Tag Archives: Winter Season

Bird count drops at Bhitarkanika National Park

Bhitarkanika National Park

There has been a drop in the number of birds visiting Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapara district this winter, the mid-winter migratory bird census indicated. Though some rare species have been spotted this time, the number was lowest at 76,268 which are around 30,000 less than the previous year. Over 1,0,6,356 migratory birds have throngedContinue Reading…

Over 9 lakh Migratory Birds thronged Chilika Lake this Winter


The Bird census in Chilika lake revealed that 9,47,119 migratory birds have thronged Chilika lake this winter. Reportedly, last year 8,58,855 migratory birds were sighted in Chilika, has gone up by 88,264 this year. However, 176 species of migratory birds winged guests throng in Asia’s largest brackish water lake this year.

Cold Wave sweeps Odisha, Phulbani Coldest at 4.6 Degrees Celsius


Normal life across Kandhamal district was affected severely  under intense cold wave conditions, as Phulbani recorded 4.6 degree Celsius while Daringibadi in Kandhamal district recorded with a minimum temperature of 4.8 degree Celsius. The cold wave condition paralysed daily life in various parts of Odisha including, Phulbani, G Udayagiri, Balliguda and Daringbadi area. Due toContinue Reading…

Cold Wave grips Odisha, Kandhamal Coldest at 7.6 Degrees Celsius


The entire Odisha is reeling under intense cold wave conditions, as Phulbani recorded 7.6 degree Celsius while G Udayagiri 8.5 degree Celsius and Daringbadi was at 10 degree Celsius. Other parts of Odisha such as Koraput, Sambalpur, Bhawanipatna, G Udayagiri, Angul and Sundargarh are witnessing the same situation due to the decline in the mercuryContinue Reading…

SpiceJet to add Six new Aircraft, 41 more Flights


New Delhi, Oct 9: Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Friday said it has embarked upon a major fleet and flight expansion programme for the upcoming winter season. It said it will induct six new aircraft within 30 days, calling the move “a first of its kind initiative in the history of Indian aviation”. Presently, the airlineContinue Reading…

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