Maharashtra using drones to survey crop losses in drought-hit parts

 The Maharashtra government, for the first time, will use two drones in the drought-hit Osmanabad district to survey the loss of crops due to water scarcity.

NASA drones to explore Moon and Mars
NASA drones to explore Moon and Mars

NASA engineers are developing drones that can fly to areas which are inaccessible to rovers - such as the shaded region of a crater - on Mars, asteroids and Moon to gather samples.

Drones to control man-animal conflict around forests!
Drones to control man-animal conflict around forests!

If things go according to plan, drones may soon come to the rescue of those caught in conflict with wild animals.

Maharashtra govt to conduct inquiry into use of drones in Mumbai

Maharashtra government has decided to conduct an inquiry into the use of drones supplied by private firms in Mumbai.

Amazon unveils drone traffic control system at NASA centre

While the world is looking to deploy drones for delivering groceries to hot piping pizzas, several giants like Amazon and Google are busy developing a drone traffic control system to tackle a scenario when these unmanned aerial vehicles will swarm the skies.

Watch: US teen's gun-firing 'drone' in action!
Watch: US teen's gun-firing 'drone' in action!

The Federal Aviation Administration has said it was investigating a viral Internet video showing a home-made "drone" firing a handgun in the Connecticut countryside.

Drones to monitor 'Alvida Namaaz' in UP

The 'Alvida Namaaz' at major Uttar Pradesh mosques on Friday will be closely watched with the help of drones and CCTV cameras, an official said. Police is also keeping a tab on social media posts.

US to entice drone pilots with $15,000 bonus

The United States will offer a $15,000 annual bonus for drone pilots, the Air Force said -- part of a drive to address what it admitted was a "critical shortage" of manpower.

Mumbai Police warns of terror attack before Independence Day, bans  remote-controlled drones
Mumbai Police warns of terror attack before Independence Day, bans remote-controlled drones

Mumbai Police on Wednesday warned that terrorists are likely to carry out an attack any time before Independence Day, as per reports.

Operation of unmanned aircraft systems prohibited: Delhi Police

Amid fears that drones could be used to stage a terrorist attack, Delhi Police on Thursday issued a notification saying operation of any unmanned aircraft systems by public is prohibited and anybody violating it will be strictly dealt with.

Here's why Muse has gone back to basics on new album 'Drones'

Muse bassist Chris Wolstenholme has revealed the reason behind why the Britishthree-piece have gone back tobasics on their new seventh album ' Drones.'

Eyes in the sky: Drones to watch for cheating as Chinese students take crucial exam
Eyes in the sky: Drones to watch for cheating as Chinese students take crucial exam

In a creative measure to prevent cheating in exam, China will deploy a six-winged unmanned drone that will hover over the examination hall to check for any wrongful act.

China monitors university entrance exams with drones

Chinese students sat the annual make-or-break university entrance exams on Monday, with officials deploying drones or high-tech radio surveillance trucks at schools across the country to try and curb increasingly sophisticated cheating methods.

Japan government eyes urban drone ban

 Japan plans to ban the public from flying drones above residential areas and at night, as it scrambles to legislate after a device was found on top of the prime minister`s office in April.

Moth's mating behaviour can help build better drones

Imitating moth mating behaviour can help researchers develop airborne robots or drones that ply the sky searching for signature odours from pollutants.

China uses drones to detect polluting factories

Polluters need to watch out for an eye in the sky as drones have helped China's ministry of environmental protection (MEP) detect factories flouting environmental laws in one of China's most polluted provinces.

Nepal bans drones in its skies fearing leak of sensitive info

Nepal has banned flying of drones in its skies following the devastating earthquake, suspecting leakage of sensitive information through the use of the unmanned aerial vehicle, authorities said on Wednesday.

Fearing intel leak, Nepal bans use of drones

 The Nepal government has banned drones in its skies following the April 25 earthquake, fearing sensitive information might be leaked and pictures of its valuable heritage sites clicked illegally.

LeT, Jaish-e-Mohammed planning drone attack on Delhi: Report

Intelligence agencies have alerted the Delhi Police over a possible terror attack using drones in the national capital by militant groups Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed, as per news reports on Tuesday.

LeT, Jaish-e-Mohammed to launch terror attacks in Delhi using drones?
LeT, Jaish-e-Mohammed to launch terror attacks in Delhi using drones?

Intelligence agencies have alerted the Delhi Police over a possible terror attack using drones in the national capital by militant groups Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed, as per news reports on Tuesday.