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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.

Mihir Das, Anu Choudhury to join BJP today

Bhubaneswar: Two Odia film actors Mihir Das and Anu Choudhury will join the BJP today. They will be joining the party here along with former MLA from ...

Khurda lady teacher murder accused arrested in Gujarat

Khurda: Almost 15 days after a lady teacher was brutally beaten and stoned to death in Nirakarpur area in Khurda district on January 5, police have ar...

Two of the 5 skulls found from Athagarh found to be of women

Cuttack: Tigiria police today said that out of the five human skulls, which were found from a spinning mill complex near Nuapatna in Athagarh in Cutta...

Major fire in Bhadrak village; 75 houses reduced to ashes

Bhadrak: Just two days after a major fire burnt more than 100 houses to ashes in a slum in Brahmapur city and left dwellers in the lurch, 29 families ...