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India tests Agni-III missile (Second Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) India Friday test fired its nuclear-capable Agni-III ballistic missile from a base in Odisha, an official said.The surface-to-surface missile, with a range of over 3,000 km, ... Read more...

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India tests Agni-III missile (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) India Friday test fired its nuclear-capable Agni-III ballistic missile from a base in Odisha, an official said.The surface-to-surface missile, with a range of over 3,000 km, ... Read more...

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India tests Agni-III


September 21st, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, S Sep 21 (IANS) India Friday successfully tested its nuclear capable Agni-III ballistic missile from a military base in Odisha, defence ministry sources said.The surface-to-surface missile, with a range ... Read more...

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Aroon Raman could be India’s answer to Robert Ludlum


September 21st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) He turned a family company into the world's largest transformer board manufacturer with a presence in 25 countries before divesting it to start a material ... Read more...

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China must strengthen its nuclear capabilities, says daily


September 7th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) China should accelerate the renewal and consolidation of its nuclear deterrence capabilities, said a state-run Chinese daily that wanted the momentum to be continued, so that ... Read more...

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India test-fires Prithvi-II missile


August 25th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 25 (IANS) India Saturday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile from a military base in Odisha, an official said.The surface-to-surface missile with a range of 350 km was ... Read more...

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Israel tests missile alert system


August 12th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 12 (IANS) Israel Sunday launched a week-long test of an alert system that sends text messages to cellphones in areas likely to be hit in a missile strike.The ... Read more...

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Agni-II missile successfully test-fired


August 9th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 9 (IANS) India Thursday successfully test-fired its nuclear capable Agni-II strategic ballistic missile from a military base in Odisha, a defence official said.The test was conducted from Wheeler's ... Read more...

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India may test fire Agni II missile Thursday


August 8th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 8 (IANS) India may test fire its nuclear capable Agni-II strategic ballistic missile Thursday from a base in Odisha, official sources said Wednesday.The test is likely ... Read more...

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Presidents of India


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) All the presidents of India:Rajendra Prasad (Jan 26, 1950-May 13, 1962): India's first president and the only one to have served two terms.S. Radhakrishnan ... Read more...

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Iran test fires anti-ship missiles


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS) Iranian Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) test-fired anti-ship missiles Wednesday, Iran's FARS news agency said.According to RIA Novosti, the IRGC fired several Khalid Farzh (Persian Gulf) ... Read more...

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Russian professors jailed for selling missile secrets to China


June 20th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian court Wednesday sentenced two university professors to long prison terms for selling military secrets, including sensitive data on Russia's Bulava missile system, to ... Read more...

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China refutes delivering missile launchers to North Korea


June 13th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Beijing has rubbished media reports suggesting that a Chinese company allegedly supplied Pyongyang with four ballistic missile launchers last year in a breach of UN ... Read more...

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US applauds North Korea’s statement about no n-test


June 12th, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) The US has applauded the statement by North Korea that it has no plans to conduct a nuclear test at present."Obviously we'll judge them by their ... Read more...

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North Korea has no plans for n-test: Official


June 10th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, June 10 (IANS) North Korea has said it has no plans to conduct a nuclear test "at present", the country's official news agency KCNA reported.A foreign ministry spokesman said ... Read more...

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Russian convicted of leaking military secrets


May 18th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian court has convicted an employee at a defence firm for passing on secrets about latest Russian weapons to a foreign intelligence service, and ... Read more...

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Russian charged with selling missile secrets


May 15th, 2012 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An employee at a Russian defence firm has been accused of passing secrets on the Bulava intercontinental missile to a foreign intelligence service.The secrets concern ... Read more...

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Iran missile programme no threat to Europe: French official


May 4th, 2012 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's ballistic missile programme does not yet pose a threat to Europe or the US, a top French official has said."Firstly Iran's ballistic missile programme ... Read more...

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During security review, India talks about Pakistan’s Shaheen


April 25th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Pakistan's test-firing an intermediate range nuclear-capable ballistic missile Wednesday, less than a week after India conducted its 5,000-km Agni-V test figured in a monthly security ... Read more...

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Pakistan tests nuclear-capable missile (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday successfully test-fired a nuclear-capable missile, less than a week after India tested a 5,000 km range missile that can reach deep inside China.Pakistan successfully ... Read more...

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US confronts China over North Korean rocket launcher


April 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) The White House has accused China of supplying North Korea with technology for a missile launcher that was showcased in a military parade in Pyongyang last ... Read more...

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‘US appreciates India closing missile gap with China’


April 24th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) The lack of US condemnation of India's latest missile test demonstrates that the Washington appreciates India's need to meet the emerging strategic challenge posed by rising ... Read more...

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No gender bias in science: Missile scientist Tessy Thomas (Interview, With Images)


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 23 (IANS) She sees no paradox in a woman working to develop Agni-V, the indigenously developed, 5,000-km range, nuclear-capable ballistic missile that some would call a weapon of ... Read more...

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India’s missile test is not bad news for the world (Comment)


April 22nd, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Perusing the front pages of Delhi newspapers, one gets the impression that the launch of the Agni-V intercontinental missile with a striking range of 5,000 km by India was a prominent ... Read more...

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No cap on Agni missile project: India


April 20th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Bouyed by the success of its long-range Agni-V ballistic missile test, India Friday said it will not "cap" its three-decade-old programme and continue to develop ... Read more...

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Agni-V reflects political will of UPA: Congress


April 20th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The successful launch of Agni-V reflects the technical prowess of India and the government's will to expand its strategic parameter, Congress spokesperson Manish Tiwari told ... Read more...

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Chinese envoy speaks peace a day after Indian missile test


April 20th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Economic cooperation between India and China will continue to grow as both countries work towards maintaining "peace and stability", said chinese ambassador Zhang Yan Friday, a ... Read more...

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Agni-V can hit targets 8,000 km away, says Chinese expert (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) Chinese military experts feel that there is more to India's successful long-range nuclear-capable missile Agni-V than what New Delhi is saying. A Chinese researcher said ... Read more...

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After India fires missile, China calls for n-security


April 20th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 20 (IANS) China has called on the international community to work together in promoting international nuclear non-proliferation, nuclear disarmament and nuclear security.The statement came Thursday, a day ... Read more...

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Agni-V can reach targets 8,000 km away: Chinese researcher


April 20th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) Chinese experts feel that there is to more India's successful long-range nuclear-capable missile Agni-V than what New Delhi is saying. A Chinese researcher said the missile ... Read more...

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US contrasts India’s ’solid’ record with North Korea


April 20th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Refusing to criticise India for the launch of its long-range nuclear-capable missile Agni-V, the United States has contrasted New Delhi's "solid non-proliferation record" with that of ... Read more...

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Missiles of the world - a look at countries’ arsenals


April 19th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Before India entered into the elite club with the Thursday launch of Agni-V missile, only five countries - the US, Russia, China, France and Britain ... Read more...

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India test-fires 5,000 km Agni-V missile, China cautious (Roundup)


April 19th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Launching itself into an elite club of nations with the capability of hitting targets 5,000 km away, India Thursday successfully tested a long-range nuclear-capable ... Read more...

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PM hails Agni-V milestone


April 19th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday hailed India's successful Agni-V long-range nuclear-capable ballistic missile test as "another milestone" in the country's "quest for security, preparedness ... Read more...

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Indian missile test makes a splash in Pakistani websites


April 19th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) Pakistani websites prominently displayed the news of India successfully testing the Agni-V minutes after the long-range nuclear capable ballistic missile was launched.India Thursday test-fired the Agni-V ... Read more...

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