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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.