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Defence Research and Development Organisation: Government agency in India
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is the premier agency under the Department of Defence Research and Development in Ministry of Defence of the Government of India, charged with the military's research and development, headquartered in Delhi, India. It was formed in 1958 by the merger of the Technical Development Establishment and the Directorate of Technical Development and Production of the Indian Ordnance Factories with the Defence Science Organisation. Subsequently, Defence Research & Development Service (DRDS) was constituted in 1979 as a service of Group 'A' Officers / Scientists directly under the administrative control of Ministry of Defence.

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Major boost to Atmanirbhar Bhrat & Army, DRDO tests MPATGM | Oneindia News [Video]

Major boost to Atmanirbhar Bhrat & Army, DRDO tests MPATGM | Oneindia News

In a major boost to Atmanirbhar Bharat and strengthening Indian Army, Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested indigenously developed low weight, fire & forget..

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Delhi Police to meet farmers to suggest alternative venue for their protest | Oneindia News [Video]

Delhi Police to meet farmers to suggest alternative venue for their protest | Oneindia News

Today, Olympics organisers said that a person has tested positive for Covid-19 at the Tokyo Olympics athletes' village; Delhi Police said it would meet the farmer leaders to suggest alternative venues..

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DRDO approves Mankind Pharma to manufacture 2-DG oral drug for Covid treatment | Oneindia News [Video]

DRDO approves Mankind Pharma to manufacture 2-DG oral drug for Covid treatment | Oneindia News

Drug firm Mankind Pharma today said it has received a licence from the Defence Research and Development Organisation to manufacture and market oral 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG), used for the treatment of..

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PM Modi’s meeting on counter-drone policy; DRDO & IAF to provide tech to tackle UAVs | Oneindia News [Video]

PM Modi’s meeting on counter-drone policy; DRDO & IAF to provide tech to tackle UAVs | Oneindia News

Yesterday, in a high-level meeting chaired by PM Modi, measures and tactics to tackle 'weaponised drones used for terror purposes' were discussed. The meeting was attended by Defence Minister Rajnath..

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DRDO indigenously develops High Strength Beta Titanium Alloy on industrial scale


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Anti-drone technologies soon, says home minister Amit Shah

Amid 61 drone activities detected by the Border Security Force (BSF) on the western border in the past one year, home minister Amit Shah on Saturday said anti-drone solutions were being actively worked..
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DRDO successfully flight tests New Generation Agni P Ballistic Missile

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2-DG drug initially developed for cancer treatment, lures coronavirus by looking like glucose: Former DRDO scientist


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DRDO's 500-bed Covid hospital inaugurated in Srinagar


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DRDO invites EoI to transfer technology of 2-DG drug for bulk production

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), which developed 2-Deoxy-D- Glucose (2-DG), a drug used for treatment of Covid-19 patients, has called for Expression of Interest (EoI) to..
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Contrary to vow, DRDO drug has steep price tag of Rs 990 a sachet

Contrary to promises that the indigenously developed Covid-19 drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) would be priced affordably to ensure it reaches as many patients as possible, the wonder drug has been priced..
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COVID-19 drug 2-DG not for everyone, DRDO issues directions for usage

The drug could be a game-changer in the battle against the pandemic as it helps in faster recovery of hospitalised patients.
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DRDO issues directions on usage of anti-Covid drug 2-DG

The DRDO on Tuesday issued directions on the usage of its 2-DG drug on Covid-19 patients, stating that caution should be exercised while prescribing this medicine to people who have comorbidites such..
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2DG approved for emergency use as adjunct therapy for Covid-19 patients: DRDO

The Defence Research and Development Organisation's (DRDO) on Tuesday said that the anti-Covid drug 2DG isapproved for emergency use as an adjunct therapy to the standard of care in the treatment of..
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DRDO's anti-Covid drug priced at Rs 990 per sachet; Centre, states to get discounts


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DRDO's Covid-19 antibody detection kit: All you need to know

The Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS), a laboratory of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), ​​​has developed a Covid-19 antibody detection kit called..
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DRDO develops Covid-19 antibody detection kit 'Dipcovan'

The Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS), a laboratory of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), ​​​has developed a Covid-19 antibody detection kit called..
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COVID-19 patients may suffer from diabetes, says ICMR

He added that DRDO's COVID-19 drug 2-DG is suitable for patients with mild and moderate levels of coronavirus but not suitable for critical patients.
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DRDO's 2-DG anti-Covid drug to be available by mid-June: Dr Reddy's

Dr Reddy's on Wednesday said that the supply of anti-Covid drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is expected to commence in mid-June. In a..
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Rajnath releases first batch of DRDO’s anti-Covid oral drug


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DRDO says its anti-COVID drug 2-DG should work against various strains

The first batch of the anti-COVID drug was released by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday.
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DRDO's anti-Covid drug 2-DG will reduce recovery time, oxygen dependency, says Union health minister


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DRDO's 2-DG anti-Covid drug: All you need to know


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Rajnath Singh releases DRDO's anti-Covid drug 2-DG


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First batch of DRDO's anti-Covid drug to be released on Monday


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Govt approves procurement of 1.5 lakh units of DRDO's 'Oxycare' system

The government on Wednesday approved the procurement of 1,50,000 units of 'Oxycare' system, developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), for Rs 322.5 crore from the PM-CARES..
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PM Cares Fund approves procurement of 1.5 lakh Oxycare Systems developed by DRDO


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India COVID crisis: International assistance delivered at AIIMS, Safdarjung, Lady Harding, RML, ITBP, DRDO

The ministry of external affair's COVID cell is working 24*7 and a standard operating procedure has been set up to smoothen delivery of assistance.
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All you need to know about DRDO-developed anti-COVID drug, its use, cost, benefits

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Potential cancer drug repurposed for Covid-19 by DRDO, Dr Reddy's gets DCGI nod for emergency use

A potential cancer drug repurposed for Covid-19 treatment -- 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) – has received the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) nod for emergency use as adjunct therapy for..
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DCGI approves anti-Covid drug developed by DRDO for emergency use

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Delhi: DRDO begins installing oxygen plants at AIIMS, RML hospital

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DRDO to build two Covid hospitals in Jammu, Srinagar


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DRDO to set up 500 medical oxygen plants within 3 months: Rajnath Singh


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Covid: Defence minister ask Army Chief, Defence Secy, DRDO chief to offer expertise, facilities to civilians

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DRDO develops supplemental oxygen delivery system which can be used for Covid patients


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Covid-19: Rajnath Singh directs DRDO to provide 150 jumbo oxygen cylinders to UP govt

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MHA asks CAPFs to depute 25 doctors, 75 paramedics at DRDO's Covid hospital in Ahmedabad


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DRDO joins Covid battle: 1,000-bed makeshift hospital to be set up in Lucknow


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Corruption case: Anil Deshmukh reaches DRDO office for questioning

Former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh reached the DRDO guest house here on Wednesday as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had summoned him for questioning in connection with an alleged..
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DRDO opens up missile production partnership for Indian private sector

In a bid to promote the domestic defence industry, the Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) has allowed private sector firms to both develop and produce missile systems such as vertical..
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DRDO develops new lightweight bullet-proof jacket for the Army


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Defence minister Rajnath Singh lauds DRDO on development of Air Independent Propulsion System


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DRDO successfully proves land-based prototype of AIP system, Rajnath congratulates


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