Environment

3rd National Chilika Bird Festival takes flight

Bhubaneswar:The 3rd National Chilika Bird Festival was today inaugurated by Shri. Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister, Odisha, who eloquently described the destination as “a pilgrimage for over a million winged visitors of varied species, which undertake flights to the mighty but calm Chilika Lake – Asia’s largest brackish water lake.” Shri. …

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HICA urges to stop using illegal mosquito repellent incense sticks

Bhubaneswar: Amidst India’s ongoing COVID-19, the threat of malaria and dengue is looming. As most of the health services are focused to curb the spread of the deadly virus, the protection of one’s family from vector-borne diseases lies on an individuals’ shoulders. The household insecticides, including mosquito repellent incense sticks …

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Very severe cyclonic storm may hit Tamil Nadu-Puducherry: CEC

Bhubaneswar: The deep depression formed over the south-west Bay of Bengal has intensified into a cyclonic storm and is centered about 430 km south-east of Chennai at 1130 hours on Tuesday, according to the Centre for Environment and Climate (CEC), SOA Deemed to be University here. The system, christened ‘Nivar’, …

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Eight beaches including Puri beach get Blue Flag tag

Blue flag for Puri beach

Puri: The Golden beach in Puri has been accorded the prestigious ‘Blue Flag’ certification by Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), Denmark. Puri beach is one of the eight beaches in the country that has been accorded the coveted Blue Flag tag. The Centre under its ambitious Beach Environment and Aesthetic …

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Odisha likely to receive rainfall

Odisha weather

Bhubaneswar: Several parts of Odisha are likely to experience heavy rainfall as the well-marked low pressure area over east central and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal concentrated into a depression, said the IMD on Sunday. The system is very likely to intensify further into a deep depression during the next …

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