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Bill Gates Says President Donald Trump Confused HIV With HPV 18.5.2018 NDTV News - Latest
While taking questions at a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation event, Microsoft founder Bill Gates had the crowd in stitches as he talked about President Donald Trump and recounted stories from past...
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Factbox: Britain's Prince Harry, Queen Elizabeth's grandson 18.5.2018 Reuters: Entertainment News
WINDSOR, England (Reuters) - Prince Harry, the grandson of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, marries his fiancée, U.S. actress Meghan Markle, at the monarch's home in Windsor on May 19.
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WB tops in curbing parent-to-child HIV transmission: Mamata 18.5.2018 General News
West Bengal has been certified as the number one state in preventing parent-to-child transmission of HIV, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said today. "I am proud to say that the central government agency NACO has recently certified Bengal as Number 1 in preventing parent-to-child transmission of HIV," Banerjee tweeted on the HIV Vaccine Awareness Day. The National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO), an agency under the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, has played an important role in controlling the spread of HIV and the treatment of AIDS patients since early 1990s. Banerjee had earlier said that with the implementation of the 'Prevention of Parent to Child Transmission' programme, the state health department enabled 16.5 lakh pregnant women of Bengal in preventing the transmission of HIV to their children. The state health department has been providing free treatment to HIV positive people through Anti-Retroviral Therapy centres in sub-divisional, district and .
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India to have 2nd oral health survey 18.5.2018 DNA: Health
Countrywide procedure will be conducted after 14 years
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Maha brings more castes in RTE Act's under-privileged category 17.5.2018 General News
The Maharashtra government today incorporated more caste groups and communities in the beneficiary list of students seeking admission in schools under the Right To Education (RTE) Act. Until now, the under-privileged category included students from SC (scheduled caste), ST (scheduled tribe), and Divyangs classes, which is now updated. All categories from VJ & NT (Vimukta Jati and Nomadic tribes), OBC (Other Backward Classes), and SBC (Special Backward Class) are inducted into the under-privileged category with a view to ensure that no student is deprived of education, a government resolution (GR) said. Under the updated list, HIV-positive students can also seek admission under the RTE Act, it stated. The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act or Right to Education Act (RTE), enacted in August 2009, describes the modalities of the importance of free and compulsory education for children between 6 and 14 under Article 21a of the Constitution. The Act ...
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Waive immunity granted to UNFPA officials: sexual harassment victim 17.5.2018 General News
A group of right activists today came out in support of a former consultant at a UN body in Bihar who has alleged sexual harassment by her seniors and demanded that legal immunity granted to staffers of the United Nations be waived to help the police probe the matter and question the accused. The former United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) consultant said she was not able to exercise her constitutional rights and alleged the accused had not yet been questioned. Despite being the victim I am made to feel like an accused while the powerful UNFPA officials are going on with their daily life because of the immunity provision granted to them," she said at a press conference where representatives of civil society groups were also present. Members of organisations such as Humsafar Trust, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) and Jyotish Charitable Trust said allegations of sexual harassment were surfacing across several UN agencies and expressed concern over the safety and security of women ...
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The low-down on ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ from a die-hard fan 17.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Those whose lives and growth he has influenced with his music and life already have the perfect idol in Freddie Mercury as they know him from previous documentaries and body of work. A film can hardly make or mar that image.
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Globally 25mn unsafe abortions take place every year: Report 16.5.2018 General News
Every year 25 million unsafe abortions take place, which compromise the sexual and reproductive health of women around the world, revealed an alarming report published in the journal The Lancet.
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Flyover collapse: UP Cong chief demands Maurya's resignation 16.5.2018 General News
Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar today demanded the resignation of state PWD Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya, holding him morally responsible for the flyover collapse here, in which 15 people lost their lives and several were injured. He also alleged that the state ministers were putting pressure on the district officials and the officials of the UP State Bridge Corporation for completing the construction of the flyover before the 2019 general elections. Without taking the name of Maurya, who is also the deputy chief minister, Babbar said the minister concerned with the UP Bridge Corporation should resign on moral grounds and added that suspending officials, engineers and staff would not absolve him of his responsibility. He alleged that three Vinayak temples were being demolished in the city for development works, adding that the flyover collapse was a fallout of the "curse" of the deity. The actor-turned-politician also alluded to a remark by Prime Minister Narendra Modi when a
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Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ now available in Burgundy Red and Sunrise Gold 16.5.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Samsung has announced two new warmer shades for the Galaxy S9 and S9+, gifting their brand fans a total of 6 color options. When Samsung first released the Galaxy S9 in March, there were four color options: Midnight Black, Titanium Gray, Coral Blue, and Lilac Purple. Compared to competitors who generally stick to two or possibly three different shades -- generally from the white to black color scales, four colors is generous. The more the merrier it seems, Samsung has now announced two new warmer shades for its latest flagship -- Sunrise Gold and Burgundy Red. The tones are new for Galaxy S9, but not for the brand. Last November, the South Korean tech giant offered ‘Burgundy Red' to Samsung Galaxy S8 customers, first available in the motherland. That pattern follows, Samsung's announcement states that the Burgundy Red will be available in Korea and China starting in May, with no information on when or if it will reach other markets. As for the Sunrise Gold edition, that will ship farther afield, reaching ...
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World Health Organization publishes its first essential diagnostics list 16.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
The World Health Organization (WHO) has published its first 'essential diagnostics list', a catalogue of tests needed to diagnose the most common conditions as well as a number of global priority diseases. The step was taken to address the problem of people's inability to access diagnostic services, thus failing to receive the correct treatment. "An accurate diagnosis is the first step to getting effective treatment. No one should suffer or die because of lack of diagnostic services, or because the right tests were not available, said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General. An estimated 46 per cent of adults with Type 2 diabetes worldwide were undiagnosed, risking serious health complications and higher health costs, said a statement by the world health body yesterday. Late diagnosis of infectious diseases such as HIV and tuberculosis increases the risk of their spread and makes them more difficult to treat, it said. The essential diagnostics list concentrates on in-vitro tests like tests of ...
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Jaipur: HIV positive women seek dairy booth allotment for earning livelihood 16.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Ostracised by the society and shunned by their families, more than 100 HIV positive women seeking a permanent source of livelihood on Tuesday demanded dairy booth allotment feed their families. Among these women was  Laxmi (name changed) who married Babu (name changed) 10 years ago in Paldi Meena area of Jaipur and never realised that her life was going to be changed forever. Three years after marriage, when she got pregnant for the second time, Laxmi, then of 23 years age, during the ANC came to know that she was HIV positive. She was infected by her husband Babu,  a truck driver, who died two years later, leaving Laxmi and two daughters. “Soon after the death of my husband, my in-laws kicked us out of the house. Since then I am earning bread for my two children by working as a domestic help but as kids are growing up and it has become difficult to meet the basic needs like food even with the 1,500 per month income,” said Laxmi. I need a source of stable income.” “NACO Rajasthan fact sheet reveals that ...
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WHO publishes its first essential diagnostics list 16.5.2018 General News
The World Health Organisation (WHO) today published its first 'essential diagnostics list', a catalogue of tests needed to diagnose the most common conditions as well as a number of global priority diseases. The step was taken to address the problem of people's inability to access diagnostic services, thus failing to receive the correct treatment. "An accurate diagnosis is the first step to getting effective treatment. No one should suffer or die because of lack of diagnostic services, or because the right tests were not available, said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General. An estimated 46 per cent of adults with Type 2 diabetes worldwide are undiagnosed, risking serious health complications and higher health costs, said a statement by the world health body. Late diagnosis of infectious diseases such as HIV and tuberculosis increases the risk of their spread and makes them more difficult to treat, it said. The essential diagnostics list concentrates on in vitro tests like .
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From Yahoo to Uber, major hacks of data 15.5.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
The European Union's new data protection rules, which take effect on May 25, will give people more control over the way their personal information is used online. They follow scandals involving lax personal data protection procedures such as at Facebook where US-British political research firm Cambridge Analytica was able to harvest the data of 87 million users. In another case, Grindr, the self-proclaimed world's largest gay dating app, admitted in April to sharing data on its clients' HIV status with third party software vendors. Such scandals are, however, less frequent than cases in which data are stolen through hacking attacks on websites. Here are some of the biggest: - Yahoo, billions hacked - In what is considered the biggest cyber-attack in history, a 2013 hack affected all three billion accounts at Yahoo. The disclosure in October 2017 by Verizon, which acquired Yahoo's online assets in June, revised upward the initial estimate of one billion accounts affected. Yahoo said the stolen user ...
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Tripura Health Min expresses concern over increasing HIV among women 14.5.2018 General News
Tripura Health Minister Sudip Roy Barman expressed concern over increase of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection especially among women in two districts of Tripura.As part of the programme, a voluntary blood donation and free HIV test was organised in which Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma took part in it.While addressing the state conference of the Tripura AIDS Control Society Employees Association at the Bhagat Singh Youth hostel here on Sunday, Barman said "The manner in which HIV infection among the women are increasing is a matter of concern. That means in spite of spending 98 percent of the fund provided women are getting infected with the virus in the North and West district. We need to find a solution to this problem as our efforts are not being identified"."Through a recent report, day by day the number of infection among women is increasing. I hope all of you are putting your heads together and will find out some ways and means to cope with it. As I want to ...
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HIV/AIDS: A health crisis in Afghanistan 13.5.2018 General News
At a science session on Saturday, the government officials and former Jihadi leaders discussed the HIV/AIDS spread, prevention and control in Afghanistan.At the same event, Public Health Minister Ferozuddin Feroz said more than 2,500 people who are infected with HIV/AIDS have been identified by the ministry, reported Tolo News.Feroz mentioned, over three million people are addicted to drugs in Afghanistan. Most of them use the same syringes that provide the ground for HIV/AIDS to spread, he added.Former Jihadi leader Abdul Rab Rasul Sayyaf said the virus poses a serious threat to the young generation in the country.He said the drug addicts need to be treated and asked people to avoid drugs.Sayyaf said, "Obey the teachings of Islam to stay safe from the disease and follow the directions of national control HIV/AIDS programme."The Ministry of Public Health has 13 specific centres for HIV treatment in 13 provinces in Afghanistan.
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Danseuse Rekha Mehra spreads societal awareness through Kathak (Arts Feature) 13.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
She's a trained Kathak dancer who has performed around the world, runs an institute that's training 300 underprivileged children in the arts and passionately believes the dance form is a powerful tool to raise societal awareness about burning issues of the day.
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A remote U.P. village shines the torch on a lurking virus 12.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
In January 2016, 40-year-old Wardhan (name changed) was rushed to a private hospital near Pahuli village in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh, to treat a ruptur
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NHRC notice to UP over 2 minor sisters sent to jail instead of juvenile home in cow slaughter case 11.5.2018 General News
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today said it has issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over two sisters, bother minor, being sent to a jail instead of a juvenile home in a case of alleged cow slaughter. The NHRC has taken suo motu cognisance of a media report that in a case of alleged cow slaughter, the police sent the two girls, aged about 12 and 16 years, to the jail in Khatauli in district Muzaffarnagar, instead of sending them to juvenile home, as required by the law, despite they producing their Aadhaar cards as proof of their age. The police officers preferred to go by their physical appearances instead of believing their Aadhaar cards which were shown to them as proof of their age, the NHRC said in a statement. The girls could come out of the jail on bail only after spending three-and-a-half months there and they felt traumatized, the rights body said. "The contents of the news report about the incident, if true, amount to gross violation of human rights of
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Living With Lupus: 8 Best Home Remedies For Lupus 10.5.2018 NDTV News - Latest
In India, 8-9 people in a group of one lakh are affected with lupus. And this condition is worse when it affects kids, men and older adults. Here's how you can beat lupus with home remedies.
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