Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicBallistic missiles

Topic: Ballistic missiles

Kim Jong Un shows off ballistic missile, built during talks with Trump, at military parade

The US criticised North Korea soon after the release of the parade footage, saying it was disappointed to see Pyongyang continuing its weapons development.

What’s a hypersonic missile India is building and how it is different from other missiles

India successfully tested a hypersonic missile-capable vehicle Monday that can move at 6 times the speed of sound. It plans to develop such a missile in 5 yrs.

India’s ballistic missile shield ready, IAF & DRDO to seek govt nod to protect Delhi

BMD programme envisaged for Delhi. This, along with the Russian S-400 Triumf air defence system, aims to secure India from all kinds of incoming missiles.

First S-400 air defence unit to reach India by 2020 as Russia will start making them soon

Top Russian official says the production facility has state-of-the-art equipment & highly automated lines, there’ll be no delay in delivery of S-400s.

India completes phase one of ballistic missile defence programme, nod for missiles awaited

Phase one of the programme will see Delhi and Mumbai being guarded against incoming ballistic missiles.

How Donald Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un panned out

After the failed summit, here’s a look at what this says about North Korea’s demands and its nuclear programme.

China’s new, secret missile garrison in Sichuan can target all of India and beyond

The location of the garrison, confirmed through satellite imagery here, can possibly support a brigade-sized intercontinental ballistic missile formation. New Delhi: China has built a...

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
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RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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