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India creates history, tests 5,000 km Agni-V missile (Second Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India Thursday created history with the successful testing of the much awaited Agni-V long-range ballistic nuclear-capable missile, described as 'China killer', that can accurately hit ... Read more...

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India tests 5,000-km range Agni-V missile (Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India Thursday created history with the successful testing of the much awaited Agni-V long-range nuclear-capable ballistic missile that can accurately hit targets more than 5,000 ... Read more...

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‘Rocket Woman’ propels India’s missile mission


November 21st, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Forget breaking the glass ceiling, Tessy Thomas has virtually blasted her way through it. The 48-year-old is the first-ever woman director of an Indian missile ... Read more...

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Orissa fishermen warned against going into rough sea


August 29th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 (IANS) Fishermen in Orissa were Monday warned against venturing out into the sea as it would remain rough due to a low pressure area forming in the ... Read more...

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Chinese ship wreckage spotted off Orissa coast


June 15th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 15 (IANS) Wildlife officials have spotted the wreckage of a Chinese ship along the Orissa coast, officials said Wednesday.The medium-range fishing vessel, believed to have sunk off the ... Read more...

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Prithvi-II, Dhanush missiles test fired successfully


March 11th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Mar 11 (ANI): India on Friday successfully test fired its nuclear-capable ballistic missiles Prithvi-II and 'Dhanush', both having a range of 350 kms, from separate locations off the Orissa coast.While ... Read more...

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Dhanush missile test fired successfully


March 11th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Mar 11 (ANI): India on Friday test fired its nuclear-capable ballistic missile 'Dhanush', which has a range of 350 km, from a naval ship off the Orissa coast.The missile was fired ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan test nuke-tipped missiles on same day (Third Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Balasore/Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) India Friday successfully test-fired its homegrown nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles Prithvi-II and its naval version Dhanush from different locations off the Orissa coast, on a day Pakistan ... Read more...

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India successfully test-fires n-capable Prithvi II, Dhanush missiles (Second Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Balasore, March 11 (IANS) India Friday successfully test-fired its homegrown nuclear-capable Prithvi II and Dhanush missiles, a defence official said.The Prithvi II surface-to-surface ballistic missile with a range of 350 ... Read more...

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India successfully test-fires missile interceptor (Second Lead) (With Images)


March 6th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 6 (IANS) India Sunday successfully tested a ballistic missile interceptor from a defence base in Orissa as part of its endeavour to create a shield against incoming enemy ... Read more...

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India successfully test-fires missile interceptor (Lead)


March 6th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 6 (IANS) India Sunday successfully tested a ballistic missile interceptor from a defence base in Orissa as part of its endeavour to create a shield against incoming enemy ... Read more...

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India tests nuclear capable Agni-II plus missile


December 10th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 10 (IANS) India Friday conducted a test of its nuclear capable surface- to-surface Agni II plus missile - a modified version of the Agni II strategic missile - from a ... Read more...

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Agni-I missile test-fired off Orissa coast


November 25th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Nov 25 (ANI): India on Thursday test-fired its nuclear-capable Agni-I strategic ballistic missile from the Integrated Test Range on Wheeler Island off the Orissa coast.The indigenously developed surface-to-surface single-stage missile ... Read more...

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Orissa alerts officials over heavy rain forecast


October 7th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 7 (IANS) The Orissa government Thursday asked all the concerned district collectors to remain alert following a forecast of heavy rain during the next two days in coastal districts."We have ... Read more...

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Prithvi-II missile fails to take off


September 24th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Sep 24 (ANI): The nuclear capable Prithvi-II ballistic missile failed to take off during a user trial from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur on sea, off the Orissa coast ... Read more...

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India test fires BRAHMOS cruise missile


September 5th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Balasore (Orissa), Sep 5 (ANI): India on Sunday test-fired the 290-km range BRAHMOS cruise missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur-on- sea off the Orissa coast."It was a user's trial ... Read more...

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India’s ballistic missile interceptor successfully tested (Second Lead)


July 26th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Balasore (Orissa), July 26 (IANS) India Monday successfully tested for the fourth consecutive time a ballistic missile interceptor from a defence base in Orissa as part of its endeavour to create an ... Read more...

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India successfully tests ballistic missile interceptor (Lead)


July 26th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 26 (IANS) India Monday successfully tested a ballistic missile interceptor from a defence base in Orissa as part of its endeavour to create a shield against incoming enemy missiles, defence ... Read more...

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India tests ballistic missile interceptor


July 26th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 26 (IANS) India Monday tested a ballistic missile interceptor from a defence base in Orissa as part of its endeavour to create a shield against incoming enemy missiles, defence sources ... Read more...

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Northeast India records 28 percent deficit rainfall


July 25th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Guwahati, July 25 (IANS) The northeastern region, comprising eight states, has recorded deficit rainfall during the current monsoon season and this may affect agricultural production, an official said Sunday. "During the monsoon (since ... Read more...

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India successfully test fires nuclear-capable Prithvi-II (Lead)


June 18th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 18 (IANS) India conducted a successful test of the indigenously developed nuclear capable ballistic missile Prithvi-II off the Orissa coast Friday, an official said. The missile blasted off from the Integrated ... Read more...

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Rescue teams conduct drills in Orissa over cyclone Laila


May 20th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 20 (IANS) Hundreds of relief and rescue personnel held drills in Orissa Thursday amid fears that the severe cyclonic storm Laila over the Bay of Bengal may trigger flash floods ... Read more...

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Orissa fishermen alerted over cyclone Laila


May 19th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 19 (IANS) The meteorological centre in Orissa Wednesday evening asked fishermen in the state's coastal districts not to venture into the sea in view of cyclonic storm Laila, which is ... Read more...

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Agni-II test fired successfully


May 17th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar (Orissa), May 17 (ANI): India on Monday successfully test-fired nuclear-capable Agni-II ballistic missile, with a range of 2000 kilometers from the Wheelers Island off Orissa coast.The trial was conducted with ... Read more...

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India to re-test ballistic missile defence shield


April 11th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 11 (IANS) India will conduct afresh the trial of its tactical ballistic missile in June to build a credible defence shield for intercepting and destroying incoming missiles, a top defence ... Read more...

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India successfully tests two nuke capable missiles (Lead)


March 27th, 2010 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 27 (IANS) India early Saturday successfully tested two nuclear capable missiles Dhanush and Prithvi II in Orissa, an official said. "Both the missiles were successfully lunched same time at 5.30 hours," ... Read more...

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India successfully tests two nuke capable missiles


March 27th, 2010 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 27 (IANS) India early Saturday successfully tested two nuclear capable missiles Dhanush and Prthvi II in Orissa, official said. "Both the missiles were successfully lunched same time at 5.30 hours," SP ... Read more...

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Brahmos supersonic cruise missile successfully test fired


March 21st, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): India on Sunday successfully test fired Brahmos supersonic cruise missile from a vertical launcher fitted in a moving warship INS Ranvir off the Orissa coast.The missile ... Read more...

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Konkan Turtle Festival draws domestic, foreign tourists (With Images)


March 13th, 2010 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) The second Konkan Turtle Festival-2010 has got off to a flying start with over 375 Olive Ridley turtles released in the Arabian Sea during the past four days. The ... Read more...

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Joint security drill along Orissa coast


February 4th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 4 (IANS) A two-day joint security drill involving the Indian Navy, Coast Guard, state police, marine police, custom officials and local fishermen, among others, is underway along the Orissa coast ... Read more...

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‘Astra’, indigenously built air-to-air missile test fired


January 11th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Jan 11 (ANI): India on Monday successfully test fired two indigenously built air-to-air missile 'Astra' from its Integrated Test Range (ITR) off the Orissa coast.The first missile, around 25-kilometer range was ... Read more...

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India twice test-fires air-to-air Astra missile (Second Lead)


January 11th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Balasore (Orissa), Jan 11 (IANS) India Monday twice successfully test-fired the home-grown short-range Astra air-to-air missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) off the Orissa coast, an official said. The beyond visual range ... Read more...

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India test fires short range Astra missile (Lead)


January 11th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Balasore (Orissa), Jan 11 (IANS) India successfully test fired its short range Astra air-to-air missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) off the Orissa coast Monday. The beyond visual range missile was tested ... Read more...

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India test fires air-to-air Astra missile


January 11th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Balasore (Orissa), Jan 11 (IANS) India Monday successfully test fired the Astra air-to-air missile from its Integrated Test Range (ITR) off the Orissa coast. The beyond visual range air-to-air missile was tested ... Read more...

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Seven held for illegal boat ride off Orissa coast


January 6th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 6 (IANS) At least seven people have been arrested in Orissa's coastal town of Puri for allegedly providing illegal boat rides to some tourists in the Bay of Bengal, police ... Read more...

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