RAWALPINDI, Aug 24: The Rawal Town Municipal Administration (RTMA) on Friday confiscated 200 unwrapped tyres from different parts of the city in a campaign against dengue virus.

Town Officer Regulation Aftab Chohan said that the RTMA staff visited Pirwadhai and Gunjmandi area and found that the dealers displayed the tyres on roadsides without wrapping them properly.

He said that during the rain, the water accumulated in the water and became an ideal breeding place for dengue mosquitoes. He said that Rawal Town Administrator had already given warning to the traders that criminal cases would be registered against the shopkeepers who failed to cover the tyres. — A Reporter

More From This Section

Senate in disbelief over Kashmir Highway ‘deadline’

ISLAMABAD: It is often said that the people are wary of politicians’ promises. But on Thursday, the Senate...

Bombers’ trail leads to arrests from guava farm in south Punjab

Officials said they are comparing the bombers’ modus operandi with that of TTP and UBA in Islamabad Sabzi Mandi blast.

Experts stress women’s role in poverty alleviation

ISLAMABAD: Speakers at a conference here on Thursday stressed the role of women in alleviating poverty in the...

Google Maps to be used for joint patrolling by police

Police will use Google Maps to define the patrolling points and as well as the beats and pickets in the cities.


Comments are closed.
Explore: Indian elections 2014
Explore: Indian elections 2014
How much do you know about Indian Elections?
How much do you know about Indian Elections?
Cartoons
E-PAPER
Front Page