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VFS launches dengue awareness campaign

Kolkata, Aug 09 (UNI) Village financial Services Ltd (VFS), one of the leading NBFC MFIs, has embarked on a dengue awareness campaign by providing a safer and healthier environment in its
operational areas.
In a release here on Thursday, VFS said to begin with at Shyamnagar Branch in Bengal, they have celebrated their foundation day by spreading awareness on dengue in rural areas, where around 500 participants were present.
VFS has distributed bleaching powder at different dengue-infected areas and deliberated upon the causes, possible breeding sites of mosquito and home remedies for its prevention.
The villagers were briefed about the cause of dengue, preventive methods and the role of the denizens in preventing the disease, the release said adding it was insisted that the villagers should wash water tanks periodically and remove stagnant water anywhere to prevent mosquito breeding.
It was also insisted that the participants further spread dengue awareness among the family members and others.
With this VFS is planning to vouch for remedial action to combat dengue through its 215 branches spread across ten states in the coming days.
VFS, one of the leading NBFC MFIs, provides micro-credit services in around 66 districts in the Eastern, North Eastern and central parts of the country, including Bihar, Assam, Jharkhand, MP &
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All necessary arrangements at Sultanpur Lodhi to be put in place by Oct 10

16 Sep 2019 | 6:16 PM

(Rptg, correcting deadlines and Para 1)
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (UNI) The work on all development projects, being executed at Sultanpur Lodhi for the celebrations of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji has been put on fast pace track and would be completed by October 10, 2019.

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Bangladesh High Commissioner S M ALI meets CM PS Goley

Bangladesh High Commissioner S M ALI meets CM PS Goley

16 Sep 2019 | 6:12 PM

Gangtok, Sep 16 ( UNI) His Excellency Syed Muazzem Ali,met Chief Minister PS Goley here today in the morning.

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Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids worth Rs 10 lakhs seized at airport

16 Sep 2019 | 6:06 PM

Chennai, Sep 16 (UNI) Customs Officials have seized 12 types
of performance enhancing Anabolic-Androgenic steroids worth
Rs 10 lakhs from a passenger who arrived from Phnom Penh in
Cambodia at the Anna International airport here on Sunday night.

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Haryana govt transfers 1 IPS, 4 HPS officers

16 Sep 2019 | 6:03 PM

Chandigarh, Sep 16(UNI) Haryana government has issued posting and transfer orders of one IPS and four HPS officers with immediate effect.

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Punjab govt invites Sikh Sangat in Dubai to participate in 550th Parkash Purb celebrations

16 Sep 2019 | 6:02 PM

Dubai/Chandigarh, Sep 16 (UNI) The Punjab Government is inviting the ‘Nanak Naam Leva’ Sikh Sangat across the entire globe to participate in the 550th Parkash Purb celebrations of Sahib Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji.

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