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Rajasthan offers sops to industrial units


June 13th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 13 (IANS) To attract investment into Rajasthan, the state cabinet Wednesday offered various sops to prospective industrial units."These decisions of the cabinet will pave way for investment of ... Read more...

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Successful trial of supersonic BrahMos cruise missile


August 12th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) India Friday successfully conducted the user trial of a BrahMos supersonic guided missile capable of hitting targets that may otherwise be inaccessible like in hilly ... Read more...

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Indian scientists welcome US move to lift export controls


November 8th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 8 (IANS) Indian space and defence scientists Monday welcomed the announcement by US President Barack Obama to remove Indian organisations from the Entities List for importing high technology items ... Read more...

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Prithviraj Chavan condoles passing away of Homi Nusserwanji Sethna


September 7th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.7 (ANI): Minister of State (Independent charge) for Science & Technology Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday expressed grief at the sad demise of Dr. Homi Nusserwanji Sethna.In his condolence message, Mr. ... Read more...

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BrahMos cruise missile achieves supersonic dive (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
BalasoreBhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) In a first in the military world, the BrahMos cruise missile being jointly developed by India and Russia achieved a supersonic dive after being fired from a defence ... Read more...

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Sharif says Clinton offered 5 billion dollars not carry out 1998 nuke tests


May 28th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 28 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) chief and former Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif on Friday claimed that when he was heading the government in 1997-98, the then US ... Read more...

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Technology Day should be a day for young people: Kalam


May 11th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Tuesday said Technology Day, celebrated every year since 1999, should be a day for young people who can be inspired to take ... Read more...

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Pak Army drops pamphlets linking Taliban with India in North Waziristan


March 3rd, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.3 (ANI): The Pakistan political leadership maybe calling for 'peace talks' with India, but the country's military continues to spread propaganda by dropping pamphlets in North Waziristan that link the ... Read more...

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Pak back in ‘proof mode’ to deflect Antony’s 42 terror camp claim


March 2nd, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.2 (ANI): Pakistan has rejected Defence Minister A K Antony's statement that 42 terror training camps still existed inside its boundaries, saying New Delhi must provide the proof regarding such claims."India ... Read more...

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IAF firepower demo not aimed at any country: Antony


March 1st, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Pokhran (Rajasthan), Feb 28 (IANS) Even as he expressed concern over Pakistan not dismantling the 42 terror camps operating on its territory, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Sunday the massive air ... Read more...

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India concerned over 42 terror camps exiting in Pak


February 28th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghPokhran, Feb.28 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Sunday said India is concerned about the 42 terror camps existing across the border even after Mumbai terror attacks and ... Read more...

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IAF conducts dress rehearsal ahead of ‘Vayu Shakti-2010′


February 25th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by ANI
Pokhran (Rajasthan), Feb 25(ANI): The Indian Air Force has conducted dress rehearsal and displayed mammoth firepower demonstration (FPD) ahead of the 'Vayu Shakti-2010' at the Chandan Air-to-Air Range at Pokhran in Rajasthan.Speaking ... Read more...

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1998 tests perfect, no doubt about India’s n-arsenal: Kakodkar (Lead)


December 13th, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Seeking to put to rest decisively any questions about India's nuclear deterrence, former Atomic Energy Commission chairman Anil Kakodkar has robustly defended the 1998 nuclear tests, saying ... Read more...

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Sukhoi fleet grounded after Monday crash (Lead)


December 2nd, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The entire fleet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) frontline fighter jets Sukhoi-30 MKI has been grounded following a crash Monday, an official Wednesday said. "The Sukhoi fleet ... Read more...

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Canada assures full cooperation to track down Tahawwur Rana


November 18th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): Visiting Canadian Prime Minister, Steven Harper on Tuesday assured India of full cooperation in tracking down the links of Canada born Lashkar operative Tahawwur Rana.Rana is ... Read more...

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Rae Bareilly remembers Indira Gandhi on 25th death anniversary


October 31st, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Rae Bareilly (UP), Oct. 31 (ANI): Rae Bareilly, the former constituency of former assassinated Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, remembered her on her 25th death anniversary today.The area is the political bastion of ... Read more...

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Atomic Energy Commission chief Kakodkar to retire Nov 30


October 30th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Eminent scientist Anil Kakodkar, who played a strategic role in clinching the India-US civilian nuclear deal last year, will retire as chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) ... Read more...

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Indian dance enthrals Trinidad and Tobago


October 17th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Oct 17 (IANS) An Indian dance show mesmerised thousands of people at an event held in Trinidad and Tobago's capital to mark Diwali.Mumbai's Rangpuhar dance troupe, which has artistes ... Read more...

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India’s n-tests were success, no repeat needed: top scientists (Lead)


September 24th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) India's May 1998 nuclear tests were fully successful and helped the country achieve capability to build fission and thermonuclear fusion weapons and there was no need to carry ... Read more...

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India’s 1998 n-tests were successful, assert scientists


September 24th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) The nuclear tests India conducted in May 1998 were fully successful and helped the country achieve capability to build fission and thermonuclear fusion weapons from low yields up ... Read more...

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Pokhran II was a success: Kakodkar


September 24th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sep 24 (ANI): Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Anil Kakodkar said on Wednesday that the controversy over Pokhran-II nuclear tests was unnecessary.Addressing a press conference along with senior defence scientist R. ... Read more...

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Government rubbishes claims that Pohkhran-II was failure


September 24th, 2009 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan On Board Air India One, Sep 23 (IANS) The government has rubbished the claim by a retired senior scientist that the nuclear tests India conducted 11 years ago were ... Read more...

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Santhanam sticks to guns - 1998 thermonuclear test was a dud (Lead, with Images)


September 21st, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Rebutting National Security Advisor M.K. Narayanan's assertions, K. Santhanam, the scientist who was involved in India's nuclear tests in 1998, Monday reiterated that the thermonuclear device exploded ... Read more...

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M.K.Naryanan dismisses Santhanam’s Pokhran-II ‘failure’ remark


September 20th, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.20 (ANI): National Security Adviser M. K. Narayanan on Sunday described the former DRDO scientist K Santhanam's claim on Pokhran-II nuclear tests as "unfortunate" and asserted that India has thermonuclear ... Read more...

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Kalam rejects Santhanam’s Pokhran II failure claims, my stand reaffirmed says Jaswant


August 27th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.27 (ANI): Former President Dr. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam on Thursday rejected senior DRDO scientist Dr. K. Santhanam's claims that the Pokhran II nuclear tests held in the month of May 1998 ... Read more...

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Now, Navy chief disagrees with DRDO scientist’s Pokhran failure remark


August 27th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.27 (ANI): Senior DRDO scientist K. Santhanam on Thursday reiterated that there was no question about backing away from his assertion that the 1998 Pokhran II nuclear tests were not ... Read more...

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Former NSA Brajesh Mishra says Pokhran II was successful


August 27th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.27 (ANI): Former National Security Adviser Brajesh Mishra on Wednesday rejected senior DRDO scientist K Santhanam's assertion that the 1998 Pokhran II nuclear tests were not fully successful.Mishra told a ... Read more...

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Defence Ministry rejects scientist’s stand Pokhran II success, says nuke strength sufficient


August 27th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.27 (ANI): The Defence Ministry on Thursday rejected senior DRDO scientist K Santhanam's assertion that the 1998 Pokhran II nuclear tests were not fully successful, adding that India has a ... Read more...

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India must not sign CTBT as Pokhran II was not fully successful, says DRDO scientist


August 27th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.27 (ANI): A senior scientist and DRDO representative at Pokhran II has admitted for the first time that the May 1998 nuclear tests may not have been as successful as ... Read more...

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Canada plans to resume arms sale to Pakistan


May 21st, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 21 (IANS) Canada has hinted at lifting its embargo on the sale of weapons to Pakistan. Canadian Defence Minister Peter MacKay, who is currently in Pakistan, told a Canadian newspaper ... Read more...

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Parliament’s nod will be mandatory for international agreements: BJP (Lead, superseding earlier story)


April 4th, 2009 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Describing the Indo-US nuclear deal as done in "regrettable secrecy" by the Congress-led UPA, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said if voted to power it would ... Read more...

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BJP for parliamentary approval for international agreements


April 3rd, 2009 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Parliamentary approval should be made mandatory before the government signs any international agreement that concerns strategic programmes, territorial integrity and economic interests, the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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‘Canada’s bureaucracy spoiling ties with India over Kashmir’


March 28th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, March 28 (IANS) Indian Canadian leaders have slammed Canadian Foreign Minister Lawrence Cannon for his recent statement about playing a role in the Kashmir dispute. They said Canada must ... Read more...

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Abdul Kalam to be awarded Hoover medal


March 27th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 27 (ANI): Former Indian President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam has been chosen to receive the prestigious 2008 Hoover Medal for his outstanding service to humanity.The announcement to this ... Read more...

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India successfully test fires land version of BrahMos missile on Tuesday


January 20th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): In a move to assure its accuracy for future battles, the Army, on Tuesday, tested the land-attack version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile near Pokhran in ... Read more...

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