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  • Budget 2023: Drone industry wants tax relief, service-linked incentives, increase in PLI outlay  Dec 08, 2022 05:33 PM IST

    Budget 2023: Drone industry wants tax relief, service-linked incentives, increase in PLI outlay 

    The industry says the offer of incentives it is seeking from the budget will position it for the next level of growth.

  • Omega Seiki set to introduce drone-mounted EVs in logistics space Nov 23, 2022 10:51 AM IST

    Omega Seiki set to introduce drone-mounted EVs in logistics space

    The company plans to cater to the e-commerce, food and beverage, FMCG, and medical product delivery segments.

  • Iran to help Russia build drones for Ukraine war, Washington Post reports Nov 20, 2022 06:34 PM IST

    Iran to help Russia build drones for Ukraine war, Washington Post reports

    The Post said Russian and Iranian officials finalized the deal during a meeting in Iran in early November.

  • Two drones spotted close to IB in Punjab, return after BSF troops open fire Nov 20, 2022 11:59 AM IST

    Two drones spotted close to IB in Punjab, return after BSF troops open fire

    The BSF personnel fired at least 96 rounds at the drone and also used five illumination bombs, they said.

  • Indian Immunologicals uses drones to deliver vaccines in Arunachal Pradesh Nov 14, 2022 07:15 PM IST

    Indian Immunologicals uses drones to deliver vaccines in Arunachal Pradesh

  • Iran acknowledges sending drones to Russia for first time Nov 05, 2022 02:24 PM IST

    Iran acknowledges sending drones to Russia for first time

    We gave a limited number of drones to Russia months before the Ukraine war, Amirabdollahian told reporters after a meeting in Tehran.

  • MapmyIndia: Margin slippage in the quarter doesn’t change our bullish stance Oct 31, 2022 09:57 AM IST

    MapmyIndia: Margin slippage in the quarter doesn’t change our bullish stance

    Strong EBITDA margin and double-digit revenue growth make the business attractive.

  • Russia says it recovers drones used in Black Sea fleet attack in Crimea Oct 30, 2022 07:18 PM IST

    Russia says it recovers drones used in Black Sea fleet attack in Crimea

    Russia said it had repelled the attack but that the ships targeted were involved in ensuring the grain corridor out of Ukraine's Black Sea ports.

  • Russia to review working with UN chief if he inspects drones in Ukraine Oct 20, 2022 06:36 AM IST

    Russia to review working with UN chief if he inspects drones in Ukraine

    Speaking after a closed-door U.N. Security Council meeting on Moscow's use of drones, Russia's Deputy U.N. Ambassador Dmitry Polyanskiy called on Guterres and his staff to "abstain from engaging in any illegitimate investigation."

  • Dhoni launches made-in-India drone 'Droni' from Garuda Aerospace Oct 10, 2022 12:21 PM IST

    Dhoni launches made-in-India drone 'Droni' from Garuda Aerospace

    Dhoni is the brand ambassador for Garuda Aerospace, a company that has tried to use drones for spraying pesticides on farms, cleaning solar panels, inspecting industrial pipelines, mapping, surveying, making public announcements, and delivering packages.

  • Reliance, Adani-backed drone manufacturers among recipients of Type Certification from DGCA Oct 06, 2022 02:49 PM IST

    Reliance, Adani-backed drone manufacturers among recipients of Type Certification from DGCA

    Type Certification is necessary for regulatory compliance as per Drone Rules 2021. It is also essential to comply with international ISO/IEC17065 standards and also for taking part in the government procurement process.

  • Watch: India’s first passenger drone 'Varuna' that will be inducted into the Navy Oct 05, 2022 11:23 AM IST

    Watch: India’s first passenger drone 'Varuna' that will be inducted into the Navy

    "Varuna" is capable of carrying of a load of 130 kilograms and has a range of 25 to 30 kilometres.

  • Garuda Aerospace gets DGCA nod for remote pilot training organisation Sep 29, 2022 05:18 PM IST

    Garuda Aerospace gets DGCA nod for remote pilot training organisation

    The startup aims to train one lakh youngsters across India on the correct usage of drones for agricultural purposes

  • Drones to keep an eye on power transmission towers in Madhya Pradesh from October 1 Sep 26, 2022 01:04 PM IST

    Drones to keep an eye on power transmission towers in Madhya Pradesh from October 1

    "This is for the first time in the country that drones are going to be used to check tall towers for smooth power supply, MPPTCL Managing Director Sunil Tiwari claimed while talking to PTI.

  • Rattan India's drone arm Neosky expects PLI incentives to start in next few months Sep 14, 2022 04:54 PM IST

    Rattan India's drone arm Neosky expects PLI incentives to start in next few months

    Neosky also unveiled its anti-drone machine 'Defender' today.

  • Coromandel International's venture capital arm Dare Ventures to invest in drone startup Sep 14, 2022 04:30 PM IST

    Coromandel International's venture capital arm Dare Ventures to invest in drone startup

    The startup - Dhaksha Unmanned Systems Private Limited plans to use this funding for talent acquisition, R&D and production scale-up.

  • Chinese Drones: The latest irritant buzzing Taiwan’s defenses Sep 11, 2022 10:47 PM IST

    Chinese Drones: The latest irritant buzzing Taiwan’s defenses

    In the past month, nearly 30 unarmed drones have buzzed two islands belonging to Taiwan near China’s southern coast. The drones were mostly civilian, or unidentified, but were clearly targeting the garrison of Taiwanese soldiers stationed on the rocky outcrops.

  • As drones fly high, Centre mulls rushing in more PLI fuel Sep 07, 2022 12:18 PM IST

    As drones fly high, Centre mulls rushing in more PLI fuel

    From Rs 88 crore before the production-linked incentive scheme was announced, the drone sector turnover has more than trebled to Rs 319 crore in fiscal 2021-22, much higher than the scheme's target of Rs 200 crore

  • Industry body wants government to establish inter-ministerial committee on drones Sep 05, 2022 11:28 AM IST

    Industry body wants government to establish inter-ministerial committee on drones

    The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) wants the committee to address issues related to technology and skill development as well as customs duties.

  • Taliban accuses Pakistan of allowing US drones to use its airspace Aug 29, 2022 06:57 AM IST

    Taliban accuses Pakistan of allowing US drones to use its airspace

    Acting Minister of Defence Mullah Mohammad Yaqoob told reporters at a news conference in Kabul that American drones have been entering Afghanistan via Pakistan.

  • Iran tests drones amid U.S. concern of possible supply to Russia Aug 24, 2022 04:00 PM IST

    Iran tests drones amid U.S. concern of possible supply to Russia

    According to state media, Iran began testing its combat and surveillance drones on Wednesday in response to American worries about the potential sale of unmanned aircraft produced in Iran to Russia for use in the conflict in Ukraine.

  • Skye Air Mobility to take up long distance medicine delivery for Flipkart Health+ in Kolkata and suburbs Aug 22, 2022 03:17 PM IST

    Skye Air Mobility to take up long distance medicine delivery for Flipkart Health+ in Kolkata and suburbs

    In this ongoing trial, Skye Air Mobility has been delivering medicines from Flipkart Heath’s warehouse in Baruipur to its over-the-counter (OTC) shops located in and around Kolkata

  • India in advanced stage of talks with US for procuring MQ-9B drones Aug 21, 2022 07:37 PM IST

    India in advanced stage of talks with US for procuring MQ-9B drones

    The MQ-9B drone is a variant of the MQ-9 "Reaper" which was used to launch a modified version of the Hellfire missile that eliminated al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in the heart of Kabul last month.

  • Drone-based healthcare services launched in Arunachal Pradesh Aug 16, 2022 01:15 PM IST

    Drone-based healthcare services launched in Arunachal Pradesh

    The drone network will aim to reduce out-of-pocket expenditure (OOPE) for patients, increase immunisation rates and improve welfare gains.

  • Patchy 4G in rural areas casts doubt on safety of drone flights Aug 12, 2022 10:15 AM IST

    Patchy 4G in rural areas casts doubt on safety of drone flights

    4G/LTE connectivity helps in expanding the range of drones in areas covered by mobile Internet.