missile technology

Pakistan tests cruise missile Hatf-VII


June 5th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday successfully test-fired the indigenously developed cruise missile Hatf-VII (Babur), having a range of 700 km, the military said.According to a military statement, the missile ... 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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Taliban threat from AfPak real: Air chief


April 28th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) Increasing Talibanisation of Pakistan and shifting of terror focus from AfPak region would pose a serious security threat to India in the next two years, ... 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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North Korea slams South Korean president


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 21 (IANS) North Korea has accused South Korean President Lee Myung-bak of drumming up war hysteria, reports said Saturday.Lee Thursday toured a research institute, where he watched videos ... Read more...

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North Korea vows to continue satellite launches


April 21st, 2012 - 6:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea will continue satellite launches for peaceful purposes, an official said a week after a failed launch."The DPRK's (North Korea) satellites for peaceful purposes ... 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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North Korea threatens to ‘blow up’ Seoul


April 20th, 2012 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea has reportedly threatened military action against South Korea unless Seoul apologises for "insulting" the centenary celebrations of Pyongyang's late founding leader Kim Il-sung.Pyongyang ... Read more...

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India no rival, says China as daily slams ‘missile delusion’ (Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) India is not a rival but a cooperation partner, China said Thursday after India test-fired a 5,000 km range nuclear capable missile. In sharp contrast to ... Read more...

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India swept by missile delusion: Chinese daily


April 19th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) India may have missiles that can reach most parts of China but stands "no chance in an overall arms race" with the country, a Chinese daily ... Read more...

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UNSC condemns North Korean rocket launch


April 17th, 2012 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has strongly condemned North Korea's rocket launch, calling it a serious violation of UN resolutions."The Security Council deplores ... Read more...

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UNSC meets on North Korea’s satellite launch


April 13th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 13 (IANS) The UN Security Council Friday started an emergency closed-door session on how to respond to the satellite launch by North Korea.UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday ... Read more...

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`North Koreans to try next missile launch in 2-3 years’


April 13th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Reports that a North Korean rocket plunged into the Yellow Sea Friday morning will not spell the end of North Korea's rocket programme, said a ... Read more...

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North Korea rocket launch fails (Second Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 13 (IANS) A North Korean satellite, which South Korea calls a "ballistic missile", failed to enter orbit after its launch Friday morning, the official KCNA news agency reported.Scientists ... Read more...

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North Korea launches long-range rocket: reports (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 7:16 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang/Washington, April 13 (IANS) Defying warnings from the international community, North Korea launched a long-range rocket into orbit Friday, reported CNN citing two US officials.International leaders had urged North Korea ... Read more...

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G-8 urges North Korea to cancel rocket launch


April 13th, 2012 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The G-8 foreign ministers have urged North Korea to honour its commitments and cancel the launch of its rocket later this week, the US Secretary ... Read more...

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North Korea satellite launch provocative: US


April 10th, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) The planned satellite launch later this month by North Korea was provocative, the US government said Monday."North Korea's launch of a missile would be highly provocative, ... Read more...

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US suspends food aid to North Korea (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) The US has suspended its planned nutritional food aid to North Korea over the latter's insistence on launching a satellite, a Pentagon official said."We have been ... Read more...

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US suspends food aid to North Korea


March 29th, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) The US has suspended its planned nutritional food aid to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK/North Korea) over the latter's insistence on satellite launch, a ... Read more...

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US welcomes North Korean invitation to n-experts


March 20th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has welcomed North Korea's move to invite UN nuclear experts to resume monitoring its nuclear programme, but cautioned Pyongyang against a planned ... Read more...

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Foreign observers for North Korean satellite launch


March 18th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, March 18 (IANS) North Korea would invite international observers to monitor launching of its indigenously-built earth observation satellite -- Kwangmyongsong-3, the state news agency KCNA has reported.The Korean Committee ... Read more...

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North Korea’s satellite plan provocative: US


March 16th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 16 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Friday termed as "highly provocative" plans by North Korea to launch an "earth observation" satellite."North Korea's announcement that it ... Read more...

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Make your home free from corruption, Kalam tells children


January 4th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneshwar, Jan 4 (IANS) Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Wednesday appealed to schoolchildren participating in the Indian Science Congress (ISC) here to work to make their home free from ... Read more...

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Kim’s death: Will India-North Korea ties improve?


December 19th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) India is closely watching developments in North Korea following the death of its longtime leader Kim Jong-il, which could improve New Delhi's ties with the ... Read more...

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‘Rocket Woman’ propels India’s missile mission


November 21st, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Forget breaking the glass ceiling, Tessy Thomas has virtually blasted her way through it. The 48-year-old is the first-ever woman director of an Indian missile ... Read more...

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‘Agni-IV better than Pakistan’s missile, among world’s best’


November 16th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Agni-IV, India's latest strategic nuclear-capable missile, is among the world's best and better than that of Pakistan's missiles, V.K. Saraswat head of its developer, ... Read more...

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Work on BrahMos’ hypersonic version to begin this year: Russian official


June 12th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Development of a hypersonic version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile will begin this year, while tests of the air-launched version of the existing missile ... Read more...

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Pakistani nukes are very safe, says A.Q. Khan (Lead)


May 29th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) The Taliban and external forces cannot seize Pakistan's nuclear weapons because they are "highly secured" and only a handful know where they are kept, disgraced ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s n-programme running without break: A.Q. Khan


May 29th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) Pakistan's nuclear programme is "running without break" for 10 years and uranium enrichment process is also in progress, disgraced nuclear scientist A.Q. Khan said in ... Read more...

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Pakistan successfully test-fires Hatf-VII Cruise Missile


February 10th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Feb 10(ANI): Pakistan has successfully test-fired the Hatf-VII Cruise Missile, which can carry strategic and conventional warheads."Pakistan today conducted a successful test fire of the indigenously developed Cruise Missile Hatf-VII ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s political instability threat to India: Narayanan


January 21st, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Political and economic instability in Pakistan coupled with its military build-up constitutes a threat to India, West Bengal Governor M.K.Narayanan said Friday.The former national security adviser termed Pakistan ... Read more...

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Malaysia denies WikiLeaks expose on two firms


December 4th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 4 (IANS) The Malaysian government has cleared its two firms of any wrongdoing and denied the recent expose by whistleblower WikiLeaks which said the companies were involved with Iran ... Read more...

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China could soon leave US behind in militarizing of space


October 29th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 29 (ANI): China looks set to pull ahead of the United States in the race to militarise space.An Indian expert on Asian space programs has said that China's decision to ... Read more...

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England’s secret ‘Ashes weapon’ revealed


October 21st, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21(ANI): The ProBatter, a true-to-life bowling simulator, has emerged as England team's new secret weapon for preparing for the upcoming Ashes series.The ProBatter was made for baseball, but has been ... Read more...

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Chinese firms, banks bypassing UN sanctions to aid Iran’s nuke weapons programme: US


October 18th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 18 (ANI): The Obama administration has stated that Chinese firms are aiding Iran to improve its missile technology and develop nuclear weapons, and has urged China to stop such activities, ... Read more...

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