Odisha is an attractive treasure house of cultures and customs, religions and traditions, languages and literature, art and architecture, scenic beauty and wildlife. Endowed with rich cultural heritage and bestowed with bounties of nature.

BHUBANESWAR: Large-scale erosion of Olive Ridley nesting grounds in the State has prompted the Wildlife Wing to look for answers.

In the present study a monitoring work is under taken to estimate the black carbon aerosol of 4 different cities representing 4 different zones of Odisha state. The monitoring was carried out from December 2008 to November 2009 to study the role of aerosol contamination in different atmospheric condition.

PURI: There is no tsunami threat to the Odisha coast.

PURI: A corporation for preservation of environment in adherence to CRZ norms for sustained beach tourism development, comprising all the beach settlements of the State, needs to be formed, felt ex

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Wednesday assessed the loss of about Rs2,121 crore due to the recent floods which killed at least 41 persons and damaged over one lakh houses even as people in

When a cascading Kushabhadra river blasted its way through an embankment at Kushupur village on the night of September 10, Safran Bibi was tending to her 18 goats, her only asset.

Bhubaneswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday asked the district collectors to ensure utmost transparency in the assessment of the damage of properties by the recent floods.

Throughout the ages the temple of Lord Jagannath, Puri had been invaded and plundered for eighteen times in the annals of history. The temple was a lucrative place of wealth for invaders to plunder. To non-Hindu invaders the temple was a good place to display Zihad
(Religious War). To loot its property and profane idols were motives behind every invasion. Owing to series of inroads on the temple of Lord
Jagannath the triad were exiled at various regions of Orissa.

BHUBANESWAR: Persons with disabilities are more vulnerable to disaster impacts due to their physical condition.