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Here is how your toothpaste may help fight malaria 18.1.2018 DNA: Evolutions
An artificially-intelligent 'robot scientist' has helped identify a common toothpaste ingredient that can fight strains of malaria parasite that have grown resistant currently-used drugs.
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'Dengue, Scrub Typus behind ICU admissions for tropical fever patients' 18.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Dengue, Scrub typhus, Encephalitis and Malaria are the major reasons for ICU admissions of tropical fever patients in India, a study revealed on Thursday.
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Delhi HC suggests electronic mode of fines for littering 16.1.2018 General News
Citizens can now on be fined on the spot for littering if Delhi High Court's suggestion to collect such fines through hand-held electronic devices, like the traffic cops, is accepted by the civic bodies. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar made the observation after it was told about the notification of the new solid waste management bye-laws which introduces user fees for using municipal services and imposes penalties for littering or violating waste management rules. The fees and penalties under the bye-laws will see a five per cent per annum increase, Delhi government's additional standing counsel Sanjoy Ghosh said. The user fees range from Rs 50 to Rs 5,000 based on the nature of the premises, while the fines per default would range from Rs 200 to Rs 10,000 depending on the nature of violation and the type of building. The monthly fines, applicable to resident welfare associations, gated communities or industrial units, range from ..
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Delhi HC to continue hearing pleas on dengue, chikungunya menace 16.1.2018 General News
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday will continue to hear several petitions seeking action by the state government and civic authorities to stop the spread of dengue and chikungunya in the national capital and adjoining areas.Earlier in November, the court had directed the municipal corporations to provide a geographic map of the city as per the areas which are usually affected by the aforementioned vector-borne diseases.A direction was also issued to the Centre by a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar to submit a status report on steps taken to develop the National Capital Region (NCR) as suggested by it earlier in May 2017.Prior to this, the court had come down heavily on the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for failing to clear garbage in unauthorised colonies, and also questioned the state government on the issue of rampant regularisation of such colonies that is making the job of municipal corporations harder.The High Court had suggested that the .
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Dengue killed 250 people, infected 1.5 lakh this year: Data 31.12.2017 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
India reported more than 1.5 lakh cases of dengue this year and 250 people died of the mosquito-borne disease, while over 60,000 cases of chikungunya were reported across the country, official data showed. The data, compiled till December 24 from the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP) under the Union Health Ministry - showed that there have been 250 dengue deaths, while 1,57,220 cases have been reported across the country. The maximum dengue deaths were reported from Tamil Nadu, where the disease claimed 63 lives out of the total 23,035 cases reported. Tamil Nadu was foll
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School fees: State welcomes HC ruling, asks schools to comply 28.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
School fees: State welcomes HC ruling, asks schools to comply
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Any immediate respite for parents? 28.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
Any immediate respite for parents?
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Teacher sits on 6 mats, kids on floor; DEO issues notice 28.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
Teacher sits on 6 mats, kids on floor; DEO issues notice
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Drop in chikungunya, dengue cases as compared to last year 27.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
Drop in chikungunya, dengue cases as compared to last year
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Just 18 fresh dengue cases at year end 26.12.2017 Zee News : States
With the season for vector-borne diseases having ended, a municipal report today said only 18 dengue cases were reported over the last week.
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Chikungunya cases on the rise in state 17.12.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The dangerous dengue may have disappeared post-rain, but another viral fever had taken its place in the state, and is spreading rapidly. The outbreak of Chikungunya is so alarming that the state has recorded nearly half of the total cases of the infection in the country. With the ceasing of rain and the sudden plunge in temperatures, Chikungunya has infected 30,600 people in the state in December, while the numbers were 20,000 the previous month. The virus has affected 60,200 people across the country. "Weve been seeing four to five cases a day. They come with severe forms of arthritis," said Dr Pankaj Singhai, senior consultant, internal medicine, Manipal Hospital, adding that there are also patients with muscle inflammation. Dr Singhai said an increase in Chikungunya cases post-rain has become a trend each year. He said rampant garbage dumping in the city provides the ideal breeding ground for the virus. "Vector-borne diseases have subsided in the state," said Dr Prakash Kumar, deputy director, ...
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Dengue killed 226 people in India this year; 60,000 affected by Chikungunya: Data 16.12.2017 Zee News : India National
Dengue, a mosquito-borne tropical disease, killed more than 200 people with Tamil Nadu reporting the maximum number cases, while over 60,000 people were affected by Chikungunya in India this year, official data showed.
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Those who lecture us on migrants should 'get to work': Italy 1.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rome, Dec 1 (IANS/AKI) Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano on Thursday urged other countries to "get to work" instead of criticising Italy's handling of the Mediterranean migrant crisis - a problem he said must be a shared responsibility.
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Migrant landings lower in 2017, says Italy 30.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rome, Nov 30 (IANS/AKI) A total of 117,042 boat migrants arrived in Italy from January to November - a drop of almost one-third from the 173,008 who landed over the same period of 2016, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday.
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Italy elected to international committee to protect cultural property 30.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rome, Nov 30 (IANS/AKI) Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano on Thursday welcomed Italy's appointment to the International Committee for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict.
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Only 8 of 100 malaria cases diagnosed in India, says WHO report 29.11.2017 News
India was the third on the list of 15 countries which accounted for 80 per cent of all malaria cases in the world in 2016
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India saw 6% of all malaria cases globally, 331 deaths, in 2016: WHO 29.11.2017 Latest News
Between 2014 and 2016, substantial increases in case incidence occurred in the WHO Region of the Americas
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One out of 10 medicines in India 'fake'; may cause severe illness: WHO 29.11.2017 Latest News
Substandard and falsified medicines particularly affect the most vulnerable communities: WHO Director-General
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Low turnout greets Modi in Gujarat's Chalala 27.11.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The ground should have been overflowing with people, especially when a prime minister - that too, a PM like Narendra Modi - came to address the rally. Sadly, it was not even half full. And that was the general observation of those in the crowd, as they walked out of the Gayatri Mandir Ground near Chalala in Dhari of the Patel-dominated Amreli district of Saurashtra. Though not sparse, the number of empty chairs at the venue could make any candidate sweat. Especially when the crowd was from five different constituencies of the district. "The Patels were generally absent and Kolis were here in huge numbers," said Balubhai of Chalala village. "The other problem is that this entire belt of Rajula-Dhari is under the grip of chikungunya and dengue. This could also be the reason for the low turnout," he said. Just outside the venue, three-four youngsters passed by, mumbling Jai Sardar among themselves, throwing a glance at the rally ground. Modi undeterred The prime minister landed at Chalala on Monday to ...
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Delhi pollution: Every third child has impaired lungs, says CSE 27.11.2017 Latest News
The report by the Centre for Science and Environment said air pollution causes 30 per cent of all premature deaths in India.
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