Last Updated: Saturday, August 20, 2011, 21:12
Orissa government has claimed dengue had been detected in 465 districts spread over 20 states in India.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 01, 2011, 22:33
Extensive breeding of mosquitoes
has been found in the residential flats of Delhi Police by the
MCD, which has decided to write to the city police chief in
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 16, 2011, 16:25
A new study has found proteins that can affect behaviour and physiology of female mosquitoes.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 09, 2011, 18:23
Gearing up to combat the spread
of vector-borne diseases like dengue and malaria in the city,
the MCD is purchasing tonnes of chemicals, bio-larvicides and
other material to be used to kill mosquitoes and prevent their
Last Updated: Monday, February 14, 2011, 17:53
The product, a spin-off from military research, was launched here as a commercial product by DRDO.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 18, 2011, 15:32
The Health Ministry`s refusal to allow the use of a highly potent mosquito control agent developed by one of its own institutes has kicked up a controversy.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 02, 2010, 13:58
Neighbouring states like Punjab
and Haryana are responsible for rising dengue cases in the
city as they have "little or no initiative" to control
mosquito breeding, a senior MCD official said.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 19, 2010, 23:57
To check mosquito breeding along
rail tracks, a `mosquito terminator train` was today flagged
off from the New Delhi station which will run across the
Capital and surrounding areas.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 17:36
The MCD has turned to Indian
Institute of Technology-Delhi and Delhi College of Engineering
to help check mosquito breeding in the storm water drains in
the city during the coming rainy season.
Last Updated: Monday, February 01, 2010, 18:47
An innovative mosquito apparatus
that mimics the human body, attracts mosquitoes and kills them
without use of any harmful chemicals is set to hit the markets
Last Updated: Sunday, November 01, 2009, 14:50
Iran`s hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is comparing the power of Iran`s enemies to a "mosquito," saying Iran now deals with the West over its nuclear activities from a position of power.
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