Tag: Water Bodies

Durga Puja Idol Immersion In Odisha: Concerns Raised Over Pollution in Water Bodies

Bhubaneswar: The idol immersion ceremony of Goddess Durga was conducted with much fanfare in different parts of Odisha on Wednesday. Although temporary ponds were set up in Cuttack, Bhubaneswar and other major cities; in many areas, where such provisions were not made, idols were immersed in rivers, canals and other water bodies leading to pollution. […]

'Rally for Rivers' campaign reaches Rajasthan

Jaipur: Rajasthan comprises 10 per cent of the country’s land area yet gets only one per cent of its water for use, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today said, stressing that her government has been working over the last three years to revitalise the state’s water bodies. Speaking at a river conversation event here, Raje said […]

Sea food export from Odisha has bright future ahead

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s economy continues to be on a high growth trajectory and the scope for increasing sea food exports from the State appears to be very bright in the coming years. The total quantity of marine products exported during 2014-15 was 34,767 MTs worth Rs 2069 crore. This shows a growth of 450% over the […]