BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha government said on Thursday it would not implement Modicare because its own health scheme, announced on Tuesday, was better than the former.

BHUBANESWAR: The housing and urban development (H&UD) department on Wednesday has asked the civic authorities of major cities and towns to make arrangements for treatment of domestic used water

BHUBANESWAR: The season’s first dengue death case was reported from a private hospital in Bhubaneswar.

BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) has asked the administrations of Puri and Khurda districts to seal illegal brick kilns.

BHUBANESWAR: A 45-year-old man admitted in Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Sambalpur, died of swine flu on Tuesday, taking the H1N1 toll in the state to 30 so far, off

BHUBANESWAR: As many as 16 fresh cases of swine flu were detected on Sunday taking the total number of persons affected with the viral infection to 119 in Odisha so far this year.

One more persons tested positive for swine flu on Wednesday taking the total number to six in the last three days in the state.

The Odisha Biodiversity Board (OBB) has decided to conduct biodiversity study of various sanctuaries in the state.

BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) on Monday served show-cause notices to seven stone quarries operating in Khurda's Tangi for violating pollution control norms.

JHARSUGUDA: The district administration of Jharsuguda banned use of polythene carry bags below 50 microns from Sunday.