Cuttack: The municipal corporation's action plan to contain the spread of dengue has been making tardy progress since it was launched 11 days ago.

Cuttack: Dengue patients continue to get admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital here with the disease affecting 233 people since July 15.

CUTTACK: Dengue has again reared its ugly head in Cuttack.

Cuttack: A public interest litigation in Orissa High Court has sought its intervention against the mushrooming of illegal brick kilns in areas under Barang and Sadar blocks of Cuttack district.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Biswajit Mohanty Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 16/10/2017 regarding construction activity and reclamation of river bed, encroachment of river embankment, establishment of Labour Camps in river bed of rivers Mahanadi and Kathjodi at Cuttack, Odisha, and organization of Baliyatra and other programmes on Mahanadi river bed at Cuttack thereby affecting the river ecology and disturbing the river flow adversely.

CUTTACK:The Eastern Zone bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) has given its nod for the week-long Baliyatra.

CUTTACK: First dengue death of the season was reported in the state on Wednesday.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Manoj Kumar Banara & Others Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 05/01/2017 regarding diversion of 1419.95 ha of of forest land for the purpose of iron ore based industries at Jakhapura (Near Daitari) in Cuttack District of Orissa.NGT notes that Clause 6 of the Forest Clearance dated 3.2.1993 prohibits the user agency in cutting of 1.13 lakhs trees situated at 76 ha and directs the Respondent to submit before the Court that they have not cut any trees in the said area.

BHUBANESWAR: Along with Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and dengue, the threat of swine flu seems to have added to the woes of the State Government forcing it to issue an advisory to the health official

CUTTACK: Despite cleaning and awareness measures by the administration, there is respite from heightening dengue situation in Cuttack, especially at Jagatpur locality.

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