Environment


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. […]




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 […]



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_ […]


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 […]


Govt Fells 1000 Trees for Beer Factory

Bhubaneswar: Dhenkanal district administration yesterday cut down around 1000 old  trees including 500 Sal trees in Jhinkargadi forest near Balarampur village under Odapada tehsil to facilitate a private liquor producer setting up a beer factory. Since 11th November an entire village had came forward to save the forest. Women were guarding the trees inside Jhinkargadi forests. Yesterday morning […]