Category : Health

Fire in an Ink manufacturing factory caused panic and disruption in the vicinity

A major fire broke out in a Crimson Inks factory located at site no.4 in Sarai Meeta at Panki Industrial Area in the afternoon of 5th October . More than two dozen fire tenders were deployed in the area to control the fire. No casualties were reported. Residents in the nearby areas complained of breathlessness ….

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Massive fire at Delhi’s Malviya Nagar doused off after 19 hours.

A massive fire was broken out in the rubber godown located in south Delhi’s Malviya Nagar on May 29 around  5 pm. 65 fire tenders  and MLH class helicopter with Bambi Buckets were pressed in fire fighting operation. The fire was completely doused after 19 hours. However, one fire fighter was injured in major fire mishap. Truck ….

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Six coaches of goods trains derailed disrupting services on the Kalyan–Lonavala section.

Six coaches of goods train was derailed near Khandala on the Kalyan–Lonavala section on September 7 at around 3.55 pm. The wagons derailed between monkey hill and gate no. 29 near Khandala station. Many long distance trains were disrupted due to this derailment. Few trains were diverted and short terminated due to this derailment on ….

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A devastating attack of the H1N1 virus in the state of Gujarat

August, 2017 has its own impact on the state of Gujarat, a frightening attack of the H1N1 virus in the state that created the most dangerous and life threating situation for the residents.

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Cuttack – Seven new cases of jaundice reported in Tulsipur area

Jaundice, a water borne disease plagues Cuttack Municipal Corporation as seven to eight persons have been affected particularly in Ward 8, Cuttack. Jaundice has given a kick back as people use contaminated drinking water due to leakage in pipelines close to drains. By conducting cleanliness drive, Municipality has already started taking steps for proper hygiene ….

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Malkangiri- Japanese Encephalitis death toll reach to 113 with five more casualties.

Japanese Encephalitis, a deadly disease that originates from pigs and spreads to humans, mostly children, through mosquitos, has taken over the Malkangiri district of Odisha. More than 100 children have fallen victim to this deadly virus. A total of 180 villages in seven blocks of the district are affected of this vector-borne disease. A large ….

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Public health affected in Uttar Pradesh due to Dengue; 4 killed, 3620 cases reported so far

The state of Uttar Pradesh has been prone to Dengue, mosquito-borne disease caused by any one of four closely related dengue viruses, with at least four persons dead and more than 3,000 cases of the vector-borne disease. Reports indicate that the death toll raised to 100 due to this virus in the state. Principal Secretary Medical, ….

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Polio virus found in Hyderabad; alert in Telangana

A  “global emergency” was sounded by the Telangana government on Tuesday after an active strain of wild polio virus (P2 strain) was detected in a water sample collected from a drain, prompting it to airlift two lakh vaccines from Geneva to inoculate more than three lakh children in Hyderabad and Ranga Reddy district as a ….

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Nayagarh – At least 2 killed and 10 infected with anthrax disease in Dabidiguda

Anthrax is a disease transferred from animals to humans and turns fatal if not treated at initial stage. Anthrax is caused by a spore-forming bacterium. It mainly affects animals. Humans can become infected through contact with an infected animal or by inhaling spores. Symptoms depend on the route of infection. They can range from a skin ulcer ….

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Swine flu reaches Nagpur; five killed

Swine flu has given a setback since last few days. On Tuesday, November 3 the toll of swine flu reached 168 and around three died. Swine flu has been reported in Nagpur where the death toll marked to 5 in first three days of this month. The three patients, who died on Tuesday, included 48-year-old ….

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