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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 to soon fly home-grown surveillance radar (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, S Sep 20 (IANS) India will soon join the elite group of countries by flying its own airborne radar for surveillance to detect enemy fighters and cruise missiles, as ... Read more...

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IAF to finalise Rafale fighter deal this fiscal


September 20th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, S Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) would finalise the multi-billion dollar contract with Dassault Aviation of France during this fiscal (2012-13) for the supply of its ... Read more...

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Indigenous airborne radar for IAF trials soon


September 20th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will soon fly the first indigenous airborne radar system mounted on the Brazilian Embraer jet for flight trials and induction by ... Read more...

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India tests Agni-IV n-missile over full range (Third Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 19 (IANS) India Wednesday successfully tested for the second time its nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Agni-IV missile over its full range from a military base in Odisha, an official said.The ... Read more...

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One more terror suspect held in Bangalore, total now 13


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Karnataka Police have arrested one more person with alleged links to Pakistan-based terror outfits LeT and HuJI, taking the number of people detained in the state ... Read more...

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DRDO to take action against terror suspect researcher


August 31st, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Taken by surprise over the arrest of one of its researchers in Karnataka for links with Pakistan-based terror outfits, India's defence research agency Friday announced ... Read more...

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Net deterioration in security environment: PM (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday warned of "a net deterioration" in the international security and strategic environment, pointing to political uncertainties in India's neighbourhood, ... Read more...

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Net deterioration in global security environment: PM


July 31st, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday warned of "a net deterioration" in the international security environment, pointing to political uncertainties in India's immediate neighbourhood, terrorism ... Read more...

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India is world’s capital for open defecation, says Ramesh


July 27th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Terming India as world's capital for open defecation, Drinking Water and Sanitation Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday said that 100,000 "bio-toilets" will be installed in ... Read more...

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Defence lab develops battlefield water purifier


July 5th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) A portable water purifier that can be used by troops on the battlefield to quench their thirst from available surface water has been developed by ... Read more...

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India launches bio-toilets for rural homes


June 24th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 24 (IANS) India Sunday introduced in rural homes bio-toilets which are being currently used by soldiers for safe disposal of human excreta in high altitude regions, an official ... Read more...

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India test-fires medium range Akash missile


May 24th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 24 (IANS) India Thursday sucessfully test-fired its medium-range Akash surface-to-air missile from a base in Odisha, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) spokesperson Ravi Gupta said.The indigenously ... Read more...

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Agni-V, Risat launches UPA achievements: PM (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday lauded the test of Agni-V missile that can hit targets as far as China's Beijing and the launch of ... Read more...

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PM lists Agni-V missile, Risat satellite as achievements


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday lauded the test of Agni-V missile that can hit targets as far as China's Beijing and the launch of ... Read more...

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India clears $660 mn deal for artillery guns (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Indian Army got a shot in the arm Friday with the defence ministry clearing its long-pending $660 million (Rs.3,000 crore) proposal to buy ... Read more...

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‘India on par with others in electronic warfare’


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 2 (IANS) India is on par with other countries in electronic warfare, senior scientist Saktipada Dash, who took over as director of a prestigious defence electronics research laboratory, ... Read more...

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India test flies naval variant of LCA (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 27 (IANS) India Friday joined an elite club of countries by test flying the naval variant of its Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) in this tech hub under a ... Read more...

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India test-flies naval version of LCA


April 27th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 27 (IANS) India Friday conducted the maiden flight of the naval version of its Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) over this tech hub under a partially cloudy sky."With the ... 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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PM briefed about Agni-V, India’s future missile programme


April 21st, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was Saturday briefed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief V.K. Saraswat on the launch of India's nuclear capable ... 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 will adequately meet India’s deterrence: Natarajan


April 19th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Former Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief M. Natarajan Thursday hailed the successful Agni-V test, noting that the 5,000-km range missile will "adequately meet" ... 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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Beijing downplays India’s missile launch


April 19th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Beijing Thursday reacted cautiously to India's successful launch of a missile capable of striking anywhere in China, saying the "neighbouring giants are not rivals but co-operation ... Read more...

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India creates history, tests 5,000 km Agni-V missile (Second Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India Thursday created history with the successful testing of the much awaited Agni-V long-range ballistic nuclear-capable missile, described as 'China killer', that can accurately hit ... Read more...

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India tests 5,000-km range Agni-V missile (Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India Thursday created history with the successful testing of the much awaited Agni-V long-range nuclear-capable ballistic missile that can accurately hit targets more than 5,000 ... Read more...

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India successfully tests second indigenous airborne radar flight (Lead)


April 5th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) India's second indigenous airborne warning radar, formidable eyes in the sky, built aboard a Brazilian Embraer plane has been successfully flight tested, an official said ... Read more...

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Second indigenous airborne radar flight tested


April 5th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) India's second indigenous airborne warning radar built on board a Brazilian Embraer plane has been successfully flight tested, an official said Thursday.The test of the ... Read more...

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India further eases defence offsets norms (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India Monday further eased its defence offsets norms, saying the value of technology transferred under a deal could be written off against the obligation to ... Read more...

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Army chief row: DRDO chief calls for ‘cautious approach’


March 31st, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Against the backdrop of a continuing row between the government and army chief Gen. V.K. Singh, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief V.K. Saraswat ... Read more...

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Army to order mountain-strike BrahMos regiment soon


March 31st, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The Indian Army will soon place an order for a regiment of the 290-km-range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with a steep dive capability for mountainous ... Read more...

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Now, DRDO chief defends Tatra trucks


March 31st, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) It was the turn of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief Dr. V.K. Saraswat Saturday to defend the Tatra trucks that are at the ... Read more...

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Agni-V test in a fortnight: DRDO chief


March 31st, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) India will join an elite group of nations such as the US, Russia and China with inter-continental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) when it tests the over ... Read more...

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Indian Army inducts second cruise missile unit close to Pakistan border


March 4th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Providing it a swift strike capability along the border with Pakistan, the Indian Army Sunday inducted its second BrahMos supersonic cruise missile regiment in the ... Read more...

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