Police also recovered huge quantities of country-made liquor stored in drums which were hidden under the debris of fodder in farms.
Premises of the Bonai sub-divisional hospital in Sundargarh were flooded after sudden spell of rain, causing inconvenience to patients and attendants. Patients availing treatment as well as their attendants were seen walking through the waterlogged corridors of the hospital.
In December 2020, a capsule that had been carried on a six-year mission by Hayabusa2 delivered more than 5.4 grams of surface material to Earth from the Ryugu asteroid, located over 300 million km away.
Water has been detected in the most massive galaxy pair in the early Universe, according to new observations from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).
Paradip: An artificial habitat has been created in Paradip for birds in front of Paradip Seamens Club by NGO Adarsh Prayash. The aim of this unique project is to provide shelter, food and water to birds that have lost their habitat due to construction of port, industrialisation and deforestation. As a part of the […]
Cuttack: Naraj has become a new destination for migratory birds coming from far-flung places because of availability of food in large quantity and calm water. Birds from as far as Caspian Sea, Lake Baikal, Aral Sea and other remote parts of Russia, Central and Southeast Asia, Ladakh and Himalayas which flock several wetlands of Odisha […]
Bhubaneswar: There are four lakh bore wells and piped water facilities are provided to 38 thousand habitations in Odisha. In view of the coming rising mercury level, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi yesterday instructed all District Collectors to ensure that all the bore wells and pipeline facilities function properly. Padhi, heading a review meeting here, […]
Sambalpur: Clearing the air on the Centre’s recent decision to set up a single Tribunal to adjudicate all inter-state river water disputes, Union Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said that a Tribunal will be formed to solve Mahanadi issue between Odisha and Chhattisgarh. “As demanded by the State government, based on current laws, a […]
New Delhi: After a month-long tussle between Odisha and Chhattisgarh governments over the use of Mahanadi water and construction of a barrage in the upper catchment area of the river, the two States on Friday agreed in a meeting here to set up a Joint Control Board (JCB) to settle the dispute. The meeting, attended […]
New York: Women who drink about an extra litre-and-a-half of water daily are nearly 50 per cent less likely to suffer from bladder infections, especially in premenopausal stages, a new study has found. According to researchers from the University of Texas in the US, more fluids help to reduce bacteria and limit the ability of […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he wanted to provide quality life for all Indians, which includes housing, electricity, water and other amenities. “Housing for all, power for all, water for all, LPG for all, toilet for all, skill for all, health for all, insurance for all, connectivity for all,” Modi said […]
Washington: India is among the world’s major hotspots which has seen a serious decline in the availability of freshwater due to overuse of water resources, reveals a new study that combined an array of NASA satellite observations of Earth with data on human activities. The study, published in the journal Nature, found that Earth’s wetland […]
Rome: Italian energy giant ENI and Italy’s National Research Council on Friday signed a multi-million euro agreement aimed at curbing global warming and desertification. The accord, signed by ENI’s CEO Claudio Descalzi and the research council’s President Massimo Inguscio, covers four areas of high scientific and strategic interest: nuclear fusion, water, agriculture and the Arctic […]
New York: Do you often suffer from urinary tract infections (UTIs)? A new study suggests that drinking an additional three pints of water may reduce the recurrence of UTIs in women. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, 40-60 per cent of women will develop a UTI during their lifetimes […]
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said those living in rented houses will also get free water and subsidised electricity if the AAP comes to power in the civic corporations. “Those staying in rented houses don’t get benefit of low water and electricity tariff. After municipal elections, we will make sure even […]