News You Didn’t See Much Of
We were hearing a lot about the failed long-range missile launch in N. Korea about the same time this was happening.
First Agni III test fails
India's first test firing of its nuclear capable Agni III intermediate range ballistic missile (IRBM), launched at 1105 hrs local time (0535 GMT) on 9 July, failed due to technical problems at the second stage, according to defence sources. The launch has been postponed twice since November 2004 for a variety of political and technical considerations
[Jane's Defence Weekly - first posted to http://jdw.janes.com/ - 10 July 2006]
I don’t know about you, but I didn’t hear or read a single story about this in the “popular press.”