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Drone from Pak side caught in Punjab; Amarinder asks CM to ‘stop doing bhangra all day’

Chandigarh: The Border Security Force captured a drone that was flying at a low height in the border area of Ferozpur in Punjab on Friday night. The Made-in-China hexacopter had entered India from Pakistan side, said a senior BSF officer, adding that they are supervising search operation in the area. The drone was reportedly 300...

Centre notifies Drone Rules 2021; new rules more liberal

The Draft Drone Rules 2021 was announced in July this year New Delhi: The Civil Aviation Ministry passed the new Drone Rules 2021, over a month after announcing them and inviting comments. As per a Gazette notification by the government, the new Drone Rules will replace the Unmanned Aircraft System Rules 2021. The ministry had...

BSF personnel open fire at drone that entered Indian territory in J&K’s Arnia sector

The Border Security Force (BSF) personnel deployed at Jammu and Kashmir’s Arnia sector opened fire at a flying object, suspected to be a drone, near the international border on the intervening night of July 13 and 14. The security personnel spotted a red blinking light at a height of about 200 meters after which they...

India registers strong protest after drone seen over Indian High Commission in Islamabad

India has registered a strong protest with Pakistan after a drone was seen flying over the Indian High Commission compound in Islamabad. The development comes after drone attacks on the air force base in Jammu and Kashmir last week. The security breach in the diplomatic enclave in Islamabad was taken up through diplomatic channels by...

BSF shoots down Pak drone carrying arms along J&K border

The Border Security Force (BSF) shot down a Pakistani drone along the International Border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. The drone was found flying inside Indian territory by a patrolling party in the Rathua area of Hiranagar sector in Kathua at around 5 in the morning. Media reports quoted BSF officials...

Drone used for delivery of pan masala in Gujarat, two arrested

The 21-day lockdown imposed by the Centre has given a lot of time for people to learn new skills, use their creativity, and spend quality time with family. However, it has also created a lot of trouble for many tobacco and alcohol addicts who are not getting their usual supply amid the lockdown and supply...

People loitering on streets without reason to face legal action: DGP Shivanand Jha

Gujarat director general of police (DGP) Shivanand Jha on Wednesday warned people not to step out of their home and loiter on the streets for unnecessary reasons during the lockdown or be ready to face strict action. Jha had earlier too requested people to follow the directives issued by the government and the local authorities...

AMC uses drones to disinfect Ahmedabad’s hostspots in battle against coronavirus

The Ahmedabad Fire and Emergency Services (AFES) of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), which has been deployed for sanitisation of roads and public places, has started using drones to spray disinfectants in the various hotspots of the city that have reported the maximum number of coronavirus cases. A trial in this regard was conducted at...

Ahmedabad Police using drones to keep a tab on violators amid lockdown

At a time when the Union and state governments are trying their best to impose a lockdown across the country in a desperate attempt to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus, there are many people who are not taking the lockdown seriously and are seen loitering around on streets and residential society campuses. In...