Pokhara, Sept.9 : This is the photo of female Aedes Aegypti mosquito found in ward no.10 during the search and destroy campaign launched against the dengue mosquito by health department of Pokhara metrocity. Aedes aegypti is a small, dark coloured mosquito that has white lyre-shaped markings and banded legs. The mosquito usually bites people indoors and lays eggs during the daytime in water that contains organic material like leaves, algae etc. Till now 715 people have been affected by dengue in Gandaki state. It has been spread to 62 district and 6 people have lost their lives. Following are the 2 photos taken during the search and destroy campaign. Photo courtesy: Pratigya Poudel
Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City has launched a campaign to make the city free of plastic. The political parties have also committed in writing to support this campaign. The Sub-metropolis has prepared various outreach and educational materials including posters and messages on the negative impact of plastic and hung them at the main thoroughfares of the city….