Drones

Section 144 imposed, drones banned ahead of UP CM Yogi Adityanath's visit to Noida

The decision was taken in regard to the visit of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to Noida to inaugurate a new COVID-19 government hospital.

Aug 07, 2020, 12:00 PM IST

Delhi Police bans drones, flying aerial objects till August 15

The Delhi Police has banned the flying of sub-conventional aerial platforms starting from Friday till August 15 as part of security measures.

Jul 31, 2020, 14:25 PM IST

United States eases export restrictions on unmanned drones

In a significant development, the Donald Trump administration on Friday (July 24) relaxed standards for exporting drones to friendly countries.

Jul 25, 2020, 14:02 PM IST

Odisha government to use drones to spray insecticides to kill locusts

In a bid to control the locust attack in the country, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on March 28 had said that 15 sprayers will arrive from Britain in the next 15 days.

Jun 02, 2020, 06:48 AM IST

China's high altitude unmanned helicopter drone for Tibet makes maiden test flight: Report

The AR500C unmanned helicopter, which has the ability to relay communication from a high altitude, could help safeguard China's southwestern borders with India in Tibet, the state-run Global Times reported.

May 25, 2020, 20:20 PM IST

Drones, planes to be used to fight locust attack in Rajasthan

The Rajasthan government is also considering tenders so that drones can be used in countering the locust menace.

May 25, 2020, 17:55 PM IST

DJI Mavic Air 2 with higher picture, video capacity launched

The drone comes with OcuSync 2.0 Remote Controller Transmission System and houses a 3500 mAh battery.

Apr 28, 2020, 12:12 PM IST

Maharashtra police uses drones to locate Palghar mob lynching suspects

Now, the investigating officials have deployed drones to track the movement of the suspected killers in the forest. Some images captured by the drones show policemen deployed in large numbers in and around the Palghar village, where the shameful incident took place.

Apr 23, 2020, 09:48 AM IST

Noida Authority conducts sanitisation drive, uses drones for spraying disinfectant to contain COVID-19

As part of measures to contain the coronavirus from spreading further, the Noida Authority on Thursday (April 9, 200) conducted a sanitisation drive by using drones for spraying disinfectant in the region.

Apr 09, 2020, 16:22 PM IST

Anti-CAA protests: Delhi Police uses drones for surveillance

It may be recalled that fresh protests had erupted over the Citizenship Amendment Act in the Seelampur area of east Delhi on Tuesday afternoon with agitators pelting stones on vehicles and buses, following which police fired tear gas shells to disperse the agitating mob.

Dec 18, 2019, 16:43 PM IST

Man arrested with drones, iPhones worth Rs 26 lakh at IGI airport in Delhi

The Customs Department officials have arrested a man on charges of smuggling a large consignment of drones and other electronic goods worth Rs 26 lakh at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in the national capital. 

Nov 16, 2019, 07:17 AM IST

Mosquito mating sounds may lead to building quieter drones: Study

Johns Hopkins University researcher have discovered that Mosquitoes flap their wings not just to stay aloft but for two other critical purposes that is to generate sound and to point that buzz in the direction of a potential mate.

Nov 10, 2019, 16:15 PM IST

Amid arms drop to terrorists near Indo-Pak border, Home Ministry tells BSF to adopt anti-drone technology

The BSF has been directed to take necessary counter-measures against drones, which of late, has become terrorist's preferred mode to smuggle AK-47 rifles and grenades from Pakistan to India. 

Oct 14, 2019, 14:28 PM IST

Amid drone sightings, security forces cleared to shoot down UAV on international border

At a time when Pakistan-backed terror groups are using small drones to smuggle weapons and narcotics into India, the security forces have been given clearance to shoot down drones flying at 1,000 feet or below.

Oct 13, 2019, 21:42 PM IST

ISI using drones to deliver arms for terror activity in J&K

ISI using drones to deliver arms for terror activity in J&K. Watch this video to know more.

Sep 25, 2019, 10:10 AM IST

Drones can help find, count marine megafauna: Study

In field testing, researchers were also able to make species-level identifications of lemon, nurse and bonnethead sharks, as well as southern stingrays and spotted eagle rays.

Nov 27, 2018, 16:36 PM IST

China unveils advanced stealth UAV at air show

Stealth combat UAV CH-7 is considered to be the most advanced home-grown drone by China till date.

Nov 06, 2018, 20:27 PM IST

China to sell armed drones to Pakistan, state media downplays concerns in India

China's state-run media paints Pakistan as a victim of terrorism and feels India can benefit when Islamabad puts the armed drones to work against terrorists. No word on the country's support to terrorists, however.

Oct 10, 2018, 20:47 PM IST

New Farakka Express derails near Raebareli: Drones being used to monitor rescue operation

Drones and long-range cameras are being used to monitor the situation at the site of New Farakka Express Train derailment.

Oct 10, 2018, 10:46 AM IST

China to sell 48 high-end military drones Wing Loong II to Pakistan

The deal involves 48 Wing Loong IIs, a high-end reconnaissance, strike and multi-role endurance unmanned aircraft system.

Oct 09, 2018, 12:20 PM IST