Drones

Pakistan air force chief gives shoot at sight orders for all foreign drones. Including those of US

Pakistan air force chief gives shoot at sight orders for all foreign drones. Including those of US

The US has been actively operating drones in the tribal regions of the Afghanistan-Pakistan border since 2004. Pakistan sees it as a violation of its territorial integrity.

Dec 08, 2017, 10:36 AM IST
Fearing possible terror attacks, Hyderabad police ban drones

Fearing possible terror attacks, Hyderabad police ban drones

Hyderabad police on Monday banned flying of drones, paragliders and microlight aircraft after intelligence agencies warned of possible terror attacks.

Dec 04, 2017, 21:37 PM IST
Govt unveils draft norms for drones; proposes unique IDs, radio frequency tags

Govt unveils draft norms for drones; proposes unique IDs, radio frequency tags

Currently, aircraft rules do not cover use of drones as well as their sale and purchase.

Nov 01, 2017, 20:59 PM IST
Drones being used to search missing 3-year-old Indian girl in US

Drones being used to search missing 3-year-old Indian girl in US

Police in Richardson, Texas, are using drones in the search of missing 3-year-old Indian girl who mysteriously disappeared 11 days ago after her foster father left her in an alley at 3 am for not drinking her milk.

Oct 18, 2017, 15:14 PM IST
Now, get your food delivered within minutes via drones – Watch

Now, get your food delivered within minutes via drones – Watch

A local online food delivery platform 'Online Kaka', located in Lucknow, has come up with a different concept of delivering food with the help of drones.

Jul 27, 2017, 20:44 PM IST
Yogi Adityanath govt issues strict guidelines as 'Kanwar Yatra' begins - no vulgar songs, no DJs, Kanwariyas to carry IDs

Yogi Adityanath govt issues strict guidelines as 'Kanwar Yatra' begins - no vulgar songs, no DJs, Kanwariyas to carry IDs

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has issued a series of strict guidelines for the safe passage of the 'kanwar' pilgrimage which began on Monday.

Jul 10, 2017, 10:41 AM IST

Islamic State retakes Raqa district from US-backed forces: Monitor

Islamic State group jihadists recaptured an eastern district of their Syrian bastion Raqa on Friday, a monitor said, rolling back the advance of US-backed fighters. 

Jun 30, 2017, 17:23 PM IST
MIT scientists develop robotic drones that can travel by land and air

MIT scientists develop robotic drones that can travel by land and air

This new robotic drones can efficiently navigate cityscapes with parking spots, no-fly zones and landing pads.

Jun 29, 2017, 00:17 AM IST

Indo-US drone deal cleared: Will it give India an edge over China, Pakistan?

In this segment, the experts discuss the benefit of defence deal between Indian and US. They discuss about how guardian drones will give India an edge over China and Pakistan?

Jun 27, 2017, 12:04 PM IST
Drones can save lives of heart attack patients faster than ambulances

Drones can save lives of heart attack patients faster than ambulances

A new study has found that drones equipped with a portable medical device can help save lives of heart attack patients by reaching the spot four times faster than an ambulance.

Jun 14, 2017, 23:11 PM IST
Delivering packages with drones may reduce carbon dioxide emissions

Delivering packages with drones may reduce carbon dioxide emissions

The study said that drones tend to have carbon dioxide emissions advantage over trucks when the drones do not have to fly very far to their destinations or when a delivery route has few recipients.

May 31, 2017, 21:49 PM IST
New NASA tech to help drones land safely

New NASA tech to help drones land safely

The technology identifies when something on the drone goes wrong, and puts the aerial vehicles in a crash-landing mode.

May 29, 2017, 22:16 PM IST
Making Gujarat malaria-free: Health Minister recommends using drone to get rid of mosquitoes

Making Gujarat malaria-free: Health Minister recommends using drone to get rid of mosquitoes

The health minister, while speaking at the launch of a campaign to make Gujarat malaria-free by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), said that drones should be deployed to check for mosquito breeding sites in homes.

May 25, 2017, 13:48 PM IST

Bengaluru's tax defaulters, beware! BBMP planning to use drones to survey properties

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is planning to install drones in order to conduct survey, 3-D map buildings and verify property owners' claims during the payment of tax. 

Apr 10, 2017, 16:02 PM IST
Now, Nitish Kumar wants drones for quality check of roads in Bihar

Now, Nitish Kumar wants drones for quality check of roads in Bihar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday laid emphasis on building good roads in rural areas and directed to conduct their quality check with the help of drones.

Apr 05, 2017, 17:41 PM IST

Fearing aerial attacks, Mumbai police bans use of drones, paragliders till April 29

To prevent any threat from the skies, the police today banned the use of drones and paragliders in the metropolis for a month.

Mar 29, 2017, 22:32 PM IST

Drones deployed during fourth phase of panchayat polls in Odisha

Drones have been deployed in Maoist-hit Malkangiri district of Odisha for aerial surveillance during the fourth phase of panchayat elections today to ensure smooth voting.

Feb 19, 2017, 15:25 PM IST
Goa bans drones, unscheduled flights near BRICS summit venue

Goa bans drones, unscheduled flights near BRICS summit venue

All unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones, para and sports gliding, hot air ballooning have been banned up to 100 km from the main venue of the BRICS summit by the South Goa district administration from October 14, a government spokesperson said on Wednesday.

Oct 12, 2016, 22:52 PM IST

US, other countries issue declaration on export, use of armed drones

The United States and more than 40 other countries issued a declaration on Wednesday laying out principles they said should govern the export and use of armed drones to ensure they do not cause instability or help terrorism and organised crime.

Oct 06, 2016, 02:10 AM IST

Andhra to use drones extensively, but no private use: CM

Drones will be used extensively for various purposes but private persons or entities would not get the permission to use them in the state, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said here today.

Sep 28, 2016, 21:04 PM IST