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  Directory of links to all things military.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Prithvi is not a particularly sophisticated missile, incorporating propulsion technology derived from the Soviet SA-2 surface-to-air missile.
The Indian army is reluctant to incorporate the Prithvi-I into its practices largely because of its lack of precision and the difficulties associated with its liquid fuel.
The Prithvi is reported to have a relatively high circular error probable (CEP) -- 300 meters at 150 km range and 500 meters at 250 km range, (0.2 percent of the range).
www.worldnewsstand.net /04/military/No32.htm   (467 words)

 NATIONAL 9 (Spotlight Weelky)]
The news of his birth was a relief to Prithvi Narayan Shah, who was in a state of frustration after the defeats in his battles against the Malla kings of the principalities in Kathmandu Valley, say historians.
Prithvi Narayan Shah could not detach Pratap Singh Shah, who was obsessed by the group’s activities, from tantrism.
Moreover, in his Divya Upadesh, Prithvi Narayan Shah tries to warn his people against the intrigues of the courtiers: "The Chhetris and the Brahmins of the east and the west should not be permitted into the affairs of the court.
www.nepalnews.com /contents/englishweekly/spotlight/2001/jun/jun15/national9.htm   (1378 words)

 Prithvi Theatre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prithvi is one of Mumbai's best known theatres, that belongs to the Kapoors, one of the influential actor/director families in Bollywood.
Prithviraj Kapoor's youngest son Shashi Kapoor, who had trained as an actor in the Prithvi Theatres, married Jennifer Kendal, daughter of Laura and Geoffrey Kendal, and the leading actress of their theatre company,.
Shashi and Jennifer worked dedicatedly towards realising Prithviraj's dream, and on the 5th of November, 1978 the Prithvi Theatre, Bombay was inaugurated.
www.kernersville.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Prithvi_Theatre   (266 words)

 Prithvi - India Missile Special Weapons Delivery Systems
Prithvi adds muscle to 444 missile group - Gauray C. Sawant May 27, 2002 - An article about present and future Prithvi and Agni missile deployment within the army.
According to this source, the Prithvi is considered technologically superior due to its on-board computer guidance system, while the M-11 has a far longer range.
Prithvi: The Case for 'No-First-Deployment' - by Gaurav Kampani, 1997.
www.fas.org /nuke/guide/india/missile/prithvi.htm   (731 words)

 prithvi-About us   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Prithvi Theatre is primarily a theatre venue, yet, a number of projects supported by Prithvi have little to do with the usual agenda of a theatre venue and far more to do with agendas for growth both of the theatre and in the theatre.
Prithvi has come up with a scaled theatre rent and ticket rate to enable performing groups to survive economically as well as develop an audience.
The Prithvi Festivals have emerged as an extension of this process, an attempt to assess the situation of theatre in Mumbai, India or the world today so that we may better respond to the needs, gaps, and sometimes alarming holes in the entire framework of theatre in our country.
www.prithvitheatre.org /about_us.htm   (353 words)

 News Headings
While the sources declined to divulge the exact time frame for testing and trials of the naval Prithvi, they stressed that the entire attention was now focussed on its development as work on the Army and Air Force variants of the missile had already been completed.
The naval Prithvi is understood to be a more complex system to develop as its guidance system would perforce have to be capable of operating in two mediums-sea and air.
The ultimate induction of a missile like the naval Prithvi is expected to lend a lot of punch to the Indian Navy as it was expected to enhance its reach.
www.tribuneindia.com /1998/98sep07/head6.htm   (1114 words)

 Prithvi missile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Prithvi Missile mounted on its launchpad Prithvi (Sanskrit: The Earth) is the short range ballistic missile developed by India under the IGMDP.
Prithvi - I has a 1000 Kg warhead and a range of >125 miles and has been handed over to the Indian Army.
Prithvi - II has a range of 250 Kilometres with the Indian Air Force being the primary user.
prithvi-missile.area51.ipupdater.com   (230 words)

 Idle Brain
Prithvi's mother confesses in police station that Prithvi is the only son and she does not have any twin.
Prithvi tries to escape from the captivity of SM only to be caught by SM in the middle of the sea.
After knowing that prithvi is his brother and then realizing the torture he made on his wife and mom, he send Roja with a suitcase with all the gold biscuits and stuff to SMP that he is ready to surrender.
www.idlebrain.com /movie/archive/mr-sultan.html   (1404 words)

 Prithvi Featival 2000 @ GLAMSHAM.com
Interestingly, it was during this time, Prithvi gradually came to be known as a Mecca for budding dramatists and aspiring professionals primarily due to the unique atmosphere, the Cafe, and a world class theatre space and professional theatre services.
Over the years, Prithvi too has grown and progressed, enriching its participation in the cultural milieu of the city by being involved in many activities.
The annual 'Summertime at Prithvi', theatre and related workshops for children are the highlight of the year's activities, now in it's 11th year.
www.glamsham.com /prithvi/prithvitheatre.htm   (572 words)

 The Shahs
Prithvi Narayan Shah (1769-1775 A.D.), with whom we move into the modern period of Nepal's history, was the ninth generation descendant of Dravya Shah (1559-1570 A.D.), the founder of the ruling house of Gorkha.
Thus King Prithvi Narayan Shah unified the Kathmandu Valley and Kathmandu became the capital of the modern Nepal by 1769 A.D. Once the foundation of the Kingdom of Nepal was thus laid, King Prithvi Narayan Shah, turned his attention towards the east.
King Prithvi Narayan Shah, The Great, by his tireless efforts was successful in bringing together diverse religio-ethnic groups under one national banner and inculcating in them a sense of national pride and belonging.
www.infonepal.com.np /shahs.htm   (651 words)

 Prithvi missile - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prithvi (Sanskrit: The Earth) is the short range ballistic missile (SRBM) developed by India under the IGMDP.
Prithvi-I has a 1000 kg warhead and a range of over 125 statute miles (200 km) and has been handed over to the Indian Army.
If reports are accurate, Prithvi could be reclassified from SRBM to a medium range ballistic missile (MRBM).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/PRITHVI   (224 words)

 Prithvi Missiles: the consolidation of Indian deterrent value in Indo-Pak relations
The development of Prithvi and that too the first liquid version took an unusually long time and by the time it was perfected it was found to be strategically of minimum value in view of long preparations needed to get the missiles ready.
Prithvi I is of 150 Km range with 1000 Kg payload, Prithvi II to be 250 Km range with 750 Kg payload capacity and Prithvi III is to be of 350 Km range with 500 Kg warhead.
Prithvi I or SS -150 was first flight-tested on February 25, 1988.
www.saag.org /papers5/paper443.html   (1893 words)

 Prithvi SRBM
The Prithvi (Earth) is a single stage, dual engine, liquid fuel (red fuming nitric acid as an oxidiser, with a 50/50 mix of xylidiene and triethylamine as fuel), road-mobile, short-range ballistic missile which began design in 1983 and was first tested in 1988.
Each battery of four Prithvi carrier vehicles will be accompanied by a missile re-supply and loading vehicle, a propellant tanker and also a command post to provide target data to the missile's guidance system before launch.
This Prithvi was provided with a homing facility and was a more advanced version than the one tested in March 2001.
www.geocities.com /vinswasre123/Prithvi.htm   (933 words)

 Nepali Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Prithvi Narayan Shah inherited the rule of the hilly Gorkha kingdom in 1742, at the age of 20.
He believes Prithvi Narayan Shah was inspired purely by an ambition to expand the borders of his kingdom initially, and was determined to avoid the defeat his father, Nar Bhupal Shah, had to face.
Prithvi Narayan Shah’s ability to unify such a diverse variety of people in such different geographical locations had as much to do with his economic policy as with his ability to win the hearts and minds of the people whose rulers he defeated.
www.nepalnews.com /ntimes/issue76/nation_1.htm   (1450 words)

 MissileThreat :: India Test Fires Prithvi Missile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Prithvi can reach a target at a distance of 150 km in just 300 seconds, and is said to have a minimum range of 40 km.
Prithvi can carry both conventional and nuclear warheads, with a payload weight up to 1000 kg.
Prithvi was first tested in 1988, and are believed to have entered service in 1994.
www.missilethreat.com /news/200401231808.html   (170 words)

 Prithvi - India Missile Special Weapons Delivery Systems
The Prithvi was India's first indigenously developed ballistic missile to result from this program.
Prithvi-I (150 km/1,000 kg) in army service, is capable of striking about a quarter of Pakistani territory, including Islamabad and most other major cities.
Prithvi is reported by some sources to have a circular error probable of 1.5 km.
www.globalsecurity.org /wmd/world/india/prithvi.htm   (971 words)

 Rediff On The NeT: Prithvi: The Case for 'No-First-Deployment'
The Prithvi is a classic case of technological determinism where an existing technological artifact has generated its own demands for a military doctrine as evidenced by the general staff quality requirement debate between the army and DRDO.
Furthermore, the Prithvi is neither state-of-the-art nor does it mark a quantum leap in military capability.
But "induction" of the Prithvi into the armed forces must not be allowed to become an end in itself.
www.rediff.com /news/jul/10kamp.htm   (1587 words)

 Bringing Prithvi Down to Earth
There are two versions of Prithvi: Prithvi I is said to carry a payload of 1000kg to a maximum range of 150km, while Prithvi II carries 500kg to 250km.
Prithvi is fuelled by a liquid propellant, which is highly volatile, corrosive and toxic; thus, it has to be loaded just prior to launch, dangerous to crew in case of spillage or leaks, and cannot be used for practice exercises.
We calculate the number of Prithvis needed to ensure a reasonable probability of significant damage to the different kinds of targets listed earlier using the most optimal choice of warhead and assuming a range of values for Prithvi's CEP.
www.inesap.org /bulletin16/bul16art05.htm   (887 words)

 About Gorkha - Gorkha Treks: Offers Trekking, Tours, Adventure, Rafting to Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, Sikkim
Probably Nepal’s most famous village, it is the ancestral home of the Shaha dynasty, the birth place of King Prithvi Narayan Shah after whom the Prithvi Highway is named, and was at the heart of the recruiting area for Gurkha regiments.
The modern village is a steepish walk to the south of Prithvi Narayan’s Gorkha Durbar headquarters and, considering it’s role in the history of Nepal, surprisingly small.
of Nepal, Prithvi Narayan Shah was born in 1723 and, the age of 20, succeeded to the Gorkha throne established in 1560 by Dravya Shah.
www.visitnepal.com /gorkhatreks/aboutgorkha.htm   (247 words)

 Prithvi's naval variant is successfully test-fired - The Times of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
NEW DELHI: A new modified version of the indigenously-developed medium-range Prithvi missile, called P-III, was test-fired from the integrated test range at Chandipur, near Balasore, on Wednesday.
Prithvi-I, with a striking-range of 150-250 km, has already been inducted into the Army.
Prithvi is the only ballistic missile to be fully inducted into the armed forces so far.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /articleshow/901642.cms   (234 words)

 Prithvi Theatre : The Birth of a theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Prithvi Theatres and Shakespeareana crossed paths at the Royal Opera House in Bombay.
It was born of a love for theatre and it continues to thrive on the patronage and good wishes of its actors and its audiences.
Prithvi Theatre is an independent performance space in Bombay, founded in 1978 in the memory of the late Shri Prithviraj Kapoor.
www.prithvitheatre.org /birth.htm   (479 words)

 India tests nuclear-capable Prithvi missile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
India on Jan. 30 successfully test-fired the nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Prithvi (Earth) missile from a range in coastal Orissa state, defence sources said.
Prithvi can reach a target at a distance of 150 km in just 300 seconds and can carry a one-tonne warhead.
The Jan. 30 test was the 23rd test of the Prithvi by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and was witnessed by top defence and test range officials.
www.indianembassy.org /i_digest/2004/jan_31/prithvi.htm   (265 words)

 Prithvi Garrison - Research Center Imarat (RCI) Hyderabad - India Special Weapons
By 1996 an unspecified number of Prithvi's were believed to be in the possession of the Indian Army's 333 Missile Group, which was reportedly headquartered in Secunderabad.
The association of this complex with the Prithvi missile system is the most probable interpretation, and alternative explanations for the function of this complex are not apparent.
Although it is not possible to determine the number of missiles and associated vehicles present at the facility at the time the imagery was acquired, several vehicles of dimensions consistent with those associated with the Prithvi are in evidence, suggesting at least that the facility is currently in use.
www.globalsecurity.org /wmd/world/india/hyderabad-rci-p.htm   (610 words)

 Prithvi SRBM
Prithvi can also be launched from warships equipped with the Dhanush (Sanskrit/Hindi word for Bow, as in bow and arrow), a hydraulically stabilized launch pad.
The Prithvi-I is 8.56 meters long and has a diameter of 1.1 meters, while Prithvi-II is 9 meters long but has the same diameter to the Prithvi-I. The rocket motor is approximately 6 meters long, and the warhead cone is about 2.5 meters long.
Each battery of four Prithvi carrier vehicles will be accompanied by a missile re-supply and loading vehicle, a propellant tanker (only for the liquid-fuelled Prithvi-I and II variants) and also a command post to provide target data to the missile's guidance system before launch.
www.bharat-rakshak.com /MISSILES/Prithvi.html   (2965 words)

 Welcome To Prithvi Estates!
Prithvi Estates is now also registered with the Registrar of Trade Marks and Practices.
Prithvi Estates is the only Real Estate Consultancy in Mumbai with an overseas office in Dubai, U.A.E. for providing property service to its NRI clients.
Prithvi Estates is a sole proprietory concern of Shri Kishore R. Bhatia.
www.seekandsource.com /prithviestates   (288 words)

 rediff.com: India refuses to confirm production of Prithvi
India on Thursday refused to confirm or deny a US media report that it was planning full production of about 300 short-range surface-to-surface missiles for all three branches of the defence forces.
The report said the 300 Prithvis, estimated to cost $ 200 million, would be manufactured at the state-owned Bharat Dynamics in Hyderabad.
It said 50 Prithvi missiles, with a longer range of 250 kilometres, would be produced for the air force.
www.rediff.com /news/2000/sep/07us.htm   (347 words)

 Prithvi Theatre Festival: Footsbarn Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Prithvi - a place where budding playwrights find their stage and the established ones stage their best.
Prithvi Festival is proud to present Footsbarn, an international traveling theatre with whom we have shared a 10 year relationship.
Hutch and Prithvi present an opportunity of a lifetime to witness 'Perchance to Dream'.
www.hutch.co.in /corpsite/home/footsbarn.asp   (385 words)

 Features News The Rising Nepal (Daily)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The most praiseworthy aspect of Jai Prithvi’s life was that instead of enjoying the worldly prosperity, power and luxury he chose hardship and rather nomadic life for the welfare of the people and the world.
Jai Prithvi feels that natural human character is benevolance and humanness, sense of cooperation and brotherhood on the other hand animal is self centered and selfish.
According to Jai Prithvi religions actually mean heaven as a state of happiness and peace but not a material heaven somewhere in the sky as many religious dogmas maintain.
www.nepalnews.com.np /contents/englishdaily/trn/2001/aug/aug23/features.htm   (2608 words)

 Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Our work, based on descriptions in newspapers, journals and magazines, suggests that if Prithvi is armed with conventional warheads and used against targets like airbases, command centres and radars, its military utility would be marginal.
Prithvi is deployed in missile regiments along with several other vehicles.
The total weapon load capacity of Indian aircrafts (with one sortie each) is equivalent to 3,000 Prithvi I or 6,000 Prithvi II missiles.
www.ipcs.org /ipcs/issueIndex2.jsp?action=showView&kValue=335&issue=1011&status=article&mod=b   (869 words)

 Prithvi not to be made into anti-missile: Pranab
"There are no plans to integrate Prithvi missile with the Israeli Greenpine radar as a defence cover in respect of a nuclear threat," the defence minister told the Rajya Sabha in written answer on Wednesday.
Indicating this, Mukherjee said that during the recent bilateral discussions, Washington had conveyed its willingness to enter into defence supply, co-production and research and development relationship in areas of advanced defence technologies with India.
On whether the country proposed to increase the range of the Prithvi missile from 150 km to 350 km, he said the missile already had a range exceeding 150 km.
www.rediff.com /news/2005/aug/17pranab.htm   (232 words)

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