Jammu and Kashmir
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Bihar MLC suggests sterilisation of mosquitoes!
The Bihar Legislative Council today discussed the growing mosquito menace with a member seeking ster...
`Mosquito god` worshipped to ward off dengue
To ward off dengue and malaria fever, people in Jharkhand`s Bokaro district are offering prayers to ...
36 new dengue cases in Delhi
The number of dengue patients continues to go up in the national capital, with 36 new cases Friday, ...
Mosquito-repelling compounds found in Jatropha curcas
Jatropha curcas, a folk remedy plant used in India and Africa to ward off bugs, contains insect-repe...
Scientists crack secret of mosquito`s immunity
Scientists have cracked the code of how mosquitoes develop immunity to virus, potentially opening th...
Sri Lanka go to war against dengue mosquito
Sri Lanka has decided to deploy the military and the police identify and destroy the mosquito breedi...
New mosquito species doesn`t need blood before laying eggs
Scientists have discovered a secretive and exotic species of mosquito, which, unlike others of its k...
‘Death by mosquito bite is also an accident’
Death due to a mosquito bite is an accident and is covered under accidental death insurance, a consu...
In shoals, fishes like school kids follow rules
By tracking the fish using computer imaging and fitting mathematical models to how the fish interact...
Dengue cases close to 800 in the capital
Dengue cases in the national capital neared the 800 mark on Wednesday after another 21 people test...
Dengue toll rises to 19 in Orissa
Of the 19 dengue victims, 15 alone belonged to the coal belt in Angul, while the rest four hailed fr...
`Won’t declare dengue as epidemic in Orissa`
Orissa government has claimed dengue had been detected in 465 districts spread over 20 states in Ind...
MCD to launch drive to control mosquito breeding
Persons or institutions will be prosecuted under MCD Bye-laws for creating mosquitogenic conditions ...
Dengue vaccine could be ready by 2015
Dengue has reemerged in recent years as a serious public health threat in tropical regions. There is...
MCD finds `extensive` mosquito breeding in Delhi Police flats
Extensive breeding of mosquitoes has been found in the residential flats of Delhi Police by the MC...
Govt to provide medicated mosquito nets
678 people died due to malaria and 104 due to dengue across the country last year.
Male mosquitoes’ proteins may affect female
A new study has found proteins that can affect behaviour and physiology of female mosquitoes.
MCD preparing to combat dengue, to buy anti-mosquito chemicals
Gearing up to combat the spread of vector-borne diseases like dengue and malaria in the city, the ...
Turning mosquito bites into anti-malarial shots
Researchers could be turning the mosquito bite into a tool to wipe out the deadly disease malaria.
DRDO mosquito repellent launched for commercial use
The product, a spin-off from military research, was launched here as a commercial product by DRDO.
A mosquito scam breeding in India?
The Health Ministry`s refusal to allow the use of a highly potent mosquito control agent developed b...
Mosquito-proof coolers: MCD`s formula to check dengue
Use special mosquito-proof coolers to keep dengue and chikungunya at bay.
MCD blames Punjab, Haryana for dengue surge
Neighbouring states like Punjab and Haryana are responsible for rising dengue cases in the city as...
Evolving mosquito to complicate disease control efforts
Anopheles gambiae, is evolving into two separate species, a development that could both complicate m...
Malaysia to carry out landmark GM mosquito trial
Malaysia`s death rate from dengue fever has spiralled 53 percent this year.
Virus may act as ‘late-life-acting’ biopesticide against malaria
A naturally occurring virus in mosquitoes could act as a "late-life-acting" insecticide by killing o...
`Terminator train` to check mosquito breeding in capital
To check mosquito breeding along rail tracks, a `mosquito terminator train` was today flagged off ...
The world`s first malaria-proof mosquito `created`
For the first time, scientists claim to successfully succeed in genetically altering mosquitoes.
MCD seeks IIT help to fight mosquito menace
The MCD has turned to Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi and Delhi College of Engineering to hel...
Scientists turns mosquito into ``flying vaccinator``
A team of Japanese researchers has developed a mosquito that spreads vaccine instead of disease.
New discovery may prevent malaria transmission
A research team from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the ...
"Mozzquit": An eco-friendly mosquito trap
An innovative mosquito apparatus that mimics the human body, attracts mosquitoes and kills them wi...
Now, a cheaper way to trap deadly mosquitoes
Researchers have come up with the cheapest and most efficient way so far to trap adult mosquitoes an...
Elephant dung: Source of livelihood, mosquito repellant
Munia Devi and her son Bholua look forward to the world-famous cattle fair that takes place here eve...
Iran`s enemies a `mosquito`: Ahmadinejad
Iran`s hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is comparing the power of Iran`s enemies to a "mosqui...
Mosquito-borne African virus a new threat to West
The United States and Europe face a new health threat from a mosquito-borne disease far more unpleas...
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