India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 29, 2015
The sudden demise of former president A P J Abdul Kalam was a tremendous loss to the country, Indian space agency chief A S Kiran Kumar said on Monday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 11, 2015
On the 17th anniversary of Pokhran nuclear tests, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed the country's scientists as well as "tremendous courage" of the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, saying it demonstrated the importance of a strong leadership.
India News | Harsha Kumari Singh | Tuesday August 6, 2013
Gazi Fakir, the father of Congress MLA Saleh Mohammad from Pokhran in Jaisalmer district is no small time criminal. His chargesheet, which has kicked off a political storm in Rajasthan with the transfer of Jaisalmer Superintendent of Police Pankaj Chaudhary, has some grave charges.
India News | NDTV.com | Saturday May 4, 2013
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) head Dr VK Saraswat has shared details of India's nuclear-powered submarine project and discussed the country's nuclear deterrence capabilities in an exclusive interview with NDTV's Science Editor Pallava Bagla. Here's the full transcript:
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 5, 2013
An employee of the Foreigners division in the Union Home Ministry was arrested by Rajasthan Police in an espionage case in which he allegedly shared classified information with a suspected ISI agent who was held in Pokhran.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 4, 2013
Barely two days after the conclusion of Indian Air Force's air exercise 'Iron Fist' in Pokhran, a suspected spy has been arrested for allegedly passing information of the war games to an ISI operative in Pakistan.
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen (With inputs from agencies); Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Sunday February 24, 2013
Pokhran, in Rajasthan, witnessed the Indian Air Force's combat and fire prowess when 'Iron Fist', one of the biggest exercises conducted by the IAF, was conducted on Friday.
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen; edited by Mala Das | Friday January 25, 2013
The Congress-led minority government of Narasimha Rao wanted to conduct nuclear tests in 1996 but had not anticipated it would lose the general election that year, revealed former president APJ Abdul Kalam.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 15, 2010
The incident occurred last night when the troops were firing 81 mm mortars and one of the shells exploded, killing the four jawans at the range, about 40 km from here, Army sources said on Monday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 28, 2010
The Indian Air Force organised a special show called Vayu Shakti-2010 in Pokhran on Sunday. The three-phase show showcased Air Force's fire power.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 2, 2010
The Indian Air Force is gearing up for a day-and-night fire power blitzkrieg using its potent fighter jets including Sukhois from February 24 after a gap of four years.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday September 24, 2009
India's top scientists on Thursday came out strongly to defend the test, saying "rhetoric cannot be a substitute for good science."
India News | Pallava Bagla | Monday September 21, 2009
Dr Santhanam says the hydrogen bomb failed. It's a lonely claim, and one that has been dismissed angrily by the government.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday September 15, 2009
In a freak incident, a bomb fell off a Mirage 2000 aircraft belonging to the Indian Air Force.
India News | Manu Sharma | Saturday August 29, 2009
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has spoken out on the Pokhran nuclear test.