Mosquito

Government ramps up steps to stop mosquito breeding

For this, the MCD officials have been sending Domestic Breeding Checkers to every household in the city.

published on : 21st June 2022

Examine increasing fine from Rs 5,000 to 50,000 for mosquito breeding: HC tells Delhi government

The court asked the DDA to examine a suggestion to make the installation of mosquito nets in buildings mandatory and sought its stand on the same.

published on : 27th May 2022

Delhi's civic body approves Ayushman Bharat scheme

The decision was taken at a council meeting of the civic body, which also decided to enhance the penalty imposed on the violators mosquito-borne diseases breeding prevention and control activities.

published on : 26th May 2022

Delhi: South MCD drive to prevent vector-borne diseases

“We took penal action against the owners/caretakers of the premises for allowing mosquito-breeding,” said a senior civic official. 

published on : 17th May 2022

Fogging hit as Coimbatore City Corporation runs out of repellant amid mosquito menace

Councillors and locals have urged the civic body to procure enough repellent as puddles of stagnant rain water on damaged roads and vacant plots have turned breeding ground for mosquitoes.

published on : 16th May 2022

Mayor gets going on mosquito-free Cuttack promise

Mosquito eradication has been hampered due to lack of manpower and larvicide oil.

published on : 15th April 2022

Mosquito menace: Experts to devise strategy

A detailed report will be prepared and submitted to the Kochi Corporation on the methods and strategies to be used to control the breeding of larvae. 

published on : 6th April 2022

Drones to continue targeting mosquito larvae in waterbodies 

A recent corporation report on the impact of the pilot operation has shown that it has reduced mosquito breeding by nearly 90%, the official added. 

published on : 29th March 2022

Vector Control Research Centre officials to visit Kochi to tackle mosquito menace

The VCRC representatives will visit various places under the corporation limits after holding preliminary discussions with the Kochi mayor.

published on : 7th March 2022

Mosquitoes make merry in Mangadu, residents request removal of rainwater 

It has been at least two months since the withdrawal of northeast monsoon, but several open spaces and vacant plots in ward 7 of Mangadu municipality still have stagnant rainwater.

published on : 18th February 2022

Empty plots breed swarms of mosquitoes

Residents of Perungudi say most of these are private lands and it is not uncommon to see snakes during rains

published on : 15th February 2022

Fake mosquito repellent stick unit busted in Odisha

A fake mosquito repellent incense stick manufacturing unit here at Tarinigada was busted and its owner Rabindra Nayak of Tarashai village arrested by local police on Saturday. 

published on : 13th February 2022

Vector control unit, Kochi Corp to fight mosquito menace in city

After 30 years, Kochi corporation and Vector Control Research Unit (VCRU) will jointly work to control rising mosquito menace in city.

published on : 10th February 2022

Meet PP Jacob -- Kochi’s mosquito vigilante

The shopkeepers and autorickshaw drivers of the area said there has been a decrease in the mosquito population in the area ever since Jacob started his intervention.  

published on : 8th February 2022

HC stays decision on dosage of chemical on nets

Bench comprising, Justices Pushpa Sathyanarayana and P Velmurugan, ordered an interim stay against the implementation of the decision.

published on : 4th February 2022
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