Recent flash flooding has accelerated the spread of the disease, he added. Poor maintenance of waste management systems and a lack of access to clean drinking water further exacerbates the situation, according to the spokesperson.
Cases were registered under the Anti-Terrorism Act against five proscribed outfits in Lahore, Gujranwala, and Multan - Dawatul Irshad Trust, Moaz Bin Jabal Trust, Al Anfal Trust, Al Madina Foundation Trust, and Al Hamd Trust.
The South Korean Foreign Ministry, in a statement, said that the UN approved the discharge of Hong Kong-flagged Lighthouse Winmore and the South Korean P-Pioneer, Yonhap agency reported.
"Tomorrow lakhs of people will do yoga with PM Modi at Prabhat Tara ground. People of Jharkhand are very much aware of yoga and health," Chief Minister Raghuvar Das told media.
India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin speaking at an open debate on the situation in Afghanistan at United Nations Security Council said on Wednesday that India stands committed to support the peace process
The players have to abide by the decision "within four weeks". If they fail to do so within the time granted, "The BCCI may deduct the said amount from the match fees payable to the players," the court order said.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the issue of China's move to block the UN Security Council resolution to designate Jaish-e Mohammed chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist.
India’s bid to get Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed's chief Masood Azhar as a "global terrorist" by the UN Security Council was once again blocked by China as it placed a “technical” hold on the resolution on Wednesday.
Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar meets the criteria to be designated as a global terrorist and not doing so is against regional stability and peace, the US said Tuesday on the eve of the UN Security Council making a crucial decision in this regard.
The United States, Britain and France on Wednesday asked the UN Security Council to impose sanctions on the Masood Azhar, the chief of terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed. It was the third attempt to put Masood Azhar on the UN terror blacklist, which would subject him to a global travel ban and assets freeze.