Thursday, Dec 01, 2022

Zika outbreak India


India's latest Zika outbreak sees surge of nearly 100 cases

November 08, 2021 2:59 pm

First discovered in 1947, the mosquito-borne Zika virus reached epidemic proportions in Brazil in 2015, when thousands of babies were born with microcephaly, a disorder that causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads and underdeveloped brains.

As Zika reported, similarity to two other diseases poses challenge

May 31, 2017 7:03 am

Just like dengue and chikungunya, widespread and endemic in most major cities here, the virus is spread by the same vector, the Aedes mosquito.

Zika virus outbreak in Ahmedabad: Follow these health guidelines to keep yourself safe

May 29, 2017 11:53 am

Symptoms of the Zika virus disease include mild fever, headache, skin rash, muscle and joint pain, malaise, conjunctivitis; and may last for two to seven days.

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SGPC asks Punjab govt to stop release of ‘Dastaan-e-Sirhind’

December 1, 2022 9:48:03 am

SGPC Chief Dhami said nobody is above the sentiments of 'Sangat', so Punjab government should take immediate action and stop the film from being released.

Gujarat Assembly Election Voting Live Updates: Polling underway for 89 seats in first phase; Ex-CM Vijay Rupani, candidates and MLAs cast votes

Updated: December 1, 2022 9:49:25 am

Gujarat Assembly Elections 2022 Live Updates, December 1, 2022: Gujarat will witness a three-way fierce contest between the ruling BJP, Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party.

Mumbai News Live Updates: RBI to launch pilot of digital rupee in city; AQI dips to ‘moderate’ level

Updated: December 1, 2022 9:46:49 am

Mumbai News Live Updates, December 1, 2022: The pilot will initially cover the four cities of Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru, and Bhubaneswar, where customers and merchants will be able to use the digital rupee (e₹-R), or e-rupee.

Mandi Board stares at loan repayment default as Centre withholds RDF

December 1, 2022 9:46:23 am

The Mandi Board had been pinning hope on the Rural Development Fund (RDF) to the tune of Rs 2,880 crore for last three procurement seasons pending with Centre.

PAK vs ENG: Rawalpindi Test to proceed despite visitors’ illness

Updated: December 1, 2022 9:44:23 am

Several England players were affected by a virus ahead of the team's first test in Pakistan in 17 years, leading to discussions about postponing the start of the match by one day.

Elon Musk says Apple never considered removing Twitter from App Store

December 1, 2022 9:38:13 am

On Monday, Musk had accused Apple of threatening to block Twitter from its app store without saying why.

Belgium’s golden generation, Germany’s gen next seek to avoid humiliation

Updated: December 1, 2022 9:32:35 am

Germany need a win against Costa Rica not just to qulify for the knockout stages, but to not lower their international football standing any more.

Pakistani actor Adnan Siddiqui slams Aap Jaisa Koi remix in Ayushmann Khurrana’s An Action Hero: ‘Even recreation requires talent’

December 1, 2022 9:31:43 am

Pakistani actor Adnan Siddiqui called out the rendition of Nazia Hasan's Aap Jaisa Koi for Ayushmann Khurrana's film An Action Hero.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Live Updates: Belgium, Germany’s survival at stake on Day 12

Updated: December 1, 2022 9:26:46 am

FIFA World Cup 2022 Day 12 Live Updates, December 1:

Mark Zuckerberg calls Apple App Store rules a ‘conflict of interest’

December 1, 2022 9:26:37 am

Zuckerberg echoed some of Musk’s points. He called Apple’s content moderation rules for apps a “conflict of interest” since they are often pointed at rivals.