Pokhran

  • Advanced Supersonic BrahMos Missile successfully test fired from Pokhran 07-04-2014 03:11 PM

    Army on Monday successfully test fired an advanced version of 290 km range supersonic cruise missile BrahMos as part of a user trial at Pokhran test range in Rajasthan. The missile was launched by a mobile autonomous launcher deployed in full configuration with mobile command post at the ranges. "The...
  • Indian Army successfully test-fires BrahMos missile at Pokhran 07-04-2014 02:56 PM

    Army on Monday successfully test fired an advanced version of 290 km range supersonic cruise missile BrahMos as part of a user trial at Pokhran test range in Rajasthan. The missile was launched by a mobile autonomous launcher deployed in full configuration with mobile command post at the ranges. "The...
  • Not just the coal files, even the UPA government is lost: Narendra Modi 29-11-2013 03:22 PM

    In the last leg of campaigning for BJP in poll-bound Rajasthan, Narendra Modi on Friday assured Congress will lose the political battle not only in Rajasthan but won't survive even in Delhi. "The government ruling in Jaipur does not care for you. They are not concerned about you. A government...
  • Rao first asked to prepare for nuke tests: Kalam 06-12-2011 07:19 PM

    Nagpur: Former president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on Tuesday revealed that former prime minister PV Narasimha Rao had asked him to make preparations for nuclear tests, which were subsequently conducted (at Pokhran) during the NDA government, headed by Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Kalam was addressing the probationers at the National Academy...
  • Eye in the sky: India's indigenous UAV makers 11-05-2011 09:54 AM

    New Delhi: Shobhit Niranjan had an offer to join Mentor Graphics for seven lakhs per annum. US based Symantec wanted to recruit Mohit Mundra for nine lakhs per year. Raman Puri had a comfortable job at Hero Honda and a seat at IIM Lucknow. But the 26-year-olds decided to grind...
  • Watch: 'India's nuclear deterrent lacks credibility' 28-08-2009 12:55 AM

    Atomic weapon scientist Dr K Santhanam said Pokhran II failed. ...
  • 10th anniversary of Pokhran test remains a quiet affair 11-05-2008 11:52 PM

    Dubai: After guiding Australia to a thrilling three-wicket win over West Indies in the first Test in Barbados, pacers Ben Hilfenhaus and Ryan Harris achieved their highest-ever bowling ratings in the ICC Test rankings. Man-of-the-Match Harris, who took 3 for 31 in the West Indies’ second innings, jumped five places...
  • BJP at odds with Kalam over Indo-US nuclear deal 11-05-2008 04:14 PM

    Mohali: Do not be afraid of failures and just keep giving your hundred per cent, these are the words that Pune Warriors Indias skipper Sourav Ganguly tells his players to keep their spirits up. Ganguly says the dynamic nature of Twenty20, where a situation changes every few balls, increases the...
  • 'Pokhran brought sanctions, so why celebrate it' 02-05-2008 10:26 PM

    Sri Lanka Innings: 46th over: All over! 50-run victory for India! Prasanna is the last man to bow out as his wild swing off Pathan goes skywards and a circling Tendulkar completes a comfortable catch. That wicket gave Pathan four (4 for 32) in the match, with Ashwin's 3 for...
  • Pokhran not big for UPA, no celebrations planned 02-05-2008 07:15 PM

    New Delhi: Rahul Dravid throwing a chair? It may seem hard to believe but that is what the Indian batting great, known for his calm and composed demeanour, once did after a heavy defeat. Dravid's rare act of indiscretion has been disclosed by his wife Vijeeta in an insightful article...
  • 3 soldiers killed in wargames in Pokhran 20-03-2008 08:23 PM

    Kolkata: India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni threw his weight behind out-of-form team-mate Yuvraj Singh and said the middle-order batsman needed support as he was going through a difficult phase of his career. Yuvraj, who made a comeback in the ongoing Test series, failed once again in the second Test against...
  • After Pokhran, Sagarika N-powers India 12-09-2007 12:51 AM

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