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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

Bharat Bandh: Drones cameras used for surveillance in Gwalior

In an unusual way to keep eye on demonstrators across the city, authorities used drone cameras for surveillance in Gwalior during the ongoing Bharat Bandh.

Sep 06, 2018, 14:13 PM IST

China may already have an army of drones to keep rivals in check

A number of drones have reportedly been in service of the Chinese military - some with long-range reconnaissance abilities and others with firing power.

Aug 26, 2018, 09:23 AM IST

Nirmala Sitharaman turns to Indian startups to develop drones with missiles

Nirmala Sitharaman has highlighted how missile-equipped drones are fast becoming an asset for armed forces around the world.

Aug 05, 2018, 07:01 AM IST

Drones, para-gliders, hot air balloons banned in Delhi ahead of Independence Day

The notification banning UAVs, UASs has been issued by Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik.

Jul 24, 2018, 14:34 PM IST

Civilian drones likely to take to skies from October

The use of drones by civilians is currently restricted by aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

Jul 18, 2018, 14:16 PM IST

Man arrested for flying drone close to Indo-Bangla border during Mamata's visit

The drone was reportedly spotted by locals and police officials immediately reached the spot and confiscated it.

Jul 10, 2018, 18:29 PM IST

Toy show in Japan brings new drones, robots, yo-yos

The International Tokyo Toy Show started on June 7. The fair is hosting 197 companies this year and attracts toy enthusiasts from around the world.

Jun 08, 2018, 14:37 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jun 29, 2017, 00:17 AM IST