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Final trials of indigenous 155mm howitzers next month

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 20:11

Indigenous 155 mm artillery guns, made on the lines of Swedish Bofors howitzers procured by the Army in the 1980s, will go for last round of trials at Pokhran firing ranges along the Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan next month.

Narendra Modi lauds Indian scientists on National Technology Day

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 13:07

BJP leader Narendra Modi Sunday said Indian scientists are "our strength" and they will help shape the future in this "knowledge era", while greeting the nation and the community of scientists on National Technology Day.

‘Weak PM’ would have run away during Pokhran tests: Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 08:28

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Narendra Modi addressed a huge rally in Pokhran district of Rajasthan on Friday and said that a government under Vasundhara Raje will be formed.

No threats of nuclear blackmail post-Pokhran: NSA

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 21:17

India faced nuclear threats between the 70s and 90s but after the 1998 Pokhran tests it has not faced any such "nuclear blackmail", National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon said on Tuesday.

Modi questions India’s high defence imports

Last Updated: Saturday, May 11, 2013, 18:11

On the 15th anniversary of 1998 Pokhran nuclear tests, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi asked on his blog on Saturday why India continues to spend thousands of crores of rupees on defence imports.

MHA employee arrested, remanded in espionage case

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 05, 2013, 20:57

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.

Rajasthan spy case: MHA official questioned

Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 13:58

An official in the Ministry of Home Affairs was questioned in connection with an espionage case in Rajasthan.

Pakistani spy nabbed in Pokhran, Rajasthan

Last Updated: Monday, February 25, 2013, 12:26

The arrested person is suspected to be sending secret information regarding India Air Force’s "Iron Fist" exercise recently held at Rajasthan`s Pokhran ranges.

Light combat chopper shows prowess in IAF exercise

Last Updated: Saturday, February 23, 2013, 12:27

Indigenously built Light Combat Helicopter has demonstrated its prowess in the `Iron Fist` exercise of the Indian Air Force at Pokhran in Rajasthan.

`Legacy & sanctions made Rao decide against nuke tests`

Last Updated: Saturday, February 23, 2013, 08:47

By January 24, 1996, the Bill Clinton administration concluded that Narasimha Rao has decided against conducting the nuclear tests.

IAF displays precision fire power capabilities, manoeuvres

Last Updated: Saturday, February 23, 2013, 00:27

Frontline fighter jets, helicopters and transport aircraft of Indian Air Force on Friday displayed their operational and precision fire power capabilities during a day-night exercise in a range in Thar desert in Rajasthan.

`Iron Fist`: Prez, PM to witness IAF`s day-night demo in Pokhran

Last Updated: Thursday, February 21, 2013, 18:37

President Pranab Mukherjee, PM Manmohan Singh and Defence Minister AK Antony will witness operational capabilities of Indian Air Force in day-night demonstration `Iron Fist` in Pokhran, Rajasthan.