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Rajnath Singh unveils first batch of anti-COVID drug developed by DRDO and hands over to Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: The first batch of the adjunct COVID therapy anti-COVID drug, 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG), was released by Defence Minister  Rajnath Singh and handed over to Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Science & Tech and Earth Sciences Dr Harsh Vardhan in New Delhi on May 17, 2021.

PM Modi praises armed forces' role in fight against COVID-19

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has praised the role of the armed forces in the fight against COVID-19.

Rajnath Singh, Nirmala Sitharaman wish Mamata Banerjee over West Bengal Assembly poll results 

New Delhi: Defence Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Rajnath Singh on Sunday congratulated West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee after her party registered a thumping victory in the Assembly polls to return to power for a third straight term.

Armed forces get emergency financial powers to fight Covid-19

New Delhi/IBNS: The government has granted emergency financial powers to the Indian armed forces to up their efforts to tackle the second wave of Covid-19, which is wreaking havoc across the nation.

250 additional ICU beds at DRDO hospital in Delhi by Saturday evening: Rajnath Singh amid Covid spike

New Delhi/UNI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that the additional 250 ICU beds will be set up at DRDO's Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Covid hospital in Delhi Cantt by Saturday evening.

Mamata Banerjee Dharna: Rajnath Singh slams TMC supremo

Swarupnagar/UNI: Senior BJP leader and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday lashed out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over her adverse comments on the poll body, saying the TMC supremo's outburst was a result of her frustration because she realised her imminent defeat on May 2.

India, Kazakhstan agree to further strengthen bilateral defence cooperation

New Delhi/UNI: India and Kazakhstan agreed on Friday to strengthen their bilateral defence cooperation with training, defence exercises and capacity building.

Ram Nath Kovind undergoes successful bypass surgery: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi: Indian President Ram Nath Kovind's underwent successful bypass surgery at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Tuesday, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said.

South Korean Defence minister witnesses Indian Army paratrooper exercise

Agra/UNI: The South Korean Defence Minister Suh Wook on Saturday morning witnessed a paratrooper exercise by the Indian Army here in a glaring field exercise.

United States Defence Secretary Lloyd J Austin meets Rajnath Singh, S Jaishankar   

New Delhi: Visiting United States Defence Secretary Lloyd J Austin on Saturday met Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar here.

BJP will hit sixers like Sourav Ganguly in West Bengal elections and form govt in state : Rajnath Singh

Sabang/UNI: Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday claimed that the game of Mamata Banerjee was over and predicted a BJP's win in West Bengal Assembly polls.

Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani to start poll campaign in Assam from Saturday

Guwahati/IBNS: Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani will start their poll campaigns in Assam from March 13.

DRDO conducts successful flight test of Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet

New Delhi: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully carried out a flight demonstration based on Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR) technology from Integrated Test Range Chandipur off the coast of Odisha at around 1030 hrs on Friday, officials said.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh salutes IAF on 2nd anniversary of Balakot air strikes

New Delhi/UNI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday saluted the courage and diligence of the Indian Air Force (IAF) on the second anniversary of Balakot air strikes.

India, China conclude tenth round of military talks, discuss next phase of disengagement

New Delhi/IBNS: India and China have concluded the tenth round of military talks, which lasted for over 16 hours on Saturday.