Indigenous Bolivians flash new wealth with colorful mansions

Splashed in bright colors, sporting swank ballrooms and lavish apartments, new mansions are popping up in poor neighborhoods in the Bolivian highlands, built by the booming nouveau riche of the indigenous Aymara.

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.