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Palakkad in Kerala Becomes First HIV/AIDS Literate District

Kerala’s Palakkad district will become the first total HIV/AIDS literate district in the country due mainly to joint initiatives of civic authorities and KESS-HAPPI, a voluntary organisation which helped win the status. Just as Kottayam became India’s first city to achieve 100 percent¬†literacy in 1989,¬†so is Palakkad is all set to be honoured with the status of being the first ...

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ANR’s ‘Devadas’ Music Composer MS Viswanathan in ICU

Popular yester-years music composer MS Viswanathan who has composed for Tamil and Telugu films, including the outstanding film ‘Devadas’ of Akkineni Nageswara Rao, has taken taken ill and was admitted to the ICU of Chennai-based Fortis Malar Hospital on Tuesday. Known as MSV in the southern filmdom, MS Viswanathan, 87, was undergoing treatment for age-related ailments initially but when his ...

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