Bhubaneswar: Despite death of 149 elephants, mostly due to poaching and electrocution during last two years in Odisha, the population of pachyderms has increased to 1930 from 1886 in 2010.

With just about 30 per cent of its villages covered under the Scheduled Tribe and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, so far, the Odisha Government is more t

Ending the long wait, rains lashed large parts of the State prompting the weather office to announce the onset of southwest monsoon in Odisha.

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Saturday cautioned public to avoid venturing out of their houses between 11 am to 3 pm due to intense heat wave as the death toll in sunstroke mounted to 19, o

BALASORE: Heatwave swept districts of Balasore, Mayurbhanj and Bhadrak on Thursday with the day temperature hovering around 40 degree Celsius.

BARIPADA: Forest officials are all set for this year’s elephant census.

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha is making significant strides in curbing children’s mortality with the under-five mortality rate in the State declining at faster rate than the national average for the first ti

BHUBANESWAR: Above a third of Odisha’s households have to trudge half a km and more every day to get their quota of drinking water.

Simlipal Tiger Reserve, the fourth biggest tiger reserve in the country, may soon go the Sariska way with the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) pointing out an “alarmingly low prey base”

BHUBANESWAR: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said the implementation of the Integrated Action Plan (IAP) should be made more participatory by consulting people’s representatives in dist