Navy confident of positive response for third aircraft carrier as India all set to seal drone pact with US

India has only one aircraft carrier -- INS Vikramaditya which is a Russian origin platform. Indigenously built aircraft carrier (IAC) INS Vikrant is expected to be fully operational by 2022.

published on : 17th November 2021

Defence Ministry to take up Rs 20,000 crore Predator drones acquisition matter on Monday

If the acquisition is cleared in this meeting, it would be forwarded to the Defence Acquisition Council for final approval by the defence ministry and then it would be for the CCS to give final yes.

published on : 15th November 2021

Drone-based ventures take off in the Indian startup space

The Global Startup Ecosystem Report launched at London Tech Week last month puts some exciting innovations under the spotlight that find solutions to education, finance and healthcare challenges.  

published on : 10th October 2021

COVID vaccine delivery through drones has started in Northeast, says Health Minister

India is home to geographical diversities and drones can be used to deliver essentials to the last mile, he said.

published on : 4th October 2021

Boeing to build military aircraft drones in Australian city

The announcement comes less than a week after the U.S., Britain and Australia announced a new security alliance that will supply Australia with nuclear-powered submarines.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Telangana: Drones to play crucial role in accidents, strokes

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.

published on : 12th September 2021

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.

published on : 11th September 2021

GRP wants drones off limits from railway stations in Karnataka

A list has been drawn up of stations which need to declared as ‘No-Fly Zones for Drones’, the source said. 

published on : 9th September 2021

'Seedcopters' to revive Telangana's forests

Actor Rana Daggubati, Jaydev Payeng, known as the Forest Man of India, and environmentalist Daripalli Ramaiah would be the brand ambassadors for this effort.

published on : 6th September 2021

In a first, BCCL to use drones to assess risk near coal mines

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. 

published on : 5th September 2021

Drone-like lights near Jalahalli IAF station sends cops into tizzy

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.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Drones keep elephants away in Gudalur

Forest department mulls setting up a drone flying and research school near Theni for wider use 

published on : 2nd September 2021

This flying bus can’t be missed

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 

published on : 1st September 2021

Telangana to use drones to drop seeds for afforesation

State government plans to plant 50 lakh trees in about 12,000 hectares of land in forests across Telangana under the drone-based afforestation project, 'Hara Bharat.'

published on : 30th August 2021

Drone policy liberalised for usage across sectors, approval process made easy

Civil aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said the new rules aim to simplify procedures and reducing the compliance burden.

published on : 27th August 2021
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