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DRDO Decay Part 1: Keeping end users in dark, poor planning, flouting of SOPs hurt UAV projects, reveals CAG test audit
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DRDO Decay Part 1: Keeping end users in dark, poor planning, flouting of SOPs hurt UAV projects, reveals CAG test audit

A test audit report by the Comptroller and Auditor General examining the working of Aeronautical Development Establishment reveals that the lab is taking up projects aimlessly without any focus and priority, spending money on research which has been abandoned without completion.

Saudi Arabia says oil output to be restored by end of September after attacks on two facilities slash production by half
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Saudi Arabia says oil output to be restored by end of September after attacks on two facilities slash production by half

Saudi Arabia said Tuesday its oil output will return to normal by the end of September, seeking to soothe rattled energy markets after attacks on two instillations that slashed its production by half

Saudi Aramco oil refinery drone strikes a wake up call for India: Just matter of time before jihadis go high-tech
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Saudi Aramco oil refinery drone strikes a wake up call for India: Just matter of time before jihadis go high-tech

For India, the Saudi attacks should be a wake up call: the next strike on Indian military complexes in Kashmir, or the next 26/11, could involve DIY-drones using components available off the shelf.

Mumbai Police planning to use Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, panic buttons to ensure women's safety in city
India

Mumbai Police planning to use Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, panic buttons to ensure women's safety in city

To enhance women's safety in the megapolis, Mumbai police are planning to use Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for surveillance.

NDMA is mulling over the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for disaster management
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NDMA is mulling over the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for disaster management

As per the NDMA, in a post-disaster situation, UAVs can be used to map affected areas in high resolution within a short time, allowing a quicker response.

Commercial and personal use of drones could be legalized in India after government issues draft regulations
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Commercial and personal use of drones could be legalized in India after government issues draft regulations

Under the rules issued by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) drones have been classified into five categories based on maximum take-off weight

Civil aviation ministry to make flying drones in India legal; framework to be finalised by 31 December
India

Civil aviation ministry to make flying drones in India legal; framework to be finalised by 31 December

The government on Wednesday issued draft regulations on the civil use of drones, which will enable its commercial use for photography, doorstep delivery, and even passenger transport.

Israel's largest defence contractor is helping South Korea to build drones
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Israel's largest defence contractor is helping South Korea to build drones

IAI is Israel’s top-selling defence group, and its satellite, weapons and drones systems are used in many countries around the world.

Kashmir unrest: Security forces increasingly rely on drones as protests, militancy go up
India

Kashmir unrest: Security forces increasingly rely on drones as protests, militancy go up

Jammu and Kashmir Police have proposed to procure many UAVs for aerial surveillance and are planning to purchase at least two drones shortly.

Delhi airport suspends operations twice after 'drone-like objects' spotted on runways, dozens of flights affected
India

Delhi airport suspends operations twice after 'drone-like objects' spotted on runways, dozens of flights affected

Flight operations were suspended twice at the Indira Gandhi International Airport after "drone-like objects" were spotted on the runways on two different occasions.

Civilian drones, despite ban, flying in India; time to relook 'blanket prohibition'
India

Civilian drones, despite ban, flying in India; time to relook 'blanket prohibition'

Despite a blanket ban on the use of commercial unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in the country, civilian drones worth Rs 40 crore were bought by Indians in the last two years

Sukma attack: Police posters declare reward money for information on perpetrators
India

Sukma attack: Police posters declare reward money for information on perpetrators

On Friday, Sukma police released posters declaring they would reward money those who could provide information about the Maoists behind the Sukma attack and that the perpetrators of the attack were wanted dead or alive , ANI reported.

Sukma attack aftermath: CRPF to undertake more counter-insurgency ops in Naxal-hit areas
India

Sukma attack aftermath: CRPF to undertake more counter-insurgency ops in Naxal-hit areas

While the ambush on 24 April had claimed 25 lives of the CRPF, the one on March 11 in the same district near Bheji had killed 12 CRPF men,

Indian Railways to use drones to collect evidence in case of accidents
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Indian Railways to use drones to collect evidence in case of accidents

Due to loss of critical evidence in the rescue operations following an accident, the Indian Railways plan to deploy drones to photograph the site.

Navy increases surveillance in Sundarbans: Tells fishermen to install tracking devices in boats
India

Navy increases surveillance in Sundarbans: Tells fishermen to install tracking devices in boats

The Navy is increasing surveillance over the remote islands in the Sundarbans and has asked all fishermen to install AIS tracking device in their vessels without which they will be treated as suspicious.

UAE to heavily regulate drones; set to introduce new laws to minimize risks
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UAE to heavily regulate drones; set to introduce new laws to minimize risks

The United Arab Emirates will finalise laws to more heavily regulate the sale of drones and their operations soon, aiming to minimise risks posed by unmanned aerial vehicles, an official at the aviation regulator said on Monday.

India seeks armed drones from US to ward off border incursions by China
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India seeks armed drones from US to ward off border incursions by China

India has sought the latest versions of unmanned aerial vehicles, both the armed and surveillance ones from US.

China to restrict drone, supercomputer exports
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China to restrict drone, supercomputer exports

China will restrict the export of drones and supercomputers from August 15 to help protect national security out of fears such equipment could fall into the hands of militant groups, state news agency Xinhua said on Monday.

Sony to develop drones for enterprises as part of IoT push
Business

Sony to develop drones for enterprises as part of IoT push

Sony Mobile, ZMP are forming a joint venture, named 'Aerosense Inc.', which is slated to be incorporated in early August of this year.