The National Highway (NH) -60, part of the government

Rabindra Nath Choudhury The flash floods triggered by the depression over the Bay of Bengal have wrought havoc in Orissa killing at least seven people and affecting more than 10 lakh people. Around 1,400 villages in five districts have been marooned by the floods in major rivers like the Subarnarekha, the Budhabalanga and the Jalaka. The worst-hit districts were Balasore, Bhadrak, Mayurbhanj and Jajpur.

Members of the World Conservation Union (iucn) are sharply divided over the eco-friendliness of the port coming up at the mouth of river Dhamra in Orissa's Bhadrak district. The huge port is a joint

Olive Ridley turtles are as endangered as the tiger. The two species enjoy the same legal protection. The beaches of Gahirmatha in Orissa's Bhadrak district are a globally important nesting site for

This study is concerned with the Dhamra port site in Bhadrak district, near the mouth of the Dhamra river, and surrounding areas. The proposed port site is a unique habitat in that it has long stretches of inter-tidal mudflats from the site up till the river mouth. The inter-tidal zone is in some places as wide as two kilometers, and serves as an important breeding ground for

Bhubaneswar: Three private companies have evinced interest to set up 2490-MW thermal power plants at an estimated cost of Rs 10,000 crore in Bhdrakh districts, energy minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak informed the State Assembly here on Tuesday.

Replying to a question during the Question Hour, he said that while L&T has decided to set up 1,680 MW capacity captive thermal power plant at Dhamra f

BHUBANESWAR: Forget about remote tribal pockets and Naxal-hit areas, this gram panchayat in Bhadrak district is going without power even after six decades of Independence.