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Iran to unveil ‘advanced’ cruise missile


September 9th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 9 (IANS) A senior Iranian defence ministry official announced Sunday that his ministry plans to unveil a highly advanced cruise missile."God willing, Meshkat (Lantern) cruise missile with a ... 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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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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Israel seeks advanced missiles for new gunboats


July 9th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, July 9 (IANS) The Israeli Navy plans to install an advanced, short and long-range missile system on the new vessels it will purchase next year, a media report said.Navy ... Read more...

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Russia turns on new missile warning radar


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia placed its new Voronezh-M long-range missile warning radar on duty in the Irkutsk region of Siberia Wednesday."At 10:15 a.m. on May 23, it was ... 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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Pakistan to test-fire n-missile


May 19th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 19 (IANS) Pakistan will test fire a new nuclear-capable missile by the end of this month, a media report said Saturday.Geo News reported that the surface-to-surface `Nasr' missile ... Read more...

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US happy Pakistan informed India before missile test


April 26th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) The United States declined to criticise Pakistan too for test-firing a nuclear-capable missile less than a week after India tested a long range missile, but ... 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 test-fires n-capable missile (Second Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday successfully test-fired an intermediate range nuclear-capable missile, less than a week after India tested a 5,000-km range missile that can reach deep inside China."Pakistan ... 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 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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UPA not diffident about decisions: Congress


April 21st, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Congress Saturday rubbished opposition parties' allegation of policy paralysis in the party-led United Progressive Alliance and said the launch of nuclear-capable missile Agni-V ... 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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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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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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Experts hail Agni-V, want it operational soon


April 19th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India's strategic affairs experts Thursday hailed the nation's successful test of the Agni-V 5,000-km long range ballistic missile as a "significant" demonstration of technological proficiency, ... Read more...

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Agni-V missile test postponed for Thursday (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 18 (IANS) The first test-firing of India's indigenous intercontinental ballistic missile Agni-V has been postponed for Thursday due to adverse weather conditions, a defence ministry spokesperson said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Agni-V missile test postponed for Thursday


April 18th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 18 (IANS) The first test-firing of India's indigenous intercontinental ballistic missile Agni-V has been postponed for Thursday due to adverse weather conditions, a defence ministry spokesperson said Wednesday.... Read more...

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North Korea vows to go ahead with space programme


April 18th, 2012 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea will continue further development of its aerospace technologies, including a satellite programme, despite the UN Security Council condemnation, the Korean Central News Agency ... 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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China urges dialogue after North Korean satellite launch


April 17th, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) China has called for more dialogue and consultations after the UN Security Council (UNSC) Monday strongly condemned North Korea over its failed satellite launch, Xinhua reported."It ... Read more...

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‘North Korea wastes millions on rockets while people starve’


April 14th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama criticised the North Korean leadership Saturday for spending millions of dollars on rockets "that don't work", while the country's ... Read more...

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Russia opposes new sanctions against North Korea


April 13th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Friday opposed new sanctions against North Korea after the country's much-hyped rocket launch failed."We do not believe in new sanctions, ... 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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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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Japan resolution against North Korea’s rocket launch


April 12th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 12 (IANS) The lower house of Japan's parliament Thursday approved a resolution against the planned satellite launch by North Korea this month.The resolution said moves that will damage ... Read more...

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North Korea all set to launch satellite: Official (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 11 (IANS) North Korea is ready to launch a satellite, an official said Wednesday.On Wednesday morning, the North Korean government invited a group of journalists to visit the ... 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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North Korea prepares for underground nuclear test


April 8th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea is preparing for a third underground nuclear test, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported Sunday."North Korea is making clandestine preparations for a ... Read more...

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Pentagon urges North Korea to give up missile launch (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Department of Defense has urged North Korea not to go ahead with its plans to launch a satellite."The North Koreans will be violating ... 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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North Korea snubs Obama over satellite launch


March 27th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) In a snub to US President Barack Obama over his appeal to North Korea about its satellite-launch plan in April, Pyongyang Tuesday vowed to go ... Read more...

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