Agni-1 Ballistic Missile Night Trial Successful

The night trial of the ballistic missile with a strike range of 700 km was first conducted in April 2014, said sources. ODISHA: A night trial of India’s indigenously developed nuclear-capable Agni-1 ballistic missile with a strike range of 700 km was successfully conducted Tuesday from a test range off Odisha coast as part of a user trial by the Army. The launch of the surface-to-surface missile was undertaken as a part of periodic training activity by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) from Dr Abdul Kalam Island to consolidate operational…

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Nation Pays Tribute To ‘Iron Lady’ Indira Gandhi On Her 34th Death Anniversary

NEW DELHI: Congress president Rahul Gandhi, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and former President of India Pranab Mukhejee Wednesday paid tribute to Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary at Shakti Sthal. Indira, the 3rd Prime Minister of India, served as the second-longest PM of the country after her father Jawaharlal Nehru, she was assassinated on 31 October 1984  by her security guards. Born on November 19, 1917, to India’s first prime minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and Kamala Nehru, she served as prime minister for three terms lasting…

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Home Minister Rajnath Singh Flags Off ‘Run For Unity’ Marathon In New Delhi

Sardar Patel was known for leading India’s freedom struggle from the front and was instrumental in unifying the country after partition for which he was referred to as the “Ironman of India”. NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the ‘Run for Unity’ marathon from Major Dhyanchand Stadium in New Delhi today. Renowned sportsperson and personalities from all walks of life also took part in this event. World boxing champion Mary Kom and gymnast Dipa Karmakar, the first Indian female gymnast in the history of the Commonwealth Games to win…

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PM Modi Inaugurates Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s Statue Of Unity

At 182-metre, the statue is touted as the world’s tallest – it is 177 feet higher than China’s Spring Temple Buddha, currently the world’s tallest statue. AHMEDABAD: PM Modi on Wednesday unveiled the ‘Statue of Unity’ in honour of India’s first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The statue is built on Sadhu Bet Island on Narmada river. Standing tall at 182 metres from the ground and 240 metres from the Narmada river base, the statue is touted as the world’s tallest statue. Built at a cost of Rs. 2,989 crore, the statue depicts Sardar…

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