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API among three held for accepting bribe in Mah

Aurangabad, Nov. 15 -- An Assistant Police Inspector (API) and two policemen attached with Waluj MIDC police station were arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau sleuths (ACB) while accepting a bribe o... Read More


Mosquito sterilization offers new opportunity to control chikungunya, dengue, and Zika

Kolkata, Nov. 15 -- A technique that sterilizes male mosquitoes using radiation will soon be tested as part of global health efforts to control diseases such as chikungunya, dengue, and Zika. The ... Read More


Strong country capacity, improved tools & community engagement critical to enhancing dengue prevention & control

Kolkata, Nov. 15 -- The rapid spread of dengue and continued dengue outbreak of epidemic potential since the beginning of 2019 show that sustained prevention and control measures should be supported... Read More


Bengal Govt to take action against those selling vegetables at exorbitant prices: Mamata

Kolkata, Nov. 15 -- Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has made it clear that the State Government will take strong action against all those selling vegetables at exorbitant prices. " Many sellers are... Read More


Bengal excels in child health

Kolkata, Nov. 15 -- The Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey, conducted by the Central Government in collaboration with UNICEF, whose report was released recently, has shown that Bengal is ahead ... Read More


Films at rates affordable for all

Kolkata, Nov. 15 -- In order to enable many more people to enjoy good films in a theatre, the West Bengal Government-owned Chalachchitra Satabarsha Bhaban in Tollygunge has started shows at affordab... Read More


Sanitation workers still working in horrible conditions: WHO

Geneva, Nov. 15 -- Millions of sanitation workers in the developing world were forced to work in conditions that endanger their health and lives, and violate their dignity and human rights, a report s... Read More


Hong Kong protests: Man dies after being hit 'by hard object' during protests

Bangladesh, Nov. 15 -- year-old man has died in Hong Kong after being struck on the head during clashes between government supporters and protesters. Officials said the man was on a lunch break from ... Read More


7.1-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia

Jakarta (VNA), Nov. 15 -- A 7.1-magnitude quake struck the area near Ternate city of North Maluku province of Indonesia early November 15. The US Geological Survey (USGS) reported that the quake was ... Read More


Legislators to discuss four draft laws on Nov. 15

Hanoi (VNA), Nov. 15 -- The National Assembly (NA) will discuss four draft laws at the ongoing 8th sitting of the 14th NA on November 15. Lawmakers will listen to proposals and reports assessing the ... Read More