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Clean fountains to stop mosquito breeding: NGT

Clean fountains to stop mosquito breeding: NGT

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar directed all municipal corporations, Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and Cantonment Board to take precautionary steps to stop the infestation of mosquitoes.

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.