Odisha  /  Published 28.10.18

Farmers torch crops

Suffering from frequent pest attacks, the farmers of this region are torching their standing crop that has been damaged due to the brown plant-hopper or Chakada pest infestation. At least two farmers ...
By Sudeep Kumar Guru

India  /  Published 13.01.19

Green ‘vanishes’ before PM visit

The Odisha forest department has ordered a probe after 1,200 saplings planted under an urban green drive were chopped, allegedly to construct a helipad near the venue of a public meeting Prime Ministe...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Odisha  /  Published 06.10.18

Brown plant-hoppers destroy paddy crops

Farmers in several areas of the district are worried as their paddy crops have been damaged by brown plant-hoppers, a pest locally known as chakada. They have approached the concerned authorities of t...
By Sudeep Kumar Guru in Bolangir

Odisha  /  Published 03.12.18

Strike for HC bench in Balangir hits life

Local resident Sachindra Joshi, who works in Sambalpur and travels by train to his workplace, failed to reach office on Monday as District Bar Association members staged a rail roko at Balangir railwa...
By Sudeep Kumar Guru in Balangir


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