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PM Modi to launch multiple projects in Manipur, Tripura on Tuesday

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said on Sunday that he will launch 22 projects worth Rs 4,800 crore in Imphal while in Agartala, he will inaugurate the new integrated terminal building at the Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport and will also launch two key development initiatives.

India Conducts Successful Test Of ‘Pralay’ Ballistic Missile Off Odisha Coast

Dec 22, 2021 PTI

India conducted successful test of ‘Pralay’ ballistic missile, which is solid-fuel, battlefield missile developed by Defence Research Development Organisation. It is based on Prithvi Defence Vehicle from the Indian ballistic missile programme.

Rohini Court Explosion: DRDO Scientist Wanted To Kill Lawyer Neighbour, Says Police

Delhi Police has arrested Bharat Bhushan Kataria, a senior scientist in Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in connection with a blast in Rohini Court. The police say that he wanted to kill his lawyer neighbour.

Delhi University Looking To Set Up Nanomedical Institute

Dec 14, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

According to the documents sent to EC members, INMS will be mission-driven and bring together researchers in medicine, computation, biology and chemistry from Delhi University, Wayne State School of Medicine and medical schools in the national capital.

India Successfully Test-Fires Extended Range Pinaka Rocket System At Pokharan Range

A series of successful test-firing of the Extended Range Pinaka rocket system (Pinaka-ER) was carried in the last three days, the defence ministry said.

28 October, 2021

Pakistan Spy Case: Rajasthan Police Seek Help From Odisha Crime Branch In Espionage Probe

Sandeep Sahu

Using fake number and Facebook account, the same Pakistani woman who had entrapped 5 Chandipur employees, got a Class IV staff of MES Jodhpur to extract sensitive information.

30 September, 2021

Odisha Police To Seek Interpol's Aid In Nailing Mystery Woman In ITR Espionage Case

Sandeep Sahu

Sources in the Crime Branch said the woman had been in constant touch with the five arrested staff of ITR since February last year. Though it is still unclear what exact information the woman managed to obtain

29 September, 2021

Odisha Police To Seek Interpol's Aid In Solving DRDO Espionage Case

Outlook Web Desk

'We will establish contact with the Interpol to track down the mysterious lady handler who had been eliciting information from the five accused,' said Additional Director General of Odisha Police crime branch, Sanjeev Panda

21 July, 2021

DRDO Successfully Test-Fires Indigenous Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile

Outlook Web Bureau

The defence ministry described the successful trial of the missile as a major boost for the government's 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' (self-reliant India) campaign.

25 May, 2021

Why Are Doctors Prescribing 2-DG To Covid Patients When The Drug Is Yet To Be Launched?

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Developed by DRDO, 2-Deoxy-d-Glucose (2-DG) is expected to become a game-changer in the fight against the COVID pandemic. But it will be made available to hospitals only in mid-June

18 May, 2021

Explained: How Does 2-DG, DRDO’s New Oral Covid Drug Work?

Outlook Web Bureau

On May 1, the national drug regulator, Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI), had cleared the formulation for emergency use as an adjunct therapy in moderate to severe Covid-19 patients.


16 May, 2021

10,000 Doses Of DRDO’s Antiviral Covid Drug To Be Distributed On Monday: Reports

Outlook Web Bureau

DRDO’s 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) drug can cure moderate to severe Covid-19 infections, officials said.

08 May, 2021

DRDO's Anti-Covid Drug Gets DCGI's Nod For Emergency Use

Outlook Web Bureau

'The drug is expected to save precious lives due to the mechanism of operation of the drug in infected cells. This also reduces the hospital stay of COVID-19 patients,' the defence ministry said.

25 January, 2021

Vice President Lauds DRDO Scientists For Taking India Close To Self-Reliance In Missile Technology

Outlook Web Bureau

M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated two facilities at the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex in Hyderabad.

20 December, 2020

Rajnath Singh Inaugurates India's First Hypersonic Wind Tunnel Test Facility In Hyderabad


After America and Russia, India is the third country to have a large facility in terms of size and operating capability

22 November, 2020

Deep Ocean Mission: India To Launch New Mission To Explore Energy Underwater


Ministry's secretary, M Rajeevan says the mission will also involve developing technologies for different deep ocean initiatives.

30 October, 2020

Biju Babu Used To Tell Dr Kalam To Make A Missile To Scare China: Naveen Patnaik


Naveen Patnaik was addressing his second virtual rally for the November 3 assembly by-election.


09 October, 2020

India Test-Fires Its First Anti-Radiation Missile 'Rudram-1'


The missile was test-fired at the integrated test range at Balasore in Odisha around 10:30 AM, officials said.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz