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Delhi gears up to check mosquito breeding


May 16th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday instructed all agencies concerned to make full efforts to stop breeding of mosquitoes and sensitise people to drink boiled water during ... Read more...

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Engineer to be prosecuted for judges getting dengue


March 21st, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) A Delhi court has paved the way for the prosecution of a government engineer whose alleged negligence resulted in mosquitos breeding at the construction site ... Read more...

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MCD to launch cleanliness drive, backs NGO initiative


September 5th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) With the number of dengue cases in the capital crossing the 1,200 mark, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will launch a week-long sanitation and cleanliness drive ... Read more...

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Mosquito breeding at CWG venues down


August 31st, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Mosquito breeding around Commonwealth Games venues has decreased after the drastic measures being taken by various agencies, according to the Delhi government. "The joint close monitoring by ... Read more...

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69 new dengue cases in Delhi, total 434


August 23rd, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) At least 69 new cases of dengue were reported in Delhi since Sunday, taking the number of those infected by the mosquito-borne disease to 434 this year, ... Read more...

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Azad terms CWG project sites as breeding ground for mosquitoes in Delhi


August 22nd, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.22 (ANI): Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said here on Sunday that the dug up roads and unfinished work at the Commonwealth Games project sites were the breeding ground ... Read more...

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Municipal Corporation of Delhi launches sanitation drive


August 19th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0 New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) launched an extensive sanitation drive here on Thursday to control the outbreak of water-borne diseases. ... Read more...

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To battle dengue, no weekly off for MCD staff


August 18th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has cancelled weekly holidays of all its staff until the monsoon ends to check the outbreak of dengue, it was announced ... Read more...

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Mosquitoes breeding at 7 CWG sites, notices issued


August 10th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) In what could probably be a cause of worry for the Delhi government, the local civic body has found mosquitoes breeding at seven Commonwealth Games sites. It ... Read more...

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MCD seeks help to check dengue ahead of CWG


August 9th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Monday sought coordination between various civic agencies to check the spread of dengue in the Commonwealth Games host city. At least 121 ... Read more...

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Zoo gears up for monsoon season in Bihar


July 29th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajay KumarPatna, July 29 (ANI): Authorities of the Sanjay Gandhi Botanical and Zoological Gardens in Patna, Bihar have started cleaning up the zoo enclosures to prevent insects from breeding during the ... Read more...

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Mosquitoes breeding in over 51,000 Delhi houses


December 15th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Mosquitoes were found breeding in as many as 51,282 houses in the capital and prosecution was launched against 9,887 residents, Minister of State for Health Dinesh Trivedi ... Read more...

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25 new dengue cases reported in Delhi


November 20th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) With 25 new dengue cases reported in the capital Friday, the total number of people affected with the vector borne disease touched 970, health officials said. According ... Read more...

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Winter may mark fall in dengue cases in Delhi (Lead)


November 13th, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The onset of winter may reduce dengue cases in the national capital with health officials Friday saying a fall in temperature will affect the breeding of ... Read more...

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Winter to reduce dengue cases in Delhi


November 13th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The onset of winter may reduce dengue cases in the national capital. Health officials say a fall in temperature will affect the breeding of mosquitoes. "We are expecting ... Read more...

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38 new dengue cases in Delhi, total affected 710


November 12th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Delhi reported 38 new dengue cases Thursday, taking the number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in the capital to 710, health officials said. "There were ... Read more...

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45 new dengue cases in Delhi


November 11th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) With 45 new dengue cases, the number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in the capital Wednesday reached 672, health officials said. "There were 45 fresh ... Read more...

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42 new dengue cases in Delhi, minister says problem ‘massive’ (Second Lead)


November 10th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The Indian capital reported 42 new dengue cases Tuesday, taking the number of patients to 627 on a day when the union health ministry admitted that the ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games officials fined for breeding mosquitoes (Lead)


November 10th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Officials supervising the construction of the Commonwealth Games village have been fined for letting water stagnate at its building site and making them breeding grounds for ... Read more...

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MCD fines Commonwealth Games officials for letting mosquitoes breed


November 10th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has fined officials at the Commonwealth Games village for letting water stagnate on its construction sites, which have become breeding grounds ... Read more...

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Delhi government blames civic body for dengue rise


November 9th, 2009 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Delhi Health Minister Kiran Walia Monday accused the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) of not taking measures to check the spread of dengue that has claimed two ... Read more...

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29 new dengue cases take capital’s total to 527


November 7th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) With 29 new dengue cases reported in the capital Saturday, the total number of those affected by the vector-borne disease rose to 527, health officials said. "There were ... Read more...

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489 dengue cases recorded in Delhi (Lead)


November 6th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Twenty five new dengue cases were recorded in Delhi Friday, taking the number of people affected by the vector-borne disease to 489, health officials said. The Delhi government ... Read more...

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25 new dengue cases take total to 489 in Delhi


November 6th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The national capital Friday recorded 25 fresh dengue cases taking the number of people affected by the vector-borne disease to 489, officials said. "There were 25 fresh cases ... Read more...

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Delhi reports 391 dengue cases so far


November 2nd, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) At least 16 new cases of dengue were reported Monday, taking the total number of cases of the vector-borne disease in the national capital to 391, a ... Read more...

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366 cases of dengue in Delhi


November 1st, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Fourteen cases of dengue were confirmed Sunday morning, taking the total number of cases of the vector-borne disease in the national capital to 366, a health department ... Read more...

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One more dengue death in Delhi


October 26th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Indian capital Monday recorded one more dengue death, taking the total toll to two, health officials said. So far Delhi has reported 255 positive cases of ... Read more...

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Delhi government holds high level meeting on dengue


October 22nd, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) With a rise in the dengue cases in Delhi, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday held a high-level meeting to discuss the preparedness of health authorities to tackle ... Read more...

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Though rising, fewer dengue cases in Delhi than last year


October 21st, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Delhi recorded 130 cases of dengue until late Tuesday. While officials say that this is the time of the year when an increasing number of people fall ... Read more...

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Malaria spreads in Orissa’s Gajapati district


September 4th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by ANI
Gajapati (Orissa), Sep 4 (ANI): Malaria scare is on an all time high in Orissa's Gajapati district as at least 15 tribals have succumbed to the deadly disease in the past one-month ... Read more...

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Delhi reports first dengue case this year


July 14th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Delhi reported its first case of dengue this year with a 27-year-old man testing positive for the vector-borne disease at a private hospital here, health officials said ... Read more...

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Anti-dengue drive launched in Delhi


July 8th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) An anti-dengue drive to prevent mosquitoe breeding in the capital has been launched by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) though the region is drying up due ... Read more...

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Rebuilding lives of Cyclone Aila victims still a challenge (Third of three-part series)(With Images)


June 30th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Anand Pathar Pratima (West Bengal), June 30 (IANS) Many of the one million people affected by Cyclone Aila live in small islands amid a maze of rivers and canals in the ... Read more...

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Children worst affected by Cyclone Aila (Second of a three-part series)


June 29th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Anand Pathar Pratima (West Bengal) June 29 (IANS) Children are emerging as one of the worst affected groups among the estimated one million people hit by Cyclone Aila in the Sundarbans, ... Read more...

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Congress protests BJP-led MCD’s ‘inefficiency’ to check dengue


September 22nd, 2008 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) With dengue cases in the national capital reaching an alarming figure of 409, opposition Congress municipal councillors Monday protested against the alleged inefficiency of Bharatiya Janata Party-run ... Read more...

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