Australia open to hosting Maori side

Cricket Australia has said it is open to a Maori team joining their annual Imparja Cup festival for indigenous sides at a future date as steps towards a revival of a representative team gathers pace in New Zealand.

India conducts third developmental trial of `Astra` missile

India successfully conducted the third developmental trial in four days of its indigenously developed beyond visual range air-to-air missile `Astra` on Monday from the integrated test range at Chandipur, 15 km from here.

Panama police, indigenous clash over blockade

Police fired tear gas to clear blockades of the Pan-American highway by indigenous groups protesting changes to the mining law.

India launches second home-built stealth warship

The Indian Navy added to its striking capabilities on Saturday by commissioning its second indigenously designed and built warship, INS Satpura, a multi-role combatant stealth frigate that can hoodwink enemy and catch him off-guard.

Mexican indigenous community takes on armed gangs

Around 17,000 people from an
indigenous group in western Mexico have blocked access to
their community and declared a "state of siege" against armed
groups protecting illegal loggers, a spokesman said.

IGNOU to offer indigenous art programmes

To preserve and promote traditional art forms, IGNOU on Tuesday said it will offer a certificate programme in `indigenous practices` such as tribal and martial arts.

India rolls out indigenous Naval LCA

India`s first indigenously built Naval combat plane rolled out on Tuesday.

India to test indigenous missile def-system in Aug

The indigenously developed ballistic missile defence system will be test fired in August this year.

GSLV relaunch with indigenous cryogenic engine in one yr: ISRO

The Indian Space Research
Organisation (ISRO) is planning to relaunch the Geosynchronous
Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) with a home-grown cryogenic
engine in a year`s time after the failure in April this year.

Indigenous LCA Tejas makes successful flight

The maiden test flight of the
most advanced of the nine `Tejas` aircraft was today
successfully carried out, bringing the indigenous Light Combat
Aircraft (LCA) programme "very close" to the Initial
Operations Clearance.