Daily Archives: March 8, 2012

Western Odisha seeks more representation in Rajya Sabha

With the BJD demolishing the Congress citadel in western Odisha, Sambalpur district in particular, it is widely believed that the region will be well represented in the Rajya Sabha. Though the region was well represented in the Rajya Sabha during the Congress regime, the same has not been seen during the Janata Dal or the

State Level Workshop on Backyard Poultry and duck production held

The Regional Centre of Central Avian Research Institute (CARI), Bhubaneswar organized a state level workshop on “Backyard Poultry and duck production for sustainable livelihood and food security” during 28th February to 1St March 2012. Chief veterinary officers from Sambalpur, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj districts and officers looking after the poultry production in other districts, NGOs,   experts

Budharaja forest cover vanishing

The only patch of green canopy in the heart of Sambalpur town _ Budharaja Reserve Forest _ is fast shrinking. After the Ramgarh slum-dwellers in the reserve forest, it is now the turn of a hotelier, who is stealthily encroaching on forest land. Once spread over 133 acres, the reserve forest has shrunk to about