Articles about Drones

These mind-blowing bee-inspired drones can 3D-print buildings

24 Sep 2022

3D Printing
These mind-blowing bee-inspired drones can 3D-print buildings

A swarm of drones is busy rebuilding a bridge that collapsed during an earthquake... No, this is not the beginning of a chapter in a dystopian fiction.

In a first, Taiwan shoots down Chinese drone: Report

01 Sep 2022

Taiwan
In a first, Taiwan shoots down Chinese drone: Report

In a first such incident, the military forces of Taiwan shot down an unidentified drone that had entered its airspace near the Chinese coast on Thursday.

UK announces largest drone superhighway: How's India boosting similar technology?

23 Jul 2022

Telangana
UK announces largest drone superhighway: How's India boosting similar technology?

The United Kingdom, in the next two years, is expected to have the world's largest autonomous drone superhighway.

J&K Police shoots down Pakistani drone carrying explosives in Kathua

29 May 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
J&K Police shoots down Pakistani drone carrying explosives in Kathua

According to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) police, a drone carrying explosives from Pakistan was shot down in the early hours of Sunday in Kathua district's Hariya Chak village, which is part of the Hiranagar sector.

New Delhi: PM Modi inaugurates Bharat Drone Mahotsav 2022

27 May 2022

Narendra Modi
New Delhi: PM Modi inaugurates Bharat Drone Mahotsav 2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a two-day drone festival called "Bharat Drone Mahotsav" at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi on Friday.

Amritsar: BSF shoots down Pakistan drone carrying 10.7kg heroin
Amritsar: BSF shoots down Pakistan drone carrying 10.7kg heroin

The Border Security Force (BSF) shot down a drone coming from Pakistan that was carrying heroin in Punjab's Amritsar, officials said on Monday.

This is the world's first airport for flying taxis

02 May 2022

Electric Vehicles
This is the world's first airport for flying taxis

Urban-Air Port has set up a demonstration site for its upcoming Air One vertiport—an airport for electric aircraft that land and take off vertically—in Coventry, UK.

#Budget2022: Everything you should know about Centre's 'Drone Shakti' initiative

01 Feb 2022

Startups
#Budget2022: Everything you should know about Centre's 'Drone Shakti' initiative

Presenting the Union Budget 2022 on Tuesday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the "Drone Shakti" project to promote startups in the country.

First aerosports policy drafted as India aims high for 2030

02 Jan 2022

Government of India
First aerosports policy drafted as India aims high for 2030

India's civil aviation ministry unveiled a draft National Aerosports Policy (NASP 2022) on Saturday.

Kabul: CIA warned of children's presence before US drone strike

19 Sep 2021

Afghanistan
Kabul: CIA warned of children's presence before US drone strike

Seconds before the United States carried out a drone strike on a suspected terror target in Kabul on August 29, the Central Intelligence Agency had warned of the presence of civilians, including children, around the target.

Jyotiraditya Scindia launches 'Medicines from the Sky' project in Telangana

11 Sep 2021

Telangana
Jyotiraditya Scindia launches 'Medicines from the Sky' project in Telangana

Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Saturday said that the "Medicines from the Sky" project, under which drugs and vaccines are delivered using drones, will be taken up on a pilot basis in 16 green zones in Telangana and scaled up to the national level based on data.

Drone Rules 2021: Centre eases rules for usage of drones

26 Aug 2021

Jyotiraditya Scindia
Drone Rules 2021: Centre eases rules for usage of drones

The Centre on Thursday passed the Drone Rules 2021 to "liberalize" the norms governing drone usage in India.

Aviation ministry eases rules to operate drones in India
Aviation ministry eases rules to operate drones in India

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has eased the rules regarding drone operations in India by reducing the number of forms that need to be filled to operate them from 25 to five and decreasing the types of fees charged from the operator from 72 to four.

Pakistan drone reportedly drops tiffin box bomb in Amritsar village

09 Aug 2021

Amritsar
Pakistan drone reportedly drops tiffin box bomb in Amritsar village

Ahead of Independence Day, police has recovered a tiffin box bomb packed with over 2 kg of RDX from a village in Amritsar which they suspect was dropped by a drone flying in from Pakistan.

Gujarat: Drones flying sans nod to be seized or destroyed
Gujarat: Drones flying sans nod to be seized or destroyed

Drones and UAVs if found flying in the area of three kilometers from the perimeter of all the Naval installations declared as "No-fly zone" in Gujarat without prior permission will be either confiscated or destroyed, a Defense PRO said on Wednesday.

J&K Police shoots down drone in Akhnoor, 5kg IED found

23 Jul 2021

Jammu And Kashmir
J&K Police shoots down drone in Akhnoor, 5kg IED found

The Jammu and Kashmir Police today shot down a hexacopter drone in the Akhnoor sector of Jammu district.

BSF personnel fire at drone near international border in Jammu

14 Jul 2021

Jammu
BSF personnel fire at drone near international border in Jammu

On Tuesday night, Border Security Force (BSF) personnel fired at a drone spotted in the Arnia sector along the international border in Jammu.

Indian military developing capabilities to deal with drone threat

01 Jul 2021

Jammu And Kashmir
Indian military developing capabilities to deal with drone threat

The easy availability of drones has increased the complexity of security challenges and the Indian military is developing capabilities to effectively deal with the threats, be it from state-sponsored elements or by states themselves, Army Chief General MM Naravane said on Thursday.

Another drone seen near Sunjuwan military station in Jammu

29 Jun 2021

India
Another drone seen near Sunjuwan military station in Jammu

A drone was spotted by the Indian Army at three locations in Jammu, including the Sunjuwan military station, in the early hours of Tuesday - marking the third day in a row that such an incident took place.

Alert soldiers thwart possible drone attack on a military station

28 Jun 2021

Indian Army
Alert soldiers thwart possible drone attack on a military station

A fresh attempt to attack a military installation with the help of drones was foiled by alert Army sentries at the Ratnuchak-Kaluchak station who fired at the aerial vehicles that flew away.

New AI-enabled drone helps locate disaster victims by their screams

19 Jun 2021

Technology
New AI-enabled drone helps locate disaster victims by their screams

The world is only beginning to grasp the significance and applicability of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones in real-world situations.

'Medicine from the Sky': Telangana testing drone delivery of vaccines

15 Jun 2021

India
'Medicine from the Sky': Telangana testing drone delivery of vaccines

The government of Telangana has launched a project to check the feasibility of delivering medical supplies such as vaccines and drugs through drones, which can help improve the efficiency and speed of such deliveries.

Centre considers using drones to deliver vaccines in tricky terrains

13 Jun 2021

Vaccine
Centre considers using drones to deliver vaccines in tricky terrains

In an attempt to make COVID-19 vaccines available in regions with difficult terrains, the central government is planning to engage Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for deliveries.

Pentagon working on integrating AI-controlled robots in US armed forces

16 May 2021

Pentagon
Pentagon working on integrating AI-controlled robots in US armed forces

The Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has been testing fully-autonomous AI to control drones carrying lethal force and authorized to engage enemy threats.

Hyundai's Genesis sub-brand breaks world record with 3,281 drones

05 Apr 2021

Hyundai
Hyundai's Genesis sub-brand breaks world record with 3,281 drones

Hyundai-owned Genesis made a spectacular entrance into China with a record-breaking publicity stunt. The Korean car maker flew 3,281 drones in close formation to display its logo on the Shanghai skyline on March 29.

Aviation Ministry, DGCA grant permission to BCCI to use drones
Aviation Ministry, DGCA grant permission to BCCI to use drones

Directorate General of Civil Aviation and the Civil Aviation Ministry have given conditional permissions to the Board of Control for Cricket in India for aerial filming of cricket matches this year.

Aadhaar-like cards for village properties to be disbursed by PM

08 Oct 2020

Karnataka
Aadhaar-like cards for village properties to be disbursed by PM

On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hand over Aadhaar-like cards to property owners, spread across 763 villages in India, under the SVAMITVA scheme launched in April 2020, that intends to end disputes and boost the finances of properties in rural areas.

Swiggy, Zomato cleared to test long-range 'delivery drones': DGCA

04 Jun 2020

Zomato
Swiggy, Zomato cleared to test long-range 'delivery drones': DGCA

Soon, you may see unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) flying in with your food orders.

Now, you can control robots with simple hand gestures

28 Apr 2020

Robots
Now, you can control robots with simple hand gestures

Even with all the advancements and technologies, most of the commercially available robots are operated by joysticks and smartphones.

CES 2020: PowerVision launches a camera (that's also a drone)

08 Jan 2020

Las Vegas
CES 2020: PowerVision launches a camera (that's also a drone)

Beijing-based PowerVision Robot Corporation, known for its UAV-related products, robotics, and big data technologies, has introduced a new drone at the ongoing CES 2020 trade show in Las Vegas.

Intelligence agencies say Pakistani drones behind weapons drop in Punjab

10 Oct 2019

Pakistan News
Intelligence agencies say Pakistani drones behind weapons drop in Punjab

Last month, Punjab Police had reported multiple weapon drops in the state conducted by Pakistani-origin drones.

Pakistani drones dropped rifles, grenades in Punjab to help terrorists

25 Sep 2019

India
Pakistani drones dropped rifles, grenades in Punjab to help terrorists

In what confirms that Pakistan is continuing with its notorious plans to hamper peace in India, some drones from across the border dropped arms and grenades in Punjab, multiple reports said.

Zomato's drone nails first food delivery test, flying at 80kmph

13 Jun 2019

Zomato
Zomato's drone nails first food delivery test, flying at 80kmph

A few years back, the idea of food delivery via drones was nothing but a pipe dream.

5 brilliant innovations by IITians you should know about

03 May 2019

India
5 brilliant innovations by IITians you should know about

India's premier engineering institutes, the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), are globally recognized as centers of academic excellence in the fields of science and technology.

A puppy drone as town's mascot? That's Japan for you

22 Apr 2019

Japan
A puppy drone as town's mascot? That's Japan for you

We all love dogs; they are cute, adorable, and are the perfect companions.

#IndiaPakistanTensions: Pakistani drone shot down by IAF jet in Bikaner

04 Mar 2019

India
#IndiaPakistanTensions: Pakistani drone shot down by IAF jet in Bikaner

A Pakistani drone that has reportedly violated the Indian airspace was shot down by an Indian Air Force fighter jet at the International Border in Rajasthan's Bikaner.

Gujarat: Pakistan's drone shot down near international border in Kutch

26 Feb 2019

Pakistan News
Gujarat: Pakistan's drone shot down near international border in Kutch

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), belonging to Pakistan, was shot down today near the International Border in Kutch, Gujarat.

AK-47 maker Kalashnikov has made a cheap, 'suicide' drone

24 Feb 2019

Technology
AK-47 maker Kalashnikov has made a cheap, 'suicide' drone

The Russian company that made the iconic AK-47 rifle, Kalashnikov, has unveiled a new 'suicide' drone that has the potential to revolutionize drone warfare.

Werder Bremen under investigation, allegedly spied on opponents using drone

22 Dec 2018

Germany
Werder Bremen under investigation, allegedly spied on opponents using drone

The world of football is full of surprises, and Bundesliga club Werder Bremen have added fuel to the fire by allegedly using a unique method to spy on their opponents - a drone.

Soon, drones could be delivering your Zomato orders

05 Dec 2018

India
Soon, drones could be delivering your Zomato orders

In a bid to expand its presence in India, Zomato has taken a step towards drone-based food delivery.

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