Environment

AHSI To Promote Environmental Protection And Sustainable Development Singapore Botanical Gardens

Kolkata: Agri-Horticultural Society of India (“AHSI”) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Singapore Botanical Gardens, a unit of The National Parks Board, Singapore, to work together on shared set of objectives for environmental protection and sustainable development. Under this partnership both parties will extend mutual co-operation to foster capacity building and training in […]

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Kerala Fisherman Removes 3.5 Tonnes Plastic From The Sea

Kerala: Priyesh KV (30), a fisherman from Kerala’s Kozhikode district, has been going to sea to fish since he was 14 years old. But in the past few years, his fishing nets have caught plastics more than just fish. As he witnessed worse the situation, he decided to start a personal mission to remove as […]


SEEDS Responding To Homes In Cyclone-hit Odisha And WB

Bhubaneswar: ‘Cyclone Fani’, one of the strongest storms to batter the Indian subcontinent in decades, made landfall near Puri, India, 10 days ago. The million plus families who were safely evacuated during the disaster are now back to see their homes destroyed. Over 5 lakh houses have been damaged and 1.5 crore people affected across […]


Tusker Kills Five In Angul

Bhubaneswar: Human-elephant conflict in villages near the forests has killed five persons, including a woman and two minor girls, in Angul district yesterday. Munda Singh (40), his 25-year-old sister and two minor daughters were trampled to death by a  tusker in Sandha village within Talcher municipality. The elephant also killed 70-year-old Bhamarabar Samal of Santhapada village. […]


Odisha Govt Regularises Junior Teacher as Regular Primary Teachers

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government today regularised the eligible Junior Teachers as regular primary school teachers in the grade of Level-V of the Elementary Cadre in all the 30 districts of the State. Principal Secretary to Odisha Government PK Mohapatra (IAS),  in a letter to  the Director of Odisha Elementary Education, informed that the regularisation will […]



Closer of Industries for 3 Days at Delhi & NCR

New Delhi: The Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority for the National Capital Region (Appointed by the SC) had imposed three day ban on all industrial activities and construction work across Delhi and NCR. It has been observed by the EPCA that since Diwali, Delhi is facing high rate of pollution level and yesterday it […]


Cyclists trail State Botanical Garden in Nandankanan

Bhubaneswar: As the nature lovers of the Twin Cities have started exploring the wilderness in the vicinity of the Capital city, Chandaka was the first choice of the nature connoisseurs. After the Chandaka Nature Trail another started at Nandankanan, the famed zoo of India, which boasts of keeping its wild animals in enclosures close to […]


Ekamra Streets and Nandankanan Walk Start

Bhubaneswar: With the festive and sportive spirit sweeping the city, the State Capital yesterday got two more trails as the tourism season just sets in on the first day of December and beginning of the City Festival. While the Nandankanan Park Walk started at the famous biological park early in the morning as a nature […]


Reconnecting With The Woods: Walkers Trail Chandaka

Bhubaneswar: The inaugural journey of Chandaka Nature Trail, under Bhubaneswar Nature Walk, started today with a very enthusiastic participation of 45 walkers as they explored the forest trails of the Chandaka-Dampara Wildlife Sanctuary on the city outskirts, inside the famous elephant reserve, known for its elephants. The nature trail, inside the serene forests of Chandaka_ […]