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Olive Ridley missing in new B'kanika logo
Olive Ridley missing in new B'kanika logo

Strong resentment is brewing among turtle lovers and researchers over a new logo released by the Bhitarkanika National Park authorities as the photo of endangered Olive Ridley sea turtle that has made the Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary within Bhitarkanika a world-famous site is missing in it.Recently, Rajnagar Mangrove Forest and Wildlife

Environment clearance to hazardous waste treatment decried
Environment clearance to hazardous waste treatment decried

The Wildlife Society of Orissa (WSO) has objected to the grant of environmental clearance to set up a common hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal plant at Patarpada village under Parjang block in an elephant habitat of Dhenkanal district. The WSO has sent the objections on September 4 to the district

PM Modis birthday organised as National Unemployment Day
PM Modis birthday organised as National Unemployment Day

The Odisha Youth Congress unit celebrated Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday on Friday as National Unemployment Day and organised a unique demonstration in front of the Directorate of Employment office here. Under leadership of Youth Congress State president Dr Smruti Ranjan Lenka, hundreds of youths prepared pakoda and polished shoe

State gets Rs 246 cr for urban bodies
State gets Rs 246 cr for urban bodies

Odisha has received Rs 246.60 crore from the Centre as first installment of the tied grant for Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) for the year 2021-22. Odisha ranks 31st in the list of most urbanised States while in terms of actual urban population, it ranks 11th among the States with the

Let Govt reopen schools with all Covid norms
Let Govt reopen schools with all Covid norms

The Government needs to open schools in the State, taking all Covid preventive measures as the education of the students, especially of the socially and economically disadvantaged population has been hit. The Government also need to increase budget for school education. This was stated by experts in a seminar held here

2 Govt offices shut in BBSR as staff test +ve
2 Govt offices shut in BBSR as staff test +ve

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Commission (BMC) On Friday sealed offices of the Sub-Collector and the Tehsildar of Bhubaneswar for two days after several employees of the two establishments tested positive for Covid-19. In larger public interest and to contain further spread of virus, both Government offices have been sealed for two days,

Mind! Women are not for using and throwing
Mind! Women are not for using and throwing

They banned single-use plastics. Yet today, women are still used. Its easy to be the victim, and thats true. But how can our women be empowered to stand strong as the threat of the conservative society stands on the sidelines, ready to strike out at a single wrong move made? How

CUO admission extended to Sept 30
CUO admission extended to Sept 30

Last date for submission of the Online Application Form for admission into various under graduate, post-graduate, integrated post-graduate and research programmes offered by the Central University of Odisha (CUO) has been extended up to September 30. Candidates can fill and submit the online application form by September 30 at www.cuo.ac.in.

Ex-Cong MLA Majhi joins BJD
Ex-Cong MLA Majhi joins BJD

Senior Congress leader Chandrasekhar Majhi, who joined the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) here on Wednesday, a day after resigning from his old party.The former MLA of Kotpad in Koraput district joined the ruling party at a special event held in presence of several senior leaders, including Pratap Deb, Pranab Prakash

Fraud in Ekamra scheme; BMC gheraoed
Fraud in Ekamra scheme; BMC gheraoed

Alleging that land worth crores of rupees belonging to the Lord Lingaraj Temple Trust is being grabbed by fraudulent means, some locals of the Old Town area gheraoed the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) office here on Wednesday. The agitators under the banner of Ekamra Jana Jagran Manch alleged that the Koraput

Crorepati Awadi worker arrested in DA case
Crorepati Awadi worker arrested in DA case

The Vigilance police on Wednesday arrested Anganwadi Worker Kabita Mathan for allegedly amassing assets disproportionate to her known sources of income. Mathan was arrested and then forwarded to court a day after the anti-corruption agency conducted simultaneous raids at six places belonging to her and unearthed assets worth over Rs

Rally demands justice for Bgarh Dalit boy
Rally demands justice for Bgarh Dalit boy

Demanding speedy justice to the victim Dalit boy in Kudula in Bargarh, a rally was held at PMG Square here on Wednesday by SC, ST, OBC and Minorities Joint Action Committee, Odisha. Hundreds of people from across the State participated in the rally and submitted a memorandum to the Government