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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).

Stipend of pre and para-clinical PG students hiked

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government on Tuesday announced a hike in the stipend of post graduate students undertaking pre and para-clinical courses at state...

Bus services to Kotia villages in Odisha soon

Koraput: Following distribution of freebies to the tribals in Kotia gram panchayat in Koraput district, Odisha Government is waking up to the need of ...

Winged guests find new wetlands, less birds sighted in Chilika

Berhampur: Migratory birds are now attracted by other wetlands in Ganjam district and this could be the main reason for the drop in the number of wing...

Odisha govt effects major IAS reshuffle, 8 district collectors changed

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today effected a major reshuffle in bureaucracy involving as many as 16 IAS and OAS officers in the state.While IAS...