Phulbani, Odisha: A large number of tribal people have threatened to boycott polls for Kandhamal Lok Sabha and Phulbani Assembly seats accusing the government of being callous in providing basic fa

Concern over government’s move to denotify 159 sq km of forests

Wild Orissa, a voluntary organisation that works on conservation of wildlife, has expressed concern over the government’s move to denotify 159 sq km of forests from the Satkosia Gorge Wildlife Sanctuary and Satkosia Tiger Reserve.

PHULBANI: The only milk chilling plant here, established 17 years back, is kaput due to multiple reasons.

PHULBANI: Farmers in Phulbani district are having a harrowing time in the absence of adequate godowns and cold storage to preserve agricultural produce.

The only cold storage in G. Udaygiri is in a dilapidated state and the few godowns available fail to serve the purpose, as farmers are forced to sell their produce for less.

BHUBANESWAR: This April, Forest Survey of India recorded at least 960 incidents of forest fire in Orissa, as captured by the satellite.

Scientists go door to door to bring the pests in, PCR test tells them which ones are dangerous OVER the last few years, people from some villages of Orissa got used to a team of researchers knocking on their doors at five in the morning. The team was on a mission to collect mosquitoes to study the insects

PHULBANI: Keeping in view the establishment of a hi-tech horticulture training institution in Kandhamal district, the office of the deputy director of horticulture has imparted training to 25 farmers in the first phase.