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State sees rise in HIV cases in two years

Punjabi Politics
Karam Prakash Tribune News Service Patiala, May 16 The state has witnessed a two-fold increase in the HIV-AIDS cases in the past two years even as the number has dipped in the country. With 36,794 cases in 2015 going up to 61,945 cases till December 2017, the life-threatening disease is on the rise. As per the 2017 UNAIDS data, HIV infection has seen a decrease by 46 per cent, and AIDS-related deaths have gone down by 22 per cent since 2010. In 2016, the country had 80,000 new HIV infections as compared to 1,50,000 in 2005, and 62,000 AIDS-related deaths as compared to 1,50,000 in 2005. As per the Punjab State AIDS Control Society (since its inception in 1989), of the 50 lakh people, 61,945 tested positive for HIV. While Amritsar topped the list with 14,929 PLHIV cases until 2017, Ludhian...
Cannes 2018: Jog down memory lane, reminisce Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her Cannes journey of 16 years!

Cannes 2018: Jog down memory lane, reminisce Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her Cannes journey of 16 years!

Entertainment
Cannes 2018: Jog down memory lane, reminisce Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her Cannes journey of 16 years! Its summer time, folks and the annual soiree that celebrates cinema, fashion and creativity is here – Cannes International Film Festival. This year again, for the 17th time in a row, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will make us prouder than ever and grace the prestigious red carpet as the brand ambassador of the cosmetic giant
Aamir Khan to attend a special screening of his debut film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak to celebrate 30 years

Aamir Khan to attend a special screening of his debut film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak to celebrate 30 years

Entertainment
Aamir Khan to attend a special screening of his debut film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak to celebrate 30 years Box Office King of Bollywood Aamir Khan marks three decades in Bollywood as his debut film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak celebrates its 30th anniversary. Marking the same, a radio house has organized a special screening of the Aamir Khan starrer in Mumbai. Aamir Khan along with director Mansoor Khan and his sister Nuzrat Kha...

Police fail to nab PO’s even after 16 years

Punjabi Politics
The Nakodar city police is yet to arrest three persons who have been on the run for 16 years. They had allegedly murdered a local jeweller Mimik. Janak Raj, who was employed at the jewellery shop of the victim’s grandfather at Sarafan Bazar, along with his accomplices Rajesh and Sonu were declared proclaimedoffenders (POs).

Land acquired 3 years ago, 78 owners yet to be paid

Punjabi Politics
Parvesh Sharma Tribune News Service Sangrur, May 4 Three years after the acquisition of land for the widening of NH-64 from Patiala to Barnala, 78 land owners are still waiting for the release of Rs 53 crore. Reason: Some senior officers had allegedly changed the nature of land after the issuance of the notification and the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) stopped payment. The affected persons are demanding action against the erring officers. On Thursday, the affected persons, after a meeting here in Prem Basti, wrote a letter to state PWD (B&R) Minister Vijay Inder Singla, who is also the Sangrur city MLA, and sought his help for the early release of their money. “To favour some near and dear ones, the officers changed the nature of land and converted agricultural land...