India to Test Fire Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Agni-V Today

India is all set to test fire Agni-V, a solid fueled Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), Wednesday. It is reported that test fire will take place in Wheeler Island off the coast of Odisha. The nuclear warhead-enabled Agni-V, with a range of more than 5,000 kilometers (3,100 miles), can reach deep into Asia and Europe. Apr 18, 2012

William Boyd To Pen New Bond Thriller

Famous British novelist William Boyd will bring back the never say die agent 007, James Bond, in action once again. Boyd has been invited to write the new Bond novel by Fleming's Estate, which will hit the stands during the 60th anniversary of the first Bond series "Casino Royale" in autumn 2013, reports the Daily Star. Apr 15, 2012

Taliban Attack Pakistani Jail, Free 400 Prisoners

In a major security blow to Pakistani authorities, about 400 prisoners, including suspected militants, escaped when as many as 150 heavily armed Taliban militants attacked a jail in northwest Pakistan on Sunday. Apr 15, 2012

Shah Rukh Detained For 2 Hours At New York Airport; U.S. Expresses Regret

The US Immigration guys have always been notorious in treating a few of the well-known Indian personalities, in order to meet their country's "highly sophisticated" security standards. There are many instances at US airports in which Indian celebrities, scientists and diplomats have received an undesirable welcome. Apr 13, 2012