- Technology ReviewJul 27 09:41 AM
Technology and geopolitics are driving ambitious deep-sea projects to provide clean energy to parts of the world that desperately need it. Rapid advances in undersea technology, along with big geopolitical shifts, are opening up new fuel sources for energy-starved India. With the conclusion of an agreement between Iran and six major powers to limit Iran’s nuclear arms capacity, there’s new ...
- DNA IndiaJul 28 04:45 AM
United States media described the former president as one of the most "exuberant boosters" of India's nuclear programme.
- Bloomberg via Yahoo! FinanceJul 27 08:07 PM
Just when nuclear-armed neighbors India and Pakistan agreed to start high-level talks for the first time in more than a year, a terrorist attack has put everything on hold. India pointed the finger at Pakistan for a strike on Monday that killed three civilians and four policemen in Punjab, a state bordering Pakistan and the disputed region of Kashmir that had been relatively peaceful over the ...
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsJul 27 09:55 AM
Former Indian president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, considered the father of the country's missile program, died on Monday in hospital at the age of 83, a doctor said. Popularly known as "Missile Man," Kalam led the scientific team that developed missiles able to carry India's nuclear warheads. India's first atomic test was in 1974.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsJul 29 08:28 AM
By Andrew MacAskill and Frank Jack Daniel DINANAGAR, India/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Three men carrying assault rifles, bombs and a rocket launcher who went on a murderous rampage in a small Punjab farm town this week have shown how vulnerable India is to attacks that challenge tentative peace overtures with neighbor Pakistan. Monday's raid in an area that has long been tranquil came weeks after a ...
- IBN liveJul 27 10:14 PM
New Delhi: After India's first nuclear test carried out on May 18, 1974 in Rajasthan's Pokhran, no nuclear tests took place till 1998 when the then prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and the scientific adviser to the Defence Minister Dr Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam decided that it was time for the country to announce its nuclear status with a huge bang.
- Business Standard IndiaJul 27 11:49 PM
Describing him as one of the most "exuberant boosters" of India's nuclear capabilities, the US media today highlighted the contribution of 'missile man' A P J Abdul Kalam to the country's atomic and space programme. Kalam, who would have turned 84 ...
- The Times of IndiaJul 28 05:18 PM
Struggling to get India’s space programme going in the face of an inimical US-led sanctions regime, Kalam was at the wrong end of Washington’s technology denial regime.
- Bloomberg via Yahoo! FinanceJul 27 09:44 AM
A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, an architect of India’s missile program and the country’s 11th president, has died. “ India mourns the loss of a great scientist, a wonderful president and above all an inspiring individual,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a posting on Twitter. Kalam, the son of a ferry-boat owner, played a lead role in the 1998 nuclear tests that prompted international sanctions against...
- SiliconIndiaJul 28 05:20 AM
WASHINGTON: Describing him as one of the most "exuberant boosters" of India's nuclear capabilities, the U.S. media highlighted the contribution of 'missile man' A P J Abdul Kalam to the country's atomic and space programme.
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