Monday, December 28, 2015

Astra missile

The air-to-air missile ASTRA was once again successfully test-fired by the Indian Air Force off the coast of Odisha near the Integrated Test Range, BalasoreDefence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) have successfully tested crucial anti-jamming capability of the Astra missile.It is radar homing missile fuelled by single stage solid fuel and has payload capacity of 15 kg conventional explosives.It possesses Shot Kill Probability (SSKP) with range of 60-km plus that makes it one of the most reliable in its class of weapon systems.

CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award 2015

Former wicket-keeper batsman Syed Kirmani was today nominated for Col. C.K.Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award which comprises a trophy, citation and a cheque for Rs.25 lakhs.The award was instituted by the BCCI in 1994 to mark the birth centenary of Col. Cottari Kanakaiya Nayudu, India's first Test captain.Dilip Vengsarkar was the recipient of the award in 2014.

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