Mosquito

  • Narendra Modi 'congratulates' mosquitoes for daring to bite Rahul 18-11-2013 07:17 PM

    In a remark that is likely to trigger another war of words between BJP and Congress, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated the mosquitoes of Bundelkhand region for daring to bite Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi. Addressing an election rally in Sagar, Modi, BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate, said, "I...
  • Delhi: Dengue claims 7 lives in 3 days, over 400 cases reported 05-10-2013 09:51 AM

    New Delhi: There has been a rise in dengue cases in the national capital in the past one week. Seven people have died while 430 cases have been reported in the past three days alone according to the MCD. The total number now stands at a whopping 2,557 cases. "It's...
  • Odisha confirms 93 new dengue cases 04-09-2013 11:31 AM

    Bhubaneswar: At least 93 new dengue cases were reported Tuesday in Odisha, taking the total number of affected people to 2,593 since June, an official said. The menace shows no signs of abetting with government hospitals in many parts of the state receiving scores of patients every day, a state...
  • Encephalitis claims 7 more lives in Gorakhpur, toll rises to 160 22-08-2013 11:07 AM

    Seven persons have died due to encephalitis at the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur, taking the death toll due to the disease this year to 160. While five of the victims were from Gorakhpur, one was from Maharajganj and another from adjoining Bihar, health officials said on Thursday. Thirteen persons...
  • Watch: A fabric that repels mosquitoes? 28-05-2013 10:37 AM

    In Egypt, a scientist claims to have made a fabric that repels mosquitoes. CNN's Reza Sayah with this story from Cairo. ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal is like Rakhi Sawant: Digvijaya Singh 11-11-2012 05:23 PM

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh has done it again. On Sunday, the senior politician compared India Against Corruption (IAC) activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal to Bollywood actor Rakhi Sawant saying that they both tried to expose "but with no substance". "Arvind Kejriwal is like Rakhi Sawant. They both try and...
  • 'Politicians, cricketers on black money list' 11-11-2012 07:28 AM

    New Delhi: A former Swiss bank employee has claimed that several politicians, cricketers and internationally well-known people have black money in the Swiss banks. Rudolf Elmer, who gave WikiLeaks the black money list told CNN-IBN that he did not sell any data to the Indian government. Speaking via Skype, Elmer...
  • I am a dengue mosquito, says Arvind Kejriwal 10-11-2012 03:17 PM

    New Delhi: India Against Corruption activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said he was a dengue mosquito and would bite the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Kejriwal said this while responding to External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid's statement that Kejriwal's attack was just a mosquito bite that causes minor...
  • FTN: Is dengue becoming an epidemic? 01-11-2012 11:59 PM

    There have been 17,000 cases of dengue this year alone. At the moment dengue is spreading unchecked in Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. ...
  • FTN: Dengue spreads across cities: Is dengue becoming an epidemic?

    Dengue has been spreading across cities claiming lives. Tonight at 10, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts whether dengue is...
  • After Mumbai, Pune coping with dengue, flu cases 27-10-2012 11:16 AM

    Pune: With a surge in Swine flu deaths in recent months, the health scenario in Pune is further compounded with the spread of dengue cases leading to a face-off between city fathers and civic administration. Concerns are being expressed over about 300 dengue cases reported in the city during the...
  • BMC seeks report on Yash Chopra's death due to dengue 23-10-2012 11:12 AM

    After filmmaker Yash Chopra's death put the focus on dengue in Mumbai, the BMC has asked Lilavati Hospital for a report on Chopra's death. The BMC says this would help in identifying measures to counter outbreak of dengue. The BMC also says they had found mosquitoes breeding at the offices...
  • Rains gone, but mosquito menace continues 10-11-2011 08:11 AM

    CHENNAI: While the City Corporation has been hailed by the city residents for its swift action in removing heavy water-logging from different areas after the recent rains, it has been at the receiving end for miserably failing to check the mosquito menace that has been affecting the city during the...
  • Dengue and malaria hit Gujarat, Hyderabad 19-10-2011 04:24 PM

    New Delhi: It is that time of the year when dengue and malaria cases are at its peak. The worst hit this time have been Gujarat and Hyderabad. Mosquito maladies malaria and dengue have hit Ahmedabad with 9,392 cases of malaria reported, against more than 5,900 cases from last year....
  • Many malaria nations on course to end disease: WHO 18-10-2011 04:16 AM

    Seattle: Nearly a third of all malaria affected countries are on course to eliminate the mosquito-borne disease over the next 10 years, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday. In a progress report published by the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) partnership at the start of an international Malaria Forum...
  • Delhi: MCD fines JNU for breeding mosquitoes 27-07-2011 04:45 PM

    New Delhi: It's the season when academics take precedence, new chapters begin and lessons are learnt. But it seems some educational institutions have failed to do the latter. Because, with the onset of monsoons have arrived vector-borne diseases like malaria, dengue etc. On Monday, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD)...
  • CJ exposes the negligence of the MCD 30-04-2011 01:45 PM

    Zeeshan turns citizen journalist to tackle the problem of hygiene in his locality. ...
  • Dirty Delhi may face mosquito menace again 05-04-2011 09:39 AM

    New Delhi: This is the time of the year when mosquito breeding needs to be under check, as May usually is the worst month in Delhi when it comes to malaria or dengue. It's a huge task at hand for Delhi's municipal corporation, that has just begun its anti-mosquito breeding...
  • Dirt, stagnated water may spur mosquito menace 05-04-2011 08:42 AM

    Mosquito breeding if not kept under check, will lead to a spurt in cases of dengue, chikungunya and malaria. ...
  • Malaria parasites seen invading cells 20-01-2011 03:49 PM

    Sydney: Scientists relying on new imaging technologies have for the first time caught malaria parasites in the act of invading red blood cells (RBCs). Researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), achieved the feat combining electron, light and super resolution microscopy. The...
  • Special report: The cost of a malaria-free world 15-12-2010 10:25 AM

    London : After 23 years of painstaking laboratory work and a program of major trials in seven countries, the 67-year-old biologist says the clinical case for the vaccine is almost proved. It's a breakthrough moment that could save hundreds of thousands of lives, but when it comes to public health...
  • Dengue menace continues, 79 new cases in Delhi 09-10-2010 11:48 AM

    New Delhi: As many as 79 new cases of dengue were reported in Delhi on Friday, taking the total number of people affected by the mosquito-borne disease to 3,938, an official said. Civil Lines zone in the capital is the worst affected area with 508 cases, said an official of...
  • Delhi reports 79 new cases of dengue 07-10-2010 12:11 PM

    New Delhi: The national capital on Wednesday reported 79 new cases of dengue, taking the total number of people affected by the mosquito-borne disease to 3,782, an official said. With about 500 cases, south Delhi is the worst affected area, said an official of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD)....
  • Can Delhi contain the dengue menace? 19-08-2010 09:56 PM

    Heavy rains have spelled bad news in the capital especially in the light of the rising number of dengue cases. CNN-IBN has found out that dengue cases are being under reported by the Delhi government. MCD has reported 300 dengue cases and one death this season but CNN-IBN found out...
  • Once bitten, always shy: Dengue lodges itself in Delhi 06-11-2009 04:20 PM

    The Dengue menace returns every year but Delhi has not learnt its lessons. ...