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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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Naveen Patnaik calls forth to keep the surrounding clean and healthy

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Bhubaneswr:27/8/18:Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik calls forth to keep the surrounding clean and healthy During the discussion of Ama Mukhyamantri Ama Katha programme, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik stressed on keeping a clean surrounding and maintaining personal hygiene. Underling the importance of healthy way of living, he emphasised on its positive impact towards economic growth and over all development of the country. ...

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Railway Protection Forceseized 91 turtles of four species from Rajghat railway station in Balasore

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Balasore:23/8/18: Busting a major turtle smuggling racket, a team of Railway Protection Force (RPF) today seized 91 turtles of four species from Rajghat railway station in Balasore district and arrested two persons in this connection. The two accused have been identified as Rabindra Pradhan of Bhogarai area in the district and Kartik Patra, a resident of West Bengal.Acting on a ...

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Biswajit Mohanty appointed as the Chairman of the Executive Committee of Greenpeace India

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Bhubaneswar:20/8/18: Noted environment and wildlife activist Biswajit Mohanty has been appointed as the Chairman of the Executive Committee of Greenpeace India whose headquarters are at Bengaluru. Greenpeace operates on common global environment issues like climate change, oceans and air pollution control. In India promotion of renewable energy, control of air pollution and sustainable agriculture are its key campaigns. Mohanty has been ...

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Tigress ‘Sundari’ was on Friday released into Satkosia Tiger Reserve

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Bhubaneswar:17/8/18: Bandhavgarh Tigress ‘Sundari’ was on Friday released into Satkosia Tiger Reserve from a special enclosure in Odisha. The 27-month-old tigress was translocated from the Bandhavgarh tiger reserve in Madhya Pradesh’s Umaria district on June 28. Earlier, a three-year-old Bengal tiger called MB-2 was relocated from Madhya Pradesh’s Kanha National Park to the Satkosia Tiger Reserve. The Odisha government has planned ...

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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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