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Agni-I, short-range nuclear capable ballistic missile, test-fired off Odisha coast

Agni-I, short-range nuclear capable ballistic missile, test-fired off Odisha coast

India successfully test fired indigenously developed nuclear capable Agni-I (A) ballistic missile from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast on Tuesday at 8.30 AM. The test was conducted by the Strategic Force Command of Indian Army.

Feb 06, 2018, 11:03 AM IST
WATCH: Woman throws eggs at Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

WATCH: Woman throws eggs at Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

A woman in Odisha threw eggs on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik while he was attending an event. The event was taking place in the city of Balasore.

Jan 31, 2018, 20:34 PM IST
Odisha: Eight killed, over 7 injured in massive explosion at cracker unit in Balasore

Odisha: Eight killed, over 7 injured in massive explosion at cracker unit in Balasore

Eight people were killed and over 20 injured due to an explosion at a cracker manufacturing unit in Odisha's Balasore district on Wednesday.

Oct 18, 2017, 19:08 PM IST

Student rescued from suspected Blue Whale game in Odisha

A student of a Industrial Training Institute (ITI) was admitted to hospital for his alleged involvement with the deadly online Blue Whale Challenge game, police said on Tuesday.

Sep 12, 2017, 14:52 PM IST
Prithvi-II ballistic missile successfully test-fired from Odisha's Chandipur

Prithvi-II ballistic missile successfully test-fired from Odisha's Chandipur

India on Friday successfully test-fired Prithvi-II ballistic missile from the launch pad No.3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha's Balasore.

Jun 02, 2017, 12:25 PM IST
Woman beheaded, teenaged children hacked to death in Orissa's Balasore

Woman beheaded, teenaged children hacked to death in Orissa's Balasore

A woman was beheaded while her teenaged children and a relative were hacked to death by unidentified assailants in a village in Balasore district, police said.

Jan 28, 2017, 14:36 PM IST
India's newly developed surface-to-air missile 'Barak- 8' successfully test-fired off Odisha coast

India's newly developed surface-to-air missile 'Barak- 8' successfully test-fired off Odisha coast

The newly-developed surface-to-air missile Barak-8 was test-fired from the ITR at Chandipur, about 15 km from Balasore, Odisha.

Jun 30, 2016, 09:37 AM IST

Watch: PM Modi addresses rally in Balasore, Odisha

Watch PM Modi addressing rally in Balasore, Odisha. Watch complete news story for getting detailed updates!

Jun 02, 2016, 15:27 PM IST
Working towards inclusive development: PM Modi at Balasore

Working towards inclusive development: PM Modi at Balasore

This government is for the poor and all our initiatives are aimed at pulling them out of poverty. 

Jun 02, 2016, 12:06 PM IST

Balasore gets a Jagannath temple

Odisha's Balasore city now boasts a Jagannath Temple on the lines of the one in Puri. The temple has come up in a three-acre area with the main tower rising above the inner sanctum that houses the deities.

Nov 29, 2015, 15:42 PM IST
Nuke-powered long-range ballistic missile Agni-IV test-fired off Odisha coast

Nuke-powered long-range ballistic missile Agni-IV test-fired off Odisha coast

Nuclear-capable strategic ballistic missile Agni-IV was fired from a test range off the Odisha coast as part of a user trial by the armed forces.

Nov 09, 2015, 11:33 AM IST

Drought-like situation in 12 Odisha districts

 Odisha Revenue Minister Bijoyshree Routary on Wednesday said that 12 districts in the state are facing a drought-like situation and have suffered more than 33 percent crop loss.

Oct 14, 2015, 19:38 PM IST

370 test positive for dengue in Odisha

A total 370 people have tested positive for dengue in Odisha as the state govenrment urged people today not to panic over the spread of the disease.

Sep 14, 2015, 21:52 PM IST

Odisha school headmaster suspended for Vajpayee condolence

 Odisha government today suspended a school headmaster for conducting a condolence meeting for former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee based on false information.

Sep 14, 2015, 21:01 PM IST

Man gets life term for killing father in Odisha

A man has been sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment by a local court for killing his father following a quarrel in Balasore district a year ago.

Aug 20, 2015, 13:36 PM IST

Odisha to set up 51 new courts

 In its bid to give speedy justice to the people in the state, the Odisha government today decided to set up 51 new courts including ten civil judge courts (senior division) to deal with cases related to crimes against women.

Aug 10, 2015, 21:05 PM IST

Father, son beheaded for property dispute in Odisha

 A tribal man and his son were beheaded allegedly by some unidentified assailants at Salabani in Balasore district on Sunday.

Jul 05, 2015, 22:40 PM IST

Rain alert in four Odisha districts, 423 houses damaged

With IMD predicting heavy precipitation in interior and northern Odisha, the state government on Monday issued alerts in four districts as pounding rain left 423 houses damaged in Malkangiri district and affected road connection at many places.

Jun 22, 2015, 17:32 PM IST

Tremors felt in Odisha

Tremors were felt in most parts of Odisha on Tuesday triggering panic among the people who rushed out of the buildings.

May 12, 2015, 14:13 PM IST

Court sentences 'Godman' Gadadhar Goswami to 10-year imprisonment

 A local court has sentenced a self-styled Godman to 10-year imprisonment for rape and seven-year jail to two others.

May 06, 2015, 23:51 PM IST