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Dengue in Jammu: 88 test positive in 11 days; 336 cases reported since July 18.10.2017 Business Standard: News Now
As many as 88 people were tested positive for dengue during the past 11 days here, taking the total number of such patients in the state since July to 336, officials said. Out of the 88 tested positive for dengue since October 7, 71 are residents of the Jammu district, seven of Sabma, six Kathua, two Udhampur and one each of Rajouri and Doda districts, they said. At 292, Jammu has recorded the highest number of cases since July, when it was first reported this year. It was followed by Kathua (12), Samba (11), Rajouri, Udhampur, Doda (six each), and Poonch and Kishtwar (one each), the officials said. They said one case of dengue was reported from Kashmir. The officials said 2,023 tests were conducted till yesterday and so far 336 people including 111 children and 84 women were tested positive for dengue, while 268 reports are still awaited. However, there was no fresh case of swine flu which claimed three lives in the Jammu region since July, the officials said. Hea
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Plethora of diseases threaten to mar festivities 18.10.2017 Hindu: News
Doctors ask people to stay away from Diwali pollution, urge them to take precautionary measures
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Dengue claims two more lives 17.10.2017 Hindu: News
Two more persons, including a 26-year-old Manipuri woman, have succumbed to dengue in the Capital, even as the number of people affected by the vector-borne disease this season has risen to 5,220, as...
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Delhi district courts lawyers will go on strike tomorrow 12.10.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The lawyers of all six district courts in the national capital will go on a day-long strike tomorrow to protest against alleged misconduct of some judges. "The reasons for calling a complete strike are misconduct of judges with litigants and huge corruption in the judiciary. We have already given the names of erring judges to the High Court but no action has been taken so far," advocate Jaiveer Singh Chauhan, Secretary General of the coordination committee of Delhi bar associations, said. In a unanimous resolution adopted by the Coordination Committee of all District Court Bar Associations here, it was alleged that some judges were repeatedly misbehaving with the lawyers by treating them as subordinates. The strike is likely to paralyse work in all six district courts at Patiala House, Rohini, Saket, Tis Hazari, Dwarka and Karkardooma. Yesterday, the lawyers at the Tis Hazari Court had also gone on a strike to protest against the alleged "rude behaviour" of a ...
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Delhi govt to bear all expenses on sportspersons as per new draft policy 7.10.2017 News
Kejriwal said a draft of the policy has been prepared and this programme will benefit the youths of rural areas
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Drug to fight Chikungunya virus identified by IIT Roorkee scientists 6.10.2017 News
Chikungunya is becoming a major public health concern with many people being affected by it year after year
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Breakthrough in chikungunya may come from IIT-Roorkee 5.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a move that could lead to a breakthrough in combating chikungunya, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Roorkee has claimed to have discovered the anti-viral potential of a drug piperazine -- used for worm infections.
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Boy kills grandmother 5.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rome, Oct 5 (IANS/AKI) A boy accidentally killed his 67-year-old grandmother in southern Italy with his father's licensed hunting rifle.
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Love jihad a fact in Kerala: Yogi Adityanath 5.10.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Most of the victims of political violence belong to Dalit and backward communities, says Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister
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‘Love jihad’ a realityin Kerala: Adityanath 4.10.2017 Hindu: Home
‘Jihadism, Lal Salaam alien to State’
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Yogi hits back, asks Kerala to learn from UP's record on healthcare 4.10.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
CPI (M) scoffs at Adityanath says BJP trying to divert attention from 'discontent' against Modi govt
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Tunisian killer lived in Italian town 3.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rome, Oct 3 (IANS/AKI) A Tunisian suspected jihadist who stabbed to death two women in the French city of Marseille at the weekend had an Italian wife and lived for a time in Italy's Aprilia town.
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Quake occurs off Sicily 2.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rome, Oct 2 (IANS/AKI) A moderate 3.7 earthquake took place off the southern Italian Sicily region's Aeolian islands, Italy's national geophysics and vulcanology institute reported on Monday.
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Bharat Biotech's typhoid vaccine rated high in latest human trials 2.10.2017 News
Vaccine is safe, 100% immunogenic, and prevents 55% of typhoid infections in the challenge trial and up to 87% infections
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IIT Roorkee repurposes a drug for chikungunya 30.9.2017 Hindu: S & T
In in vitro studies, the piperazine drug shows very good antiviral activity
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Adv: Now keep mosquitoes away with a smartphone 29.9.2017 TOI: Home
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Corbett, get your gun! 28.9.2017 Hindu: Leisure
When wheat and sweet meet with a hyphen
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Online Islamic terror recruitment threat undervalued: Pinotti 26.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rome, Sep 26 (IANS/AKI) Security agencies have for too long underestimated the perils posed by jihadist terrorists who use the internet to recruit, Italy's Defence Minister Roberta Pinotti said, urging countries to regain lost ground.
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Malaria and Chikungunya show a downward trend but dengue on rise 26.9.2017 DNA: Mumbai
At least 288 fresh cases of dengue were reported by various Municipal Corporations of Delhi (MCD) in the Capital, last week till September 23, taking the total count of people affected by the disease to 3,109. The number includes 1,465 Delhi residents and 1,644 people from neighbouring states. Besides, the total number of cases of malaria and chikungunya reported till September 23 were 47 and 32, respectively. While the number of chikungunya cases has been relatively less this year — 315 compared to last year's 2,522 — malaria has been showing a slight increase. Last year, 335 cases of malaria were reported by September 23, whereas it has already touched 457 this year. Similarly, 1,692 dengue cases were reported by this time last year, while this year's figure is 1,465. "This year has been a little better than the last year, in terms of the number of cases of vector-borne diseases," said Dr SP Byotra, Head of Medicine, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. "While we still see 8-10 cases of these diseases in a week, ...
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Super malaria spreading in Southeast Asia at alarming rate: Scientists 23.9.2017 News
About 212 million people are infected with malaria each year
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