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Illegal quarrying goes on as probe makes no headway

Jajpur: With a joint probe by the economic offences wing (EOW) of the Crime Branch, revenue and mines officials making no headway, illegal stone quarrying from the hills of this district goes on unabated in flagrant violation of norms, a … Continue reading

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Mining, industrial units take a toll on Keonjhar rivers

Post News Network Joda, Dec 19: Growing mining activities in Keonjhar district have taken a heavy toll on the health of rivers and nullahs. Many rivulets in forest areas have reportedly become extinct while water pollution is on rise in … Continue reading

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Bhitarkanika awaits eco-sensitive zone tag

  Rajesh Kumar Behera Kendrapara, Jan 4: Plans are afoot to declare a two-km ring from the limits of the protected areas of Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhitarkanika National Park and Gahirmatha (Marine) wildlife division as Eco-sensitive Zone (ESZ). The Ministry … Continue reading

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