India successfully tests nuclear-capable missile Dhanush
V.K. Saraswat, scientific advisor to the defence minister, and director general and secretary, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), was on-board the ship during the mission.
Prithvi is part of India's ambitious integrated guided missile development programme launched over 20 years ago.
Dhanush (meaning bow), which was tested several times in the past, is designed and built by India's Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
It was first test-fired on April 11, 2000 from the Chandipur range.
Expressing serious concern over the ongoing protests in Andhra Pradesh, following the nod for the creation of a separate Telangana State, the Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja said that the Centre must address the genuine concerns of the people and assure them that their interests will be duly protected.
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