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Move for self-sufficiency in fish production 22.9.2016 The Assam Tribune
Move for self-sufficiency in fish production
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Maximum cases of chikungunya in Maharashtra recorded from Pune 20.9.2016 DNA: Urban Tales
Over 90% of the total 439 cases of chikungunya in Maharashtra since January this year have been reported from Pune district, according to a latest Health Department report. "So far, 439 cases of chikungunya have been recorded in the state. Out of these, 393 cases are detected in Pune district between January 1 and August 31," Joint Director, health department, Kanchan Jagtap said. In Pune, out of 393, 225 cases were reported from Pune city, while 168 from rural parts of the district, she said, adding that the figures indicate the city civic body needs to intensify surveillance and eliminate the breeding spots of aedes aegypti mosquito which causes dengue and chikungunya. She said neighbouring Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation has negligible number and only 14 cases were recorded till August 31. Meanwhile, apprising on rising menace dengue in the state, Jagtap said till August 31, a total of 2,572 cases were found to be positive for the vector-borne disease. Of the total number, 1,672 were recorded ...
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Delhi govt panel 'rules out' chikungunya as primary cause of deaths 17.9.2016 DNA: Mumbai
The committee set up by the Delhi government to review cases of death attributed to dengue and chikungunya complications has "ruled out" chikungunya as the primary cause of fatality and said it was "co-morbid conditions" in its patients which led to their deaths. Hospitals in the city have reported at least 15 deaths this season due to complications triggered by chikungunya which has also affected over 1,700 people in Delhi. The committee in its report, which was released on Saturday by the Delhi government, has, however, only reviewed nearly 20 cases. Review of some of the cases are still awaited, for "lack of documents" from the hospitals. Doctors say that chikungunya is not a life-threatening disease in general, but in rare cases leads to complications that prove fatal, especially in children and elderly persons. Ever since the first death due to "chikungunya complications" was reported, there has been a debate as to whether chikungunya can prove fatal or not. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has ...
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All you need to know about Dengue and Chikungunya 15.9.2016 Rediff: News
Here's what you should know about the diseases and how to combat them.
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Dengue spirals out of control across India 13.9.2016 TOI: India
Dengue cases have reached alarming proportions in states like West Bengal, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh and Telangana even though a few more weeks are left before the incidence of the disease typically falls.
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Dengue claims 2 more lives in Delhi, total cases touch 771 5.9.2016 TOI: Delhi Times
Delhi has recorded 284 new cases of dengue over the past week, in addition to 128 chikungunya cases, the municipal corporation said on Monday in its weekly report.
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Revere Mother for her work, not 'miracles' 4.9.2016 Rediff: Columns
For the thousands of destitute that Mother Teresa treated, she was 'god incarnate' and her hand was the miracle of love the poor needed. Attributing scientifically-unproven remedies as miracles does not help the followers of Missionaries of Charity and humanity in general, says Pallava Bagla.
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'86% of killer mosquitoes breed in domestic tanks' 3.9.2016 TOI: Home
As the country battles a chikungunya and dengue crisis, a government assessment has found that 86% of the breeding of Aedes mosquitoes happens in household water storage containers including overhead tanks, plastic drums, desert coolers, flower pots and iron containers, often found at construction sites.
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Dengue & chikungunya cases on the rise 31.8.2016 TOI: India
The health ministry has issued as many as 11 advisories to the states usually susceptible to these diseases, asking them to take all preventive measures and be prepared to tackle any outbreak. The ministry has also asked municipal bodies to maintain cleanliness and ensure there is no water stagnation.
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Civic by-laws likely to check mosquito menace 30.8.2016 The Assam Tribune
Civic by-laws likely to check mosquito menace
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Yamaha Motor participates in 6th Tokyo International conference 29.8.2016 Sify Finance
[Japan], Aug 29 (ANI): Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd. has announced its participation in the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) Summit in Nairobi, Kenya.
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In UP, patients battle fever in open air  28.8.2016 TOI: Cities
In a pathetic display of the lack of health infrastructure in UP, quacks are allegedly treating men, women and children in pitiable, unhygienic conditions as the state turns a blind eye to them.
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Nargis left India as she was fighting a life-threatening disease 27.8.2016 TOI: Entertainment
Nargis Fakhri left India during the promotions of 'Housefull 3' as the actress was fighting a life-threatening disease. ​
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BJP stir from Sept 15 protesting govt’s failure in health sector 26.8.2016 TOI: All Headlines
BJP stir from Sept 15 protesting govt’s failure in health sector
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Dengue and Chikungunya: Symptoms and Dos and Don'ts 25.8.2016 TOI: India
Every monsoon, there is an increase in the number of people infected by dengue and chikungunya. Both are viral diseases transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. Here are some key facts to keep in mind about dengue and chikungunya, and the preventive measures that can be taken to avoid infections.
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Flood fury in Bihar, UP: Authorities struggle to evacuate reluctant villagers 25.8.2016 TOI: India
A uthorities in eastern India are struggling to evacuate more than 100,000 people stranded in villages after floods intensified, killing more than 300 and driving hundreds of thousands from their homes, officials said on Thursday.
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Rashtrapati Bhavan is fully conscious of the need to prevent breeding of mosquitoes within the estate 24.8.2016 Govt of india: PIB
It has been reported in the media recently that NDMC has since January 2016 issued 52 notices to Rashtrapati Bhavan in connection with potential conditions within President’s Estate which may lead to breeding of mosquitoes.
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The restroom diaries 22.8.2016 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Every time I resist using a public loo, I remember my mother warning me how I would develop a kidney problem.''Now, I tell her I'd rather not have a skin infection or some other disease brought by using one,' says Divya Nair.
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Swachh Bharat honours Citizen Swachhta Champions with the Launch of “An Open Mind” Film Series 11.8.2016 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MDWS), Government of India, today launched a short film series on the Swachh
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Medical team sent to epidemic-hit Arunachal village 9.8.2016 The Assam Tribune
Medical team sent to epidemic-hit Arunachal village
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