You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> City-Delhi

Aids cases rise eight times in three years in National capital

DNDEL8017 | 8/11/2017 | Author : Cheena Kapoor | WC :403 | Health

As per a recent RTI data filed by the Praja Foundation, there has been an eight fold spike in the number of HIV infected cases in the city. The NGO releases a ‘white paper’ confirming that between the years 2014 and 2016, the cases rose multiple times but the death rate may have gone down.
“This data has been collected from Municipal Corporation of Delhi dispensaries and hospitals and state dispensaries and hospitals between years 2014 and 2016. We asked these dispensaries to share the newly reported cases of these diseases with us and this is what we received,” said Milind Mhaske, Project Director, Praja Foundation. “We also tried to get data from the four major central government hospitals, but after we were refused, we never pur
Read full story

Copyright restricted. Under license from   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on City-Delhi

Delhi has efficient bureaucrats, Dikshit tells Kejriwal
DNDEL10605 | 10/18/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :302

A day after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal alleged that 90 per cent of IAS officers “do not work” which then slows down the pace of work at times, former CM Sheila Dikshit came out in support of the bureaucrats.
Dikshit said on Tuesday th
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Mum saves kids from fire by leaving door unlocked
DNDEL10606 | 10/18/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : Advitya Bahl | WC :382

Twenty six-year-old Mehmoon Khan managed to save her children’s lives by not locking her house that fateful morning on Tuesday. Khan, who told the police later on that she locked her four children in her home every day before she went to work. But to
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Now, Delhiites can vote to shut down liquor stores
DNDEL10607 | 10/18/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :256

Delhiites can now take a call on shutting down neighbourhood liquor shops if they create a nuisance in their areas by voting them out, the Delhi government said on Tuesday. As per the plan, the residents of a particular area can now vote out a liquor
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

L-G Baijal writes to Kejriwal about CM’s stolen WagonR
DNDEL10608 | 10/18/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :255

Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday wrote a letter to Arvind Kejriwal over the theft of the Delhi Chief Minister’s Blue WagonR car which was later recovered by the police. The move came after Kejriwal had written a letter to Baijal about havin
Add To LightboxCalculate Price