Drones

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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.

13-year-old Ludhiana boy becomes India's youngest drone developer

14 Apr 2018

13-year-old Ludhiana boy becomes India's youngest drone developer

Aryaman Verma, a 13-year-old boy from Ludhiana, Punjab, has become the youngest developer of a drone in the country.

Google co-founder funded company unveils autonomous flying taxis

17 Mar 2018

Google co-founder funded company unveils autonomous flying taxis

For sometime now, Kitty Hawk, a company funded by Google co-founder Larry Page, has been secretly testing a new kind of autonomous flying taxis in New Zealand.

Drones, AI, CCTV cameras: Bengaluru ward going to be smart!

14 Mar 2018

Drones, AI, CCTV cameras: Bengaluru ward going to be smart!

Vidyaranyapura in Bengaluru north is on its way to becoming the city's first smart ward.

Drones carry D&G handbags in fashion show

27 Feb 2018

Drones carry D&G handbags in fashion show

Italian luxury fashion brand Dolce & Gabanna has made a bunch of flying drones carry handbags down the runway at the Milan Fashion Week.

Armed forces need over 400 drones to step up defense

24 Feb 2018

Armed forces need over 400 drones to step up defense

To step up its defense, Indian armed forces require more than 400 drones, including directed energy weapons (DEWs) and submarine-launched remotely piloted aircraft, over the next 10 years.

Samsung patents drones that can be controlled with eyes

20 Feb 2018

Samsung patents drones that can be controlled with eyes

Samsung might create drones in the future that will be able to recognize and interpret users' gestures, voice commands, and even eye movements.

Flying drones near Taj Mahal can land you in prison

12 Feb 2018

Flying drones near Taj Mahal can land you in prison

Flying of drones is prohibited in and around the Taj Mahal due to "security reasons." Despite that, they were glimpsed nearly 20 times in the area last year.

1,218 drones set world record at Winter Olympic Games 2018

10 Feb 2018

1,218 drones set world record at Winter Olympic Games 2018

The opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games 2018 saw a record-setting performance of 1,218 drones, flying in sync to create huge formations of various Olympic sports and the iconic Olympic rings.

Air taxi start-up, Joby Aviation, raises $100 million in funding

02 Feb 2018

Air taxi start-up, Joby Aviation, raises $100 million in funding

Joby Aviation, a US-based air taxi start-up, has announced to have raised $100 million in funding from the venture capital arms of several big firms.

IIT-Roorkee professor invents drone-mounted video-geotagging system

29 Jan 2018

IIT-Roorkee professor invents drone-mounted video-geotagging system

Professor Kamal Jain of the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, has invented a new and affordable drone-mounted system for conducting aerial surveys.

DJI unveils new Mavic Air drone priced at $799

25 Jan 2018

DJI unveils new Mavic Air drone priced at $799

Chinese consumer drone giant Dà-Jiāng Innovations Science and Technology Co., Ltd. (DJI) has officially announced its new, 'ultraportable' Mavic Air drone after a leak revealed images and specifications a day earlier.

Pakistan: Top Haqqani commander, two others killed in drone strike

24 Jan 2018

Pakistan: Top Haqqani commander, two others killed in drone strike

A top commander of the Haqqani network was killed along with two others in a US drone strike in Pakistan's Kurram agency bordering Afghanistan, reports said.

CES 2018: The rise of offbeat and bizarre gadgets

12 Jan 2018

CES 2018: The rise of offbeat and bizarre gadgets

The ongoing Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 at Las Vegas, USA, is witnessing the launch of some truly innovative gadgets and products that go beyond smartphones and laptops and even VR headsets.