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Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO)

Hypersonic Missile 'Shaurya' Successfully Test Fired Today

Oct 03, 2020 PTI

DRDO officials rate Shaurya as one of the top 10 missiles in the world in its class with its high performance navigation and guidance systems: Sources

'The Only Thing That’s Stopping You Is YOU': India Remembers Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam On His 5th Death Anniversary

Jul 27, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam, India's 11th President, died due to a cardiac arrest while delivering a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Shillong on July 27, 2015.

'We Will Fight And Win Next War With Indigenous Weapons': Army Chief

In his address at the 41st DRDO Directors Conference, he also said the development of weaponry and other systems should be done keeping "future warfare" in mind.

Conman Poses As An ISRO Scientist To Marry PhD Student In Delhi

Oct 06, 2019 PTI

The man, Jitender, later disclosed that he was actually unemployed and was also already married.

DRDO's 'Rustom-2' Drone Crashes In Karnataka During Trial

The incident created a scare at as a loud noise was heard when the aerial vehicle fell.

09 September, 2019

'Chandrayaan 2 Makes Global Space Industry Proud': Pakistan Astronaut Congratulates ISRO


'Regional developments in the space sector in South Asia are remarkable no matter which nation leads - in space, all political boundaries dissolve,' Namira Salim, Pakistan's first female astronaut said.

09 September, 2019

'Indian Base On Moon In 10 Years': Ex-DRDO Scientist


'There are interests from the US, Russia and China to create a base on Moon, (so) India will naturally follow,' Former DRDO scientist A Sivathanu Pillai said.

06 April, 2019

ASAT Test Conducted By India Poses No Threat To ISS: DRDO Chief

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The risk analysis simulation based on an internationally accepted software also showed that there was no threat to the space station. The DRDO chief said that all the debris should be dissolved within 45 days.

01 April, 2019

Days After Mission Shakti, ISRO Launches Satellite Emisat

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The PSLV is a four-stage engine expendable rocket with alternating solid and liquid fuel. In its normal configuration, the rocket will have six strap-on motors hugging it's first stage.

27 March, 2019

A Great Achievement For India, Will Act As Deterrence: DRDO Chief On Anti-Satellite Missile Test

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Reddy said clearance for the project was given over two years back.

27 March, 2019

Pakistan Urges No Militarisation Of Outer Space After India Tests Anti-Satellite Missile

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The test makes India the fourth country in the world after the US, Russia and China to acquire the strategic capability to shoot down enemy satellites.


27 March, 2019

'Hope Nations Will Uphold Peace In Space': China On India's ASAT Missile Test 'Mission Shakti'

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced that India successfully test-fired an anti-satellite missile by shooting down a live satellite.

27 March, 2019

'Wish PM Happy World Theatre Day': Rahul Gandhi On Modi's Mission Shakti Announcement

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"Well done DRDO, extremely proud of your work. I would also like to wish the PM a very happy World Theatre Day," Rahul Gandhi tweeted.

27 March, 2019

India Shot Down Low Earth Orbit Satellite, Is A Space Power Now: PM Modi

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Mission Shakti, which was led by the Defence Research and Development Organisation, was aimed at strengthening India's overall security, PM Modi said.

27 August, 2018

DRDO To Give Siachen Solution To Dal Lake’s Solid Waste Problem

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Jammu and Kashmir Government has sought help of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to address problem of sewage management of around 700 houseboats in the Dal and Nageen Lakes of Srinagar.

20 August, 2018

Guided bombs, anti-tank missile successfully test fired in Rajasthan

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Indigenously designed and developed guided bombs Smart Anti Airfield Weapon (SAAW) and anti-tank guided missile Helina were successfully tested at separate firing ranges in Rajasthan.

29 October, 2017

7 Lakh Rifles, 44,000 LMGs, 44,600 Carbines: Indian Army Finalises Rs 40,000-Crore Mega Procurement Plan

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The government has sent a message to the DRDO to expedite its work on various small arms, particularly on an LMG

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.

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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.

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