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16 November, 2017 2:56 PM Dengue Claims BSF Jawan's Life In West Bengal

Kolkata: A BSF jawan, deployed along the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal's Malda district, has died due to dengue, officials said today. Head Constable Abhay Kumar Singh was admitted to a hospital in Malda on November 12 with high fever, Border Security Force (BSF) officials said, adding that the jawan died yesterday. Mr Singh, posted with the 82nd battalion 68

2 November, 2017 12:30 AM Six-year-old boy from north Kolkata succumbs to dengue

KOLKATA: Dengue claimed yet another life in Kolkata on Wednesday. Six-year-old Tirjak Chakrabarty from Muraripukur in north Kolkata succumbed to the virus at Apollo Gleneagles Hospital. Tirjak had been suffering from high fever since last Friday and had been admitted to a hospital in Salt Lake on Monday. A day later, his condition started deteriorating 70

31 October, 2017 2:28 AM Respite from vector and waterborne cases

The city got respite from diseases for a while with the number of waterborne and vector-borne diseases coming coming down. Number of swine flu cases have also gone down. The recent report issued by the health department of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), states that 1,027 cases of vector borne diseases have been reported this month. Of this, 649 cases 83

30 October, 2017 7:33 PM While Mamata Banerjee Urges No Panic On Dengue, Neighbour Gets The Fever

Despite chief minister Mamata Banerjee's repeated "no need to panic" message, there is panic even in her own backyard. Kolkata: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is vehement in her appeal to the people of the state. "There is no reason to panic about dengue. If you have fever, just go to a doctor," she said today. But despite her repeated "no need to panic" 59

28 October, 2017 8:01 PM BJP women's wing holds rally against dengue in Kolkata

The West Bengal BJP women's wing today took out a rally in the city protesting against the outbreak of dengue in the state and accused the state government of "not being" serious in tackling the crisis. KOLKATA: The West Bengal BJP women's wing on Saturday took out a rally in Kolkata protesting against the outbreak of dengue+ in the state and accused 63

28 October, 2017 7:00 AM Kamal Haasan's visit to Ennore highlights corporate encroachment of river

CHENNAI: Actor Kamal Haasan who is creating waves in Tamil Nadu after announcing his plans to enter politics, opened a new front of activism on Saturday when he took up fishermen's livelihood issues and visited the Ennore area to highlight corporate encroachments of Kosasthalayar river. Fishermen of Kattukkuppam near Ennore were in for a surprise, after 42

27 October, 2017 9:33 PM 3 more die in city as dengue crisis spirals

KOLKATA: Dengue claimed three more lives in Kolkata on Friday, adding to the fast-rising toll. While a 55-year-old woman — a resident of the Kolkata Leather Complex area in Bantala — died at the Beliaghata ID Hopsital, a 54-year-old woman from Behala succumbed to the virus at CMRI Hospital. Late in the evening, another 62-year-old resident of South 24 Parganans 70

26 October, 2017 7:37 PM Dengue case in Chittoor, boy’s father alerts officials

Officials conduct door-to-door survey for suspected cases The district administration on Thursday evening had put on alert the medical and health department, following detection of a dengue case at Rangaraja Nagar locality in the corporation, after the victim's father approached the officials concerned. The father of a 13-year-old boy had approached 29

25 October, 2017 5:10 PM Bijnor civic bodies dump waste near villages, causing health hazards

Bijnor: The Swachch Bharat Mission appears to have hit a speed bump in Bijnor, with civic bodies continuing to dump garbage near villages around the city. This in turn is increasing the risk of communicable diseases in Bijnor’s rural areas, that too at a time when the health department is on its toes with at least 22 dengue cases being reported. The district 46

24 October, 2017 1:55 AM After scare, schools spread dengue lessons in Kolkata

KOLKATA: The sudden spurt in dengue across has forced schools to sit up and take note, even as the Association of Schools for ISC started issuing guidelines to parents, asking them to take necessary precautions. Three school students recently fell victim to the dreaded disease, and there are hundreds of patients across the city and the suburbs. On Saturday 54