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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
14 Oct 2016
ISIS carries out its first successful drone attack
ISIS carried out its first successful drone attack earlier this week.
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.