Daily Archives: August 4, 2012

Odisha told to prepare database on waste

The Centre has asked the state government to create a database on the generation of construction and demolition (C&D) waste in major cities. The compilation of data is imperative in view of the proposed constitution of guidelines for C&D waste management and reuse in the country. Receiving a directive from the Union urban development department,

Rain leaves Sambalpur town flooded

Incessant rain left several areas of Sambalpur town flooded on Friday. People alleged that poor drainage system in the town prevented rain water from flowing into River Mahanadi. Residents also complained that encroachment at various places had also affected the flow of water in the town’s natural Dhobijore Nulla, compounding the problem of flooding. The