World  /  Published 11.05.20

Iran raises death toll in missile strike: 19 sailors killed

An Iranian missile fired during a training exercise in the Gulf of Oman struck a support vessel near its target, killing 19 sailors and wounding 15, Iran's state media reported on Monday, amid heighte...
By PTI in Tehran

India  /  Published 27.03.19

Mission Shakti or Mission Desperation?

Phew! Phew! Phew! Ha-ha-ha.Rarely has a rocket packing so much lethal power pushed the nation to the brink of a high noon and then prompted it to heave a collective sigh of relief followed by rip-roar...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.03.19

Mission Shakti in the global space defence race

The author is a consultant with The Takshashila Institution...
in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.03.19

ASAT started in Congress time, attained during Modi rule

The anti-satellite programme that started under Manmohan Singh’s leadership has culminated now, said Arvind Kumar, a professor of geopolitics and international relations at Manipal University, drawi...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

World  /  Published 08.01.20

Missile killed 80 'US terrorists': Iran

Iran struck back at the United States early Wednesday for killing a top Revolutionary Guards commander, firing a series of ballistic missiles at two military bases in Iraq housing American troops in a...
By AP in Tehran


India  /  Published 20.12.19

What we're watching in India


World  /  Published 14.12.19

North Korea conducts crucial test

North Korea said on Saturday that it had conducted “another crucial test” at a missile-engine and satellite-launching site, its second such test in a week as the country attempts to press the US i...
By Choe Sang-Hun/New York Times News Service in Seoul

Opinion  /  Published 03.04.19

How will destroying a satellite help us?

Sir — The government has proudly announced the success of Mission Shakti — India shot down a low earth-orbit satellite with the help of anti-satellite missile technology. Yet, one cannot help but ...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 29.03.19

A-Sat speech gets A+

The Election Commission has concluded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had not violated the model code of conduct by announcing through a televised address the successful test of an anti-satellite (A...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.03.19

What the Mission Shakti test means

Q: What did India do? A: The Defence Research and Development Organisation used a homegrown missile to destroy a satellite in low-Earth orbit, thus demonstrating India’s anti-satellite missile capab...
By G.S. Mudur


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