Hiv Aids
People  /  Published 11.07.21

The Gold Counsel

During the recent Assembly elections in West Bengal, I received an email from Smarajit Jana, the founder of Durbar, a sex work-ers’ collective in central Calcutta’s Sonagachhi area. Jana h...
By Anasuya Basu

North East  /  Published 02.12.20

Mizoram Love Brigade to fight AIDS

To begin with, 500 bike taxi riders and car taxi drivers will be shortlisted and branded as the Love Brigade. The campaign has been actively supported by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation India Cares (AH...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.12.20

AIDS Day: Tatas focus on drivers

Tata Steel Foundation, which has been running an activity-filled awareness campaign among long-distance truck drivers about safe sex practices, released a report on World AIDS Day on Tuesday, indicati...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.12.20

On World AIDS Day, a concern

On the occasion of World AIDS Day, state health minister Banna Gupta urged couples belonging to the progressive section of society to get tested for HIV before tying the nuptial knot and set an exampl...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

World  /  Published 28.06.20

Virus depletes key immune cells like HIV

At the beginning of the pandemic, the coronavirus looked to be another respiratory illness. But the virus has turned out to affect not just the lungs, but the kidneys, the heart and the circulatory sy...
By Gina Kolata in New York


World  /  Published 09.11.18

Cambridge nod to Yusuf Hamied

The 1702 chair in chemistry at Cambridge is being renamed after Yusuf Hamied, head of the Indian pharmaceutical firm Cipla, the university has announced.“The chair will now be known as the Yusuf Ham...
By Amit Roy in London

West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.18

Trafficked girl gets compensation after fight

A 22-year-old trafficking survivor diagnosed with HIV after her rescue from a brothel in Mumbai has received Rs 4 lakh in compensation from the Bengal government after more than a year of fighting for...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 11.11.18

The different versions of Freddie Mercury

Rami Malek steps into the iconic shoes of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, releasing this Friday. The biopic directed by Bryan Singer attempts to show the man behind the rockstar, ...
By Priyanka Roy

North East  /  Published 24.09.18

HIV decline claim worries activists

Activists in Manipur stand divided in accepting the latest India HIV Estimations, 2017, fact sheets released by the National AIDS Control Organisation (Naco) and the Indian Council of Medical Research...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

Health  /  Published 10.03.20

Anti-HIV drugs for coronavirus-affected Italians

Amid rising coronavirus cases in India, for the first time a combination of two drugs, which is widely used for controlling HIV infection, was administered on an elderly Italian couple undergoing trea...
By PTI in New Delhi


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