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Awareness drive on snakes at wetland site

The nesting season of snakes has picked up in marshy wetland of the Bhitarkanika National Park with reptiles, including king cobras and pythons, laying eggs in large numbers.
Our Correspondent May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Black panther on camera

A black panther has been sighted for the first time in Odisha with cameras footage showing the animal at Garjanpahad Reserve Forest of Hemgir forest range in Sundargarh district.
LELIN MALLICK May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Ecotourism site near Rourkela ready

If you are looking for a quick getaway from the city chaos, the new ecotourism park on the banks of the Sarfgarh water reservoir is the place to be. Regarded as a one-of-a kind destination in Odisha, the ecotourism park has been constructed by the Sundargarh forest department.
RAJESH MOHANTY May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Citizen touch on parks

Residents of the city will now be actively involved in its beautification process with the Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited roping in members of the public in its ambitious Smart Park Artwork programme.
Our correspondent May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Cops nab 11 gamblers

Kalinga Nagar police on Sunday busted a gambling racket in the industrial complex area with the arresting of 11 people.
OUR CORRESPONDENT May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Boost to honeybee farming

Honey parlours selling organic products made from organic honey are set to be opened across the state.
ANWESHA AMBALY May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

LPG plant opens in Balangir

The Union government on Monday opened a bottling plant and a satellite centre of the National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research (Nirtar) in Balangir, considered a BJP stronghold.
Sudeep Kumar Guru May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Naveen sets 3D goal

After three Ts - transparency, teamwork and technology - it is time for the Naveen Patnaik government to implement the 3D formula that the chief minister spelt out on Monday as he completed four years in office in his fourth term.
Subhashish Mohanty May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Blueprint to manage waste

The Odisha State Pollution Control Board has started devising a master plan for management of municipal solid waste here to improve the city's sanitation.
Sandeep Mishra May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Honk too loud for comfort

Rampant use of pressure horns in the city has become a menace for commuters and residents. But police and transport officials continue to ignore the problem despite it becoming a constant headache for others.
LELIN MALLICK May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Devotee assault charge on servitors

A devotee from Thane was allegedly assaulted by servitors inside the Puri Jagannath temple for refusing dakshina (donation) on Sunday.
Our Correspondent May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

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