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

India  /  Published 22.07.19

Drones to track Maoist jungle before blitz

The Centre has narrowed its hunt for Maoists to the Abujhmad forests in Chhattisgarh and plans an intense counter-offensive, with drones flying lower and longer to provide better real-time images from...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.04.20

Mr Drone keeps social distance

They have been used to assassinate militants in West Asia and track Maoists in central India. Kerala is flying them to trace lockdown flouters.For over a week, Kerala’s skies have been dotted with u...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.20

Drone vigil on New Town markets, streets

New Town is using drones to fly over its markets and streets to ensure residents abide by the lockdown rules.“We had invited companies to demonstrate drone technology and are using it to monitor the...
By Brinda Sarkar in


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