Ludhiana Civil Surgeon Dr SP Singh in the notice said the mosquito breeding season had already started and advised not to let the water stagnate.
Civil Surgeon Dr SP Singh has issued an advisory asking residents to protect themselves against vector-borne diseases like dengue fever and malaria
The Civil Surgeon said the mosquito breeding season has already started. Dr Singh said dengue is caused by the bite of a female mosquito, Aedes aegypti, which breeds in standing water in trays behind coolers, pans, tires and refrigerators.
“We must not allow water to stagnate in and around our homes. Standing water should be cleared on a weekday as directed by the health department. One should wear clothes that cover the trusses and legs to avoid mosquito bites, sleep with mosquito nets at bedtime at night and also use mosquito repellents,” Singh said.
Ludhiana Sub-Junior Baseball Championship: Government Girls’ School Gill Wins Title
The girls’ team from the Government Girls’ Main Secondary School, Gill, won the 9th Sub-Junior District Baseball Championship hosted by the Ludhiana District Baseball Association on Saturday. They defeated Gill Baseball Club 12-2 in the final. Seven girls’ teams took part in the tournament, including Government Girls Senior Secondary School, Gill; Nightingale Baseball Club, Khalsa Warriors Baseball Club, Gill Baseball Club, Nightingale Senior Secondary School, Baseball Club and Khalsa Baseball Club.
Leopard trapped in net dies of heatstroke in Bulandshahr
MEERUT A young leopard died of heatstroke after being trapped in a net for more than 5 hours in a sugar cane field in Deorala village in Shikarpur area of Bulandshahr district on Friday night. Bulandshahr Divisional Forestry Officer (DFO) Vinita Kumari admitted that a timely rescue operation could have saved the animal’s life. A leopard was trapped in the net on Friday and villagers spotted it in the afternoon.
Delhi: East MCD School teachers declare strike over back pay
New Delhi: The Municipal Teachers’ Union has called for a joint strike from Monday to protest the delay in paying salaries, noting that the wait has touched five months for teachers and seven months for retirees in schools of the East Delhi Municipal Corporation. Ramniwas Solanki, who heads Nagar Nigam Shikshak Sangh – a teachers’ union of the three MCDs, said the situation was becoming unbearable for many families.
The Sion viaduct will remain closed to traffic every weekend until June 20
The flyover of Zion will remain closed to vehicular traffic every weekend until June 20 to allow the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation to undertake repair works, traffic police said on Saturday. The Mumbai Traffic Police have laid out alternate routes for vehicle traffic during this period between 5 p.m. on Friday and 6 a.m. on Monday. Vehicles coming from South Mumbai towards Arora Junction will need to turn right.
Rape of a minor in Lakhimpur Kheri: the police say ₹20,000 rewards for information about the accused
The police decreed a reward of ₹20,000 on information about the fate of the accused in the rape of an eight-year-old girl within the confines of Phardhan police station in Lakhimpur Kheri district. Lakhimpur Kheri Police Superintendent Sanjiv Suman has formed police teams to track down Sarvesh and search operations have been carried out in this regard. The girl was raped in a village primary school in the early hours of Friday.