Pinaka extended range rocket ready for production after successful tests at different ranges

As many as 24 rounds of the Area Denial Munition (ADM) variant of the weapon system with new indigenously developed fuzes were tested for various strike ranges at Pokhran in the last three days

11 Dec 2021

Odisha's Bagchi Karunashraya Palliative Care Centre starts home-care for terminally-ill patients

The centre is now functioning from the 10,000 sq feet building space at the ground floor of Odisha JEE Office building and providing home-care services to around 60 patients from Bhubaneswar.

09 Dec 2021

BrahMos air version tested, ready for serial production

Defence sources said BrahMos, an Indo-Russian joint venture, was test fired from Sukhoi 30 MK-I aircraft at around 10.30 am paving the way for its serial production.

09 Dec 2021

Supersonic cruise missile BrahMos test-fired from Sukhoi aircraft, ready for serial production

Defence sources said the Indo-Russian joint venture BrahMos was test-fired from a Sukhoi 30 MK-I aircraft at about 10.30 am paving the way for its serial production

08 Dec 2021

Successful flight test of VL-SRSAM paves way for integration onboard Indian Naval Ships

Launched from a canister, the missile, which is yet to get a formal name, intercepted an electronic target at a very low altitude.

07 Dec 2021

Six returnees from 'at risk' countries test Covid positive in Odisha

The Covid-infected persons had returned from Dubai, Uganda and Saudi Arabia. Their samples have been sent for genome sequencing. 

07 Dec 2021

Omicron scare: Incommunicado international returnees worry Odisha

The health authorities warned of stern action against the international travellers if they do not cooperate and if their phones are switched off.

04 Dec 2021

380 foreign returnees asked to undergo 7-day home isolation

All the returnees from nine districts of the State were from ‘at risk’ countries flagged by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry.

03 Dec 2021

Omicron scare: Odisha govt on toes to track 380 foreign returnees

Two foreign returnees - one from Togo and the other from Sri Lanka who landed on Tuesday –tested negative.

02 Dec 2021

Alcohol consumption by Women doubles in Odisha: National Family Health Survey

Alarmingly, the alcohol consumption by rural women has increased from 2.6 per cent to 4.9 per cent whereas it has decreased from 41.3 per cent  to 30.2 per cent  in case of men.

28 Nov 2021

India's largest engineering cluster to come up in Cuttack

The Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development has allocated six acre of land for a common facility centre of the cluster and eight acre for the special purpose vehicle created for the project

28 Nov 2021

30 per cent of Odisha population is poor: Niti Aayog report

The poverty index in almost half of the districts is alarming as the ratio scored by the districts is more than the State average.

27 Nov 2021

Be aware! Hypertension, diabetes have hit the epidemic button in Odisha

As Odisha is still unable to control child malnutrition and anaemia, the rise of non-communicable diseases will further add to the economic burden.

26 Nov 2021

Two-Third children, women found anaemic in Odisha

As per the National Family Health Survey 5 statistics released on Nov 24, the per centage of anaemic children rose to 64.2 per cent compared to the 44.6 pc recorded in NFHS-4 conducted in 2015-2016.

25 Nov 2021

Restructuring of Odisha Special Branch on the cards

As proposed, the twin structure of range and district will be done away with and the Intelligence Directorate will be created as a unitary structure.

23 Nov 2021