• Search results for mosquitoes
Image Title
Dengue_

Delhi govt asks schools to observe 'dry day' once a week to check mosquito breeding

In order to control and prevent the outbreak, it is essential to prevent breeding of mosquitoes and students should be made aware of this," the Directorate of Education said in a letter to principals

Published on 16th September 2020
Screen_Shot_2020-04-09_at_4

Physically-challenged Muslim JNU student forced into quarantine, wrongly linked to Tablighi Jamaat event

The unhygienic state of the quarantine, lack of physical distancing and toilet-sharing situation could be putting the student at risk of not just contracting the virus but also risking his life

Published on 9th April 2020
FB_IMG_1580463976746

Meet the people behind Bibliophiles of Bhubaneswar, Odisha's lit, new reading club

Bibliophiles of Bhubaneswar is a non-profit initiative based out of Bhubaneswar and is run by three passionate individuals. They don't charge participants to attend their sessions 

Published on 5th February 2020
Saranya

Meet this 22-year-old differently-abled woman from Pollachi who just won local body election

Saranya Kumari K won by a margin of 37 votes at Aathu Pollachi panchayat polls. Saranya is differently-abled and is a first year MA Tamil Literature student at Government Arts College, Udumalpet

Published on 7th January 2020
69344609_117962856239938_2951873813576417280_o

Karnataka's Saaliga tells us not to fret about the eight-legged itsy bitsy spider

Spider conservationist Abhijith APC tell us more about the role of spiders in the environment and why it is important to preserve them

Published on 24th October 2019
Arvind Kejriwal

Become dengue warriors: Kejriwal tells Delhi students, schools to distribute dengue prevention kits

Under the campaign launched on September 1, people are expected to devote 10 minutes at 10 am every Sunday for 10 weeks to ensure that there is no stagnant water in their locality

Published on 1st October 2019
dengue55

Kochi Unclean: Water Authority staff, Maharaja’s students down with dengue

According to teachers at the college, students living in the ladies’ hostel and some from various departments were afflicted with dengue

Published on 19th September 2019
20knee-pain

Chikungunya virus linked to joint pain that persists for years after initial infection, finds US study

The disease has now been reported in more than 40 countries, and approximately 30 to 60 per cent of the people infected with the virus continue to experience joint pain for months to years

Published on 30th August 2019
Tsunami survivors in Nagai

Surviving the Tsunami: Why Nagapattinam's survivors will never leave their town - or their ocean

On the 14th anniversary of the Indian Ocean earthquake that caused that horrific tsunami, we visit the historic coastal town to find out how the survivors had moved on - if they even had

Published on 26th December 2018
PHOTO-2018-11-26-22-41-14

These Class VI students from Kerala just found a solution to Kozhikode's mosquito menace

Two high schoolers from Kozhikode conducted a study with Zoologists and proved that indigenous fish can control the breeding of mosquitoes

Published on 27th November 2018
Dengue

IIT Roorkee discovers chikungunya medication in tamarind seeds

Chikungunya and other alphaviruses are made of a single strand of RNA that is enveloped in a capsule. 

Published on 13th November 2018
Dengue

Find a mosquito nest, win award: How Madurai's Collector is using students to sting their dengue menace

Natarajan said that if the students identify the places and inform the schools, then the district administration would distribute appreciation certificates to them

Published on 1st November 2018
IMG-20180815-WA0008_(1)

Meet Preethi Ramadoss, the PhD scholar who ensures Anna University's stray dogs are fed and happy

The PhD student said she would repeatedly get yelled and scolded at by University authorities because she would feed all the dogs on campus with leftovers from the canteen, until she wrote to Minister

Published on 17th August 2018
DFi_LEAD_Dengue_awarness_Project_19-09-2017_200

Meet 19-year-old Immanuel Pathare, who is defogging slums in Hubballi to keep kids safe from dengue

Now, Immanuel Pathare wants help to drive away mosquitoes from the other nearby districts as well

Published on 24th July 2018
dengue55

School Education Department forms 107 teams to inspect Coimbatore schools for Dengue mosquito breeding grounds 

Schools have been asked to inform their CEO if a student has applied for leave due to fever, and has listed strict actionagainst institutions found with breeding sites

Published on 5th November 2017

Search results 1 - 15 of 22