Pollution

71 kg Polythene Seized and Rs 15,200 Fine Collected by BMC

Bhubaneswar: In a massive move over malls and large business establishments across the city, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) enforcement teams conducted surprise raids and seized 71 kg of polythene/plastic and collected a fine of Rs 15,200. During last several days the various enforcement squads deployed by the civic body under the leadership of the zonal […]

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Deepabali: Police Action Against 370 Persons in Twin Cities

Bhubaneswar: As many as 370 persons were fined for violating Supreme Court’s order on bursting firecrackers in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack on Deepabali. Twin-city Commissionerate Police have lodged cases against 140 persons for allegedly bursting crackers before 8 pm and after 10 pm yesterday. According to report, they were prosecuted under Fire Works and Loud Speakers (Regulation) Act-1958 for violating the apex […]


NO2 Emission: Odisha Among Top 50 in World

Bhubaneswar: Odisha, Delhi, UP and Madhya Pradesh regions have been surveyed among the top 50 global hotspots for NO2 emissions. Environmental watchdog Green Peace reported this yesterday after analysing new satellite data. Talcher-Angul in Odisha, Delhi-NCR, Sonbhadra in Uttar Pradesh and Singrauli in Madhya Pradesh are the identified hotspots in India. NO2 is a dangerous pollutant, with a […]


CDA Starts Plastic-Free Campaign In Chilika Lake

Bhubaneswar, June 20, 2018: Send your Logo design to support the campaign Chilika lagoon, spread over 1165 sq.k.m. of area is affected  by plastic pollution like other water bodies. This plastic pollution, apart from causing health hazards have also gone into the  food chain through micro plastics in the various fish, crab and prawn present […]