Saraswat joins NITI Aayog as member

Former Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief V.K. Saraswat Friday took over as member of newly-created NITI Aayog here.

India to hard sell Tejas at air show

India will showcase and hard sell its indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas at an air show here in February to prospective buyers from overseas, a top official said on Wednesday.

Govt decision to remove DRDO chief shouldn't be politicised: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said the government's decision to remove Avinash Chander as the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief should not be politicized.

Avinash Chander avoids media on sudden termination as DRDO chief

New Delhi: Avinash Chander on Wednesday refused to comment on Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government's decision to abruptly remove him as the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief.

Want young person on DRDO chief's post: Manohar Parrikar on Avinash Chander's removal
Want young person on DRDO chief's post: Manohar Parrikar on Avinash Chander's removal

A day after the Centre removed the chief of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Avinash Chander, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday justified the government's decision.

NIOT retrieves lost heavy-weight torpedo

In a first, a heavy-weight torpedo lost by a Naval laboratory during a technology demonstration trial off Visakhapatnam has been retrieved from the sea by the National Institute of Ocean Technology's Deep Sea Technology team, a top NIOT official said on Saturday.

DRDO under Parliament scanner

India’s premier defence research organisation – Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) – is under Parliament scanner.

President applauds successful test-firing of Agni IV

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday congratulated the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for successfully test-firing the Agni-IV strategic missile.

IAF chief unveils new pilot selection system

Indian Air Force chief Arup Raha on Friday unveiled the new computerised pilot selection system, replacing the age-old pilot aptitude battery test.

Steps taken to boost indigenisation: Manohar Parrikar

The government has initiated steps to boost indigenisation of defence equipment and a vast majority of new acquisitions were in "buy (Indian)" or "buy and make (Indian)" categories, Parliament was told on Friday.

Avinash Chander to continue as DRDO chief

India's premier defence and research organisation DRDO's chief Dr Avinash Chander will retire on November 30 but will continue to occupy the position on a contractual basis till May 2016.

DRDO should share research with private units: Amit Mitra

Calling for more participation from domestic companies in the defence sector, West Bengal Industries Minister Amit Mitra on Friday urged the DRDO to share its research findings and technology with Raksha Udyog Ratnas (RUR) to promote growth of the private units.

Tejas PV6, 2-seater trainer takes to sky in maiden flight

The final version of the two-seater (trainer) version of Tejas (PV-6) made its maiden flight on Saturday, in a milestone for India's overall indigenous Light Combat Aircraft Tejas Programme.

'Nirbhay' missile scheduled to be test fired on Friday

India is ready for the second test fire of its indigenously developed sub-sonic long range cruise missile 'Nirbhay' from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur.

DRDO chief calls for turning waste into useful products

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief Avinash Chander Thursday called for turning waste into useful products through affordable technologies.

India should stay ahead of world in technology: PM

Calling technology a "key driving force", Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday said India needs to stay ahead in this sphere to become a world leader.

India can export fighter planes, missiles: DRDO chief

DRDO has said India can sell combat aircraft and missiles whose production cost would be "much lower" than some of the weapons sold by countries such as China.

A sewage treatment plant to help manage water efficiently

With the larger goal of fighting the challenging battle of sanitation and water management in India, a new environment friendly sewage treatment plant (STP) has been set up in Delhi`s Timarpur area as a pilot project.

Promotion fundamental right for eligible candidate: SC

The Supreme Court has said that an eligible candidate has fundamental right to be considered for promotion against the available vacancy and promoted if adjudged suitable.

AK Antony asks DRDO to complete projects in time

With DRDO facing "bitter criticism" over delays in major projects like LCA and Arjun tank, Defence Minister AK Antony on Wednesday asked the research agency to complete its programmes within the prescribed time-limit.