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Konark Festival Audience were left spellbound by intense performances in the genre of dance-drama

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Konark: 3/12/18;The audience present at Konark Festival were today left spellbound by intense performances in the genre of dance-drama. A presentation in Odissi dance was performed by a troupe from Guru Kelu Charan Mohapatra Odissi Research Centre, Bhubaneswar. The dance drama Leela Madhuri enacted by Odissi Research Centre depicted love and courtship between Radha and Krishna. The choreography was based on ...

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IIT Kanpur working on project for reconstructing the Ganga of the past using Corona Archival imagery

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  Newdelhi:15/11/18:   National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) organized a brainstorming session on World GIS Day 2018 in New Delhi yesterday, with the theme ‘G-Governance of Namami Gange programme through Geospatial Technology’. The objective of the session was to share the knowledge on use and application of geospatial technology for monitoring and management of various activities being undertaken under Namami Gange Programme, ...

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National Green Tribunal slapped a penalty of Rs 1 crore on CESU in the wake of the electrocution of seven elephants

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New Delhi:30/10/18: In the wake of the electrocution of seven elephants inside the forest near Kamalanga village in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district on October 26, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday slapped a penalty of Rs 1 crore on the Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU). Notably, the green panel had filed a case suo motu against CESU over the incident ...

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Govt of Odisha had organised Ecotourism Workshop

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Newdelhi:27/10/18:Forest & Environment Department, Govt. of Odisha since 2015 has started promotion of Ecotourism and set up Nature Camps with Night Accommodation facilities at various wildlife areas of state which has received appreciations from every corner of India as well as from outside India. At present facilities have been developed for Night Accommodation at 38 Locations in 23 wildlife/Nature destinations ...

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Dr Harsh Vardhan Releases Report on Strengthening Forest Fire Management in the Country

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Newdelhi:9/10/18:Strongly emphasizing that more and more people will have to be involved to make managing of forest fires into a mass movement, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that forest fire management is part of our long-term vision for Sustainable Forest Management. Speaking at the release of a report titled “Strengthening Forest Fire ...

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ICG to embark on voluntary discarding of Plastic Campaign

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Newdelhi:1/10/18:Indian Coast Guard (ICG) is launching a campaign for voluntary discarding of the use of plastic in Coast Guard premises from tomorrow. In order to lead by example and in support of the government policy ‘Swachhata Hi Seva Movement’, Coast Guard Headquarters, New Delhi has issued direction to all Coast Guard units in the country for encouraging ICG personnel for ...

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Petroleum Minister to launch SATAT initiative to promote Compressed Bio-Gas as an alternative, green transport fuel

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newdelhi:28/9/18:Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development and Entrepreneurship will kick off an innovative initiative in New Delhi on 1st October, 2018, with PSU Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs ,i.e. IOC, BPCL and HPCL) inviting Expression of Interest (EoI) from potential entrepreneurs to set up Compressed Bio-Gas (CBG) production plants and make available CBG in the ...

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Water Storage Level of 91 Major Reservoirs of the country goes up by Two Percent

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Newdelhi:27/9/18:The water storage available in 91 major reservoirs of the country for the week ending on September 27, 2018 was 122.514 BCM which is 76% of total storage capacity of these reservoirs. This percentage was at 74% for the week ending on September 20, 2018. The level of water storage in the week ending on September 27, 2018 was 117% of the ...

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Ambassador of the European Union to India, Tomasz Kozlowski attended Clean E-Bhubaneswar Project’s achievements

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Bhubaneswar:25/9/18: As part of his first visit to Odisha, the Ambassador of the European Union to India, Tomasz Kozlowski attended an event showcasing the Clean E-Bhubaneswar Project’s achievements here on Tuesday. The event marks the completion of the electronic waste management activity under the EU-funded Eco-Cities project and a formal handover to the local authorities. While participating in the “EU Day” ...

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Cyclonic storm “DAYE” over northwest Bay of Bengal moved west-northwestward with a speed of about 23 kmph and crossed south Odisha

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Bhubaneswar:21/9/18:Cyclonic storm ‘DAYE’ crossed the coast near Gopalpur in Odisha early Friday, triggering heavy downpour accompanied by high velocity wind in several parts of the state.The cyclonic storm “DAYE” over northwest Bay of Bengal moved west-northwestward with a speed of about 23 kmph and crossed south Odisha and adjoining Andhra Pradesh coast close to Gopalpur in the early hours of ...

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