Odisha

  • Woman among two Maoists killed in Odisha gunfight
    Bhubaneswar, July 24 (IANS): At least two Maoists, including a woman, were killed in a gunfight with security personnel in Odisha's Kandhamal district on Thursday, police said. The gun-battle broke out after the left-wing extremists opened fire on a party of the state police's Special Operation on Thursday evening. The security personnel returned the fire, killing two insurgents, said state DGP Abhay. Two bodies (one male and one female in uniform), an INSAS rifle, a carb
  • India's anti-tank guided missile Dhruvastra' test-fired
    Balasore (Odisha), July 22 (PTI): India has successfully conducted three flight tests of its indigenously developed anti-tank guided missile 'Dhruvastra' from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Odisha, defence sources said on Wednesday. Developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), the helicopter-launched anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) is one of the most advanced anti-tank weapons in the world. The sophisticated missile was test-fired twic