Raipur, December 28, 2008: The 14 rockets, recovered yesterday from two places of Raipur, are used in Bofors guns, officials said today.
The 105 MM high grade explosives are used in medium range Bofors guns, sources told ChhattisgarhTopNews.Com.
A consignment was going from Badmal Ordnance Factory in Orissa to Maharashtra and in between it landed in wrong hand, they said adding it was being verified whether only 14 rockets were missing or that of more such munitions.
The incident also exposed the security arrangements of both the Railway police and that of Chhattisgarh Police.
Meanwhile, new Home Minister Nanki Ram Kanwar has directed the Police Headquarters to make thorough investigation of the matter and take appropriate steps so that there would not be occurrence of such incidents in the future.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Jharkhand and West Bengal today.
The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today approved the PM-Surya Ghar: Muft Bijli Yojana. The Prime Minister had launched the scheme on February 13, last.
Senior IAS Kumar Lal Chouhan today resumed charges as the new District Collector of Baloda Bazar in Chhattisgarh.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Vishnu Dev Sai today met the Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Mansukh Mandaviya here at the national capital.
Eminent Archaeologist Arun Kumar Sharma passed away today.
DRDO conducted two successful flight tests of Very Short-Range Air Defence System (VSHORADS) missile from a ground based portable launcher off the coast of Odisha from Integrated Test Range, Chandipur.