Articles about Drones
19 Sep 2021
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.
11 Sep 2021
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.
26 Aug 2021
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.
26 Aug 2021
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.
09 Aug 2021
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.
28 Jul 2021
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.
23 Jul 2021
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.
14 Jul 2021
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.
01 Jul 2021
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.
29 Jun 2021
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.
28 Jun 2021
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.
19 Jun 2021
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.
15 Jun 2021
'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.
13 Jun 2021
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.
16 May 2021
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.
05 Apr 2021
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.
09 Feb 2021
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.
08 Oct 2020
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.
04 Jun 2020
Swiggy, Zomato cleared to test long-range 'delivery drones': DGCA
Soon, you may see unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) flying in with your food orders.
28 Apr 2020
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.
08 Jan 2020
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.
10 Oct 2019
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.
25 Sep 2019
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.
13 Jun 2019
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.
03 May 2019
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.
22 Apr 2019
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.
04 Mar 2019
#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.
26 Feb 2019
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.
24 Feb 2019
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.
22 Dec 2018
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.
05 Dec 2018
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.
02 Dec 2018
Soon, drones could deliver organs, medical supplies in India
In a country like India, organ delivery can be a major problem, especially due to the mess of traffic.
01 Dec 2018
You can fly drones from today: All details here
It had earlier been reported that individuals and companies would be legally allowed to fly drones in Indian airspace starting December 1, as per the Ministry of Civil Aviation's Drone Regulations 1.0.
25 Nov 2018
Drone 2.0: Soon, drones will be used for deliveries
Drones could soon be used for deliveries and as taxis, as part of the civil aviation ministry's 'Drone 2.0' policy, which will reportedly take shape by March 2019.
15 Nov 2018
This start-up's remote-controlled drone can rescue drowning people
Rescues on high seas are dangerous operations and pose significant threats to those involved.
10 Nov 2018
#AnotherSide: Viral video of cub climbing snowy slope worries experts
The internet was in awe of a video that showed a cub fighting adversities to get to his mother bear on a snowy slope.
09 Nov 2018
Since 2004, 2,714 killed in 409 US drone-attacks in Pakistan
The US has carried out 409 drone attacks in Pakistan since January 2004, killing 2,714 people and injuring 728 others, Dawn news reported today.
18 Oct 2018
China successfully tests world's largest unmanned transport drone
China has successfully tested the world's largest unmanned transport drone, which can carry a payload of 1.5 tons, the state-run China Daily reported on Wednesday.
01 Sep 2018
South African photographer shows us how rich-poor divide looks like
Financial inequality is prevalent everywhere. But how will it look if the class-difference is divided by just a border?
28 Aug 2018
You'll legally be able to fly drones from December 1
Starting December 1, individuals and companies will be legally allowed to fly drones in Indian airspace, except for in restricted areas, according to the civil aviation ministry's new Drone Regulations 1.0.