Jharkhand  /  Published 26.01.21

CMPDI to use drones to spot coal fires

The Central Mines Planning and Design Institute (CMPDI), a subsidiary of Coal India Limited, has started procuring drones that it thinks will help detect spots of underground coal fire more accurately...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.11.20

Drone vigil over Betla National Park

Betla National Park under the Palamau Tiger Reserve is using drones with an aim to keep poachers and hunters away from the park. The drone is being flown mostly before the sunset. This operation is ov...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.11.20

Drone vigil at 5 Ranchi ponds

The traffic police have notified a ban on entry of heavy vehicles in the city from 8 am to 10 pm on Friday and 2 am to 10 am on Saturday. As per the notification issued on Thursday night, heavy vehicl...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.08.20

Nod to flying school for drone training

Local flight training institute Alchemist Aviation Private Limited got a nod from the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for drone training, making it the first flying institute in the state to...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.07.20

Drones watch over railway assets

South Eastern Railway (SER) has deployed drone-mounted cameras to protect property under its jurisdiction. Drones used by the Railway Protection Force (RPF) would help monitor railway yards,&nbs...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.20

Trucks, drones to watch tuskers

The forest department on Wednesday unveiled four mini trucks, which will ferry men and equipment to control marauding elephants. Every truck, called Airavat, is GPS-enabled and comes with a drone to ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

World  /  Published 22.12.18

2 in Gatwick drone net

British police say two people were arrested early on Saturday morning for suspected 'criminal use of drones'' in the Gatwick Airport case that has created nightmarish holiday travel delays for tens of...
By AP in London

India  /  Published 22.10.19

Drones track Kashmir protesters

Dozens of unmanned aerial vehicles or drones have been deployed in Kashmir to track the movement of pro-azadi protesters and militants.Police sources said that around 50 DJI MAVIC2 drones were keeping...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Bihar  /  Published 16.11.18

Chinese national gets in drone to Bodhgaya

A Chinese national dodged customs officials and other agencies successfully and brought into the country a lightweight drone, sending security agencies into a tizzy. The man was first seen using the d...
By Farhana Kalam in Gaya

West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.18

Drones to find poppy farms in Bankura

The district administration has decided to use drones to crack down on poppy cultivation and narcotics trade.According to excise department officials, Bankura is among five districts — Malda, Murshi...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Bankura


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