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April 2014 - India Special Weapons News

  • India test-fires anti-ballistic interceptor missile Iran Press TV 27 Apr 2014 -- India has successfully test-fired a new anti-ballistic missile capable of intercepting targets and destroying any incoming long-range missile outside the earth's atmosphere.
  • India successfully tests antiballistic interceptor missile VoR 27 Apr 2014 -- The Organization of Defense Research and Development of the Indian Defense Ministry has successfully tested a new extraterrestrial interceptor missile, the Press Trust of India news agency reports.
  • India successfully test-fires surface-to-surface Akash missile IRNA 24 Apr 2014 -- India Wednesday test-fired the indigenously developed surface-to-air Akash missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) complex at Chandipur near Balasore in Odisha state, with the results being analysed.
  • India successfully test-fires its own anti-aircraft missile - media VoR 23 Apr 2014 -- On Wednesday India successfully test-fired its own supersonic surface-to-air Akash missile, local media reports. The launch was carried out from the test range at Chandipur in Odisha. The Akash missiles successfully hit an unmanned aircraft, Lakshya.
  • India Begins World's Largest Election VOA 06 Apr 2014 -- India's general election has begun with voters casting ballots in two remote northeastern states. Billed as the world's largest democratic exercise, the staggered election involving some 815 million voters will conclude in five weeks. Opinion polls say the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party is likely to emerge the winner on its promise of economic revival.
  • India Set to Begin World's Largest Vote VOA 04 Apr 2014 -- India begins the mammoth task of choosing its next government Monday when its nine stage, five-week parliamentary election gets underway. The polls pitch the ruling Congress Party against the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party and are widely expected to usher in a change of government in the nation of 1.2 billion people.

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