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Forest dept drive to ensure safety of Olive Ridley turtles

Berhampur: The forest department has set up nine protection units to ensure safe nesting of Olive Ridley turtles near Rushikulya river mouth in Ganjam...

Over 40,000 persons detected with HIV in Odisha

Bhubaneswar:  As many as 42,998 persons were detected with HIV positive in Odisha, out of which 2,277 were women, a report by Odisha State AIDS C...

List of 15 items from Odisha that have GI Tags

Bhubaneswar: While the battle between Odisha and West Bengal over GI tag for Rasagola, took an ugly turn, the Odisha Government is now trying to compi...

On Prathamastami celebration, people honour their eldest child

Bhubaneswar(Sabyasachi Amitav): Odisha remain soaked in the celebration of Prathamastami on Saturday, which is one of the most popular festivals of th...

Olive Ridley mass nesting begins early in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Olive Ridley sea turtles have started mass nesting near Konark beach and the mouth of Rushikulya River, in the early hours on Wednesd...