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AIDS stigma drives HIV in India: World Bank study
Washington, July 22 (IANS) HIV prevalence in India and South Asia is growing among sex workers and other high risk groups due to widespread failure to prevent stigmatising of people living with AIDS, according to a new report.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 1:45:13 PM

Don't be harsh during protests: Human Rights Watch
New York, July 22 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government should ensure due rights and protections for children detained for taking part in violent street protests, Human Rights Watch has said.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 1:01:57 PM

Canada becomes first western nation to partner 'Vibrant Gujarat'
Toronto, July 22 (IANS) In a major boost to Gujarat, Canada has announced to become a partner country in the Vibrant Gujarat investment summit next year.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 1:01:42 PM

1,000-year-old sea creatures found
Toronto, July 22 (IANS) Canadian and Spanish scientists have discovered rare species of marine life, with some creatures more than 1,000 years old.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 12:52:19 PM

Katy Perry goes nude for album cover
Los Angeles, July 22 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry has gone topless for the cover of her new music album 'Teenage Drama' and describes her picture as 'gorgeous'.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 12:30:02 PM

Foxy Brown arrested, released
Los Angeles, July 22 (IANS) Singer Foxy Brown was arrested and later released after having a run-in with neighbour who has a restraining order against her.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 12:04:35 PM

Osama in Pakistan-Afghanistan tribal belt: US
Washington, July 22 (IANS) The US says elusive Al Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden is in the tribal areas between Afghanistan and Pakistan though the Pakistani government at its top levels may not know about it.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 11:45:46 AM

British PM gorges on roadside hot dog
New York, July 22 (IANS) David Cameron was treated to a roadside hot dog by New York mayor Michael Bloomberg after the British prime minister arrived in the city for his first official visit.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 11:26:06 AM

Alligator found in Puerto Rico parking lot
San Juan, July 22 (IANS/EFE) A five-feet-long alligator, probably 'abandoned by its owners', was found in a parking lot next to a shopping centre in a Puerto Rican town, officials said.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 10:30:32 AM

Six in Mexico get 25-30 years in jail for abortion
Mexico City, July 22 (IANS/EFE) Six Mexican women have been sentenced 25-30 years in prison on homicide charges for terminating their pregnancies.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 10:30:22 AM

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