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Bengal rights panel seeks report on dengue from government


September 18th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Expressing concern over the "alarming rise" in dengue cases in and around Kolkata, the West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC) Tuesday sought a report from the ... Read more...

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Delay in checking dengue in Bengal, says governor


September 11th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) With five people dead and more than 1,200 people affected with dengue, West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Tuesday blamed initial delays on the part of ... Read more...

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Over 1,200 now down with dengue in Bengal


September 10th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) The dengue outbreak in West Bengal has now affected over 1,200 people though the number of deaths remains at five, according to state health department ... Read more...

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Over 1,000 now down with dengue in Bengal


September 8th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) The dengue outbreak in West Bengal has affected over 1,000 people though the number of deaths remains at five, according to state health department data ... Read more...

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Calcutta High Court admits dengue PIL, asks state about measures


September 7th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday admitted a public interest litigation related to the current dengue outbreak in West Bengal, and asked the state government to file ... Read more...

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Banerjee continues to attack media on dengue coverage


September 7th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Continuing her tirade against the media on its coverage of the West Bengal dengue outbreak, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday claimed that it was now ... Read more...

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Kolkata civic body on overdrive to contain dengue


September 6th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) After West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called for cleaning up the city due to a dengue outbreak, Kolkata Municipal Corporation has intensified vigil to ... Read more...

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Mamata against controlled diet


September 4th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday advised the youth to avoid going on a controlled diet as it lowers the immunity system and leads ... Read more...

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Bengal dengue cases rise to 643; cause Congress, Trinamool spat


September 2nd, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) The number of confirmed dengue cases in West Bengal has shot up to 643, with 80 percent of the patients residing in Kolkata and its ... Read more...

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Lahore dengue toll rises to 127


October 2nd, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 2 (IANS) The toll in the dengue outbreak in Pakistan's Lahore city Sunday rose to 127 after three more people succumbed to the disease, a media report said.According ... Read more...

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Lahore dengue toll reaches 110


October 1st, 2011 - 6:48 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) The toll in dengue epidemic in Lahore city rose to 110 Friday after four more people succumbed to the disease, a media report said. Lahore is ... Read more...

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Dengue toll reaches 29 in Pakistan’s Punjab province


September 16th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) The onslaught of dengue is still on in Pakistan's Punjab province with 29 people having succumbed to the disease so far and 5,500 cases confirmed in ... Read more...

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Coal shortage forces NALCO to cut aluminium production


September 10th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 (IANS) A shortage of coal has forced state-owned National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) to cut its daily aluminium production by about 78 tonnes, an official said Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Dengue, labour strike hit Mahanadi Coalfields output


September 1st, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 1 (IANS) Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL), a unit of state-run Coal India, said Thursday its output fell by 1.3 million tonnes in August compared to a year ago, ... Read more...

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Three dengue deaths in Orissa


August 9th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 8 (IANS) At least three people including a woman died of dengue in Angul district of Orissa, an official said Monday.The dengue outbreak is concentrated in Angul, deputy ... Read more...

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Delhi allots more funds to fight dengue, malaria


October 26th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) With the worst dengue outbreak seen in the last five years, the Delhi government Tuesday decided to release an additional amount of Rs.35 crore to the Municipal ... Read more...

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Fogging on as dengue outbreak gets worse


October 25th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) With the dengue spreading in the capital, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Monday resumed fogging after a three-day gap in a desperate bid to kill mosquitoes, ... Read more...

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Security tightened in Delhi as athletes start coming for Commonwealth Games


September 25th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 25 (ANI): Authorities deployed thousands of paramilitary personnel and commandos to beef up security around the Commonwealth Games venues as athletes from various countries start coming in for the ... Read more...

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Top nations undecided on CWG participation (Roundup)


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) With Commonwealth Games just 11 days away, participation of some of the top nations is doubtful with Australia, New Zealand and Canada still undecided on sending ... Read more...

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India ready to host CWG: Jaipal Reddy


September 19th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 19 (ANI): Union Urban Development Minister and Chairman of the Group of Ministers (GoM) panel on the Commonwealth Games Jaipal Reddy has said there is no attempt to cover-up ... Read more...

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England shops for protective gear to battle dengue


September 16th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) The chef de mission of the England's Commonwealth squad, Craig Hunter is on a shopping spree in Delhi for 560 pairs of trousers and long-sleeved tops to protect ... Read more...

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As dengue stalks Delhi, hospitals struggle to cope (Feature)


September 14th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Suffering from fever, five dengue-stricken children slump on the floor of a state-run hospital in Delhi, waiting for doctors. With four deaths and over 1,800 ... Read more...

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Australia issues dengue warning to its CWG contingent


September 9th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 9 (ANI): Australia's High Commissioner to India Peter Varghese has said that Canberra has issued an advisory to its 2010 Commonwealth Games squad over the dengue outbreak in India.Varghese, ... Read more...

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Corporation to terminate striking breeder checkers


September 8th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The services of domestic breeder checkers (DBC), who continued their strike for the third day Wednesday, will be terminated if they don't report for work Thursday, the ... Read more...

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‘Delhi dengue situation as bad as 2006′


August 28th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The dengue situation in the national capital seems alarmingly similar to the 2006 outbreak, when 3,366 cases of the deadly fever were reported along with 36 deaths, ... Read more...

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Cuba helps fight dengue in Sri Lanka


August 17th, 2009 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban epidemiologists have arrived in Colombo to help Sri Lanka fight a dengue fever outbreak, using a bio-insecticide programme developed in Cuba. Cuban experts will present the Sri ... Read more...

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