Balasore

  • Surface to air missile Akash test-fired from Odisha coast 24-02-2014 06:31 PM

    India on Monday test-fired the indigenously developed surface-to-air missile 'Akash' from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur-on-sea, about 15 km from Balasore. The missile targeted a floating object supported by Pilotless Target Aircraft 'Lakshya'. "Lakshya was sent at 11.31 AM before Akash test fired from the launch complex-3 at 11.42...
  • Akash missile test-fired from Odisha coast 21-02-2014 02:11 PM

    India on Friday test-fired the indigenously developed surface-to-air Akash missile from the Integrated Test Range launch complex at Chandipur near Balasore. The missile targeted a floating object supported by Pilot Less Target Aircraft (PTA) 'Lakshya', defence officials said. "Akash was test fired from launch complex-3 at 11.22 AM," a defence...
  • India test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-III missile 23-12-2013 05:49 PM

    Balasore: India on Monday test-fired its nuclear-capable Agni-III ballistic missile with a strike range of more than 3,000 km as part of a user trial by the Army from Wheeler Island off Odisha coast, defence sources said. The operation of the surface-to-surface missile was carried out by the Strategic Forces...
  • India successfully test fires nuclear-capable missile Dhanush from Odisha coast 23-11-2013 02:02 PM

    India successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile from a naval ship off Odisha coast on Saturday. "Strategic Forces Command (SFC) successfully tested the Dhanush missile on Saturday from a naval ship," said MV K V Prasad, Director of the Integrated Test Range, Chandipur near Balasore. The surface-to-surface Dhanush, a...
  • Odisha: Centre agrees to increase man-days under MGNREGS in flood affected areas 13-11-2013 02:15 PM

    The Centre has agreed to increase man-days under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) to 150 in recent cyclone and flood-affected districts of Ganjam, Puri, Mayurbhanj and Balasore in Odisha. The present limit for guaranteed employment to rural households under the scheme is 100 days a year. Panchayati...
  • Heavy rains wreak havoc in Andhra, Odisha, 30 killed, lakhs displaced 26-10-2013 09:10 AM

    Bhubaneswar/ Hyderabad: Massive flood triggered by heavy rains has hit the coastal districts of Odisha leaving 10 people dead and lakhs marooned. The helicopter rescue operations in the flood-hit regions of the state began on Friday. Over 5.32 lakh people in 2276 villages spread over several districts were affected by...
  • Odisha: Flood victims await relief even as death toll mounts 18-10-2013 10:19 AM

    Bhubaneswar: The flood waters after cyclone Phailin might be receding in Odisha but the big challenge for the state government remains to rehabilitate almost a crore people that have been affected by the cyclone. The state government has warned officials to ensure that relief and rehabilitation measures are implemented in...
  • 200 falls sick after consuming contaminated food in Odisha 17-08-2013 06:08 PM

    About 200 people fell ill after consuming food at a family function of a villager at Kadreiyan in Odisha's Balasore district on Saturday, official sources said. The villagers complained of vomiting and loose motion after taking food at the house of a villager in Basta police station area, they said....
  • Odisha Police breaks open Saradha Group's office 04-05-2013 03:02 AM

    Balasore: The Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of Crime Branch of Odisha Police on Friday broke open the office of the Saradha Group in Balasore and seized certain documents relating to alleged duping of gullible investors in the district. The officials of the EOW with the help of the local police...
  • Odisha: Ex-minister threatens self immolation 01-11-2012 05:22 PM

    Balasore: A former Odisha minister was taken into preventive custody on Thursday for threatening self immolation on the demand for establishment of a government medical college, police sources said. According to sources, the former minister, Bhupal Chandra Mahapatra, had threatened self immolation before the Balasore district collector's office. Mahapatra was...
  • DRDO to test-fire short-range missile Prahaar 20-07-2011 06:59 PM

    Balasore: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is all set to conduct trial of new indigenously developed quick reaction, short-range Prahaar missile on Thursday from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur-on-sea. "Ground preparation for the test-flight of a short range ballistic missile is complete and it would be taken...
  • Jindal's Steely Resolve 07-01-2011 02:58 PM

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  • India test-fires BrahMos cruise missile 02-12-2010 11:23 AM

    Bhubaneswar: India on Thursday test fired the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from a military base in Orissa, defence sources said. The missile was tested from the Integrated Test Range of Chandipur in Balasore, about 230 km from here, the sources said. India and Russia are jointly designing the BrahMos missile,...
  • Prithvi missile fails to take off during trial 24-09-2010 12:05 PM

    Balasore (Orissa): India's indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II ballistic missile failed to take off during a user trial from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur off the Orissa coast on Friday apparently due to a technical problem, defence sources said. Though the ITR authorities were not immediately available for comment,...
  • Floods throw normal life out of gear in Orissa 18-06-2008 01:09 PM

    New Delhi: Over the last few days the Indian psyche has turned fretful. It has been biting its nails over Rahul Dravid's retirement and almost chewed its finger off when VVS Laxman followed suit. But, with no disrespect meant towards the two legends, we are barking up the wrong tree....
  • Deaf-mute girl raped by hospital sweeper in Orissa 25-03-2008 03:00 AM

    New Delhi: Foxed, deceived and bamboozled. That's what happened to the West Indies batsmen when they faced the Indian spin duo of Pragyan Ojha and R Ashwin on Saturday, the final day of the third Test. Though Ashwin tricked the Caribbean batsmen with his guile, it was Ojha who enticed...
  • Orissa mob thrashes rape suspect, cops 03-03-2008 01:13 PM

    Chennai: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming on Friday said that it won't be a cakewalk for his side to defend their Champions League Twenty20 title as they have been placed in a tough group in this edition of the tournament. Title holders CSK have been clubbed alongside fellow IPL...
  • Astra missile test fired from Chandipur 25-03-2007 02:41 PM

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  • Missile test uproots 3,000 villagers 29-11-2006 07:35 AM

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  • Meet the 'old waterman' of Orissa 20-08-2006 11:31 AM

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  • Hopes sink as Orissa waters rise 19-08-2006 10:17 AM

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