mosquito

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

Why do mosquitoes target some people more than others?

The many factors that make you more susceptible to mosquito attacks.

May 28, 2022
May 28, 2022

Pest control: how to deal with cockroaches and other vermin

Termites, cockroaches and other pests like mosquitoes, ticks, rats and mice are very common in summer

March 12, 2019
March 12, 2019

HC questions authorities’ failure to curb mosquito menace at Dhaka airport

The High Court questions the authorities’ failure to curb mosquito menace at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport area in Dhaka.

March 10, 2019
March 10, 2019

Mosquito Menace in Capital: DNCC, DSCC doing little to contain it

The capital's mosquito population seems to be rising, but the two city corporations are doing little to contain the menace.

March 21, 2018
March 21, 2018

Penalising residents for mosquito proliferation?

The Dhaka South City Corporation (DSSC) has come up with a bizarre solution to tackle the runaway problem of combating mosquito infestation in its jurisdictional area. Authorities have stated that they will conduct house-to-house inspections and fine or jail residents who are found to have unclean environments that help breed the deadly Aedes mosquitoes.

March 5, 2018
March 5, 2018

Mosquito rules

Mosquitoes are everywhere. Be it an airconditioned airport, hospital, open space, slum or bedroom. In large droves, this tiny insect is unleashing a free reign of terror across the country. City mayors have one excuse or the other about their failure to tackle the mosquito menace. In the meantime, people face the ultimate consequences of their failure -- numerous mosquito bites and the risk of contracting mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue and chikungunya.

August 7, 2017
August 7, 2017

Guppy fish to be released in Dhaka south to curb mosquito-borne diseases

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) will release Guppy fishes in drainage and sewerage lines to curb the menace of mosquito-borne diseases including Chikungunya

July 13, 2017
July 13, 2017

The perfect crime foiled by... a mosquito

Researchers at Nagoya University show that human blood extracted from a mosquito can be traced back to its original owner up to 48 hours of biting.

June 24, 2017
June 24, 2017

Murphy's Brother-in-Law

The red marks on my three month old's face are definitely not mosquito bites. And mosquitoes are something we are REALLY scared of.

June 19, 2017
June 19, 2017

Fighting mosquito menace

The health and family welfare ministry in association with the two Dhaka city corporations organised a 'symbolic' awareness campaign on Saturday