Forest officials of the Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary in Nuapada district boycotted the tiger census fearing danger to their live as they suspected a large number of Maoists have entered the area.

Akshaya Kumar Sahoo

A SACK OF sorrow has settled on their shaky slim shoulders at an age when they should be spinning around with arms out in their yard. A spurt of desolation has imprisoned them in their murky home when they could be fooling about with their friends in the playground.

NUAPADA: Thirteen buffaloes and over 30 goats have died in Bantapur village under Khasbahal gram panchayat in Khariar block over last one week. Villagers said drying up of the two water bodies in the village besides failure of tube wells to discharge water resulted in the deaths.

BHUBANESWAR: After industrial boom, Western Orissa is all set to experience another revolution. Aquaculture, which has earlier been the mainstay of the coastal and central districts, is going to transform livelihood options of the poor and marginal sections in the interior pockets.

This study includes a socio-economic profile of the Paharia community of Nuapada district and the adjoining areas of Orissa with an analysis of their human, financial, social, physical and natural capitalbase and specific vulnerabilities. A sample of 24 out of a total 79 Paharia villages in Nuapada district was

with the first spell of monsoon in mid-June people in Bargarh, Nuapada, Kalahandi and Sambalpur districts in Orissa experienced something they had never seen before: a grayish layer on leaves, vehicles and elsewhere.

Water has pivotal role for the survivality of the mankind. The hydrobiological cycle stores about 0.6% of water as ground water. The ground water level increase by percolation which is extensively used for biodrinking and irrigation. The pesticide in the chemical element causes artificial and natural ground water pollution.