India is capable of developing intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) which can hit targets beyond the range of 10,000 kms, Chairman of Armament Research Board, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Dr SK Salwan said on Saturday.
HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Monday favoured increased participation of DRDO's women scientists in various initiatives taken by her ministry in promoting girl education and bringing a change in rural lives.
The prestigious Nayudamma Award has been presented jointly to two women scientists - Tessy Thomas, Director of DRDO's Advanced Systems Laboratory, Hyderabad and Geeta Varadan from ISRO here on Sunday at a function organised by the Nayudamma Memorial Trust.
On a day that India took a "giant leap" in its deterrence capability with the successful test launch of the canister-mounted Agni missile, the driving force behind the development of the weapon platform, DRDO chief Avinash Chander, marked his last day at the helm of the agency which he said he was leaving a satisfied man.
Giving an edge to the country's strategic strike capability, India on Saturday successfully carried out the maiden canister-based trial of its most potent missile Agni-V, which has a strike range of over 5000 kms and can carry a nuclear warhead of over one tonne, off Odisha coast.
Amid threat of a possible terror attack, Odisha Police Friday arrested a man for allegedly sharing information about the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Balasore district with Pakistani spy agency ISI.
Defending his decision to terminate the contract of DRDO chief, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said Avinash Chander was appointed in a "strange manner" and he feels that at the age of 64, a person probably thinks in more of a cautious way.
Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday sought a clarification from the central government over the abrupt removal of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief Avinash Chander.
A day after the Centre removed the chief of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Avinash Chander, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday justified the government's decision.