West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asked the youth to avoid dieting as that could bring down resistance levels and result in their falling prey to ailments like dengue.
Her advice to the youth when she spoke about dengue outbreak in the state at a press conference here. Dengue cases have crossed over 600 in the state. "My young friends, I appeal to all of you, not to go on
diet as this can bring down your immunity system and you can be prone to diseases like dengue," she said while asking them to take plenty of food and water.
The chief minister also blamed a section of doctors for diagnosing heart attack as dengue without proper verification and issuing death certificates. "Writing of heart attack as dengue, is not done. Dengue must be confirmed before issuing death certificates," Banerjee said, who is also the health minister.
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The Bombay High Court has refused to quash a criminal complaint against an artist who painted nude and derogatory pictures of his estranged wife in his bedroom
Ahead of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India, about 50 people on Saturday held a protest in Delhi demanding suspension of talks with China.
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