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15 fishermen taken to custody

Fifteen fishermen have been taken into custody by Forest Department personnel in a mid-sea interception of unlawful fishing activity along the Gahirmatha marine sanctuary in Odisha. Three fishing trawlers were seized along the prohibited marine ... The Statesman, 1 month ago
15 sea-going fishermen taken to custody Press Trust of India, 1 month ago
15 sea-going fishermen taken into custody The Hindu, 1 month ago

Joint committee to probe jumbo deaths

GUWAHATI: The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has formed a four-member joint committee with the forest department to probe the death of two elephants who were hit by a train on Tuesday. NFR CPRO Pranav Jyoti Sharma said NFR general manager ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago

Gram Sabhas consent for big ticket projects: Here's how far Narendra Modi government has come from UPA days

Union environment, forests and climate change minister Anil Madhav Dave saying, in a Business Standard interview, that it is impractical to get tribal gram sabha (village council) consent for projects involving use of forest land shows how far ...
 Financial Express2 weeks ago

How Odisha is cutting old forests for new

Barring a few trees and saplings, the area adjoining the dense natural forest near Mahasindhu village in Deogarh, Odisha, looks sparse. This near-bald patch is one of the state forest department's plantation sites -hundreds of trees and shrubs were ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago

Promises don’t make bridges: Kandhamal tribals continue on foot

Residents of several villages in Orissa’s Kandhamal district continue to wait for the bridges and roads that their state government had promised them six years ago. People in several parts of the district, but mostly those living in hilly tracts, are still ...
 Asian Age3 weeks ago

No end to Khandi penury despite rich forest resources

ographical area of Kalahandi district is 8,168.6 sqkm which comes to 5.25 per cent of the total land area of the State. Similarly, the district's population is 3.57 per cent of the total population of the State. The whole district is divided into ...
 New Delhi Pioneer3 weeks ago

Tusker on loose to be captured, trained

A tusker that has killed 27 persons in the last eight years and is moving in forests spreading across three districts such as Angul, Sambalpur and Deogarh has sent the Orissa forest officials into a tizzy. Sources said most of the victims were killed by the ...
 Asian Age4 weeks ago

JICA Organized a Forestry Project Directors Meeting for Govt Officials

Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: In New Delhi, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) organized the 7th Forestry Project Director's meeting for JICA assisted Forestry and Natural Resource Management Projects. The meeting was aimed at ...
 Orissadiary.com1 month ago
Times of India

Man-animal conflict in Odisha kills 454 people, 388 elephants

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha has seen terrible human-animal conflict in the last six years, resulting in the deaths of 454 people and 2,261 animals, including 388 elephants, a forest department report said. Poaching, poisoning, accidents and deliberate ...
 Times of India2 hours ago 454 people, 388 elephants died in man-animal conflict in Odisha in 6 years  ProKerala.com23 hours ago Odisha: 454 people, 388 elephants died in man-animal conflict in 6 years  India.com22 hours ago Over 454 people, 388 elephants died in man-animal conflict  The Statesman23 hours ago
Times of India

These women drive away thieves with just a stick

Jamuna Pradhan and other women of Dengajhari village in Odisha's Nayagarh district often catch timber thieves red-handed in Patharogondo, a forested hill nearby. Usually, there's no fight. The women firmly tell them to go back, saying they won't ...
 Times of India1 week ago With just a stick, Odisha's women drive away timber thieves  Times of India1 week ago
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