Calcutta  /  Published 16.06.20

The scare: Salt Lake fountains

Several fountains in Salt Lake that have been lying defunct for months have turned into mosquito breeding sites following the recent spells of rain, leaving residents worried about a possible dengue o...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.20

2 in hospital with dengue in the city

A 78-year-old man from Middleton Row and a 13-year-old girl from Ballygunge have tested positive for dengue and are admitted to different hospitals in the city.Public health experts warned that interm...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.20

Sikkim woman dies of dengue in UP

A woman from Sikkim travelling on a special train ferrying stranded people from Gujarat to the Northeast died of suspected dengue midway at Katni in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday.Rinzing C. Bhutia, the c...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.05.20

'Operation Dengue' amid Covid-19

Efforts are on to contain an outbreak of dengue even as the state grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic.Eight of Jharkhand's 24 districts are classified as dengue endemic zones: Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Dhan...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.05.20

Stuck work, health risk

Pending road and drainage infrastructure projects in Jamshedpur and Ranchi are fast turning into breeding grounds for mosquitoes, leading to threat of vector-borne diseases a time civic bodies and the...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.20

Don’t forget dengue: Mamata

Government officials should not forget dengue while the fight against Covid-19 is on, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday.“Please carry on the work needed to prevent dengue. Ensure that a ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.02.20

Rain triggers viral warning

The drizzle on Tuesday and the consequent drop in temperature have created conditions suitable for the spread of dengue and other viral diseases, public health professionals warned.The light rain has ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.02.20

CMC: Be on guard against dengue

The winter is in retreat and the temperature is rising. It’s time Calcuttans started taking steps to prevent the spread of vector-borne diseases such as dengue, the Calcutta Municipal Corporation sa...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.12.19

Bengal’s dengue report to HC

The state government on Friday filed a report in the high court on the status of dengue in Bengal but did not specify the number of deaths or those affected by the disease.The report spoke of the mone...
By Our legal reporter in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.12.19

Fogging now twice a day in Ranchi

Municipal commissioner Manoj Kumar has asked all ward supervisors to ensure fogging twice a day in all the 53 wards under Ranchi Municipal Corporation after receiving frequent complaints from resident...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


Download our latest App

to get update on the go...


Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.