182 incidents of flying drones observed along border areas, government tells Rajya Sabha
"As per information received, 182 incidents of flying of drones have been observed on the borders," Union Minister G Kishan Reddy said in RS on Wednesday in response to a written question. He added, the IAF is the main airspace control agency & continues to train all security agencies and all state & union territory police forces on anti-drone measures.
US says drone shot down by Russian air defenses near Libyan capital
A US drone shootdown would underscore Moscow's increasingly muscular role...
Aramco CEO survives drones, outlasts rival in stormy IPO year
The cash cow sustaining Saudi Arabia, Saudi Aramco is selling a 1.5% stake afte...
BSF working on tech solutions to combat drones along Indo-Pak border: DG
The Border Security Force (BSF) is working on technical solutions to combat the threat of rogue drones along the India-Pakistan International Border, the chief of the force said on Sunday.
Indian Army plans to procure drones to counter enemy threats
The recent Indian Army commanders' conference ended with a decision to procure slow moving UAVs which can double up as missiles to counter any threat from across the border. The decision comes after IB submitted a detailed report on Pak drones.
Technology topography: Mapping India through drones
Karnataka, Maharashtra & Haryana are part of an ambitious initiative to carry out a drone survey across India to create high-resolution digital maps. The Survey of India, the country’s oldest scientific agency, has been tasked with doing this. Haryana has achieved much progress, while Maharashtra has limited the survey to only villages in the first phase.
EyeROV Tuna: From defence to oil & gas sector, a sea of opportunities for this underwater drone
Part of the Defence Ministry’s Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDex) programme last year, the underwater robotic drone called EyeROV can...
From DRDO to BPCL, India’s first underwater drone, EyeROV Tuna, finds many takers
Kerala-based startup develops India's first commercial portable drone that can be used for underwater inspections. Today, the robot comes very handy for location scouting for search and rescue mission, surveillance for the defence sector and for research sectors like fishery and oil & gas.
India has over 6 lakh rogue drones; agencies analysing sky fence, drone gun tech
Recent incidents like arms dropping by UAVs in Punjab has alerted Indian intelligence agencies.
Coal India may use drones to check illegal mining and pilferage
Coal India (CIL) is planning to use drones to check illegal mining and pilferage. Its exploration arm, Central Mine Planning & Design Institute, recently tied up with Centre for Aerospace Research, Anna University of Chennai, for drone technology.
DRDO’s unmanned aerial vehicle crashes in Chitradurga
One TAPAS Experimental Unmanned Aerial Vehicle belonging to Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) crashed on September 17. The in...
India’s malaria crisis has a drone solution
Water-borne diseases appear to be a quintessential problem in the country. A simple solution lies in cleaning large water bodies, which are breeding grounds of mosquitoes. Using AI, IoT and drones, Marut Drones is tackling mosquito menace in a smart way.
SOPs issued to defence forces, security agencies to deal with rogue drones
Union minister of state for home G Kishan Reddy said the Civil Aviation Ministry on August 27, 2018, issued the civil aviation requirement regarding 'Requirements for Operation of Civil Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAs/Drones)' in order to regulate and monitor the operation of the devices.
No leave for UP field officials up to Nov-end in view of festivals, Ayodhya verdict: Govt
On the last day of the hearing in the Ayodhya case, the UP government issued an order saying officials on "field duty" will not be granted leave till November 30 because of the festival season and security concerns ahead of the Ayodhya verdict.
UP Police detain 5 Russian tourists for flying drone over Taj Mahal
Uttar Pradesh Police detained five Russian tourists in Agra on November 20 for flying a drone near Mehtab Bagh in the vicinity of Taj Mahal....
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