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Indigenous AAD interceptor to be test-fired today

Bhubaneswar: The indigenously-make Advanced Air Defence (AAD) interceptor missile would be test-fired from launching complex-IV of Dhamara Abdul Kalam defence base in Bhadrak district today.

The AAD is likely to be test-fired at 10 am or anytime before or after on availability of a clear weather, according to reports. 

The interceptor missile is a 7.5-metre-long single stage solid rocket propelled guided missile. It can carry 1.2-weight destructive payload and destroy the incoming hostile ballistic missile in the endo-atmospheric region (less than 30 km altitude).

Woman, 5-year-old son killed in fire

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Drinking water supply for coastal Kendrapada likely within two years

KENDRAPADA: With elections a few months away, chief minister Naveen pattnaik had a sop for people of salinity-ingressed village in kendrapara dist. on...

Low Pressure Over Bay Of Bengal By Dec 10

Bhubaneswar: A low pressure is likely to form over the south-east Bay of Bengal and its adjoining areas by December 10, predicted officials of the Reg...

Naveen Lays Stone Of Mega Drinking Water Project in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday laid the foundation stone of a mega drinking water project at Sarumuhi and Petachhala villages u...