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National Green Tribunal to seek report on Delhi air pollution

National Green Tribunal to seek report on Delhi air pollution

NGT's directive came while hearing a case related to the rising menace of Chikungunya and Dengue.

Mosquito breeding: Sushmita Sen served notice by BMC

Mosquito breeding: Sushmita Sen served notice by BMC

Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen has reportedly been served a notice by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). According to ANI, some mosquito breeding spots were found at her house in Khar.

Delhi, beware: Chikungunya cases on the rise due to spike in mosquito breeding!

Chikungunya is a viral disease spread by the Aedes mosquito, which is also the carrier of dengue. It's symptoms include fever and acute joint pains.

277 dengue cases in 2nd week of November; total crosses 15,500

The dengue outbreak seems to have plateaued in the second week of November with about 280 cases of the disease reported in the national capital, which was this year faced with its worst outbreak of the vector-borne fever since 1996.

Dengue: Nearly 1,850 fresh cases in 1 week; total over 12,500

 With nearly 1,850 fresh dengue cases reported in the last one week, the total number of people down with the vector-borne fever in the city this year has mounted to 12,531.

Dengue: Step up check on mosquito breeding after rain, Centre to Delhi govt

The Centre on Saturday issued a fresh advisory to Delhi government to "intensify" measures to check the breeding of mosquitoes after experts warned that the dengue situation may worsen in the wake of fresh showers in the national capital.

NDMC asks embassies to provide access for checking of mosquito breeding

 In view of the dengue scare in the National Capital, the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has approached embassies and foreign missions to provide access to its staff for checking of mosquito breeding on their premises.

Over 3000 notices issued by NDMC so far for mosquito breeding

The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has issued over 3,000 notices including 90 to the sprawling Rashtrapati Bhawan besides hospitals, government offices and schools during this season after dengue mosquitoes were found breeding in their premises.

Dengue scare: 1,259 cases recorded in Delhi, highest after 2010

Dengue is rearing its head again in Delhi with total number of cases reported this year till first week of September reaching to nearly 1,260, the highest number for the period in the past five years.

Over 25,000 Delhi houses issued notices for mosquito breeding

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation has issued legal notices to over 25,000 houses and challans to various offices after finding conditions favouring mosquito breeding, a statement said Tuesday.

6 Japanese Encephalitis cases detected in Nagaland

Six cases of Japanese Encephalitis have been detected in the past one week in Nagaland, state government today said.

AIIMS and other hospitals challaned for mosquito breeding

Several leading hospitals in Delhi were found to be breeding sites for aedes and anopheles mosquito which causes dengue and malaria respectively during the inspection by the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) teams.

4,727 dengue cases in Delhi

The number of people testing positive for the dengue virus in Delhi increased to 4,727 from 4,618 on Nov 4, a municipal health official said Friday.

Teenager latest dengue victim in Delhi, over 3,500 cases

A teenage girl has become the latest victim of dengue in the capital, as number of cases climbed to over 3,500 so far.

Over 2,100 dengue cases, overtake last year`s figure

400 new dengue cases have been reported in the last four days in Delhi taking the total to over 2100 so far, surpassing last year`s figure.

Mosquitoes found breeding in over 60,000 houses: Report

Over 60,000 households have failed an inspection against mosquito breeding.

`Terminator` to fight mosquito breeding along tracks

Railways will launch `mosquito terminator` a truck equipped with power sprayer mounted on a flat wagon tomorrow to fight dengue menace in the capital.

Researchers propose larvae control to target malaria

Although, there has been a steady decline in malaria related deaths signalling a good progress in fight against this life-threatening disease, researchers still feel that new methods are needed to control the disease in order to put a check on the number of cases of malaria in Africa and Asia.

India sees highest-ever 35,000 dengue cases in 2012

India has recorded over 35,000 dengue cases in 2012, the highest number in a year so far, parliament was told Tuesday.

12,000 Delhi premises conducive for mosquito breeding: Walia

A total of 12,000 premises in the capital were found to be conducive for mosquitoes` breeding from February to June this year, said Delhi Health Minister A.K Walia