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Nagpur: Ban on flying drones above RSS headquarters and other vital sites like airport extended till 31 March
India

Nagpur: Ban on flying drones above RSS headquarters and other vital sites like airport extended till 31 March

Drones can be flown with the written permission of Deputy Commissioner of Police, Special Branch, and those violating the diktat will be booked under section 188 of IPC

Anxious woman rants during paragliding, video leaves social media in splits
India

Anxious woman rants during paragliding, video leaves social media in splits

Throughout the video, the unidentified woman seemed to be very anxious, scared and far from enjoying the whole experience

'Flying photographer' George Steinmetz on capturing environmental change, the ethics of using drones
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'Flying photographer' George Steinmetz on capturing environmental change, the ethics of using drones

George Steinmetz says he photographs from a couple hundred feet up, which allows him to observe the scale. 'It’s much more intimate and we can decode what’s happening below. Flying helps you to get into areas you otherwise cannot,' he says

YouTube's King of Random Grant Thompson dies at 38 in paragliding accident in Utah
Entertainment

YouTube's King of Random Grant Thompson dies at 38 in paragliding accident in Utah

Grant Thompson's body was located by authorities with the help of his last GPS coordinates.

Asian Games 2018: From pencak silat to eSports, a look at fascinating new and 'not-so-new' events in Jakarta
Sports

Asian Games 2018: From pencak silat to eSports, a look at fascinating new and 'not-so-new' events in Jakarta

Ranging from the good old-fashioned club card game 'Bridge' to the Indonesian martial art Pencak Silat, Asian Games 2018 has several new events on offer.

From jungle safaris to culinary trails, a travel company is designing trips for India's visually impaired
Life

From jungle safaris to culinary trails, a travel company is designing trips for India's visually impaired

Every experience with BAT Travels, a one-of-its-kind travel company catering to the visually impaired in India, has one thing in common – all of them go beyond sight, indulging the other senses too

Asian Games 2018: A useful guide to baseball, softball and paragliding events to be featured at Indonesia event
Sports

Asian Games 2018: A useful guide to baseball, softball and paragliding events to be featured at Indonesia event

From rules to format, everything you need to know about baseball, softball and paragliding events to be featured at the Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia.

Uttarakhand HC bans river rafting and other water sports in state, says safety and health of environment needs to be priority
India

Uttarakhand HC bans river rafting and other water sports in state, says safety and health of environment needs to be priority

A division bench of justices Rajiv Sharma, Lokpal Singh in Uttarakhand directed the state government to prepare a transparent policy, to regulate adventure sports in the state.

Skier Aanchal Thakur's father narrates how he introduced PM Narendra Modi to paragliding
Sports

Skier Aanchal Thakur's father narrates how he introduced PM Narendra Modi to paragliding

Bronze medal-winning skier Aanchal Thakur's father narrated how Prime Minister Narendra Modi learnt paragliding while on a political visit to Himachal Pradesh in the late 1990s.