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Even as mushrooming brick kilns in the State has generated huge environmental concern, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed its Special Rapporteur to examine the gravity of the

5,312 villages affected

BHUBANESWAR: After threatening to flood the deltaic region, the Mahanadi river relented on Thursday as its peak discharge at Munduli stayed just about 11 lakh cusec, much below what coastal Odisha

Odisha added yet another chapter in its health care service with introduction of Urban Health Mission, which among other things will stress on reproductive and child health programmes as well as co

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has summoned the principal secretary, department of environment and forests, Government of Odisha, the chief executive officer and the executive engineer of Puri M

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha government has sanctioned Rs 2.25 crore for conservation of blackbucks and freshwater turtles under a state plan scheme of wildlife conservation and protection.

The 480-km coastline of Odisha continues to battle sanitation issues with the mechanised cleaning proposal of the Tourism Department yet to take off.

According to the report submitted to State Government by District Magistrate on Monday, over 17 lakh people belonging to 1,706 villages were affected and 1,05,000 houses have been damaged in the cy

Concerned over alarming levels of pollution around the famous Sri Jagannath Temple in Odisha, the National Green Tribunal today directed the authorities there to take appropriate steps to restore t

Chilika, Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon, has borne the brunt of Phailin with its shoreline plantation shattered by strong gale and tidal surge.

Although a proper survey is yet to be conducted by the Forest Department to assess the loss, eye estimate reports said devastation of Chilika’s beautiful shoreline plantation was visible. More than 70 per cent of the forest situated on the edge of the water has been either uprooted or buried under thick sand cover.