Modi underscored that with the test, India was among four countries with a demonstrated anti-satellite capability.
Speaking in an unprecedented national address, broadcast simultaneously across all of India's TV stations and supplemented on social media, Modi confirmed India had become the fourth country in the world, after the United States, Russia and China, to successfully deploy the weapons technology.
Official sources told the Telegraph the missile was a "kinetic kill vehicle" that did not carry any explosives or other devices.
India's test occurred at a lower altitude, some 300km, so its effects may be shorter lived as debris from the test is pulled into Earth's atmosphere.
Acting US Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan.
The United States ran the first anti-satellite test in 1959, when satellites themselves were rare and new.
Lele said India had in all likelihood destroyed its own satellite in the three-minute test conducted on Wednesday. "We will give Rs 3.60 lakh crore in the bank accounts of the poor", he said.
India's foreign ministry said the country "has no intention of entering into an arms race in outer space". "However, converting it to an anti-satellite technology needs a much higher speed where you have 5-10 seconds to hit something coming in at 10 km a second".
He said that the defence and space scientists used an anti-satellite missile (ASM) to destroy a mini-satellite in space. Before that, CNBC reported in January, citing its sources, that USA intelligence agencies had registered the successful trials of Russia's new Nudol anti-missile and anti-satellite defense system. Modi's concluding words, "I visualise an India which could think two steps ahead of time and have the capability to do so", were not limited to scientific achievement, but also his politics.
Responding to the development, Pakistan's Foreign Office said Pakistan believed there was a need to address gaps "in the global space laws with a view to ensuring that no one threatens peaceful activities and applications of space technologies for socio-economic development".
The leader of the main opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, congratulated the defense scientists for the program but took a dig at Modi for making a big show of the announcement on a day that celebrates theatrics. "Kudos to DRDO [Defence Research and Development Organisation] scientists for this huge technological advancement", said Suresh Prabhu, India's Minister for Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation. "So some kind of sharing of capabilities can't be ignored", Uday Bhaskar, director of the Society for Policy Studies, another Delhi think-tank, said.
Federal Aviation Administration and European flight regulators were also present when the data was obtained, the paper wrote. The US's air-safety agency initially resisted moves by its global peers to ground the 737 MAX after the second crash.
However, if parliament doesn't get behind that, the good news is that there won't be a no-deal Brexit outcome by 29 March. Ahead of the United Kingdom parliament meeting, investors look to macro data updates for short term profit opportunities.
I used to say, 'Tim, you gotta start doing it here, ' and you really have, you've really put a big investment in our country. Though, if you are an Android user, Cook's name will only appear as "Tim ", as only Apple and IOS users can see the tweak.
Opinions on social media after the election also indicated "the number of ballots exceed the number of voters that turned out". A coordinator for Thailand-based election monitor We Watch said voter education was insufficient.
Johnson, Watson and Jim Furyk are tied for 11th and still well within striking distance after opening with a two-under 69. Donald's most recent victory in the United States was this event, then called the Transitions Championship, in 2012.
The Portuguese attacker has scored 19 times in the Italian top-flight, with a further four goals coming in the Champions League. They joined Manchester City , Manchester United , Liverpool , Ajax , FC Porto , Barcelona and Juventus .
However, the Swiss battled back to break Albot while leading 6-5 in the second with a backhand volley victor to square the match. Ferrer, ranked 155th in the world, is on a farewell tour in 2019 having said he'll play a limited number of ATP tournaments.
He was awarded the team's Ed Block Courage Award near the end of a 2017 season in which he played through a painful thumb injury. That's better than the Chargers, Bears and Colts (all at 16-to-1), as well as the Vikings and Eagles (both at 20-to-1).
There are no fees (not even worldwide or over-the-limit fees), interest rates are "low", and clear reward programs. No word on when (or if) it'll arrive here in the United Kingdom , but Apple Card hits the U.S. this summer.
Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi said the death toll could go as high as 1,000 from the cyclone and flooding. Some roads were swallowed up by massive sinkholes, while bridges were ripped to pieces by flash floods.
More than a month after his death, the Central Intelligence Agency concluded Salman ordered Khashoggi's death. It also criticized Mr.al-Aiban's rejection of any foreign investigation.
Cristiano Ronaldo Comments On Injury
Santos said: "We saw the incident in the dressing room afterwards and neither we nor he had any doubt - it was a penalty". It was only Ronaldo's second appearance for the national team since the World Cup last summer in Russian Federation .
OR dominates second half to dispatch Wisconsin
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Trump to seek another 8.6 billion US dollars for border wall
The 2020 budget request, which is set to be formally unveiled Monday, would far exceed the $5.7 billion Trump demanded past year . Trump wants $8.6 billion in new funding, beyond the $6.7 billion he's yanking out from other programs with his "emergency".