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A tribal president, indigenous aircraft carrier, and more: How India took some giant leaps in 2022
India scripted history in July when Droupadi Murmu was elected as the country’s first president from the tribal community. The year also saw the country bolster its defence sector with the first India-made aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant. And there was for women to cheer for with abortion laws amended
China sends spy ship into Indian Ocean ahead of Agni-V test
Now that India is going to conduct a test of the ballistic missile Agni-V in the Bay of Bengal next week, China has sent a spy vessel into the Indian Ocean. This Chinese ship has been identified as the Yuan Wang-5
Agni-5 ballistic missile, with 5,000-km range, successfully test fired in Odisha
Agni-5 Missile: The successful test-firing of the missile came in the midst of a lingering border stand-off with China in eastern Ladakh
Debris from India's anti-satellite test is still zipping about in orbit, and now we might know why
Moving forward, India plans to set up a telescopes & radars to track debris in space.
Nuclear-capable Agni-5 successfully test fired: Wide range, 1,000-kg payload of missile will boost India's defence capability
The 1,000-kg payload of Agni-5 – which is what it is designed to carry on its nose – means that it is capable of a wide range of warheads.
Agni-V to be inducted soon; intercontinental ballistic missile has a range of 5,000 km, can reach China
India's first batch of intercontinental ballistic missile system - Agni-V is in the process of induction. The weapon has a strike range of 5000 km and capable of carrying nuclear warhead.
India successfully test-fires nuclear capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile Agni-V in Odisha
This was the sixth trial of the state-of-the-art Agni-5. The missile was last tested on 18 January.
Pakistan acquires advanced missile tracking system: China has long history of arming Islamabad to counter India
China's move to arm Pakistan with advanced missile tracking system fortifies their strategic relationship while effectively countering India's rise in Asia.
India successfully test-fires nuclear capable ballistic missile Prithvi-II off Odisha coast
India on Wednesday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile as part of a user trial by the Indian Army.
India test-fires Agni-V: China is irked by New Delhi's strategic deterrence against potential mischief by Beijing
India successfully test-fired its nuclear capable Agni-V Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) from the Abdul Kalam island, off the coast of Odisha.
India adds 10 more nuclear warheads to its arsenal, develops tech for strike-back: SIPRI report
Though not a leader in terms of total number of nuclear warheads in its arsenal, falling behind its neighbours Pakistan and China, India has managed to increase its arsenal of nuclear weapons to an estimated 130 while continuously upgrading technology for a strike back
Agni trials: By threatening India over test-firing of ICBMs, China has revealed its insecurity
India's test-firing of DRDO-developed long-range weaponry that may carry nuclear weaponry deep into Chinese territory seems to have touched a raw nerve that prompted Beijing to launch an open threat and use the one card that it prefers to hide beneath its sleeves — Pakistan.
Chinese media alleges India's Agni missile tests violated UN limits
India has "broken" UN limits on nuclear arms and long-range missiles and Pakistan should also be accorded the same "privilege", state-run Chinese media said on Thursday as it criticised New Delhi for carrying out Agni-IV and V missile tests whose range covers the Chinese mainland.
India successfully test fires indigenously developed nuclear capable Agni-V ballistic missile
India on Monday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-V from the Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast.
Agni-V: India conducts successful missile test, President Pranab Mukherjee congratulates
India on Monday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-V from the Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast in Balasore district.
Agni-V: India's first indigenously built ballistic missile to be tested today
India is set to test its indigenously developed intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile 'Agni-V' from the Wheeler Island off Odisha coast on Friday.
India set to test-launch Agni-V ballistic missile capable of reaching northern parts of China
India is preparing to test-launch its Agni-V inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM). Agni's earlier versions, which have been inducted in the armed forces, can reach anywhere in Pakistan and parts of western China. Agni-V, according to reports, has the capacity to fire up to the distance of Beijing.
India's ICBM Agni-V stuck due to technical snag with its battery: DRDO chief
India's ICBM Agni-V, which can reach targets as far as Beijing, has been stuck due to a technical snag, said the DRDO chief.
PM lauds scientists for successful test-firing of Agni-V on Twitter
Narendra Modi on Saturday hailed scientists for the successful test-firing of 'Agni V' and said the missile is a prized asset for the country's forces.
Canister-based Agni-V likely to be test fired on 31 January
The first canister-based trial of the 5,000 km-plus nuclear capable Agni-V long range ballistic missile is likely to take place on 31 January.