Millions of baby turtles emerged from the pits at the Nasi-1 and Nasi-2 islands of Gahirmatha marine sanctuary within Bhitarkanika National Park in the district on Monday night.
South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the launch occurred from waters near the eastern port city of Sinpo, where North Korea has a major shipyard building submarines.
The Sarmat -- dubbed Satan 2 by Western analysts -- is among Russia's next-generation missiles that Putin has called 'invincible', and which also include the Kinzhal and Avangard hypersonic missiles.
The project was conceived to enhance the IAF's capability to strike from large stand-off ranges on any target on sea or land.
Defense chiefs from the three countries last week said North Korea’s recent missile tests were destabilizing regional security.
The virtual meeting comes after North Korea earlier this week suggested it might resume nuclear and long-range missile testing that has been paused for more than three years.
The report by North Korean state media came a day after the militaries of the United States, South Korea and Japan said they detected North Korea firing a suspected ballistic missile.
The extended-range version of BrahMos was developed after India's full membership of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), which removed caps on the range of the cruise missile
The latest launch indicates the country will press ahead with plans to modernize its nuclear and missile arsenals rather than return to disarmament talks anytime soon.
Congratulating DRDO and the Indian Navy for the feat, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said the system will further enhance defence capability of Indian naval ships against aerial threats.
Even as the area has not been declared as a bird sanctuary, every year local forest officials carry out a census of migratory birds.
Responding to North Korean missile launches, Fumio Kishida said he had instructed his government to consider all options, including allowing Japanese forces to acquire pre-emptive strike capability.
Sources said that the hypersonic glide vehicle was carried by a Long March rocket, launches of which it usually announces, though the August test was kept under wraps.
The informers had initially established links through Facebook messenger before exchanging information frequently through WhatsApp, Crime Branch ADG Sanjeeb Panda said.
Wednesday's launches underscored a return of the tensions between the rivals amid a prolonged stalemate in U.S.-led talks aimed at stripping North Korea of its nuclear weapons programme.