Pokhran

Nirmala Sitharaman visits field firing range in Pokhran

Nirmala Sitharaman visits field firing range in Pokhran

This was her second visit to Rajasthan after she took charge of the defence ministry earlier this month, becoming the first full-time woman defence minister of the country.

Sep 23, 2017, 20:50 PM IST
John Abraham's 'Parmanu' FIRST POSTER out!

John Abraham's 'Parmanu' FIRST POSTER out!

Bollywood actor-producer John Abraham is currently working on his next titled 'Parmanu'. The film is helmed by Abhishek Sharma and is based on the nuclear test conducted at Pokhran in 1998.

Jun 22, 2017, 16:09 PM IST

On Pokhran anniversary, PM Modi hails Atal Bihari Vajpayee's courage

Since 1999, May 11 is commemorated as the National Technology Day to mark India's scientific prowess and technological advancements.

May 12, 2017, 00:19 AM IST
BrahMos supersonic missile’s land version successfully test-fired by Indian Air Force

BrahMos supersonic missile’s land version successfully test-fired by Indian Air Force

BrahMos is the world’s fastest anti-ship cruise missile developed jointly by India and Russia.

May 27, 2016, 14:58 PM IST
Tejas-fired bomb missed the target during `Iron Fist 2016`exercise, probe ordered

Tejas-fired bomb missed the target during `Iron Fist 2016`exercise, probe ordered

A laser-guided bomb fired by the indigenous Tejas light combat aircraft missed its target during an exercise in Pokhran in Rajasthan and a probe had been ordered into this, a senior Indian Air Force officer said on Monday.

Mar 21, 2016, 22:17 PM IST

Rajasthan: Indian Air Force showcases combat capabilities in Pokhran

A spectacular display of the Indian Air Force's combat and firepower capabilities began Friday in the presence of President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and defence minister Manoh

Mar 19, 2016, 16:10 PM IST
Exercise Iron Fist 2016: Firepower of Air Force and skill of warriors fills our hearts with immense pride, says PM Modi

Exercise Iron Fist 2016: Firepower of Air Force and skill of warriors fills our hearts with immense pride, says PM Modi

The Thar desert on Friday witnessed a scintillating display of the might of the Indian Air Force with performance by air warriors and over 180 aircraft.

Mar 19, 2016, 04:30 AM IST
Exercise Iron Fist 2016: Stunning showcase of IAF's air prowess - Watch

Exercise Iron Fist 2016: Stunning showcase of IAF's air prowess - Watch

Iron Fist Exercise 2016 in Rajasthan will see the participation of 181 aircraft, 103 of them fighter planes.

Mar 18, 2016, 15:46 PM IST
Exercise Iron Fist 2016: All you need to know

Exercise Iron Fist 2016: All you need to know

The mammoth exercise in the Thar Desert would witness participation of 181 aircraft.

Mar 18, 2016, 15:37 PM IST

Rajasthan: Indian Air Force's fire power demonstration in Pokhran

Indian Air Force will demonstrate its power in Rajasthan’s Pokhran, where Prime Minister, President and Defense Minister will be presented. Watch the full news story to know more!

Mar 18, 2016, 14:00 PM IST
'Exercise Iron Fist': IAF to display combat potential, firepower in Pokhran today; President, PM Modi to attend

'Exercise Iron Fist': IAF to display combat potential, firepower in Pokhran today; President, PM Modi to attend

Indian Air Force will demonstrate its combat and firepower, to be witnessed by President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday in the desert of Pokhran.

Mar 18, 2016, 03:32 AM IST

Army Major dies during training exercise in Rajasthan

A 32-year-old Army Major died in a mishap during a training exercise in western sector, near the Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan.

Sep 23, 2015, 14:06 PM IST

Pinaka Mark-II rocket successfully test-fired

An advanced version of the indigenously developed Pinaka Mark-II rocket was successfully test-fired on Saturday from Army's Chandan firing range near Pokhran using a multi-barrel launcher.

May 30, 2015, 22:08 PM IST

Army conducts fire power display at Pokhran

The Indian Army conducted a fire power display at Pokhran in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan showcasing its capabilities, proficiency and preparedness.

Mar 22, 2015, 01:20 AM IST

Indian Army conducts fire power display at Pokhran

The Indian Army conducted a fire power display at Pokhran in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan marking the centenary celebrations of its participation in the first World War.

Mar 21, 2015, 13:47 PM IST

Final trials of indigenous 155mm howitzers next month

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.

May 29, 2014, 20:11 PM IST

BrahMos successfully penetrates hardened targets in Army test

Army successfully test-fired an advanced version of the 290-km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile which penetrated and destroyed a "hardened target" in the Pokhran firing range in Rajasthan.

Nov 18, 2013, 15:01 PM IST

No threats of nuclear blackmail post-Pokhran: NSA

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.

Oct 15, 2013, 21:17 PM IST

MHA employee arrested, remanded in espionage case

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.

Mar 05, 2013, 20:57 PM IST

Rajasthan spy case: MHA official questioned

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

Mar 04, 2013, 13:58 PM IST