Odisha Current Affairs - 2019

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Bihar overtakes Gujarat as the fastest growing state in India

As per Planning Commission data, Bihar has left Gujarat behind in terms of growth as it emerged as the fastest growing state in the country with figure of 10.9%. Gujarat was overtaken by 5 states Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Maharashtra and Orissa.

As per data:

Month: Categories: States


Astra’s third launch also successful one

India achieved a third consecutive success in the launch of anti-aircraft air-to-air Astra missile, which was fired from a static launcher on the ground at Chandipur, Odisha.  Astra destroyed Lakshya, a pilotless target aircraft, successfully.

Future plans:

  • After three more ground-to-air launches in 2013, Astra will be fired from aircraft such as Sukhoi-30 MI, MiG-29 and the Light Combat Aircraft, Tejas. It can be launched from different altitudes and the distance at which it can kill an enemy aircraft depends on the altitude from which it is fired.

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Month: Categories: Business, Economy & Banking