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ICF Gives a Fresh Look to LHB Air-Conditioned Coaches


Newdelhi;11/5/18;As part of its plans to innovate coach designs, now, ICF (Integral Coach Factory, a production unit under Ministry of Railways) has turned out one LACCN (LHB 3 Tier AC) Coach with continuous windows, by providing additional glasses on vertical pillars. This will provide the Air-conditioned coach an aesthetically pleasing and very good appearance from outside. It has been planned ...

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Paradip Refinery today organized Swachhata Abhiyan


Paradip :28/12/17: Paradip Refinery today organized Swachhata Abhiyan by cleaning up the bus terminal at the port township. G S Singh, Executive Director, Indian Oil, Paradip Refinery, administered the Swachh Bharat Pledge to the refinery personnel who took part in the drive. The Paradip refinery would undertake periodic drives to restore sanitation and hygiene in the port town, he said.

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For Low pressure it is likely to trigger heavy rainfall in several parts of Odisha


Bhubaneswar:3/12/17: The Indian Meteorological Department today said that a low pressure area has been formed over the south Andaman sea and it is likely to trigger heavy rainfall in several parts of Odisha from December 7. As the farmers of the state are still reeling under the crop loss due to unseasonal rain last month, the latest rainfall forecast is ...

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Accessible Films’ Section for The Visually-Impaired Opens With ‘Screening of Secret Superstar’ & ‘Hindi Medium’ at IFFI Goa 2017! 


  Goa:23/11/17:48th IFFI Goa has section on ‘Accessible India’ featuring two films ‘Secret Superstar’ & ‘Hindi Medium’, which were screened at IFFI, 2017. Saksham – a Delhi-based organization has added audio description and same language subtitling in these movies to make movies accessible to all including people who cannot see or hear.   ‘Team Saksham’ interacted with media in a press conference today. The press ...

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Odisha government has geared up to ensure safety of the Olive Ridley sea turtles

The carcass of a dead olive ridley turtle (2nd L) is pictured amid a sand sculpture of sea turtles by sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik at Puri beach, some 65 kilometers from Bhubaneswar, on February 9, 2014. The coast of India's Orissa state is the worlds largest nesting site for these turtles, which are listed as a vulnerable species. AFP PHOTO/STR        (Photo credit should read STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Bhubaneswar:23/10/17; With the season for mass nesting of Olive Ridley sea turtles approaching, the Odisha government has geared up to ensure safety of the endangered species. The preparations for safe nesting of the rare marine species have been reviewed by the government officials and the departments of forest, fisheries & animal resources and marine police were directed to operate in close ...

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Mangalajodi Ecotourism Project have opened their camp on International Tourism Day


Bhubaneswar:27/9/17: The Mangalajodi Ecotourism Project have opened their camp today on International Tourism Day. The opening was done by Amiya Bhusan Tripathy, the former Director General of Police, and the State Convener of the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH). Over the last seven years, Mangalajodi has now carved a place in world tourism map because of unique ...

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After three decades, Irrawaddy dolphin has been sighted in the Rambha sector of Chilika Lake


Bhubaneswar:25/8/17: After almost three decades, Irrawaddy dolphin has been sighted in the Rambha sector of Chilika Lake in Ganjam district. Official sources said the rare Irrawaddy dolphin was spotted at Rambha last week after illegal prawn gheries (enclosures) were demolished in a massive enforcement drive by the Chilika Development Authority (CDA). Besides, the sighting of the dolphin assumes significance particularly ...

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Nandankanan Moves To Save Endangered Vultures


Bhubaneswar:7/8/17:After lying dysfunctional for a decade, the vulture breeding and conservation centre in Nandankanan Zoological Park near Bhubaneswar is all set to take off shortly following Central Zoo Authority (CZA)’s intervention.   The plan for the ambitious centre-funded project to conserve the endangered vulture species had got underway in 2006-07. Construction of a nursery-cum-quarantine aviary for vultures has already come ...

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Odisha State Pollution Control Board “Sagar Utkal’ dedicated from Paradip port.


Paradip: 5/8/17 “Sagar Utkal’ of Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) under Integrated Coastal Zone Management Project was dedicated today from Paradip port. This vessel was inducted for in-situ and on-board scientific analysis of oceanographic environment parameters. The vessel would come in handy for the scientific assessment of 80 Km coastal stretch from Dhamra to Paradip in the Bay of ...

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Odisha Govt Develops Real Time Flood Forecasting Model


Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said that the BJD government has developed a Real Time Flood Forecasting Model for the entire Mahanadi river basin for controlling flood in a much better way in the State.Patnaik said the forecasting model is supported by the State Climate Change Innovation programme. Odisha is vulnerable to multiple types of disasters due to ...

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