'Offer sincere apology': US finally accepts its mistake on Kabul drone strike which killed civilians
General Frank McKenzie also said it was 'unlikely that the vehicle and those who died in the drone strike were associated with ISIS-K or were a direct threat to US forces'.
The Civil Aviation Ministry on Wednesday approved a PLI scheme for drones and drone components with an allocation of Rs 120 crore spread over three financial years.
The Pentagon says it is further investigating the strike, but it has no way to do so on the ground in Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover, severely limiting its ability to gather evidence.
The PLI scheme will incentivize the emergence of advanced automotive technologies' global supply chain in India.
Permission was granted to use drones in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Manipur and Nagaland to deliver vaccines beyond the visual line of sight.
As Telangana begins the new drone delivery pilot programme for Covid-19 vaccines, healthcare giants say last-mile delivery of health services through drones is the future of healthcare.
Telangana's ‘Medicine from the Sky' initiative of using drones to deliver vaccine to launch from tomorrow
The project received the final regulatory nod from the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) to conduct the operations.
A list has been drawn up of stations which need to declared as ‘No-Fly Zones for Drones’, the source said.
Actor Rana Daggubati, Jaydev Payeng, known as the Forest Man of India, and environmentalist Daripalli Ramaiah would be the brand ambassadors for this effort.
JRDA officials said that they have been directed to conduct drone survey of the fire prone areas and get visual clippings so that actual status of the region could be ascertained.
Senior US military officials said the drone strike hit an Islamic State target and weakened the extremist' ability to further disrupt the final phase of the US withdrawal and evacuation operations.
Drones used in Jammu by terror outfits to carry improvised explosive devices has had the Defence and police guard up and ready to protect vital and defence installations.
Forest department mulls setting up a drone flying and research school near Theni for wider use
Last week, something exciting happened that many missed. India now has a more liberal and less fearful set of rules and regulations that will govern the use of drones
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, the second such strike on Abha airport in the last 24 hours.