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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.

US Navy tests laser weapon capable of shooting planes mid-air

23 May 2020

US Navy tests laser weapon capable of shooting planes mid-air

The US Navy has successfully tested a weapon that can fire targeted beams of high-energy laser to shoot small planes and drones out of the sky.

China using robots to fight coronavirus outbreak: Here's how

11 Feb 2020

China using robots to fight coronavirus outbreak: Here's how

As the outbreak of coronavirus continues to claim lives, China, the epicenter of the infection, is using robots to contain it more effectively.

Facial recognition, drones: Delhi Police heightens security for Republic Day

25 Jan 2020

Facial recognition, drones: Delhi Police heightens security for Republic Day

Before the Republic Day celebrations kick off on Sunday, the Delhi Police has increased security in the national capital.

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.

China is selling AI-powered killer robots to the Middle East

08 Nov 2019

China is selling AI-powered killer robots to the Middle East

Despite several warnings from technology moguls, the age of dangerous killer robots, AI-powered machines that require little to no oversight to kill, is here.

DARPA wants to send robots underground: Here's why

09 Sep 2019

DARPA wants to send robots underground: Here's why

The United States' Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) wants to send highly-functional smart robots under the ground.

India-Myanmar joint operation hits NE insurgent camps along border

16 Jun 2019

India-Myanmar joint operation hits NE insurgent camps along border

In a joint operation conducted over three weeks, the armies of India and Myanmar destroyed several insurgent camps set up by Northeast-based terrorist groups inside Myanmar, defense sources said on Sunday.

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.

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.

China to sell drones to Pakistan, after India's S-400 deal

09 Oct 2018

China to sell drones to Pakistan, after India's S-400 deal

On the back of India sealing a deal with Russia for the acquisition of sophisticated S-400 missile defence systems, Chinese state media has announced that Beijing is selling 48 high-end military drones to its "all-weather ally" Pakistan.

New video of 2016 surgical strikes released ahead of anniversary

27 Sep 2018

New video of 2016 surgical strikes released ahead of anniversary

With just two days remaining for the anniversary of the Indian Army's surgical strikes against terrorist launchpads in Pakistan, a second video has been released showing never-before-seen footage of the major Army operation.

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.

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.

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.

#DefenseDiaries: Heron drone crashes in China, should India worry?

09 Dec 2017

#DefenseDiaries: Heron drone crashes in China, should India worry?

An Israeli-made IAI Heron drone operated by the Indian Army recently crashed into Chinese territory in the Sikkim sector due to a "technical problem."

#DefenseDiaries: India tests Nirbhay cruise missile, here's why it matters

07 Nov 2017

#DefenseDiaries: India tests Nirbhay cruise missile, here's why it matters

After two back-to-back failures, India successfully conducted a flight test of the indigenous 1,000-km ranged subsonic Nirbhay cruise missile.

India's draft drone policy to be out soon!

12 Sep 2017

India's draft drone policy to be out soon!

India's new drone policy may soon empower the Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF) and National Security Guard (NSG) to shoot down "rogue" low-flying objects.

MIT launches new drones that switch between flying and driving

30 Jun 2017

MIT launches new drones that switch between flying and driving

Scientists and researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have successfully developed a fleet of eight robotic drones that have the dual capability to fly through air and travel by land.

Record-breaking drone swarm: China launches 119 drones at once

13 Jun 2017

Record-breaking drone swarm: China launches 119 drones at once

China broke a world record by launching a swarm of 119 fixed-wing drones or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).

BrahMos Missile: Army successfully test fires Block-III version

05 May 2017

BrahMos Missile: Army successfully test fires Block-III version

The Indian Army carried out a second successful test of the BrahMos Block-III Land Attack Cruise Missile (LACM) in two days in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Centre puts out hit-list against Maoist leadership

27 Apr 2017

Centre puts out hit-list against Maoist leadership

In response to the deadly Sukma attack that killed 25 CRPF jawans, the Centre has given security forces a hit-list of the top leadership of the Naxalite movement.

R-Day: 9 blasts set off in northeast, no casualties reported

26 Jan 2017

R-Day: 9 blasts set off in northeast, no casualties reported

At least nine low-intensity bomb blasts were triggered by insurgent outfits in northeast India.

Ahead of Republic Day, capital on alert

24 Jan 2017

Ahead of Republic Day, capital on alert

The National Technical Research Organization has provided inputs about 7 terrorists from Gurdaspur dressed as Army officers, who are in Delhi to attack VIPs and the metro service ahead of Republic Day.

Alert sounded in Jammu ahead of R-day

22 Jan 2017

Alert sounded in Jammu ahead of R-day

Authorities have sounded a high-alert in Jammu city, due to intelligence inputs about possible terror threats on Republic Day.

R-Day: More threats pointed out by intel agencies

18 Jan 2017

R-Day: More threats pointed out by intel agencies

Intelligence agencies have cited more possible threats to the scheduled Republic Day celebrations in Delhi.

Suicide vests on animals: Intelligence agencies warn

13 Jan 2017

Suicide vests on animals: Intelligence agencies warn

Anti-terror units in major cities like Delhi, Ahmedabad, Mumbai have been warned by central intelligence agencies to remain on guard concerning terrorist cells which may use animals as 'suicide bombers'.

ISIS carries out its first successful drone attack

14 Oct 2016

ISIS carries out its first successful drone attack

ISIS carried out its first successful drone attack earlier this week.

Drones deployed to ease traffic on Mumbai-Pune Expressway

30 Aug 2016

Drones deployed to ease traffic on Mumbai-Pune Expressway

In a first, the Maharashtra Government has deployed drones to monitor traffic on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway over the weekend on a trial basis.