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Monthly amount of rainfall correlated with monthly cases of malaria: Study 21.8.2017 Chandigarh – The Indian Express
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Dengue: What you should know 20.8.2017 News
The female mosquito bites from the back to avoid easy spotting
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SDMC launches ‘terminator train’ 19.8.2017 Hindu: Delhi
To stop mosquito breeding near tracks
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Make sure hospitals have enough beds & drugs, Nadda tells AAP govt 19.8.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Minister reviews city’s preparedness for vector-borne diseases
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Set up designated swine flu wards: Centre to hospitals, Delhi 18.8.2017 DNA: Health
The Union health ministry today asked Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain and all central government-run hospitals to set up designated swine flu wards and issue an advisory to chemists across the city to ensure adequate stock of drugs to treat vector-borne diseases.
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Kidnapped girl rescued by police after car chase 18.8.2017 The Tribune

Gurdaspur, August 18

In a short car chase, a police patrol team foiled an alleged kidnapping bid of a 16-year-old girl near Tibbar village here even as the accused managed to escape.

Four people kidnapped the girl in a car when she was grazing animals with her brother’s wife at a field, the police said.

The woman accompanying the girl informed a patrol team which chased the car. They left their vehicle and fled the spot, they said.

The girl, a resident of Tibbar, has identified one of the accused, who allegedly wanted to marry the victim against the wishes of her family, the police said.

The other accused have also been identified. A case has been registered against them, they said. — PTI

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Raghbir Singh appointed acting Jathedar of Takht Kesgarh Sahib 18.8.2017 The Tribune

Rupnagar, August 18

The executive committee of Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) here appointed Giani Raghbir Singh as the acting Jathedar of Takht Kesgarh Sahib.

Giani Raghbir Singh was appointed in place of Giani Mall Singh, who passed away on Tuesday last after brief illness, SGPC president Kirpal Singh Badungar said.

The meeting of SGPC, chaired by Badungar, also decided to appoint Giani Harpreet Singh who was the acting Jathedar of Takht Damdama Sahib in Talwandi Sabo as the regular Jathedar of the Takht. — PTI

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Special train deployed to tackle mosquito menace in Delhi 18.8.2017 Picture Gallery Others – The Indian Express
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44 patients test negative for dengue 18.8.2017 The Tribune

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, August 17

Amid swine flu threat, patients with symptoms of dengue and chikungunya are being reported in the city. Health officials have received reports of at least 44 suspected cases of dengue and one suspected case of chikungunya.

District Epidemiologist Dr Madan Mohan claimed that the lab reports of all 45 patients reported so far were negative.

The department has also received a report about a suspected swine flu patient from Tarn Taran district. Dr Madan Mohan said, “We have so far received a communication from Tarn Taran authorities but the samples are yet to be received which will be examined at the swine flu testing lab at Government Medical College.”

He said the district administration had already constituted teams of health and MC officials under the supervision of naib tehsildars to conduct inspection in different areas besides initiating fogging where ever required.

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Dengue, chikungunya threat set to bite again 18.8.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, August 17 The state is facing a threat of outbreak of vector-borne diseases — dengue and chikungunya. Around 2,000 suspected and 127 confirmed cases of dengue have so far been reported in the state. Besides, 750 clinically suspected and 17 confirmed cases of chikungunya have also been reported. A look at the data of previous years reveal that this year the situation is not much better than the previous year when more than 10,000 dengue cases were reported. Last year, by mid-August around 170 cases of dengue were reported. “Though the number this year is a little less, the real challenge is the next three months,” said Dr Gagandeep Singh, nodal officer, Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme. He said though the Health Department was issuing almost 10 times more challans to defaulters providing a conducive atmosphere for vector breeding, dengue prevention needed strong participation of public, which unfortunately was not happening. Last year, Mohali was the worst ...
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Oppn attacks SDMC over staff crunch 18.8.2017 Hindu: Home
AAP, Cong hit out at BJP over rise in vector-borne diseases; say 600 positions vacant in Malaria dept.
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High alert in Delhi HC after bomb threat, cops, SWAT teams on the spot 17.8.2017 News
Delhi Police, SWAT teams, fire tenders and the bomb squad immediately have reached the spot
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SPARC hits 52-week high; stock up 15% in two days 17.8.2017 All Markets Stories
Since July 13, the stock up 30% after the company allotted 15 million warrants at Rs 330 per share.
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Taking steps to prevent spread of vector borne diseases: TN 16.8.2017 DNA: Health
In a counter affidavit filed before the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court, Principal Secretary (Health Department) Radhakrishnan said awareness campaigns were being held throughout the state through various departments.
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All must wage war against dengue: CM 16.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
New action plan to be formed soon
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Encephalitis to education, communalism and nationalism: what CMs said 16.8.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Yogi Adityanath blames lack of hygiene for death of children 15.8.2017 Hindu: National
Oxygen supplier says letters on dues copied to Chief Minister as early as April.
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Plan to deal with dengue, chikungunya in 10 days, says CM Arvind Kejriwal 15.8.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Plan to deal with dengue, chikungunya in 10 days: Kejriwal 15.8.2017 DNA: Health
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said the Delhi government would come out with a detailed plan to check spread of dengue and chikungunya, in the next 10 days.
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Kejriwal moots detailed plan to tackle Delhi's dengue, chikungunya menace 15.8.2017 News
So far, 500 cases of dengue have been reported in the national capital
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