AIDS crisis in India: 47 students dead, 828 infected in Tripura

08:09 PM | 10 Jul, 2024

NEW DELHI -  In the Indian state of Tripura, 828 students have tested positive for HIV, with 47 students already having succumbed to the deadly disease.

According to Indian media reports, a shocking revelation was made in a report released by the Tripura State AIDS Control Society. The report indicates that 5 to 7 new cases of AIDS are being reported daily in Tripura. The number of students affected by this disease has reached 828, while 47 have died.

Due to the spread of AIDS, affected students from Tripura have stopped attending various educational institutions across the country. Similarly, students from other states who were studying in Tripura are returning to their home regions.

The exact cause of the rapid spread of AIDS has not yet been determined. However, the report mentions that students in 220 schools and 24 colleges are using drugs through injections. This injection use is cited as the main reason for the fast spread of AIDS among the students.


Currency Rates Today - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 19 July 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 19, 2024 (Friday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 278.9 for buying and 280.8 for selling. Euro's buying rate remains stable at 301.25 and selling rate is 303.15.

British Pound rate is 354.75 for buying, and 358.25 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.4 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.65.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 278.9 280.8
Euro EUR 301.25 303.15
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354.75 358.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.4 77.15
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.65 74.37
Australian Dollar AUD 184.55 186.35
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.15 749.15
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.75 205.75
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.4 26.7
Swiss Franc CHF 309.05 311.55
Thai Bhat THB 7.5 7.65


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