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Chilika Lake — the largest brackish water lagoon in Asia and one of India’s 26 sites included in the Ramsar list of wetlands of international importance — is facing threats to its existence because

The Chief Secretary, the Puri DFO, the Idco and the OTDC have sought more times to submit a detailed report at the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on stopping of construction and tree felling in Puri

BHUBANESWAR: Though heat wave condition eased out across Odisha, Bhubaneswar, which recorded 40.3 degree Celsius, remained the hottest city in the State on Thursday.

An expert committee on Tuesday examined the scientific chimney at Swargadwar (crematorium) in Puri and asked the civic body to operationalize it soon.

BHUBANESWAR: The mercury went up a couple of notches across the state on Monday, with no respite in sight for at least in a week.

Puri: Out of total 8,145 existing tube wells in Puri, water of as many as 2,168 have been tested contaminated. The tests were done in the wake of the jaundice outbreak in the town.

Amid growing concern over increasing incidence of diabetes, the state government has decided to screen around 46 lakh people in 10 districts this year.

BHUBANESWAR: Notwithstanding a state government directive of June 25, 2013, against setting up brick kilns on river beds, 23 such units were found operating in Khurda and Puri districts.

Urging all the stakeholders to come forward and join hands to create a disaster-resilient Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said that in the aftermath of the Cyclone Phailin last y

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday urged people not to get scared while reiterating that all preparations were ready to meet any eventuality that might arise due to a cyclonic storm likely