Nirmala George

Nirmala George

    Clinton announces boost for Aids fight

    Former United States President Bill Clinton announced an agreement on Thursday to cut prices of HIV/Aids treatments for children, making the life-saving drugs far more accessible worldwide. Two Indian pharmaceutical companies have agreed to supply antiretroviral formulations for HIV-positive children at prices as low as 16 US cents a day.

    Suspects detained for Mumbai blasts

    Indian police have detained about 350 people in connection with the deadly Mumbai train bombings, as a top official said on Thursday that investigators believe they "should have something substantial soon". A man claiming to represent al-Qaeda reportedly claimed on Thursday that the terror network has set up a wing in Kashmir.