Prithvi

  • India successfully test-fires new interceptor missile April 27, 2014

    Balasore (Odisha): India on Saturday successfully test-fired a new interceptor missile capable of neutralising any incoming long-range missile at higher altitude. The interceptor, positioned at launch pad IV of Integrated Test Range at Wheeler Island, about 100 km from here, roared into the sky at about 9:10 am to hit its...
  • Poll polarised between those who like Modi and those who don't: AAP April 12, 2014

    Bangalore: The 2014 general election is polarised between those who like Narendra Modi or those who dislike him, National Executive Member of Aam Admi Party Prithvi Reddy said on Saturday. "This election Lok Sabha 2014 appears to be one of the most polarised elections this country has seen," he said. "Elections did...
  • AAP spokesperson Prithvi Reddy on why Arvind Kejriwal quit February 15, 2014

    AAP's spokesperson Prithvi Reddy explains the party's stand on why Arvind Kejriwal and his Cabinet resigned. Why AAP quit government. To explain this, let us rewind a bit. In 2011, people of our country said, "enough is enough" and came together to fight for a strong Anti-corruption law. After many protests, numerous...
  • Prithvi Reddy to head AAP's panel on economic policy January 19, 2014

    The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi has formed a seven-member team to formulate its economic policy ahead of the general elections. The decision to form a committee assumes significance as the party is under pressure from several quarters to make its stand clear on various issues ranging from foreign...
  • India test-fires nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile January 7, 2014

    Balasore: India on Tuesday test-fired its indigenously developed Prithvi-II missile, which is capable of carrying 500 kg to 1,000 kg of warheads and has a strike range of 350 km, from a test range at Chandipur near here. The test was carried out as part of a user trial by the...
  • Youngsters should learn from Rahane, Pujara and Rohit: Wasim Jaffer January 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran batsman Wasim Jaffer on Monday asked the youngsters to strike a right balance between Twenty20 cricket and the traditional formats of the game for reaping rewards. "If you ask any cricketer, the hardest form is Test cricket because there are no short-cuts. The shorter the game gets, it gets...
  • Prithvi-II missile successfully test-fired December 3, 2013

    Balasore (Odisha): India on Tuesday successfully test-fired indigenously developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile with a strike range of 350 km from a test range at Chandipur in Odisha as part of a user trial by defence forces. The surface-to-surface missile was test-fired at around 10:05 AM from a mobile launcher in salvo...
  • MCA to fete Sachin Tendulkar, Prithvi Shaw, Mushir Ahmed Khan November 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai Cricket Association, which honoured Sachin Tendulkar by naming its Kandivli facility for him earlier this month, is going to felicitate him again next week at a function at its Bandra-Kurla Complex ground. "We are going to honour Sachin Tendulkar at our BKC complex on December 3 and the function...
  • Sachin is god of cricket and my inspiration: Prithvi Shaw November 20, 2013

    The young batting sensation, who smashed a record 546 off just 330 balls representing his school Rizvi Springfield during a Harris Shield match, wants to take one step at a time. ...
  • Prithvi Shaw: Ten things to know about the prodigious talent November 20, 2013

    Mumbai's Harris Shield inter-school cricket tournament has a history of bringing prodigious talent into limelight. Prithvi Shaw, a 15-year-old batsman, is the latest to join the list as he smashed a record 546 off just 330 balls representing his school Rizvi Springfield at the famous Azad Maidan on Wednesday. In...
  • Prithvi Shaw ecstatic after playing a record innings November 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Call it superstition or the Mumbai school of batsmanship which teaches one to put team before self, 14-year-old Prithvi Shaw had categorically told his team-mates not to prompt his personal score, which is why he didn't know that he reached 490s during his knock of 546. "I didn't know when...
  • 15-year-old Prithvi Shaw slams 546 in Mumbai's Harris Shield, breaks school cricket record November 20, 2013

    Batting prodigy Prithvi Shaw made heads turn and with it history pages on Wednesday with a knock of 546 in a Harris Shield match between his school Rizvi Springfield and St Francis D'Assisi - the first 500-plus score in school cricket. Resuming his innings from overnight 257* in just 166 balls,...
  • Prithvi-II successfully test-fired for second time in two days October 8, 2013

    Balasore: India on Tuesday successfully test-fired for the second time in two days its indigenously developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile, which has a strike range of 350 km, from a test range at Chandipur near Balasore. The surface-to-surface missile was test-fired from a mobile launcher in salvo mode from launch complex-3 of...
  • Nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile test fired from Odisha October 7, 2013

    Balasore: India on Monday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile with a strike range of 350 km from a test range at Chandipur near here. The surface-to-surface missile was test-fired from a mobile launcher in salvo mode from launch complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at about 9.14...
  • India test fires N-capable Prithvi-II missile August 12, 2013

    Balasore (Odisha): India on Monday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile, which has a strike range of 350 km, as part of a user trial for the defence forces. The sophisticated surface-to-surface missile was test fired from a mobile launcher in salvo mode from launch complex-3 of the...
  • News briefs: CUB gets permanent address in Gaya, will start 4 new integrated courses August 9, 2013

    The Central University of Bihar (CUB) is finally set to expand from the new session starting August 13 in Gaya. The university will have its permanent location on defence land allocated by the centre. CUB has decided to start four new integrated graduate programmes in Gaya. The courses include BSc...
  • Prithvi missiles to be replaced by more-capable Prahar: DRDO June 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Seeking to enhance its precision strike capabilities, India is planning to replace its 150 km-range Prithvi ballistic missiles with the newly developed quick reaction Prahar missiles. "We are withdrawing the tactical 150 km-range Prithvi missiles and will replace them with the Prahar missiles, which are more capable and have...
  • Kannada film 'Andar Bahar' to be released in 100 theaters April 8, 2013

    Two terrific performers of the year stars Shivarajakumar and Mallu who were the screen stealers in emotional roles are cynosure of all eyes in 'Andar Bahar'. However, the Kannada film will be releasing all over Karnataka in over 100 theaters. Parvathi proving her mettle in some of the brilliant in Kannada...
  • Producers call off ban on actor Prithviraj January 23, 2013

    The ban that was imposed on young actor Prithviraj is called off by the producers association now. As per the agreement reached between Prithviraj and the producers association, the actor has agreed to do another film for the same producer with immediate effect. The necessary changes that the actor asked for...
  • SRK, Prithviraj to share screen in 'Happy New Year' January 18, 2013

    Yes, the biggest new year offer has come in the way of none other than our Prithviraj. He is now being considered to share the screens with none other than Shahrukh Khan, the Baadshah of Bollywood and Abhishek Batchchan , for the new movie 'Happy New Year. The movie to...
  • India sucessfully tests Prithvi-II missile December 20, 2012

    Balasore (Odisha): India on Thursday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile with a strike range of 350 km from a test range at Chandipur near Balasore. The surface-to-surface missile was test fired from a mobile launcher in salvo mode from launch complex-3 of Integrated Test Range at...
  • India tests Prithvi missile's naval version Dhanush October 5, 2012

    Balasore: India successfully test-fired nuclear capable Dhanush, the naval version of Prithvi short-range ballistic missile, from a warship off Odisha coast on Friday. The indigenously developed naval version of the Prithvi short-range ballistic missile has a strike range of up to 350 km and can carry 500 kg of conventional...
  • Prithvi II ballistic missile test fired in Odisha October 4, 2012

    Balasore: India on Thursday test-fired its nuclear-capable Prithvi-II ballistic missile with a strike range of 350 km from a test range near Balasore as part of a user trial by the Army. "The flight test of the surface-to-surface missile was conducted at around 0907 hrs from a mobile launcher from...
  • Missile technology: where India stands September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: India's Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMDP) has conclusively got past its crucial make-or-break stage. The programme, that was envisioned under the leadership of Mrs Indira Gandhi in the late 1970s and was started in the early 1980s, has been further consolidated with an exponentially expanded plan in the...
  • Malayalam Review: 'Molly Aunty Rocks' is average September 17, 2012

    After an enthusiastic debut with 'Passenger' and a dismal followup with 'Arjunan saakshy', soft ware techie turned director Ranjith Shankar, is back to grace with the new movie 'Molly Aunty Rocks'. More a social critic than the tale of middle aged women, the movie is special in crafting a determined,...
  • India test-fires nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile August 25, 2012

    Balasore: India on Saturday test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II ballistic missile from the Integrated Test Range off Odisha coast as part of a user trial by the Army. "The sophisticated surface-to-surface missile was flight tested at around 1100 hours from a mobile launcher at ITR's launch complex-3 as part of...
  • 'Adhisaya Ulagam' to hit the screens on August 10 August 6, 2012

    Dinosaurs and 3D technology in a film are no new to filmmakers, but a Tamil movie with both features is something they haven’t witnessed yet. Tamil’s first brush with a Dinosaur movie in 3D will be 'Adhisaya Ulagam', which is set to hit screens on August 10. Directed by Shakthi Scott,...
  • Bhumika Chawla plays a journalist in 'April Fool' July 22, 2012

    Jagapathi Babu and Bhumika Chawla are playing a lawyer and a journalist, respectively, in April Fool. The movie is described by producer Seema Azaruddin as an absurd comedy-cum-socio fantasy. "The story revolves around five characters. Gulshan Grover is playing the role of a land-grabber. Ranadhir (Happy...
  • Delhi, Mumbai to get missile defence shield June 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi and Mumbai have been chosen for the Defence Research and Development Organisation's (DRDO) Ballistic Missile Defence system that can be put in place at short notice. The detailed proposal is being prepared for final clearance from the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS). The strategic planning has already begun to...
  • Double Trouble: A message based entertainer May 16, 2012

    Yet another director is to make debut as hero. It is Ravi Shankar, who is acting in and directing 'Double Trouble'. The film's tag line reads: Real Trouble, Real Fun. The first schedule was shot in Hyderabad in a college, while the second schedule will begin from May 10. The film,...