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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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Hezbollah denies having chemical weapons


September 5th, 2012 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lebanon's Shia group Hezbollah has no chemical weapons, but enough missiles to inflict a considerable damage on Israel in case of an assault, the group's ... Read more...

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US drone strike kills 4 in northwest Pakistan


September 1st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) At least four people were killed and two others injured on Saturday morning when a US drone launched attacks in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of North ... Read more...

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17 killed in Pakistan drone strikes


August 24th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) At least 17 suspected militants were killed Friday in drone strikes launched in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, a media report said.Five drones fired six missiles at ... Read more...

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Russia seeks extradition of arms dealer from US


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Russia has handed to the US documents required by the country to consider the extradition of convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, the Russian justice ministry ... Read more...

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US drones kill seven in Pakistan (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Seven people were killed in Pakistan Sunday in US drone strikes targetting suspected militants.At least two people were killed in a drone strike launched Sunday afternoon ... Read more...

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Drone strike kills five more in Pakistan


August 19th, 2012 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) At least five people were killed in a US drone strike launched early Sunday morning in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of North Waziristan, said media reports.... Read more...

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China launches rare earth trading platform


August 8th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) China Wednesday launched a trading platform for rare earth metals as part of its efforts to regulate the sector and strengthen its pricing power for the ... Read more...

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Iran test-fires 300 km-range missile


August 4th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 4 (IANS) Iran Saturday announced it has successfully test-fired a missile with a range of 300 km, state-run IRIB TV reported.The unnamed missile is the fourth generation of ... Read more...

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Iran to build new missile, seaplane


July 26th, 2012 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will soon start manufacturing a new missile and an indigenous seaplane, Defence Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi has said."The production line of high-precision ... Read more...

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China vows protection of rare earth metals


July 25th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) China Wednesday vowed to protect its rare earth products and said it will work with other countries to solve the policy disputes over the resources.The government ... Read more...

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WTO establishes panel to settle rare earths dispute


July 24th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 24 (IANS) The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has established a panel to consider China's exports of rare earths on the complaints of the US, the European Union (EU) ... Read more...

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11 killed in Pakistan drone strike (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) At least 11 suspected militants were killed late Monday in a drone strike in Pakistan's northwest tribal region along the border with Afghanistan, a media report ... Read more...

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Israel on alert for Syrian weapons


July 19th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israel is concerned that the Lebanese Hezbollah movement will try to get hold of Syrian army arsenal, including missiles and chemical weapons, Defence Minister Ehud ... Read more...

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Iran begins anti-armour missile production


July 7th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 7 (IANS) Iran Saturday began mass production of a new and advanced laser-guided anti-armour missile that can destroy a "variety of tanks", state-run Press TV reported."The Dehlavieh missile ... Read more...

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21 killed in Pakistan drone strikes (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) At least 21 suspected militants were killed Friday night in two drone strikes in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, media reports said.The first drone fired two missiles ... Read more...

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Iran demands $4 bn from Russia over cancelled missile deal


July 6th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has filed a $4 billion law suit against Russia's state arms corporation Rosoboronexport in an international court in Geneva over a missile deal that ... Read more...

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China issues white paper on rare earth


June 20th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) China, the world's largest producer of rare earth products, Wednesday issued its first white paper on the rare earth industry.Titled "Situation and policies of China's rare ... Read more...

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‘Terrorists may get hold of Syrian chemical weapons’


June 12th, 2012 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria's stockpiles of chemical weapons may end up in the hands of terrorists as the ruling regime and anti-government forces continue fierce fighting, an ... Read more...

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10 killed in Pakistan drone strike (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) At least 10 suspected militants, including two key commanders, were killed Sunday when a US drone fired missiles at a hideout in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, ... Read more...

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US drone kills four in Pakistan


May 26th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) At least four people were killed and two injured in a US drone strike launched early Saturday in Pakistan's northwest tribal area, Xinhua reported.According to a ... Read more...

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10 killed in Pakistan drone strike


May 24th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) At least 10 suspected militants were killed Thursday in a US drone strike in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, media reports said.Two missiles were fired by the ... Read more...

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21 militants killed in US drone strikes in Yemen


May 13th, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Aden, May 13 (IANS) At least 21 suspected Al Qaeda militants were killed when US drones fired missiles at two convoys and a hideout in Yemen, Xinhua reported.One drone fired ... Read more...

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Pakistanis win global award for film on drones


May 12th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) A short film on the US drone attacks in Pakistan, made by students of Iqra University, has won an award at an international annual film festival ... Read more...

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Poison drones new Olympic threat


May 6th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Unmanned drones carrying deadly poison could be used in a terrorist attack during the Olympic Games, a senior army officer has warned.Lieutenant Colonel Brian Fahy delivered ... Read more...

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Pakistan willing to discuss alternatives to drone strikes


May 4th, 2012 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) Pakistan has said it was willing to look at alternatives to the drone attacks by the US, which Islamabad termed "illegal" and "totally unacceptable"."We ... 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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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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N-capable missiles in India’s arsenal [To go with India test-fires 5,000 km Agni-V missile, China cautious (Roundup)


April 19th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India Thursday successfully demonstrated its 5,000-km Agni-V ballistic missile, touted as its key nuclear deterrent against China since it can hit targets such as Beijing ... Read more...

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Iran making progress on indigenous missile


April 18th, 2012 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi has said the country was making progress in the development and manufacture of an indigenous version of the Russian S-300 ... Read more...

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US seeks 30-year term for Russian arms dealer


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US justice department has called for a sentence of 30 years in jail for convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, his lawyer said ... Read more...

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US seeks 30-year term for Russian arms dealer


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:07 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US justice department has called for a sentence of 30 years in jail for convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, his lawyer said ... 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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