Hemant Kumar Rout

Land-attack BrahMos missile achieves precision hit during test on Andaman and Nicobar Islands

The unique weapon system, best in its class in the world, has empowered all three wings of the Indian armed forces with impeccable land attack and anti-ship capability

12 hours ago

National child rights body audit says all isn't well with care homes in Odisha

Odisha is among worst performing five states where over 60 per cent shelter homes lack adequate measures to prevent abuse.  

18 Nov 2020

India successfully test-fires quick reaction surface-to-air missile with live warhead

Developed by DRDO, the missile was test-fired using a live warhead for the first time against the high performance unmanned aerial target Banshee that mimicked an enemy aircraft

17 Nov 2020

Quick reaction missile test a hit on Diwali eve

Fired in full operational configuration, the missile achieved a direct hit as it destroyed pilotless target aircraft Banshee mid air at medium range and altitude.

14 Nov 2020

Commissionerate police set for revamp in Odisha, special crime unit in the offing

It has also pressed the need for bifurcation of Bhubaneswar urban police district (UPD).

09 Nov 2020

Ivermectin prophylaxis leads to 73 per cent reduction in Covid infection: AIIMS-Bhubaneswar study

Ivermectin is one among several potential drugs explored for its therapeutic and preventive role in COVID-19 infection.

05 Nov 2020

One-third of total COVID-19 deaths in Odisha occurred in October

Covid fatalities rose by 36 pc as the State reported 65,491 new cases and 456 deaths during the 31-day period.

02 Nov 2020

This Odisha MLA is busy harvesting his paddy, vegetable fields

Despite being a busy politician, Umerkote legislator Nityananda Gond stays rooted to farming.

01 Nov 2020

Crowds flout COVID-19 norms at poll rallies in Odisha's Balasore, Tirtol, raise fear of virus spread

As per an analysis of new cases in last fortnight, Balasore and Jagatsinghpur contributed 1,326 and 1,136 cases respectively to the state’s tally of 30,820 cases between October 12 and 27.

29 Oct 2020

This 'Fabulous 5' processes 30% of Odisha's RT-PCR samples

Led by Director of RMRC Dr Sanghamitra Pati, credited to be the lead in the first-ever multi-morbidity study in the country, the team is on the job for almost 18 hours a day.

24 Oct 2020

User trials over, Nag missile ready for induction in Army

Missile has been designed to destroy enemy tanks in both day and night conditions

23 Oct 2020

Odisha gets ready to check Covid-19 resurgence

Health facilities are being kept ready for prompt treatment of reinfection cases and dealing with active cases that are expected to rise manifold if people do not adhere to Covid safety guidelines.

23 Oct 2020

Odisha issues advisory and follow up procedures for post Covid care

As per the advisory, Covid patients will have their first follow up visit within seven days after discharge, preferably to the hospital where he/she underwent treatment.

21 Oct 2020

80-year-old Benudhar Barik seeks mandate, voters touch his feet

Though people like Benudhar contest elections and go unnoticed amidst the high voltage campaigns, he thinks otherwise.

21 Oct 2020

SANT missile clears crucial developmental trial off Odisha coast

The air-to-surface missile developed by DRDO for the Indian Air Force was test fired from a roof-top launcher at the Integrated Test Range (ITR) against a static target. The air-to-surface missile developed by DRDO for the Indian Air Force was test fired from a roof-top launcher at the Integrated Test Range (ITR) against a static target.

19 Oct 2020

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