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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Who Killed Cuttack’s Kathajodi?

Cuttack: "It's just a couple of ponds here and there inside a desert nowadays," quipped 29-year-old Raju Sahoo, pointing out to River Kathajodi in Cuttack. Raju like many others in the Millennium City has been a regular user of River...

Ekamra Walks Distributes Eco-Friendly Pens To Colour Bhubaneswar Green Again

Bhubaneswar: Ekamra Walks, organisers of the only guided heritage trails in the city, have turned green crusaders, distributing eco-friendly pens among visitors. The use-and-throw pens made of waste newspapers have seeds inside so that when a user throws them away,...

Blueprint To Boost Gharial Population In Odisha’s Satkosia Gorge

Bhubaneswar: Concerned over the alarming fall in the number of gharials (fish-eating crocodiles) in Satkosia gorge, the 21-km narrow stretch of River Mahanadi near Tikarpada, about 60 km from Angul district, the authorities of Satkosia Wildlife Division and Nandanakan...

Poison In The Air: Six Odisha Cities Most Polluted Among 102 In India

Bhubaneswar: Here is some disturbing news for Odisha as the world prepares to observe World Environment Day on Wednesday. Six cities of Odisha are among the 102 most polluted in India. Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Balasore, Angul, Talcher and Rourkela have failed...

Nature’s Rule Of Law – Aftermath Of Fani

Cyclone Fani that struck Odisha last month left a trail of devastation and destruction across 14 districts in the state. Now, both the state and central government machineries are working hard for the relief and rehabilitation of the victims. But...

Climate Change Report: Humans Won’t Survive Beyond 2050

Ninety per cent of humans will perish in 31 years due to climate change, says Australia’s Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration (BNCCR), an independent climate research think-tank. “We must never forget that we are in a unique situation with...

Is Solar A Better Alternative To Gensets During Calamities?

Bhubaneswar: Do you dread having to live without electricity and water again? Are you considering buying a diesel/petrol generator in order to avoid such a situation should another cyclone hit your city? Here's an alternative that you could consider...

Paint Your Roof White, Bring The Mercury Down

Bhubaneswar: More and more people across the country are painting their roofs white in what looks like the best way to escape the unapologetic summer heat. "We have been painting our roofs every year for the last 10 years and...
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Environmentalists Worry About Fewer Olive Ridley Nests In Odisha This Year

Bhubaneswar: Odisha is seeing a decline in the number of Olive Ridley sea turtle hatchlings in recent years. Fewer number of Olive Ridley nests were noticed in the coastal areas of Puri district this year. Sources said over 16,000 eggs were...
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Decoding Nationalism: The Odisha Boy Who Feeds Peacocks

Bhubaneswar: At a time when many youngsters may be whiling away their time aimlessly and others may be in quest of material gains, 20-year-old Kanhu Charan Behera is serving a national cause – feeding peacocks in the Peacock Valley at Talagara, near Naraj in Cuttack district. The...

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Odisha Governor To Inaugurate Commonwealth TT Championship

Cuttack: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal will inaugurate the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in the Millennium City on Wednesday. The five-day...
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