Siba Mohanty

Odisha to partner Nobel laureates’ J-PAL

The partnership with a prestigious research centre like J-PAL is being done under Odisha Government’s 5T Initiatives which look at transformative action.

30 Oct 2019

Odisha Government must save Puri’s priceless heritage Sri Jagannath Temple

Puri Collector’s announcement that the administration would not demolish temples and seats of deities in the mutts should have come a little earlier.

01 Sep 2019

'20 states, 44,000 staff, 381,400 sq km': India's tiger census is world's largest biodiversity study

Months of planning and implementation, humongous manpower, back-breaking coverage of forest tracts goes into the massive exercise that has gained worldwide attention.

15 Aug 2019

Unprecedented bonding between ruling BJD and BJP is the talking point

The nature of politics is such that it defies logic, reason and of course, ideology.

05 Aug 2019

After Railway, NHAI plan poses threat to wildlife in Odisha

The NHAI is upgrading its Angul-Sambalpur section, measuring 150 km, from two to four lanes and it would require felling of a whopping 23,685 trees in forest land alone.

27 Apr 2018

Punjab National Bank scam cast shadow on Odisha project

The Rs11,000 crore Punjab National Bank scam has cast its shadow on Odisha Government’s ambitious gems and jewellery park.

18 Feb 2018

With crop-loss and massive pest attack, Odisha’s agrarian crisis goes from bad to worse

Death has returned to the farmlands of Odisha. In last ten days, nine farmers have ended their lives over crop loss.

06 Nov 2017