Hiv Aids
North East  /  Published 23.08.22

HIV: Mizoram tops list

The percentage of HIV/AIDS incidents in Mizoram is 10 times higher than that of the national average, an official said on Tuesday. Mizoram now has the dubious distinction of being the highest HIV/AID...
By PTI in Aizawl

India  /  Published 31.07.22

Monkeypox: Physical contact can be spreader

Monkeypox can spread from close physical contact regardless of sexual orientation or race and scapegoating or demonising the entire LGBTQ community as 'spreaders' will be a repeat of the mista...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.05.22

Pensioners doubled

Number of beneficiaries under the state pension scheme has doubled in a span of two years in Jharkhand. Speaking to The Telegraph, the JMM leader and women, child development and social security mini...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 03.12.21

Condom distribution kiosk at AIIMS Bhubaneswar

A condom distribution kiosk was installed at AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, to promote general awareness on HIV on Wednesday. “We must continue to reach out and assist those who are not able to get treate...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

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


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