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INTACH Opposes Water Aerodrome In Chilika Lake

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Bhubaneswar:14/8/18: The Odisha chapter of Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage has expressed deep concern over the proposed move to establish a water aerodrome in Chilika, country’s largest brackish water lake. INTACH office bearers in letter shot off to Government of Odisha and the Centre have urged for the reconsideration of the proposal of operating sea planes in the ...

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Nandankanan Zoological Park observed World Elephant Day

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Bhubaneswar:12/8/18; Nandankanan Zoological Park today observed World Elephant Day amid the presence of people from various walks of life. World Elephant Day is celebrated to conserve and protects elephants from numerous threats they face now a days. On August 12 2012, the inaugural world elephant day was launched to bring attention to the urgent plight of Asian and African elephant, to ...

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Plantable & Eco-Friendly Rakhis from Tribes India

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Newdelhi:10/8/18:Eco-friendly Rakhis are being sold by TRIFED, an autonomous organisation under Ministry of Tribal Affairs. The product has been made available on banner of Tribes India at all its retail outlets and e-commerce portals including tribesindia.com, Amazon, Snapdeal, PayTM and Flipkart. Besides, ethnic clothing meant for Rakshabandhan are also on sale at the specially created ‘Rakhi Counters’ at all outlets and e-commerce ...

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Biofuels can provide fresh momentum to India in the 21st century:Narendra Modi

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Newdelhi:10/8/18:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today addressed an event to mark World Biofuel Day in New Delhi. He addressed a diverse gathering, consisting of farmers, scientists, entrepreneurs, students, government officials, and legislators. He said biofuels can provide fresh momentum to India in the 21st century. He added that it is fuel produced from crops, which can change lives of people ...

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Odisha government has started the process to ban use of plastic and polythene containers in the state

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Bhubaneswar:9/8/18;’  Odisha government has started the process to ban use of plastic and polythene containers in the state. A modality of the ban was discussed at a high-level meeting presided over by chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi at the State Secretariat here on Thursday. Briefing mediapersons after the meeting, additional chief secretary, Forest and Environment, Suresh Chandra Mohapatra said that to dissuade ...

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Implementation of E-Pashudhan Haat Scheme

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Newdelhi:3/8/18;Government has launched e-Pashu Haat portal (www.epashuhaat.gov.in) for connecting breeders and farmers of indigenous breeds. Through the portal farmers can obtain information on location of quality indigenous germplasm in the form live animals, semen doses and embryos. This portal is playing crucial role in development and conservation of indigenous breeds. As on date complete information along with pedigree and productivity details on ...

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Nitin Gadkari Directs Officials to Complete All Namami Gange Projects by December 2018

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Newdelhi:31/7/18;Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari instructed officials and contractors related to Uttarakhand Namami Gange Project to complete all STPs, ghat and crematoria projects by December 2018 in a review meeting in New Delhi yesterday. The Minister said that officials should work in close cooperation with State Government, District Administration and Municipal Corporation ...

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International Tiger Day was observed in Nandankanan Zoological Park

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Patia(Bhubaneswar):29/7/18: International Tiger Day was observed today in Nandankanan Zoological Park with active participation of school students, teachers, wildlife lovers and forest officials. An interactive written quiz programme on “Tiger Conservation” was conducted amongst the school children by Amulya Kumar Parida ACF (VM), Milan kumar Panda, Education Officer and Rajesh Kumar Mohapatra, Biologist.48 students from 6 schools had participated in the ...

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Water storage level of 91 major reservoirs of the country goes up by eight percent

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Newdelhi:19/7/18;The water storage available in 91 major reservoirs of the country for the week ending on July 19, 2018 was 52.355 BCM which is 32% of total storage capacity of these reservoirs. This percentage was at 24% for the week ending on July 12, 2018. The level of water storage in the week ending on July 19, 2018 was 125% of the storage of corresponding period ...

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik urged the Centre to take immediate steps to fix the water-logging problem at Sun Temple in Konark

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Bhubaneswar:16/7/18; Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today urged the Centre to take immediate steps to fix the water-logging problem at Sun Temple in Konark of Odisha’s Puri district. The Chief Minister sought the personal intervention of Union Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma to address the issue citing it causes much inconvenience to tourists. “The Sun Temple is an ...

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