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Committed to achieving 'End of AIDS' as public threat by 2030: Nadda

Committed to achieving 'End of AIDS' as public threat by 2030: Nadda

New Delhi, Dec 1 (UNI) Stressing that India is committed to achieving 'End of AIDS' as a public threat by 2030, Union Health Minister J P Nadda on World AIDS Day on Saturday said National AIDS Control Programme has been extremely successful in halting and reversing the tide of HIV/AIDS epidemic in India.

The Minister tweeted, 'On this WorldAIDSDay, I pray for a healthy life to all PLHIV around the globe. National AIDS Control Programme has been extremely successful in halting & reversing the tide of HIV/AIDS epidemic in India. We are committed of achieving 'End of AIDS' as a public threat by 2030.'

Minister of State for Health Anupriya Patel tweeted: 'Let us all come together and spread awareness, educate and improve the understanding of HIV & AIDS . For more dial AIDS helpline 1097. '

Minister of State for Health Manoj Sinha tweeted, 'Today, on World AIDS Day, let's all unite to create awareness about this disease in the people and resolve to make the nation free from the clutches of this disease.'

Around 12.52 lakh people living with HIV are receiving free Anti-Retroviral Treatment through 540 ART centres in India.

World AIDS Day is one of the eight official global public health campaigns marked by the World Health Organization (WHO), along with World Health Day, World Blood Donor Day, World Immunization Week, World Tuberculosis Day, World No Tobacco Day, World Malaria Day and World Hepatitis Day.

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BJP delinks party's debacle from 2019 LS battle, Rajya Sabha MP flays 'caste card'

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11 Dec 2018 | 4:15 PM

New Delhi, Dec 11 (UNI) On the face of clear rout in Chhattisgarh and not able to put up a good show in other states, the BJP on Tuesday said the mandate in the recently held assembly elections will have no connections to the Lok Sabha polls next year.

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BJP delinks party's debacle from 2019 LS battle, Rajya Sabha MP flays 'caste card'

11 Dec 2018 | 3:33 PM

New Delhi, Dec 11 (UNI) On the face of clear rout in Chhattisgarh and not able to put up a good show in other states, the BJP on Tuesday said the mandate in the recently held assembly elections will have no connections to the Lok Sabha polls next year.

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Rahul meets Sonia at 10 Janpath

11 Dec 2018 | 3:31 PM

New Delhi, Dec 11 (UNI) As the trends of counting for assembly elections showed the Congress taking a huge lead over the BJP in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh whi;le giving a tough fight to the saffron party in madhya Pradesh, party president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday met his mother and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi at 10 Janpath here on Tuesday.

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Longest surviving Mizoram CM Lal Thanhawla humbled in both constituencies

11 Dec 2018 | 3:16 PM

New Delhi, Dec 11 (UNI) The ultimate power in democracy remains with the electorate and this was reflected well in the mandate in Mizoram polls when five time Chief Minister and Congress stalwart Lal Thanhawla lost both the assembly seats he contested.

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Naidu says Bharatiyar ignited resurgence in Tamil literature

11 Dec 2018 | 3:15 PM

New Delhi, Dec 11 (UNI) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday paid tributes to Tamil poet
Subramania Bharatiyar who, he said, 'ignited resurgence in Tamil literature and drew inspiration
from ancient sources of Indian culture'.

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