User: esg Topic: Health
Category: Diseases :: Communicable :: Malaria
Last updated: Feb 09 2016 14:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Moving in for the kill 5.2.2016 Hindu: Op-Ed
Two new approaches for mosquito eradication show promise in the war against Zika and dengue — genetic modification leading to premature death and the introduction of a lethal bacterial strain
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Screening for Zika virus starts at airports 4.2.2016 Hindu: Bangalore
Following the Union Health Ministry issuing a national advisory to all States on Tuesday, the State Health Department has started Zika virus screening in airports in Bengaluru and Mangaluru. Identifyi...
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No provision made for students’ security 4.2.2016 Asian Age: Mumbai
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) education budget for 2016-17 announced on Wednesday has seen a drop in expenses by nearly Rs 107 crore as compared to last year. The budget was presented by chairperson of BMC Education Committee, Ritu Tawde, even as very few committee members made it at the appointed time. While there are no major changes, the civic body has attempted to digitise schools by providing nearly Rs 15.5 crore for Internet connections, computers and tablets for both primary and secondary sections. There are provisions for Science Centres and inclusion of health education that will teach students about HIV AIDS and other diseases such as tuberculosis, malaria and dengue. Critics, however, have stated that the budget does not give any consideration to security of students and is similar to last year’s. On the issue of dilapidated school buildings, Ms Tawde said that an overall provision of Rs 227.42 crore has been made, under which 37 schools will undergo repairs. The budget makes ...
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Pioneer of malaria research 2.2.2016 FrontLine: Other
V.P. Sharma (1938-2015) built a formidable research organisation from scratch and contributed greatly to the control of malaria at a time when it was a serious threat. By P.K. RAJAGOPALAN
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Canada, India to collaborate on health and sustainable technologies 2.2.2016 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Feb.2 : The Government of the Canadian province of Ontario is pleased to announce an investment of CAD$ 900,000 through the Ontario-India Research Collaboration Fund (OIRCF) for three projects.
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China names asteroid after Nobel laureate 2.2.2016 Zee News : Science and Technology
Li Bin, head of the national health and family planning commission on Monday presented the certificate of the named asteroid to 85-year old pharmacologist.
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China names asteroid after Nobel laureate 2.2.2016 All News-IANS Stories
Chinese authorities have named an asteroid after scientist Tu Youyou who won the 2015 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for her work with artemisinin, which is now widely used to fight malaria.
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China names asteroid after Nobel laureate 2.2.2016 New Kerala: World News
Beijing, Feb 2 : Chinese authorities have named an asteroid after scientist Tu Youyou who won the 2015 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for her work with artemisinin, which is now widely used to fight malaria.
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VIP bias slur on RMC 2.2.2016 The Telegraph : Jharkhand
Ranchi Municipal Corporation, which held its first public hearing, Jan Sunwai, at Hatma Basti on Monday, faced accusations of adopting double standards for VIP and non-VIP areas while dispensing civic amenities.
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From GM bugs to DDT: It's an all-out war on mosquitoes now 1.2.2016 TOI: All Headlines
From GM bugs to DDT: It's an all-out war on mosquitoes now
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Betting big on big data 1.2.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Betting big on big data
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New weapon to fight the Zika virus: The mosquito 31.1.2016 News
More than 100,000 of them are dumped from plastic containers out the van's window, and they fly off to find mates
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New weapon to fight Zika: The mosquito 31.1.2016 TOI: Home
Mosquitoes, genetically engineered to pass a lethal gene to their offsprings, could become one of the newest weapons in the battle between humans and mosquitoes, which kill hundreds of thousands of people a year by transmitting malaria, dengue fever and other diseases.
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Surgery gives me a window to the world, says Dr Atul Gawande 31.1.2016 ET: Opinion
"I love that my writing has had an impact and influence. However, when I started, I was not writing to make a polemic."
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Betting big on big data 31.1.2016 Hindu: Editorial
Science, as in other fields, is not buzzword-free and one such word doing the rounds is “Big Data”. Just how big is “big”? And is there any use of spending money and producing a large amount of data ...
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JNU VC appointment: Pranab Mukherjee rejects Smriti Irani's choice 30.1.2016 Asian Age: India
The sources said there is no obligation on part of the President to go by the preference indicated by the ministry. (Photo: PTI The President, however, appointed IIT-Delhi professor Kumar to the post of VC of JNU, ignoring Irani's recommendation. New Delhi: IIT professor Jagdeesh Kumar was appointed as JNU vice-chancellor by President Pranab Mukherjee after he was selected from a panel of four names that also included scientist V S Chauhan, who was reported to be HRD Minister Smriti Irani's preferred choice to lead the prestigious institute. According to sources, the HRD Ministry had sent four names to the President and Irani had conveyed her preference for Chauhan, a scientist working in the fields of genetic engineering and biotechnology and known for his contributions to the development of a vaccine for malaria. He is also a member of the University Grants Commission (UGC) and has been given Padma Shri by the erstwhile UPA government. The President, however, appointed IIT-Delhi professor Kumar to the ...
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JNU VC appointment: Pranab Mukherjee rejects Smriti Irani's choice 30.1.2016 Asian Age: India
The sources said there is no obligation on part of the President to go by the preference indicated by the ministry. (Photo: PTI The President, however, appointed IIT-Delhi professor Kumar to the post of VC of JNU, ignoring Irani's recommendation. New Delhi: IIT professor Jagdeesh Kumar was appointed as JNU vice-chancellor by President Pranab Mukherjee after he was selected from a panel of four names that also included scientist V S Chauhan, who was reported to be HRD Minister Smriti Irani's preferred choice to lead the prestigious institute. According to sources, the HRD Ministry had sent four names to the President and Irani had conveyed her preference for Chauhan, a scientist working in the fields of genetic engineering and biotechnology and known for his contributions to the development of a vaccine for malaria. He is also a member of the University Grants Commission (UGC) and has been given Padma Shri by the erstwhile UPA government. The President, however, appointed IIT-Delhi professor Kumar to the ...
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Monitor construction sites, MCC told 30.1.2016 Hindu: Cities
Deputy Commissioner tells corporation to step up efforts to prevent spread of malaria
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Corporation calls for health cards for migrant labourers 30.1.2016 Hindu: Home
The Kozhikode Municipal Corporation Council passed a resolution to request the State government and the Department of Health to take urgent steps to provide health cards to all migrant labourers in th...
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JNU VC: IIT Profession Kumar Picked Over Irani's Choice 30.1.2016 newindianexpress.com
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