Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of M/s Pioneer Vs Orissa Pollution Control Board & Others dated 09/01/2018 regarding closure of a printing press “M/s Pioneer Press” situated at Plot No. 23/128/154 in Khata No. 61/468, Mouza, Subhudhipur, Kalinga Nagar, Bhubaneswar by Odisha State PCB as the printing press had not obtained consent to establish and consent to operate required both under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and under the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981.

CUTTACK: Two more persons fell to swine flu in the State on Monday, taking the toll to 29.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Kalinga Nagar Residents Welfare Association Vs Ministry of Urban Development & Housing, Govt. of Odisha & Others dated 24/08/2017 regarding sanitation and solid waste problems faced by residents of Kalinga Nagar-8, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. It is alleged that the solid waste management of the respondent Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) was inept as solid wastes are dumped in the open space in the residential area of KN-8 contributing further to the pollution of the environment.

An attempt has been made to study the impact of urban wastewater irrigation on summer paddy productivity, varietal response and soil properties. Paddy and soil samples were collected from selected peri-urban villages of Bhubaneswar, India, from fields receiving contrast irrigation sources (urban wastewater and river water) under similar agro-climatic and socioeconomic conditions. Major plant nutrients content were higher in wastewater irrigated soils, whereas pH was lower. Wastewater irrigation increased grain and straw yield.

Bhubaneswar: 15000 tribal students make human formation of red ribbon to mark the World AIDs Day in Bhubaneswar on Thursday (PTI)

With every breath, city residents are inhaling miniscule particles of dust, smoke, soot, pollen and soil, also known as suspended particulate matter.

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to dig two more artificial pond near water reservoirs to prevent pollution of natural water bodies dur to pollution during idol

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate police has realized around Rs 20 lakh as penalty from 3,949 violators for using power horn and musical horn in their vehicles in the city between January and June.

Bhubaneswar: An autorickshaw driver near the East Coast Railway (ECoR) headquarters here recently requested the driver of a car behind him not to honk unnecessarily. The request fell on deaf ears.

BHUBANESWAR: Jaundice cases in Jadupur and Begunia villages of Ward 64 under Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) touched 97 including seven new cases reported on Thursday.