Poaching of migratory birds continues unabated in the Chilika Lake despite warning by wildlife officials against killing of winged guests in Asia's largest blue lagoon.
Forest and environment minister Bijayshree Routray today informed the State Assembly that the Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) has found 43 stations of nine main rivers of the state as
Bhubaneswar: In spite of notable progress made by the Odisha government in bringing down the Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) and Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) in the state in the last few years, the s
After imposing penalty of about Rs 75,000 crore against 104 mining companies for excess production of ore, Odisha government has identified 111 mines violating environment laws, official sources sa
In an attempt to cut down the spirally cost of energy, the state government is seriously considering to introduce solar energy in all government buildings from next year.
Koraput: Energy minister Arun Sahu today expressed resentment over poor implementation of Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) in the district and directed the district collector to revi
Bhubaneswar: To ensure smooth supply of ore to Odisha-based industries on a long-term basis, the first meeting of the ministerial committee would be held on November 26 to formulate a policy to thi
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has failed to utilise the funds for the last three years despite increasing assistance from the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) every year.
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Supreme Court on Thursday favoured establishment of special fast track courts to handle cases linked to various scams in implementation of the rural job guarantee scheme
With 24 children dying of a mysterious disease during last two months in Malkangiri district, the government has launched a drive to create health awareness and conduct medical examination in the t
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