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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Mount Everest: World’s Highest Summit & ‘Garbage Dump’

Kathmandu: Mount Everest, the highest peak and a mountaineer's dream summit, is known for all its mightiness and beauty. However, decades of commercial mountaineering have turned it into rubbish dump as climbers pay little attention to things they leave...

Strategies To Conserve Forests And Develop Social Forestry For Better Living

Forest is one of the most valuable natural resources on this planet. While playing a crucial role in carbon cycle, it provides a host of important ecosystem services including mitigation of global warming. Forest is the most congenial place...
DFO conference Naveen urges people to protect forests

Naveen Patnaik Urges People To Enhance Green Cover

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday exhorted the people to protect and conserve forests in order to enhance green cover in the state. Inaugurating the Divisional Forest Officers' (DFOs) at the state secretariat here, the Chief Minister said, "I would expect...
Mahanadi

Two Crore Trees To Be Planted Along Both Sides Of Mahanadi: CM

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has started an ambitious plantation programme for plantation of two crore trees within a km along both sides of Mahanadi and other major rivers of the state for water and soil conservation, said Chief Minister...
Mahanadi water dispute

Odisha House Committee To Resolve Mahanadi Dispute: CM

Bhubaneswar: The state government has decided to form a House committee to resolve the water-sharing dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh governments, informed Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here on Thursday. Following an all-party meeting, chaired by Odisha Assembly Speaker Pradip Amat, the Chief Minister said,...
Mahanadi Cuttack

Mahanadi Dispute: 13 Political Party Representatives Stage Demonstration Before Raj Bhawan

Bhubaneswar: Representatives of 13 political parties, excluding BJP, participated in a demonstration staged by Mahanadi Banchao Andolan before Raj Bhawan here on Tuesday. "We condemn the dilly-dallying attitude of the Central Government in constituting a Tribunal to sort out the longstanding water...
Daya river polluted

Technical Team To Examine Daya River Water Quality: Min

Bhubaneswar: The state government has decided to form a technical team to examine the quality of water of Daya river on the outskirts of the capital city Bhubaneswar, informed Revenue Minister Maheswar Mohanty on Tuesday. Chairing a meeting on Daya river water pollution...
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Delhi Air Equal To Smoking 50 Cigarettes A Day

Air pollution in New Delhi has shot up with the onset of winter. A top medical body has termed it as a ‘public health emergency’ and a Supreme Court-appointed panel has recommended emergency measures such as reduction in metro...

Millets Farming, The Kondh Way

Millets have always been part of an eco-cultural system. It is not only limited to production and consumption, but envelopes a relationship with earth and her capability to sustain life and to nurture cultures that celebrate a symbiotic relationship...
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No Political Ads In TV, Electronic Media Sans Permission: CEO

Bhubaneswar: The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Odisha has directed District Election Officers, Returning Officers, all other authorities concerned, TV channels, cable operators and...