On 27th March, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully conducted its first-ever Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) missile test ‘Mission Shakti’ from the Dr AP J Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha. A DRDO-developed Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) Interceptor Missile has successfully shot down a live satellite on a Low Earth Orbit (LEO), which is 300km ..
Abdul Kalam Island: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News
Agni-II launch was successfully executed by Army’s Strategic Forces Command (SFC). The Missile after its launch from the Wheeler Island travelled more than 2,000 km in 700 seconds and hit the target are in Bay of Bengal accurately. It is nuclear-capable missile which can carry warheads of one tonne. The success of the launch marks ..
India successfully test-fired its home-built nuclear potent Agni-I ballistic missile off Integrated Test Range at Wheeler Island, Odisha coast. Highlighting features of Agni-1: Strike range: 700 km Surface-to-surface Single-stage missile Powered by solid propellants Weighs 12 tonnes, 15-metre-long Carrying capacity: Up to 1000 kg (1 Tonne) With specialized navigation system Objective behind the launch of ..
India performed a successful test-fire of its indigenously developed nuclear capable "Agni-V" ballistic missile from a test range off Odisha coast. The missile was test-fired from a mobile launcher from the launch complex-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Wheeler Island near Odisha coast. What is the significance of this launch of Agni-V? Agni ..
Putin confirms Medvedev to be PM after parliamentary poll win Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin confirmed he would swap posts with outgoing President Dmitry Medvedev, if voters support the pro-Kremlin United Russia party and Mr Putin’s candidature in the coming elections. Pinjore to have National Culinary Institute A National Culinary Institute (NCI), North India’s first ..
Nobel Peace Prize jointly won by 3 women Nobel Peace Prize, 2011 was awarded jointly to 3 women- 1. Ms Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian President 2. Ms Leymah Gbowee, Liberian peace activist 3. Ms Tawakkul Karman of Yemen They were awarded for their work on women’s rights. Draft National Policy on IT unveiled Draft National policy on ..