India tests nuclear-capable missile
India Tuesday tested a nuclear-capable Agni-IV missile from a base off its eastern coast.
"The missile was successfully tested from Wheeler Island off the coast of Orissa," Defence Ministry spokesman Sitanshu Kar said, DPA reported.
The surface-to-surface ballistic missile was fired from a mobile launcher and hit a target in the Bay of Bengal after a flight of 20 minutes, the Hindu newspaper online reported citing defence sources.
The two-stage missile has a range of 3,000 kilometres and can carry a payload of up to 1,000 kilograms.