PURI/NABARANGPUR: The scourge of diarrhoea is back claiming three persons each in coastal Puri and predominantly tribal Nabarangpur districts. Many more are fighting for lives.
Three persons died today and five were battling for lives in Puri infectious diseases hospital (IDH) after bouts of diarrhoea, while another 55 are undergoing treatment there.

The Odisha government has decided to implement the Rs 116 crore integrated tourism project along the coast near Puri keeping in mind environment issues.

Presiding over a high level meeting on


Complex procedures for obtaining water and sewerage connections in urban areas are some of the impediments towards achieving universal access to the services. There are not many analytical studies undertaken to assess the procedures for obtaining new water
and sewerage connections and the time taken for accessing the same.

BHUBANESWAR: The MoU signing spree is having its fallout on one vital sector. None, including the State Government, seems to have given a proper thought over this fallout even at the initial stage. As `unquiet

CUTTACK: The Mahandi Banchao Andolan against diversion of water from the Mahanadi river to industries on Friday transformed into a full blown agitation with people from across the districts of Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara and Puri converging here to launch the movement.

BERHAMPUR: Olive Ridleys started mass nesting on Rushikulya rookery last night. These turtles have been nesting on the coastline for the past few days.

On Sunday night over 5,000 Olive Ridleys came out of the sea to lay their eggs, hinting at the possibility that mass nesting of the turtles on the coast is likely to be more during this season.

Solid Waste Management is an integral part of the Environment Management of each city. Due to rapid growth of urban population, as well
as constraint in resources, the management of municipal solid waste poses a difficult and complex problem for the society and its
improper management gravely affects the public health and degrades environment.