India  /  Published 27.03.19

Crow but give credit to predecessors too

Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the success of “Mission Shakti”, through which India used a home-grown missile to destroy a satellite 300km above the Earth, some social media use...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.03.19

‘Mere pyare deshwasiyon’ sets off alarm

“Mere pyare deshwasiyon” — these three opening words of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tweet on Wednesday morning with the promise of addressing the nation on television set alarm bells ringin...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.03.19

Didi on space launch: Cloud without rain

Mamata Banerjee described the hype around Narendra Modi’s announcement of the anti-satellite (ASAT) missile launch as an “apocalyptic thunderstorm” that turned out to be “a short spell of rain...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

World  /  Published 26.03.19

Pentagon successfully tests missile interceptors

In the first test of its kind, the Pentagon on Monday carried out a 'salvo' intercept of an unarmed missile soaring over the Pacific, using two interceptor missiles launched from underground silos in ...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 14.12.19

North Korea conducts another test at long-range rocket site

North Korea said Saturday that it successfully performed another “crucial test” at its long-range rocket launch site that will further strengthen its nuclear deterrent.The test possibly involved t...
By AP in Seoul


Opinion  /  Published 10.10.18

Careless car operators endanger children's lives

Sir — A four-year-old child was flung out of a pool car on to a busy street in Calcutta last week (“Child falls out of pool car”, Oct 6). This happened as one of the left doors of the car sudden...
By The Telegraph

World  /  Published 22.04.20

Iran's Guard says it launched satellite amid US tensions

Iran's Revolutionary Guard said Wednesday it put the Islamic Republic's first military satellite into orbit, dramatically unveiling what experts described as a secret space program with a surprise lau...

World  /  Published 11.05.19

Patriots to be deployed in West Asia

Acting US defence secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved a new deployment of Patriot missiles to West Asia, a US official told Reuters on Friday, in the latest US response to what Washington sees as ...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 18.04.19

North Korea says it test-fired new tactical guided weapon

North Korea said Thursday that it had test-fired a new type of 'tactical guided weapon,' its first such test in nearly half a year, and a possible sign of its displeasure with deadlocked nuclear talks...
By AP in Seoul

India  /  Published 02.04.19

A-Sat debris risk: Nasa

India’s anti-satellite test last week created 24 debris pieces that rose higher than the International Space Station and increased the small debris impact risk to the ISS, Jim Bridenstine, the head ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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