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Odisha Govt Seeks Report On Damage Of Crops Due To Pest Attack

Bhubaneswar, Nov 2: The Revenue & Disaster Management Department on Wednesday instructed District Collectors of eight districts to submit a detailed report on the damage of crops due to pest attack, following the suicide of a farmer in Bargarh district after torching his pest-affected crops.

In a letter to district collectors of Bargarh, Bolangir, Ganjam, Kalahandi, Koraput, Nuapada, Sambalpur and Subarnapur, Additional Relief Commissioner Mihir Chand Mallick has asked them to conduct necessary joint field verification through the field functionaries of Revenue & Disaster Management and Agriculture & Farmers' Empowerment departments and furnish the report along with detailed information about area under crop loss to the extent of 33% and above to the Department within 2 days.

Formalin Laced Fish: Raids On Fish Markets, Godowns In Sambalpur & Bolangir

Sambalpur: Sambalpur Municipal Corporation and fisheries officials today conducted joint raids on the fish outlets at nine places in the city and coll...

One Killed, 35 Injured In Separate Road Mishaps

Bhubaneswar: One person was killed and at least 35 persons were injured in three separate bus accidents in Berhampur, Rayagada and Banki on Tuesday.A ...

Bhasha Andolan Postponed After State Government's Assurance

Bhubaneswar: The 825-day-long Bhasha Andolan- a silent black flag protest demanding use of Odia language in official communication was postponed on Mo...

Panic Grips Villages Surrounding Satkosia Reserve After Tiger Freed Into Forest

Angul: The relocation of two tigers from Madhya Pradesh to the Satkosia Tiger Reserve in Angul district could have cheered wild life enthusiasts, but ...