'Dhanush' ballistic missile successfully test-fired

Feb 23 2018

India successfully test-fired the nuclear-capable 'Dhanush' ballistic missile with a strike range of 350 kms from a naval ship off Odisha coast, defence officials said.

India test fires medium range nuclear capable Agni-II missile

Feb 20 2018

India test-fired its medium range nuclear capable Agni-II missile with a strike range of 2,000 km from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast, sources said.

India test fires ballistic missile Prithvi-II missile off Odisha

Feb 07 2018

India on Wednesday test-fired surface-to-surface ballistic missile Prithvi-II off the Odisha coast.

India needs to nurture indigenous-technology driven policy focus

Feb 02 2018

Funding for defence will remain a constraint, but nurturing an indigenous-technology driven policy focus and enabling private sector is the need for national security.

India successfully test-fires Agni-5 ballistic missile

Jan 18 2018

The sleek missile was test-fired from a canister launcher, mounted on a mobile platform from No 4 launch pad of the Integrated Test Range in Abdul Kalam Island.

Will ask Delhi govt to make methanol using solid waste: Niti

Dec 19 2017

Niti Aayog said it will soon approach the Delhi Govt to use municipal solid waste at landfill sites to produce methanol, a clean and commercially viable alternative fuel.

Major shake up being given to Def Ministry: Sitharaman

Dec 14 2017

Sitharaman said a "shake up" is being given to the defence ministry to speed up various acquisition projects, ensure transparency and clear backlogs for key programmes.

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to inaugurate PITEX expo tomorrow

Dec 06 2017

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will tomorrow inaugurate the 12th edition of trade expo PITEX-2017.

Brahmos test fired from Sukhoi jet, boost to IAF's prowess

Nov 22 2017

The Brahmos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test fired for the first time from the IAF's frontline Sukhoi-30 MKI combat jet.

Subsonic cruise missile 'Nirbhay' test fired from Chandipur ITR

Nov 07 2017

India conducted a flight test of its indigenously designed and developed long range cruise missile 'Nirbhay', which can carry warheads of up to 300 kg.

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Received a LOI to construct, own, operate and maintain Fatehgarh-Bhadla transmission project in Rajasthan

Received LOI from PFC Consulting Ltd, an arm of Power Finance Corporation

With this project, ATL will strengthen its existing presence in Rajasthan with 2 operational transmission projects and 4 under construction assets

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