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News  /  Published 19.04.22

Mosquito menace spurs dengue risk in New Town

Swarms of mosquitoes are laying siege to New Town to the northeast of Kolkata every day, sending residents scurrying indoors and forcing them to keep their windows and doors shut at all times. The sit...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

West Bengal  /  Published 27.03.22

Sting hubs: 4 north Bengal towns

Siliguri and three other municipal bodies have been categorised as “most vulnerable” urban local bodies in north Bengal for vector-borne diseases. The state government has made the catego...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

News  /  Published 18.03.22

Mosquito menace in Salt Lake and adjoining belt

A proliferation in the number of mosquitoes is giving residents a scare in Salt Lake and its adjoining areas in northeast Kolkata. Multiple places along VIP Road, including Lake Town, Baguiati and Te...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.03.22

New Town vacant plot owners to get notice for not starting work

Keeping construction work pending on plots in New Town will invite a notice from the New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA). The New Town authorities are mulling to send notices to builders as...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Opinion  /  Published 20.02.22

Beddy byes

The magic of a cosily curtained bed with boxed in steps does not belong to story-books alone. Earlier, carved and curtained beds were symbols of prosperous comfort, creating a room within a room, a sp...
By The Editorial Board

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News  /  Published 03.12.21

Pointers to maintain your rooftop garden during dengue season in Kolkata

Secretary of Bidhannagar Horticultural Society Arijit Poddar provided a few pointers on maintaining gardens in dengue season. “If you have unused pots, keep them upturned; if you have a Lily pon...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 13.11.21

Bidhannagar civic body to seek police aid in dengue drive

Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation will seek the help of cops if their teams face resistance from residents in allowing them to enter their houses during a door-to-door campaign to identify if people h...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 12.11.21

Dengue on the rise in and around Salt Lake

The number of people testing positive for dengue has been rising across parts of Salt Lake, Bangur, Lake Town, Dum Dum and Baguiati over the past few weeks. People have tested positive for dengue in ...
By Kinsuk Basu, Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

Health  /  Published 28.07.21

Monsoon stings

The monsoon is now active all across India. But with the rains come other problems, particularly the mosquito menace and dengue — a transmittable disease caused by the dengue virus. As there are...
By Dr Gita Mathai

India  /  Published 15.07.21

Zika: Total 28 cases in Kerala

Amid concerns of identifying a cluster of Zika virus in the capital city, five more people, including four women, have tested positive for the infection in Kerala, taking the caseload in the state to ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Thiruvananthapuram


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