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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.

4-year-old girl raped in Marshaghai

Kendrapda: In a ghastly incident, a four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth in Tikhiri village under Marshaghai police station in Kendrapda ...

Hi-Tech College MBBS Student Found Hanging In Hostel Room

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a student of Hi-Tech Medical College and Hospital in Bhubaneswar was found hanging inside his hostel room here Sa...

Minor Girl Rescued In Unconscious State, Rape Suspected

Cuttack: A six-year-old minor girl is now battling for life after she was rescued in an unconscious state from the verandah of a school at Salepur in ...

BJP's 'Latka Jari' campaign to match BJD stir against cash crunch in ATMs

Bhubaneswar: Trying to match the agitation of BJD against the NDA Government over cash crunch in ATMs, the BJP today launched a 'Latka Jari' (hanging ...