Articles about Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
23 Jul 2021
India flight tests new generation surface-to-air Akash missile
India on Friday successfully flight tested the New Generation Akash (Akash-NG) missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur which is located off the Odisha coast, the DRDO sources said.
08 Jul 2021
DRDO nod for Mankind Pharma to manufacture COVID-19 drug 2-DG
Pharmaceutical firm Mankind Pharma on Thursday announced that it has received approval from the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to manufacture and market the COVID-19 drug 2-Deoxy-D-Glucose or 2-DG.
28 Jun 2021
COVID-19 drug 2-DG launched: All you need to know
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories on Monday announced the commercial launch of COVID-19 drug 2-Deoxy-D-Glucose (2-DG).
17 May 2021
DRDO's anti-coronavirus drug: Its efficacy, price, and more queries answered
The first batch containing 10,000 doses of the anti-coronavirus drug - 2-Deoxy-D-Glucose or 2-DG - was launched by Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today.
08 May 2021
DRDO's anti-coronavirus drug cleared for emergency use by DCGI
The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has approved the emergency use of an anti-coronavirus drug developed by a laboratory of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to treat moderate to severe patients, reports say.
28 Apr 2021
DRDO to set up 500 oxygen plants within three months
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) will set up 500 medical oxygen plants within the next three months from the allocation made by the PM-CARES Fund, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday.
02 Feb 2021
Aero India takes off on February 3 amidst COVID-19
The country's premier aerospace and defense exhibition, Aero India 2021, takes off in Bengaluru on Wednesday amidst the COVID-19 pandemic with buzz around "Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan" and "Make in India" push.
16 Nov 2020
Centre's 12-point action plan to fight COVID-19 in Delhi: Details
As COVID-19 cases in Delhi continue to rise at an alarming rate, the Centre has announced a 12-point plan to tackle the coronavirus surge in the national capital.
30 Sep 2020
BrahMos missile successfully test-fired at nearly 3X speed of sound
India on Wednesday successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur.
14 Sep 2020
17 Lok Sabha MPs test coronavirus-positive as Monsoon Session begins
On the day the Monsoon Session of the Parliament began amid a raging coronavirus crisis, a record 17 Lok Sabha MPs, most belonging to the ruling BJP, tested positive for the highly-contagious disease.
07 Sep 2020
Proud achievement: India becomes fourth country to test hypersonic vehicle
In what marks a huge achievement for India, the country on Monday successfully tested the indigenously-developed Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV) off the coast in Odisha.
06 Sep 2020
DMRC plans UV light disinfection as Metro services resume tomorrow
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has made several preparations ahead of the resumption of its services from Monday (September 7).
04 Sep 2020
SSR case: NCB team conducts raids at Rhea Chakraborty's home
Days after it formally joined the Sushant Singh Rajput death investigation, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) sent a team to actor Rhea Chakraborty's home to conduct searches on Friday morning.
02 Sep 2020
Crucial question hour dropped from Parliament's monsoon session, outrage follows
The government's decision to disallow question hour during the monsoon session of Parliament, which begins on September 14, has brought it at the receiving end of criticism from the opposition.
30 Aug 2020
Sushant Rajput case: Rhea Chakraborty summoned for third consecutive day
Actor Rhea Chakraborty has been summoned by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for the third consecutive day today, in connection with the death of fellow actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
29 Aug 2020
MPs to be tested for coronavirus before Parliament's monsoon session
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said on Friday that all parliamentarians will be requested to get themselves tested for coronavirus, 72 hours before the monsoon session of Parliament begins.
27 Aug 2020
Rhea poisoned Sushant, killed him, claims the actor's father
In a major twist in the death case of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, his father has claimed that accused Rhea Chakraborty used to poison him.
25 Aug 2020
Sushant Rajput case: CBI might conduct "psychological autopsy"
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), tasked with probing the high-profile death case of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, might conduct a psychological autopsy of the late actor, reports have suggested.
24 Aug 2020
PM-CARES to fund two coronavirus hospitals in Bihar, opposition unhappy
In a development that has taken political undertones in poll-bound Bihar, Prime Minister's Office on Monday tweeted that the PM-CARES Fund, short for Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund, will finance two dedicated coronavirus hospitals in the state.
23 Aug 2020
Sushant Rajput case: CBI questions actor's friend Siddharth Pithani, cook
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials today recorded the statements of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's friend and flatmate, Siddharth Pithani, and a staff member, reportedly his cook Neeraj Singh, as part of its investigations in Mumbai.
22 Aug 2020
Sushant Rajput case: CBI team at actor's home for investigation
A special team of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today arrived at his Mumbai house, where late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput died in June.
15 Aug 2020
Independence Day: DRDO's anti-drone tech guarded Modi at Red Fort
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on the occasion of India's 74th Independence Day, a sophisticated military tech developed by the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) formed a part of his security.
01 Aug 2020
COVID-19 detection in 30 seconds? Delhi tests four Israeli technologies
With the economy struggling to get back on its feet after being ambushed by coronavirus pandemic, the only way to return to normalcy is testing, isolating, and treating the patients.
05 Jul 2020
Delhi inaugurates world's largest COVID care facility with 10,000 beds
Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal on Sunday inaugurated a 10,000-bed COVID care facility in the national capital.
28 Jun 2020
Delhi won't reach 5.5 lakh cases by July-end: Amit Shah
Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said the number of coronavirus cases in Delhi will not reach 5.5 lakh by July-end, as previously estimated by the Delhi government on June 9.
03 Jun 2020
Scientists are developing UV light tech for city-wide coronavirus disinfection
When it was confirmed that the novel coronavirus can stay on surfaces for hours, governments began deploying disinfection techniques to keep public spaces sanitized.
17 May 2020
#WeeklyRecap: OnePlus X-ray cam, DRDO's currency-sanitizer, POCO F2 Pro, more
This week, plenty of developments were noted in the world of technology.
11 May 2020
COVID-19: DRDO develops novel 'cabinet' to disinfect phones, currency notes
As COVID-19 continues to sweep across parts of India, people are doing everything possible to protect themselves from contracting the disease.
01 May 2020
Coronavirus: 'Make in India' for PPEs, ventilators, and masks
The government on Friday assured that it has enough supply of medical supplies to arm frontline workers in the fight against COVID-19.
23 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: Rajnath Singh inaugurates mobile testing labs developed by DRDO
The Ministry of Defence on Thursday unveiled a mobile laboratory that will serve as testing facilities for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
16 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: Thousands of Chinese PPE kits fail India's safety tests
Facing a dearth of personal protective equipment (PPE), India ordered thousands from China, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, but a large chunk of these items didn't pass safety tests, a report in ET said on Thursday.
26 Mar 2020
India's coronavirus cases near 700; here's all that happened today
The total number of coronavirus cases in India jumped to 694 on Thursday evening, according to the Health Ministry.
26 Jan 2020
All that was new at this year's Republic Day parade
Earlier on Sunday, India's rising military was on full display as the celebrations for the 71st Republic Day went off at Rajpath in New Delhi.
19 Nov 2019
This man developed 'Iron Man' suit to help Indian Army
If you love Iron Man, you will surely appreciate the efforts of this Varanasi-based man who has designed an Iron Man suit of his own.
19 Sep 2019
Eggless 'anda bhurji'? Apparently, IIT-Delhi researchers have developed one
As veganism continues to grow popular, researchers at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, have created an egg substitute derived from plants.
16 Aug 2019
#CareerBytes: Top PSUs accepting #GATE2020 score and other important details
After completing engineering, a number of candidates who want to secure a job in Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) opt for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).
07 Aug 2019
Biomedical engineering paper to be introduced in GATE next year
A new paper on biomedical engineering (BME) will be introduced in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) from next year.
29 Jul 2019
#CareerBytes: What career options do you have after cracking GATE?
The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the most competitive exams for engineering graduates.
29 Jun 2019
Apparently, debris from India's anti-satellite missile is still orbiting Earth
Back in March, India reaffirmed its position as a space power by demonstrating the ability to destroy a satellite in low-Earth orbit.
12 Jun 2019
Gaganyaan space mission: IAF to select 'vyomanauts' within 2 months
In a couple of months, the Indian Air Force will select 10 potential candidates for the country's first-ever manned space mission - the Gaganyaan.