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Beware bengaluru! Dengue is just a bite away

According to the State Health and Family Welfare Department, the State has recorded 10 deaths and 1,191 dengue positive cases in seven months (January-July 2012) as against five deaths and 405 positiv

BBMP to clear garbage twice a day

In a huge relief to Bengalureans, who are forced to put up with mounds of garbage dotting the city, the BBMP on Tuesday decided to improve garbage collection by operating a second shift. The BBMP coun

BBMP has no time for dengue

Dengue has been creating havoc across the city, claiming eight lives over the last nine days. But the city corporators hardly had time to discuss the issue and find a possible solution when the BBMP c

City records another suspected dengue death

Even as the BBMP got into action mode to prevent the spread of dengue, the city registered yet another death due to suspected dengue on Sunday. The victim, 6-year- old Trupthi E, resident of Anekal is

2 more dengue deaths in city

The BBMP first downplayed the suspected dengue deaths and the spread of the disease across Bengaluru. Now, the civic body is allegedly playing dirty by threatening hospital authorities to refrain from

Dengue raises head in Indiranagar

Dreaded dengue claimed the life of one more woman on Wednesday evening, taking the toll in the city and surrounding areas to five over the last few days. But the BBMP, which has confirmed only two dea

Dengue claims 4-yr-old

The death toll due to suspected dengue has gone up to four with another death being recorded in Anekal taluk on Tuesday. After Hamsa Kumari, Vishnu and Shruthi, four-year-old Milan died of suspected d

Dengue kills 4 in city, but BBMP confirms only 2 deaths

The city has reported four cases of dengue deaths, while the BBMP has confirmed only two. Of the four deaths, three have been reported over the last two days from Vijnanapura area (ward 51).


Shut Mavallipura landfill, orders PCB

In a landmark decision which comes as a major reprieve for communities residing in and around Mavallipura, the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) on Thursday ordered the BBMP and Ramky In

Killer castles of sand

Official apathy can at times be killing, literally speaking. While over the last few months the city has seen three under- construction buildings collapse, killing four people, the authorities continu

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