Issue Date: Nov 15, 1998
According to the World Health Organisation, about 31 million people in the world are living with 11IV or AIDS. Significantly, this includes-about one million children. In 1997, around 2.3 million people died due to AIDS, of which 1.8 million were among adults aged 15 and above. In 1995, about 75,000 infants who had received the virus from their mothers died before their first birthday. Most of these infant deaths occurred in the countries of sub-Saharan Africa.
Recent Supreme Court order in Vedanta case holds hope for tribal community life
Butterflies on the roof of the world is a vivid and engaging narrative of the author's rendezvous with the butterflies and moths in particular, and nature in general