DRDO conducts successful flight test of VL-SRSAM

DRDO Chairman Dr G Satheesh Reddy said the trials have proved the effectiveness of the weapon system.

23 Feb 2021

DRDO successfully launches VL-SRSAM twice off Odisha coast

The launches were carried out from a static vertical launcher from Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur.

22 Feb 2021

Maiden test of Vertically Launched SRSAM from ITR off Odisha coast likely today

The indigenously developed VL-SRSAM is an advanced air defense system that provides a single integrated solution for multiple aerial threats from different ranges.

22 Feb 2021

Air medical service for remote areas on the cards in Odisha

A senior health official said the scheme to bring specialist care to patients will be first of its kind in the country.

21 Feb 2021

Odisha allows private educational institutions to open agriculture colleges

In a first, the Odisha government has allowed opening of new colleges in agriculture and allied subjects by private educational institutions.

20 Feb 2021

Anti-tank missiles Helina and Dhruvastra successfully tested, ready for induction in armed forces

Defence sources said joint user trials of Army version Helina and Air Force version Dhruvastra missile systems were carried out from the Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) platform

19 Feb 2021

Odisha ropes in global agencies to make farmers market-ready

Having set up a corpus fund of Rs 100 crore, Odisha government has also made budgetary provision of Rs 555 crore for nurturing and promoting the farmers’ bodies.

19 Feb 2021

Dharmendra Pradhan demands Centre of Excellence on marine biotechnology in Odisha

The Union Petroleum Minister requested the personal intervention of the Science and Technology Minister to facilitate setting up the CoE at the Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar.

17 Feb 2021

First test of air-to-air missile Astra Mk II likely on February 18

As many as 8,000 people from at least seven hamlets will be shifted to temporary shelters ahead of the test. 

17 Feb 2021

Central Ayush research institute faces land hurdle in Odisha

While Odisha has raised a demand order of Rs  four crore for five acre of land at Jamukoili for the drug unit, the Ministry has raised objection citing the low cost of land at Binjhagiri.  

15 Feb 2021

Odisha's comprehensive trauma care initiative to reduce road deaths

Seven more private hospitals, including one each in Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, will be empanelled to provide free treatment within 48 hours of accident.

08 Feb 2021

She lives her husband’s dream to join Sashastra Seema Bal

Beating several odds, Madhabi Mahakur became the first married woman from Odisha to join the defence forces,  writes Hemant Kumar Rout

07 Feb 2021

Advanced cancer care facility to come up at Capital’s Info Valley

The proposed project, which is expected to create direct and indirect employment for over 8,000 people, has received in-principle approval, sources said.

06 Feb 2021

Tata Trusts abandons Odisha cancer project

Though the Chief Minister had laid the foundation stone of the project on February 17, 2019, there is no tangible progress on the project in the last two years.

04 Feb 2021

Next-generation surface-to-air Akash missile successfully test-fired

The test assumes significance as it came a few days after the Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi gave its go-ahead to the export of Akash missile systems to friendly countries.

26 Jan 2021