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North Korea's Kim visits facilities linked to missile launches

North Korean state news agency KCNA released reports of Kim providing "field guidance" at a number of factories and cities, without saying when the visits happened.

Jun 01, 2019, 08:46 AM IST

Kavi Yudh 2019: Special poetic war on Chowkidaar Modi

This segment of Kavi Yudh brings to you about special poetic war on Chowkidaar Modi

Mar 30, 2019, 21:00 PM IST

India successfully test fires Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile off the Odisha coast

India successfully test fired the Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM) Tuesday of the Odisha coast.

Feb 26, 2019, 14:37 PM IST

Images indicate North Korea halted dismantling of launch site: US think tank

Satellite photos from last week indicate North Korea halted work to dismantle a missile engine test site in the first part of August, in spite of a promise to US President Donald Trump at a June summit, a Washington think tank reported on Wednesday.

Aug 23, 2018, 06:41 AM IST

Iran unveils 'Bright Conqueror', new range of ballistic missiles

Iran test-fired a new generation short-range ballistic missile on Monday. 

Aug 14, 2018, 14:24 PM IST

India a step closer to BMD shield, tests supersonic interceptor to shoot down enemy missiles

DRDO test fires an interceptor missile capable of killing incoming enemy missiles in endo atmospheric region from Odisha coast. 

Aug 02, 2018, 12:57 PM IST

Russia to mount Kinzhal hypersonic missile on Tu-22M3 bomber to increase its range

The exact range of the Kinzhal hypersonic missile, which can reach a speed of 10 Mach, is classified although it is rumoured to be more than 1,200 miles (approximately 2,000 kilometres).

Jul 18, 2018, 17:23 PM IST

Upgraded Pinaka rocket, with enhanced range, successfully test-fired

The guided Pinaka was developed jointly by ARDE, Pune, the RCI and DRDL, Hyderabad.

May 30, 2018, 23:40 PM IST

Saudis intercept seven Yemen rebel missiles in deadly escalation

Saudi forces intercepted seven Yemeni rebel missiles today, including over the capital Riyadh, in a deadly escalation on the eve of the third anniversary of the Saudi-led coalition's intervention in Yemen.

Mar 26, 2018, 06:42 AM IST

China says carries out another anti-missile test

China has successfully carried out another test of an anti-missile intercept system, the Defence Ministry said on Tuesday, describing it as defensive and not aimed at any country.

Feb 06, 2018, 09:29 AM IST

False alert of incoming missile rattles Hawaii

 Hawaii officials confirmed a cell phone alert warning of an incoming ballistic missile was a "false alarm" Saturday, but not before the ominous message unnerved residents and stirred confusion across the US state.

Jan 14, 2018, 07:39 AM IST

North Korea's ballistic missile accidentally hits own city: Report

It has been reported that the missile was launched from the Pukchang airfield and travelled 40 kilometers before crashing.

Jan 05, 2018, 18:17 PM IST

Saudi says it intercepted Yemen rebel missile over Riyadh

An AFP correspondent heard a loud explosion at 1050 GMT, shortly before the scheduled unveiling of the Saudi budget, which is usually announced by the king from the Yamamah palace, his official residence.

Dec 19, 2017, 21:32 PM IST

UAE denies claim of Yemen missile attack against its plant

The United Arab Emirates on Sunday denied a claim by Yemen's Shiite rebels that a rebel missile had been fired toward the country's under-construction nuclear plant.

Dec 03, 2017, 19:45 PM IST

North Korea holds mass celebrations for latest missile test

North Korea held mass celebrations for its latest successful long-range missile test, Pyongyang`s state media said Saturday, with a propaganda-filled display of fireworks and dancing in public squares.

Dec 02, 2017, 10:14 AM IST

US Air Force official: Missile targeting Saudis was Iranian

Saudi Arabia long has accused Iran of supplying weapons to the Shiite rebels known as Houthis and their allies, though Tehran has just as long denied supplying them.

Nov 11, 2017, 00:00 AM IST

Donald Trump seeks $4 billion for missile defence improvements over North Korea nuclear threat

US President Donald Trump is seeking an additional USD 4 billion in defence budget for urgent missile defence improvements citing increasing threat posed by North Korea.

Nov 07, 2017, 09:21 AM IST

Israel says Iran missile test a 'provocation'

"The ballistic missile which Iran fired is a provocation of the United States and its allies, including Israel," Lieberman said in a statement.

Sep 24, 2017, 00:25 AM IST

Pyongyang mounts show of support for Kim Jong-Un

Students in white shirts and red ties held up the red flag of the ruling Workers` Party, with a yellow ink brush representing intellectuals, a hammer for the workers, and a sickle for the peasantry.

Sep 23, 2017, 18:34 PM IST

Donald Trump orders new sanctions to tighten screws on North Korea

"Our new executive order will cut off sources of revenue that fund North Korea`s efforts to develop the deadliest weapons known to humankind."

Sep 21, 2017, 23:45 PM IST