In the present study a monitoring work is under taken to estimate the black carbon aerosol of 4 different cities representing 4 different zones of Odisha state. The monitoring was carried out from December 2008 to November 2009 to study the role of aerosol contamination in different atmospheric condition.

The Orissa government is moving fast to complete the survey and demarcate all iron and manganese ore mines through Differential Global Positioning System, thus preventing future encroachments.

BHUBANESWAR: Several rivers have started swelling after incessant rains across the State during the past 48 hours, triggered by a low pressure. Following heavy rains in upper catchments, Bansadhara was flowing above the danger mark at Kashinagar. Brahmani and Baitarani were also showing a rising trend.


BHUBANESWAR: Orissa's sex ratio of 972 females per 1,000 males looks comfortable. But, if the sex ratio of the child population in the age group 06 years is taken into account, it shrinks to only 953 girl child per 1,000 boys. Here lies the nagging problem. The problem of sex determination and female foeticide.