Defence


NCC is a success story: Odisha Governor

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Rather than just being second line of defence, NCC syllabus lays greater stress on developing quality of leadership and grooming the youth of the country into disciplined and patriotic citizens. It also gives greater importance to areas like social service and youth management. The NCC has not only given strength […]


Arun Jaitley Attends His Last Meeting as Defence Minister

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Outgoing Defence minister Arun Jaitley joined the Annual Defence Ministerial Meeting in Japan today. It’s his last foreign visit as Indian Defence minister as Nirmala Sitharaman is going to take the ministry. Today morning Minister Jaitely received Guard of Honour escorted by his Japanese conterpart Onodera. Later both the ministers launched a B2B […]


Lt Gen P S Jaggi, Exhorted Sainik School Cadets to Dream High at Investiture Ceremony

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: The investiture ceremony of Sainik School Bhubaneswar was held with great enthusiasm and grandeur.  On this occasion 37 cadets took oath who shouldered different responsibilities for the new academic session.  Lt Gen P S Jaggi, Commandant, Army Air Defence College, Gopalpur graced the occasion as Chief Guest.  Capt (IN) Kanchan […]


US Lawmaker Wants America to Unfriend Pakistan

Washington/New Delhi: Days before Modi-Trump meet, a key American lawmaker is sponsoring legislation to downgrade Pakistan’s status as a major U.S. ally and limit its access to American-made weapons, just as President Donald Trump intends to take a harder line toward Islamabad. Texas Republican Rep. Ted Poe has proposed a bill that would take away Pakistan’s […]


398 Republic Day Gallantry and other Defence Decorations Announced

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Here is the complete list of Gallantry and other Defence Decorations to be conferred tomorrow The President has approved award of 398 Gallantry and other Defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel and others on the eve of the 68th Republic Day Celebrations.  This includes two Kirti Chakras, 12 Shaurya […]


5 govt officials abducted by Maoists in Odisha

By Odisha Story Bureau, Malkangiri: Today morning Maoists abducted 5 government employees and a villager engaged in the Panchayat election process in Malkangiri district. The abducted officials were identified as Purusottam Behera, Hrusikesh Nayak, Prabin Soren, Lingaraj Majhi and Kaminikanta Singh. Maoists also abducted Manoranjan Sisa the son of a Jodamba village head. According to […]


Nuclear-capable strategic missile Agni-IV successfully test fired from Balasore

By Odisha Story Bureau, Balasore: Can carry a one-tonne nuclear warhead over a distance of 4,000 km A week after the successful test  of long-range ballistic missile Agni-V, today another strategic and ballistic missile, Agni-IV has been successfully test fired from Abdul Kalam Island, Balasore, Odisha. Agni-IV is a surface-to-surface, two-stage missile which is 20 […]


Vice Admiral A K Chawla returns back Sainik School after three decades

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Recently Vice Admiral A K Chawla, AVSM, NM, VSM an illustrious alumnus of Sainik School Bhubaneswar visited his alma mater after three decades.  At present he is heading the personal branch of Integrated Headquarters, Ministry of Defence (Navy). On his arrival Capt (IN) Kanchan Mukherjee, Principal Sainik School extended a […]


Cuttack stuck in traffic as Air Show continues

By Odisha Story Bureau, Cuttack: Biggest Air Show in Odisha by IAF to mark Biju Centenary The much awaited daredevil sky show by the Indian Air Force (IAF) began here at the Kathojodi river bed as part of the year long birth centenary celebration of former Odisha CM Biju Patnaik, who was also an doyen pilot. As […]