KOLKATA, 24 MARCH: The Kolkata Municipal corporation (KMC) will deploy more voluntary field workers and Directly Observed Therapy (DOT) providers to prevent drug resistant Tuberculosis (TB).

Mr Atin Ghosh, member mayor-in-council (health) said the health department is worried over the drug resistant TB as the treatment is very costly and three to four people die on an average in the city with t

no action taken to clean canals
KOLKATA, 15 MARCH: Occupants of houses situated on both sides of the Beliaghata canal have urged the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) to conduct the anti-larvae drive in the area after many people were found to be suffering from malaria.

The state Irrigation and waterways department had begun dredging operation at the canal.

KOLKATA, 10 MARCH: Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) will ply nine boats for spraying mosquito repellent to destroy the larva in some canals.

A senior health official said those who have their dwellings beside the canals urged the KMC to take preventive measures against malaria. The decision for plying the boats was taken a month ago.

With summers arriving in the city soon, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) on Wednesday said it will procure chemicals, biolarvicides and other material to prevent mosquito-breeding.

The Standing Committee of the MCD has approved four proposals for purchase of chemicals to prevent vector-breeding

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The infrastructure development for Commonwealth Games aiming to make the Capital a world class city at a breakneck speed has had an unusual fallout: Alarming increase in gastroenteritis and cholera cases in the national Capital.

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