Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicAgni-5

Topic: Agni-5

India successfully test-fires N-capable Agni-V Ballistic Missile with 5,000 km range

Intercontinental ballistic missile Agni-V is capable of striking targets at ranges up to 5,000 km with high accuracy. Test comes amid India's ongoing LAC stand-off with China.

The 10 big defence inductions by Indian military in 2019

From a stealth ship, an out-and-out attack helicopter to the controversial Rafale jets, the Indian military is set for some high-profile upgrades this year.

5000 km Agni-V completes full distance in sixth successful test

According to the DRDO, unlike other missiles of the series, Agni-5 is the most advanced with new technologies in terms of navigation and guidance, warhead and engine.

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.