West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.19

Dengue scare rears head in Salt Lake

At least 24 persons living on the fringes of Salt Lake and six residents of a high-rise complex off Sector V are down with dengue. Both places are under the jurisdiction of the Bidhannagar Municipal ...
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 11.11.19

Calcutta High Court seeks dengue report

The high court on Monday sought a report from the state on whether it had implemented the guidelines framed by the court in 2017 to combat dengue in Bengal and also wanted to know how many people have...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.12.19

Dengue death toll 27 this year: Mamata Banerjee

Dengue claimed 27 lives and more than 44,000 people tested positive for the disease in Bengal this year, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said in the Assembly on Tuesday.Junior health minister Chandrima...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.09.18

Dengue zone called Duttabad

Need for awarenessAt the very entrance of Duttabad (from the Salt Lake side) stands a Shiva linga with a plastic bucket below it. When devotees pour water on the linga, it flows into the bucket and st...
By Showli Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.05.19

Calcutta police dump bares dengue sting risk

The PWD has issued a circular asking officials overseeing construction sites across Calcutta to ensure “all open pits where water might accumulate and remain stagnant” are “closed immediately”...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.19

Jadavpur University dengue clean-up

Jadavpur University has written to a state pollution control board vendor to remove junked machinery and computers that pose a dengue threat from the campus.Metro had reported on September 7 that the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.09.19

Dengue threat near Tatanagar station

The threat of dengue looms large in areas of the steel city, such as crowded wholesale hub Jugsalai, nearby Bagbera and Tatanagar station and stretches of the waterlogged Jugsalai-Station Road.Large s...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Bihar  /  Published 23.10.18

Virus alert at Bihar airports, stations

The state health department has stepped up surveillance in the wake of spread of dengue, chikungunya, zika and H1N1 (influenza A) virus cases in other states and the possibility of the outbreak of the...
By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna

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


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