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Indian Navy successfully fires the first BrahMos land attack missile from a ship

Indian Navy successfully fires the first BrahMos land attack missile from a ship

New Delhi, Apr 21 (UNI) India joined the club of select few nations as the Navy today successfully fired the BrahMos Land attack supersonic cruise missile from a ship. This variant of Long Range BrahMos missile was fired from Indian Naval Ship Teg, a Guided Missile Frigate, on a target on land, according to a spokesperson of the Navy. With this, the Navy has acquired the capability of precisely attacking a target on the land from any of its frigates in the sea. This successful maiden firing of BrahMos Land Attack Supersonic Cruise Missile has significantly enhances the prowess of Indian Navy. BrahMos Missile has been jointly developed by India and Russia, and its Anti-Ship variant has already been inducted into Indian Navy. Majority of the frontline ships of Indian Navy, like the Kolkata, Ranvir and Teg classes of ships, are capable of firing this missile. Land Attack variant of BrahMos Missile provides Indian Naval Ships the capability to precisely neutralise selected targets deep inland, far away from coast, from stand-off ranges at sea. According to officials of the Indo-Russian BrahMos corporation, the missile met all flight parameters during the test where it selected the designated target among the group of targets, hitting it precisely and destroying the target with its tremendous kinetic energy. The firing took place somewhere in the Bay of Bengal. The missile will have a range of about 400 kms. UNI VT ADG 1733

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Peace in Afghanistan a must for economic recovery: Kovind

Peace in Afghanistan a must for economic recovery: Kovind

New Delhi, Oct 24 (UNI) President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday said securing sustained peace and security remain the key fundamentals in leading Afghanistan on the pathway of economic recovery and growth.

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24 Oct 2017 | 3:09 PM
NIA  arrests Hizbul Chief’s  son in terror funding case

NIA arrests Hizbul Chief’s son in terror funding case

New Delhi, Oct 24 (UNI) In a major development in its ongoing probe in the terror-funding cases, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday arrested Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin’s son Syed Shahid Yusuf .

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24 Oct 2017 | 3:10 PM
Govt to build 50 more outposts along India-China border: Rajnath

Govt to build 50 more outposts along India-China border: Rajnath

New Delhi, Oct 24 (UNI) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that the government is mulling to build 50 more Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) posts along India-China border.

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24 Oct 2017 | 4:33 PM
ASEAN to step up measures to combat terrorism

ASEAN to step up measures to combat terrorism

Clark (The Philippines), Oct 24 (UNI) The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) nations have agreed to step up counter-terrorism measures to prevent pro-Islamic State (IS) militants from gaining ground in Southeast Asia.

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24 Oct 2017 | 4:40 PM
ISSF WC Day 1: Jitu, Sidhu clinch gold in Air Pistol Mixed Team event

ISSF WC Day 1: Jitu, Sidhu clinch gold in Air Pistol Mixed Team event

New Delhi, Oct 24 (UNI) Indian shooters Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu clinched gold medal in the 10m air pistol mixed team event on day one of the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Cup Final here on Tuesday.

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24 Oct 2017 | 4:18 PM
Modi holds bilateral talks with Afghan President Ghani

Modi holds bilateral talks with Afghan President Ghani

New Delhi, Oct 24 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday held bilateral talks and discussed matters related to taking steps to end "menace of terrorism".

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24 Oct 2017 | 2:37 PM
Kashmir issue can be solved through talks: Cong

Kashmir issue can be solved through talks: Cong

New Delhi, Oct 24 (UNI) The Congress accused on Tuesday the NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not having any Kashmir policy and said the issue can only be solved through dialogue and not through “hot pursuit”.

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24 Oct 2017 | 2:55 PM
Ex-IB Chief appointment proves Modi's failure on Kashmir: Kharge

Ex-IB Chief appointment proves Modi's failure on Kashmir: Kharge

24 Oct 2017 | 4:49 PM

Kalaburgi, Oct 24 (UNI) Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge today said the appointment of former Intelligence Bureau Chief Dineshwar Sharma as the interlocutor for peace talks in Jammu and Kashmir proved that the Modi government had failed in handling the situation in the trouble torn state.

FIFA-U17WC: Eng to face three times winner Brazil in semis

FIFA-U17WC: Eng to face three times winner Brazil in semis

24 Oct 2017 | 4:30 PM

Kolkata, Oct 24 (UNI) Expecting an electrifying World Cup under-17 semifinal football match between three times winners Brazil and title aspirants England at the shifted venue of Salt Lake Stadium here on Wednesday, football crazy Kolkatans made beeline in front of ticket counters since early morning but only to be told that tickets are available to those who have booked those online.

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