BHUBANESWAR: A team of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) officials on Wednesday visited Sukinda to collect water samples to check the pollution level in Damsal nullah and the Brahmani followin

The district administration, Odisha State Pollution Board (OSPCB) and labour department will jointly seal 124 illegal crusher units in Khurda district on Tuesday.

With El Nino looming large over monsoon this year, the state government has pulled up its socks to checkmate the phenomenon.

Worried over distress sale of minor forest produce (MFP), the Centre has decided to soon announce minimum support price (MSP) of at least 10 such produce, Union tribal affairs minister Jual Oram sa

Heavy downpour triggered by Cyclone Phailin on Monday led to floods in several rivers in Odisha, leaving more than 2.5 lakh people marooned in Balasore.

BHUBANESWAR: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) will sign an agreement with a Mumbai-based company on Thursday to set up a solid waste treatment plant at the designated regional waste dump

The Odisha high court has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to conduct a fresh study on pollution in the Brahmani river, the second largest river in Odisha after the Mahanadi, a l

Concerned over rising temperature in the city, the environment wing of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) will change in its approach to plantation.

Instead of planting decorative and fast-growing trees, the BMC will gor for shady trees from the coming monsoon to create a green canopy on city roads, official sources said. The BMC has selected two species of trees for the plantation drive. About 1,500 such trees would be planted on the vacant patches in different wards as well as medians.

BHUBANESWAR: Dr H R Bustard, an international expert on turtles and crocodiles and their population ecology, said it is perfectly natural for Olive Ridley turtles to miss mass nesting.

The state government has decided to move the Supreme Court (SC), challenging a recent decision of Union cabinet to set up an autonomous Polavaram Project Authority (PPA) for execution of the contro