India  /  Published 06.09.21

For drones, sky is the limit now

Ever since drones began flying, the government has looked upon them as a problem to be wished away. There was the danger to planes landing at airports. And, of course, there was a security risk and th...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.09.21

Drone mapping of steel city on

Jamshedpur civic authorities have launched a project to map the steel city with the help of drones, an initiative they hope will help in urban planning in future. Jamshedpur Notified Area Committee (...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshdepur

India  /  Published 26.08.21

Mandatory to register drones under new rules

The new rules on drones make it mandatory that these devices are registered and agencies will be able identify those which are rogue through tracking mechanisms, senior government officials said on Th...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 05.08.21

Aerial watch on Siliguri

The Siliguri Metropolitan Police on Wednesday launched an aerial surveillance system to keep a tab across Siliguri sub-division and in adjoining areas of the neighbouring Jalpaiguri district. Gaurav ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

India  /  Published 30.07.21

Drone sightings near IB in Jammu

  The Jammu and Kashmir Police carried out searches in Pargwal area near the International Border (IB) here after local residents allegedly spotted a flying object believed to be a drone, offici...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Srinagar


Calcutta  /  Published 24.07.21

Drones: Navy bans usage in vicinity

The navy has prohibited the use of drones within 3km of the perimeter of all naval installations in Bengal. “All individuals or civil agencies are prohibited from flying any such non-convention...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.07.21

J&K police shoots down drone carrying IED

The Jammu and Kashmir police averted a cross-border terror plot by shooting down a drone carrying improvised explosive device (IED) material weighing five kg in the border belt of Jammu district on Fr...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 15.07.21

Another Pak drone intrudes Indian space on LoC

Another drone was spotted inside Indian territory along the Line of Control (LoC) in Pallanwala sector in Akhnoor late Wednesday, officials told Hindustan Times. This happened barely a day after the ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.07.21

Govt issues new draft drone rules

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has issued draft rules to ensure ease of using drones in India on the basis of "trust, self-certification and non-intrusive monitoring", an official statement ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Science Tech  /  Published 12.07.21

Drones: Tracing its evolution

In the early hours of June 27 this year, two Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), or drones, laden with explosives crashed into the Indian Air Force (IAF) station at Jammu. Though this was the first dron...
By Prasun Chaudhuri


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