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Bhubaneswar Film Circle going to present  Bhubaneswar Film Festival

Bhubaneswar:28/4/24: Bhubaneswar Film Circle going to present  Bhubaneswar Film Festival (BFF) is honoured to invite Odia film lovers and cinephiles to a three-day exclusive Odia film festival at Jaydev Bhawan and Gita Gobinda Sadan, Bhubaneswar from 7th to 9th June 2024. The films selected for the festival are an impeccable blend of classics and award-winning ones that many haven’t got ...

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Ollywood gears up with a series of releases during 1st week of March,2024

Bhubaneswar:10/3/24:Ollywood gears up with a series of releases during 1st week of March. On the eve of Women’s Day three films were released, including Trikanya, Operation 12/17 & Boss. On the 7th of March dubbed version of Telugu movie Adi Oka Idile (2019)was released in Odia titled  Jete Gori Sete Story. Trikanya directed by Anupam Pattnaik revolves around a widowed ...

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Odisha got it’s First Artificial Reefs and Ocean Forest to combat Climate Change

Balugaon:16/2/24:   Increasing levels of Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are causing Climate Change. The result is Increasing temperature, frequent cyclonic storms in coastal areas, acidification of the ocean, loss of biodiversity, bleaching of corals, decreased fisheries productivity, rapid degradation of ecosystems, and many more. To address some of these challenges, Professor Dinabandhu Sahoo a marine scientist and Senior Professor at ...

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National Road Safety Short Film Festival, 2023 award ceremony was held in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar:12/  12/23: The award ceremony of the National Road Safety Short Film Festival, 2023 was held in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. ‘BISWASTA SATHI’, a film based on a bond of dogs and human beings, directed by Amrutanshu Mohapatra from Balasore won the best film in the Odia category. ‘IF’ directed by Sreenath S from Kerala received the best film award in ...

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National Road Safety Short Film Festival 2023 has received an overwhelming response with 247 entries from across the country

Cuttack:22/11/23: The National Road Safety Short Film Festival 2023 has received an overwhelming response with 247 entries from across the country. Filmmakers, amateur film enthusiasts and students have submitted entries in the form of documentary, experimental, narrative, fiction, non-fiction and animation formats. There are entries in 7 languages from 7 states. The qualified entries include 145 films in Odia language and ...

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With the largest population of wild Asian elephants , India is the mainstay for long-term conservation of the species: Bhupender Yadav

Bhubaneswar:12/8/23:Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Labour and Employment  Shri. Bhupender Yadav has emphasised on mainstreaming biodiversity conservation in India’s economic development to ensure ecological wellbeing and sustainability. Addressing the gathering on the occasion of World elephant day in Bhubaneswar today he said  with the largest population of wild Asian elephants, India is the mainstay for long-term ...

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Special Focus by Coal Ministry for Adoption of Accredited Compensatory Afforestation

Newdelhi:8/8/23:Coal/Lignite PSUs under the Ministry of Coal have not only enhanced their production level over the years to meet the rising energy demand of the country, but have also shown matching sensitivity and care towards native environment by adopting various mitigation measures, including reclamation of mined out areas and extensive plantation in and around coalfields. Under the aegis of Ministry ...

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Three new lakes may form in Parkachik Glacier in Ladakh due to glacial retreat

Ladakh:28/7/23:  The Parkachik Glacier in Ladakh is likely to have three lakes of different dimensions due to subglacial over-deepening — a characteristic of basins and valleys eroded by glaciers, shows a new study. Considering their sensitivity and as a most direct and apparent visible indicator of regional climate change, Himalayan glaciers have been subjected to numerous studies, from field-based investigations to the modern state-of-the-art ...

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National Working Plan Code-2023 released for scientific management of forests and evolving new approaches

Newdelhi:17/6/23:The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate change has released the “National Working Plan Code-2023” for scientific management of forests and evolving new approaches. The National Working Plan Code-2023 was released by Shri. Chandra Prakash Goyal, IFS, Director General of Forests and Special Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate change during the occasion of the ‘World Day to Combat ...

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Cheetah Project Steering Committee constituted to review progress, monitor

Newdelhi:26/5/23:The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has constituted a Cheetah Project Steering Committee as per the decision taken in a meeting with Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) Govt. of Madhya Pradesh, chaired by the DG,Forest &SS, in supersession of O.M of even number dated 22nd September, 2022 on the Cheetah Task Force. The members of the said Committee are as follows: Dr. Rajesh ...

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