Saturday, 19 January, 2019

Topic: Dengue

Illustration by Andrew Clarance | ThePrint

Zika, dengue spreading— Should India invest in GM mosquitoes or make better pesticides?

As mosquitoes grow immune to pesticides, scientists consider genetically modifying them to combat these diseases. Experts weigh in.
Water trolleys in Delhi selling water for Rs 2 per glass

572 water trolleys seized in Delhi after samples found unfit to drink

The water samples were being tested since 1 January this year & the trolleys were seized after they were found in violation of norms.
Depiction of a female Aedes aegypti mosquito that causes dengue

India could have the solution to cure dengue by next year: an ayurvedic pill

Under development for two years, the medicine is made of a variety of herbs grown in India, and is likely to hit the market next year.

Mamata Banerjee is in denial mode on Bengal’s dengue crisis

To protect herself, Mamata Banerjee is forcing her administration to turn a blind eye to full-blown public health crisis.
Central transfers can make up some, not all, of the inequality in India (Representational image) | PTI

India needs to fix the growing inequality between poorer east and richer south

Social sector spending by the poorer states remains lower than in the better-off ones. If they are to catch up, this is the opposite of what it should be.

Karnataka crisis: Can horse-trading be checked or should it be accepted as part of politics?

The Karnataka Congress called a legislature party meeting Friday to address the issue of horse trading in the state and put up a show of strength. The Congress ...