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Indigenously developed Prithvi-II missile testfired

BALASORE (Odisha): India on Wednesday conducted a successful night testfire of its indigenously developed nuclear capable surface-to-surface Prithvi-II missile as part of a user trial by the Army from a base in Odisha, defence sources said. The state-of-the-art missile was testfired from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur near here in darkness and the […]Read More

DRDO plans national programme on directed energy weapons for battles

(This story originally appeared in on Sep 14, 2020) NEW DELHI: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is now planning a national programme on directed energy weapons (DEWs) like high-energy lasers and high-powered microwaves, which are increasingly being considered crucial around the world for the contactless conflicts of the future. The national programme will […]Read More

Bangalore based start-up developing air launched drones with US Air

NEW DELHI: A Bangalore based start-up is part of the first Indo-US technology collaboration project in the aerospace sector and will work with the US Air Force Research labs to develop future air launched drones for the armed forces. NewSpace Research and Technologies Pvt Ltd, a start-up that lists itself as a 46 member team, […]Read More

Health ministry puts Central Hall option back on table to

New Delhi: The ministry of health and family welfare has recommended holding the monsoon session of Parliament in Lok Sabha chambers and the Central Hall with strict sanitisation protocols, seating members in the visitors’ gallery and disallowing visitors and MPs’ staff during the sittings. Lok Sabha secretary-general Snehlata Shrivastava held discussions with ministries of health […]Read More

Local defence technology helps fight Covid-19

NEW DELHI: From adhesives utilized in submarines to particular coating initially designed for top power parachutes, India has been utilizing spin offs from its obtainable defence technology to rapidly develop low value, excessive quantity tools desperately wanted within the fight towards Covid-19. More than half a dozen important gadgets—starting from excessive safety face masks to […]Read More

Legal action will be taken against those defying 14-day quarantine

New Delhi: A Legal action would be initiated against those who’ve returned from overseas and are flouting the 14-day quarantine interval suggested to them to manage the unfold of coronavirus, mentioned a Group of Ministers which on Wednesday reviewed the actions for administration of the contagion. Addressing a press briefing on the present COVID-19 scenario […]Read More