidemic, pledged Wednesday to step up the fight against HIV by ... Read more...

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Use protection, celebs advise on World AIDS Day


December 1st, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Use protection and spread awareness, suggested a few Bollywood celebrities on World AIDS Day Wednesday."On World Aids Day I want to appeal to you all today ... Read more...

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Work on inequalities to get rid of AIDS: UN


December 1st, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Removing deep rooted inequities in gender, economic status and education - from which millions of AIDS and HIV positive women and children suffer - is crucial ... 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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Housewives now AIDS’ worst victims in Nepal


December 1st, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 1 (IANS) Though hailed by the UN Wednesday - observed as World AIDS Day - as one of nearly three dozen countries to achieve a significant decline in ... Read more...

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