Business  /  Published 06.06.20

Policy on drones unveiled

The government on Friday released the draft rules for the operation of drones.The aviation ministry has invited public comments on the draft Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Rules, 2020 within 30 days a...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

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

India  /  Published 13.04.20

Drones, robots and other innovations

From low cost portable ventilators to drones for sanitising, robots for delivery of food and medicines to special stethoscope for examining patients from a distance and a UV technology fitted trunk fo...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.04.20

Topdown, under lockdown

Air quality, satisfactory, expected to turn “good” soon. Clear blue skies. Reduced nitrogen dioxide levels. Stars visible at night. Noise pollution, down. Uneven human activity below. Nevertheless...
By Upala Sen in

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

North East  /  Published 31.03.20

IIT-G develops drones to aid sanitisation

Racerfly, a start-up by IIT Guwahati students, has developed a drone which can spray disinfectants to sanitise large areas and prevent the spread of novel coronavirus. Anant Mittal, a BTech third year...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.20

Most hill residents unaware of drone rules

Ten Nepalese citizens were arrested on Monday in Darjeeling for illegally using drones inside Indian territory, but many drone users in the hill town seemed unaware of regulations governing the use of...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 18.02.20

Nepalis held over drone flight near border post

Ten Nepal nationals have been arrested after Sashastra Seema Bal personnel guarding the border at Kalpokhri in Darjeeling district found a drone hovering near their outpost in the Indian territory.Kal...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 12.02.20

NIA court issues NBWs against 2 Khalistan militants

A special NIA court in Mohali has issued NBWs against two terrorists belonging to the Khalistan Zindabad Force in a case related to dropping of arms and ammunition in Punjab by drones originating from...
By PTI in Mohali

Opinion  /  Published 29.11.19

Drones are a nightmare for wildlife

Sir — The easy availability of technology has turned anyone with a digital camera a wildlife photographer. The internet is inundated with close-up, high-definition shots of fauna. Images shot using ...
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