Lakshya

  • Lesser-known facts about Farhan Akhtar's decade-old 'Lakshya' June 19, 2014

    It has been a decade since filmmaker Farhan Akhtar's 'Lakshya' was released. Besides helping Farhan, who had already won plaudits for his 'Dil Chahta Hai', to shift focus to a serious genre, shooting 'Lakshya' in Ladakh also helped the filmmaker grow as a person. "I think that film ('Lakshya')...being there...
  • Farhan Akhtar thanks 'Lakshya' crew for keeping its message relevant June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Remembering "Lakshya", which released a decade ago on this day, filmmaker Farhan Akhtar Wednesday thanked his crew for keeping the film's "memory and message" alive. "10 years since Lakshya... an experience that will always remain close to my heart & a big shout out to all collaborators who worked as...
  • Odisha: IAF test fires short range missile from Chandipur April 24, 2013

    Balasore: Indian Air Force on Wednesday conducted the test fire of its short range surface-to-air missile "OSA-AK" from Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, 15 km from here. "It was a routine trial carried out by the IAF to train its personnel," said a defence official. On Wednesday, three rounds of...
  • Reema Kagti: As a child I wanted to be like Big B November 22, 2012

    Mumbai: Director Reema Kagti has revealed that as a child, she wanted to be like megastar Amitabh Bachchan and would imitate him. Reema, who is looking forward to the release of her upcoming movie 'Talaash' starring Aamir Khan, Rani Mukherjee and Kareena Kapoor, has also expressed that she would like...
  • Pilotless target aircraft Lakshya-1 test flown August 23, 2012

    Balasore (Odisha): India's indigenously developed, micro-light pilotless target aircraft 'Lakshya-1' was successfully test flown from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur near Balasore on Thursday. Lakshya-1, fitted with an advanced digitally controlled engine, was test flown from the launch complex-2 of the ITR at about 12.15 PM successfully, Defence sources said. The...
  • Lakshya-1 test flown successfully February 8, 2012

    Balasore (Odisha), India's indigenously developed micro-light pilot-less target aircraft 'Lakshya-1' was successfully test flown from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur near Balasore on Wednesday as part of a routine trial. Lakshya-1 , fitted with an advanced digitally controlled engine was once again test flown at about 1.10 PM successfully. It...
  • Really Tough Movie Quiz: Answers and winners May 9, 2009

    Here are the results of last week's Really Tough Movie Quiz are out. Find out if you are one of the lucky winners. Ques 1: Identify this popular ensemble drama from the names of these characters who appear in it: Michael Mukherjee Lallan Singh Arjun Balachandran Ans 1: Yuva Ques 2: Take a...
  • Pilotless aircraft Lakshya flight-tested March 6, 2007

    New Delhi: Laskshya, the pilotless target aircraft (PTA), was flight tested from the Interim Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, Orissa. Developed by the Aeronautical Development Establishment, the PTA Bangalore is designed to perform discreet aerial reconnaissance of battlefield and target acquisition. The sub-sonic and re-usable aerial flight system was remote controlled...
  • India tests pilotless aircraft June 15, 2007

    Balasore: India successfully tested an indigenously developed pilotless target aircraft (PTA) Lakshya from a defence base in Orissa on Wednesday, said officials. It was test flown from the integrated test range (ITR) at Chandipur in Balasore, 215 km from the state capital Bhubaneswar, around 12.35 pm (IST), ITR director A...