Saturday, Feb 23 2019 | Time 00:06 Hrs(IST)
  • Multiple hooch tragedies claim 31 lives in Assam

Over 3942 dengue cases reported in Punjab this year

Phagwara, Oct 11 (UNI) More than 3,942 confirmed dengue cases were reported in Punjab from January 1 to October10 this year.
As many as 159 dengue positive cases were reported in Phagwara.
This was confirmed by Special Secretary Health Puneet Goyal and epidemiologist Sumit Sharma while talking to UNI, after meeting with Municipal Corporation Commissioner Bakhtawar Singh and Kapurthala Civil Surgeon here on Thursday.
Goyal, who visited Phagwara to assess the situation arisen after dengue epidemic, said that all preventive measures are being taken by health department, but awareness among the people is dire need of the hour. He said the dengue outbreak needed to be dealt with by all concerned departments including Health and Local Bodies department.
Goyal along with senior officers of health and local bodies department visited Hadiabad localities.
Kapurthala Civil Surgeon Dr Balwant Singh told newsmen that larva of dengue was detected at 429 houses while it was found from 611 containers out of 24,000 checked. He advised people to avoid self medication and use maximum water in routine.
The CMO disclosed that dengue mosquitoes mostly bite from 0800 hrs to 1000 hrs and between 1500 hrs and 1700 hrs in the evening.
It may be mentioned here that around one thousand cases of suspected dengue are unreported in Phagwara.
More News

Multiple hooch tragedies claim 31 lives in Assam

23 Feb 2019 | 12:00 AM

Guwahati, Feb 22 (UNI) At least 31 people, many of them women, have died in different places in eastern Assam's Golaghat and Jorhat districts since last night after allegedly consuming spurious country liquor.

see more..

Naidu refutes Amit Shah’s allegations

22 Feb 2019 | 11:58 PM

Amaravati, Feb 22 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu took strong exception and condemned the remarks of BJP national president Amit Shah that he had trust on Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan but did not have trust on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

see more..

Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board releases scholarships to 1360 children of Baridar families

22 Feb 2019 | 11:53 PM

Jammu, Feb 22 (UNI) Continuing its various programmes to promote the interests of the erstwhile Baridar families, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board on Friday released over one crore as scholarships to 1360 students belonging to them for the ongoing academic session.

see more..

J&K Govt extends last date of form filing for GST returns to Feb 28

22 Feb 2019 | 11:50 PM

Jammu, Feb 22 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik’s headed Administration after considering the difficulties faced by the Taxpayers in filing the monthly GSTR3B return for the month of January 2019, has got the due date of filing of the said return extended to February 28.

see more..

Special Voters Enrollment Camps on Feb 23, 24 in J&K

22 Feb 2019 | 11:48 PM

Jammu, Feb 22 (UNI) In order to facilitate the new eligible voters for enrollment in the electoral roll, the State Election Department shall organize 2-day special camps at all the polling stations across the State on 23-24 February from 1000 hours to 1600 hours.

see more..