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Drone PLI: Zerodha co-founder-backed firm, Adani JV, 12 others make the cut

April 21, 2022 6:58 am

The eligibility criteria for the scheme includes an annual sales turnover of Rs 2 crore for drone companies and Rs 50 lakh for drone components manufacturers, along with a value addition of over 40 per cent of their sales turnover.

Chhattisgarh: Maoists claim airstrike in Bastar jungles, forces deny

April 17, 2022 11:39 am

The banned Communist Party of India (Maoist) on Friday alleged in a two-page press note that the security forces bombed Kottam, Rasam, Eraam, Sakiler, Madapa, Duled, Kannemarka, Potemangum and Bottam areas on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday.

Hyderabad-based defence startup says ready with UAV for high-altitude combat needs

March 15, 2022 10:30 pm

Ramdas M Kumbala, 42, whose Hindustan UAV Systems has been working on developing UAVs since 2015, said his three designs were apt for the Indian armed forces facing threats from enemies at the highest altitudes along the LOC and the LAC.

Pakistani drone shot down by BSF in Punjab

March 07, 2022 10:58 am

The quadcopter was detected around 3 am after troops heard a humming sound.

PM flags off 100 'kisan drones', says growing drone sector to open infinite possibilities

February 19, 2022 1:23 pm

Noting that drones have diverse usages, Modi said, they have been used in the 'Swamitva Yojana' aimed at creating a record of land ownership in villages, and transporting medicines and vaccines.

Drone import banned; defence, R&D exceptions

February 10, 2022 12:07 am

The government has taken a series of steps to boost domestic manufacturing of drones and drone components including announcing a Rs 120-crore Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme and liberalising drone operation rules.

‘Farmers being told to use drones to spray pesticides’: Khattar

February 03, 2022 3:19 am

Underlining the use of new technology, CM Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday said, “Estimation of agricultural crops, digitisation of land documents and use of Kisan Drones for spraying pesticides and nutrients would be promoted."

Nagpur police extends ban on drones above RSS HQ, vital sites like airport till Mar 31

February 02, 2022 1:30 pm

Drones will not be allowed within a 3-km radius from the perimeter of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, Headquarter Maintenance Command, Indian Air Force, Vayusena Nagar, and within a 2-km radius of RSS headquarters in Mahal.

Foreign drones tip the balance in Ethiopia’s civil war

December 21, 2021 11:09 am

The Emirati strikes stopped in January after President Joe Biden came to power, under pressure from Washington. But they have resumed in recent months, largely in the form of the latest Chinese-made drones, the officials said.

Five drone schools to be set up in Madhya Pradesh: Aviation Minister Scindia

December 13, 2021 9:22 am

Union Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said that five schools dedicated to drone technology would be set up in Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Jabalpur and Satna.


Students in Coimbatore display self-made drones

February 28, 2016 2:17 pm

Coimbatore, Feb 28 (ANI): The students from standard third to eight participated in an International Robotics Festival organised by robotic academy IroboChakra in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore city. They were trained into making simple robots and drones after which they created their own functional robots and displayed the same before the people. The participants made drones, Robo Arms, Power saw, Truck robo, Humanoid among others. The students also explained their creations. The winners of the competition will compete at the international level in May 2016 in the United States. robotic academy.