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Doctors wearing protective gear check the temperature of visitors at the entrance of a hospital in Srinagar (Representational Image)| PTI

50 doctors and medical staff contract Covid-19, DRDO steps up work on protective gear

A DRDO lab has devised a special fabric that it says can protect healthcare workers dealing with coronavirus cases from an infection.
Government hospital officials wear masks as precautionary

DRDO starts detection tests for COVID-19, producing hand sanitisers in small quantities

The Madhya Pradesh government will be using the DRDE lab in Gwalior to test suspect coronavirus cases.
File image of the Chinese ship Dai Cui Yun

DRDO confirms Chinese ship India stopped was carrying nuclear-capable equipment to Pakistan

According to DRDO officials, it is now up to India’s national security planners to expose the nuclear proliferation nexus between Beijing and Islamabad.
INS Arihant at sea

India’s K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missile aces second test in a week

The missile has a range of 3,500km, with 'almost all parts of Pakistan and several areas of China within its reach'.
A photo released by the Press Information Bureau, showing a missile launch from under the sea (representational image) | Commons

India test fires K-4, a 3,500 km nuclear-capable missile meant for Arihant submarine

K-4 is the most potent missile that India can fire from a submarine, giving the country unprecedented second-strike capability and huge deterrence power.
Indian Air Force fighter jets fly during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi

IAF set to get two more warning systems, awaits nod from Cabinet Committee on Security

The Rs 9,000-crore DRDO-IAF joint project has been cleared by the Defence Acquisition Council, and is expected to take three years to complete.
Rajnath Singh roadshow

Rajnath Singh says performance standards being to make govt more efficient

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said mechanisms were being put in place for more prudence in financial management under to ensure the Centre's 'minimum government, maximum governance' vision.
The DRDO headquarters in New Delhi

Parliamentary panel recommends DRDO revamp, wants private sector & academic institutions involved

The recommendations by the panel, headed by former Union minister Jual Oram, also included plans to reduce DRDO dependence on foreign vendors.
LCA Tejas

Navy’s Tejas aims for first-ever take-off from aircraft carrier Vikramaditya

DRDO & its Aeronautical Development Agency are aiming to pull off the maiden flight of naval Tejas from Vikramaditya as a technology demonstration.
Agni III

DRDO and SFC to look into why nuclear-capable Agni night test failed

The Strategic Forces Command conducted India’s first night trial of the missile as part of its training, and the DRDO provided logistic support.

On Camera

Delhi University | Photo by Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Delhi University has one obsession and it’s making a mess of it. Exams

After months of back-and-forth over the much-criticised online Open Book Examinations, Delhi University has postponed its exams once again.
File image of Principal Economic Advisor Sanjeev Sanyal | Photo: ANI

India has fiscal and monetary space to boost demand: Principal Economic Advisor Sanyal

Sanjeev Sanyal said at India Global Week that the government has been careful not to spray money and take a step-by-step approach to economic revival.

Defence

The armed forces veterans' statement has been sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi (centre), CDS Gen. Bipin Rawat (left) and Army chief Gen. M.M. Naravane (right), among others (representational image) | Photo: ANI

144 armed forces veterans sign statement on China, highlight need to revamp intelligence

Statement also underlines ‘communication gap’ on India-China stand-off from the govt and the military, urges national policy and strategy on neighbours.
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men in Maharashtra | ANI

Read my lips, forget the camera

Say Central forces' angry soldiers. They need reform, committed leaders. And very sensitive handling.