Articles about Drones

Gujarat: Drones flying sans nod to be seized or destroyed

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.

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

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.

BSF personnel fire at drone near international border in Jammu

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.

Indian military developing capabilities to deal with drone threat

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.

Another drone seen near Sunjuwan military station in Jammu

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.

Alert soldiers thwart possible drone attack on a military station

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Centre considers using drones to deliver vaccines in tricky terrains

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Aviation Ministry, DGCA grant permission to BCCI to use drones

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Now, you can control robots with simple hand gestures

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.

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

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.

Intelligence agencies say Pakistani drones behind weapons drop in Punjab

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.

Pakistani drones dropped rifles, grenades in Punjab to help terrorists

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.

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

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.

5 brilliant innovations by IITians you should know about

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Werder Bremen under investigation, allegedly spied on opponents using drone

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.

Soon, drones could be delivering your Zomato orders

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.

Soon, drones could deliver organs, medical supplies in India

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.

You can fly drones from today: All details here

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.

Drone 2.0: Soon, drones will be used for deliveries

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.

This start-up's remote-controlled drone can rescue drowning people

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.

#AnotherSide: Viral video of cub climbing snowy slope worries experts

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.

Since 2004, 2,714 killed in 409 US drone-attacks in Pakistan

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.

China successfully tests world's largest unmanned transport drone

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.

South African photographer shows us how rich-poor divide looks like

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?

You'll legally be able to fly drones from December 1

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.

DJI introduces Mavic 2 Pro, Mavic 2 Zoom portable drones

27 Aug 2018

DJI introduces Mavic 2 Pro, Mavic 2 Zoom portable drones

China-based DJI has launched Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom - its latest and most advanced portable drones yet.

IIPH-H working on a drone system for delivering medical products

25 Jul 2018

IIPH-H working on a drone system for delivering medical products

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Public Health, Hyderabad (IIPH-H) are working on a drone delivery system for medical products, which is expected to be time and cost effective.

Hyderabad: Woman flies drone near Charminar, fined Rs. 1,000

06 Jul 2018

Hyderabad: Woman flies drone near Charminar, fined Rs. 1,000

A 26-year-old woman has been booked for flying a drone near the Charminar in Hyderabad.

Drones by IIT Roorkee will make your train journey safer

23 Jun 2018

Drones by IIT Roorkee will make your train journey safer

With an aim to enhance safety and efficiency in train operations, Indian Railways is considering to deploy drones to automate the monitoring of rail tracks.

US agrees to sell India Predator-drones, but New Delhi hesitant

01 May 2018

US agrees to sell India Predator-drones, but New Delhi hesitant

Days after the Donald Trump administration agreed to ease the US' weapons sale procedure, it has said it will supply Predator-B drones to India, the world's largest weapons buyer, so it can locate and shoot targets across seas and land borders.