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Rattled by the encephalitis outbreak in the northern part of the state, the West Bengal government Saturday said it would seek the central government's help for vaccination of adults to prevent the disease from spreading.
The chief minister and health minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee suspended three senior health officials from North Bengal on Friday.
A man sits inside an ambulance next to his relative, who is suspected to be suffering from encephalitis, outside a hospital in Jalpaiguri district of the eastern Indian state of West Bengal.
Shot taken At Shankarpur.. About Shankarpur:- Shankarpur is a virgin beach town located 14 km east of Digha in West Bengal.
A school teacher in West Bengal's Howrah district was detained Friday for allegedly thrashing a class 8 student caught talking during class, even as several incidents of corporal punishment were reported from the state.
July 24: Experts from Pune's National Institute of Virology who have toured parts of north Bengal have told district health authorities that they suspect enterovirus outbreak to be the reason for the high death count.
West Bengal capital Kolkata is unlikely to be affected by encephalitis, said health and civic officials even though the vector-borne disease has claimed over 100 lives this year in the north of teh state..
Siliguri, July 24: The BJP has decided to hold a conference of its state working committee in Siliguri in September, months after the party got a 20,000-plus lead in the Lok Sabha elections over Trinamul in the plains segments of the Darjeeling seat.
Veteran BJP leader Kesri Nath Tripathi was Thursday sworn in as the new governor of West Bengal at a ceremony in the Raj Bhavan here.
Jalpaiguri: An outbreak of Japanese encephalitis and suspected encephalitis in North Bengal has claimed over 100 lives in seven districts, with the majority deaths coming in the last fortnight.
It was Wednesday afternoon. I'd narrowly missed having to have lunch with a bunch of visiting Americans at the ugly new Pizza Hut at the corner of Park Street.
West Bengal governor-designate Keshari Nath Tripathi arrived here Wednesday. He would be sworn in Thursday.
Three memorials, a few books on the Great War, and a forgotten nickname live on to remind Bengalis of World War I, writes Soumitra Das The Glorious Dead may as well have been forgotten.
Darjeeling, July 23: The Centre has decided to withdraw 13 companies of central forces from north Bengal despite opposition from the state government, a decision that is being seen as a fallout of the strained relation between the BJP and Mamata Banerjee.
July 23: Union health minister Harsh Vardhan today offered Bengal emergency consultations on the encephalitis outbreak in the state, but experts cautioned that India's public health system has spent over five years fighting a mystery disease blindly and was poorly equipped to save lives.
Illegal filling of a water body, popularly known as 'Jorapukur', of Bangladesh Railway at Neamatpur in Saidpur upazila of Nilphamari goes on, ignoring a legal notice served by the authorities concerned, inset, foundation of a boundary wall of a proposed Eidgah laid by the lawmaker on the filled up water body on Monday.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 10:20 am
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