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Latest global HIV/AIDS figures

Some important data from a report by the United Nations Programme on AIDS (UNAIDS). (Source: Reuters) An estimated 34 million people worldwide had the human immunodeficiency virus HIV.L that causes AIDS in 2010, according to the UNAIDS data, up 17 percent on 2001, when 28.6 million were living with HIV. There were 2.7 million new ..

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Avahan Initiative

Avahan is an India AIDS Initiative funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. A recent joint study carried by the IHME (Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation), University of Washington, University of Hong Kong and the PHFI (Public Health Foundation of India) discovered that “Avahan” productively slackened the transmission of HIV in INDIA. Avahan was ..

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Uses of Transitmycin

Transitmycin is a new anti-bacterial, anti-viral molecule recently isolated by scientists of the Tuberculosis Research Centre at Ramanathapuram. This new molecule has proven to be effective for all types of HIV. It was tested against the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, ‘C’ (more common in India) and ‘B’ where it was found to be effective. Now TRC ..

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Current Affairs : July 3-4, 2011

9 day long Lord Jagannath’s Rathyatra commences 9 day Long Rathyatra of Lord Jagannath in Puri, Odisha Why it is celebrated: To mark the annual visit of the God to his birthplace Deities Lord Jagannath, brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra taken in their respective chariots The King of Puri Gajapati Maharaj did the traditional cleanse ..

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Current Affairs Current Affairs : National : October 2009

October 13, 2009: World’s fastest growing telecom market is IndiaAccording to a latest report by Moodys India is the fastest growing telecom market of the world, leaving behind China. India’s net additions of 10 million (subscribers) per month have far outpaced China’s monthly rate of increase, now below eight million. October 12, 2009: Mines and ..

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