Saturday, 2 July, 2022

Topic: drones

Viral mama bear & cub were likely pushed to steep icy slopes by pesky drone

The video of a cub struggling to climb a steep icy slope to get to its mother has stoked a debate about the use of drones to record wildlife.

How India can become global drone technology leader with new policy

India can show the world how drone technology can be used to bring about socially impactful services in agriculture and public health.

India’s S-400 advantage: IAF in Delhi can shoot down Pakistani missile near Amritsar

Modi and Putin sign $5.4 billion deal for S-400 missile defence system that is expected to partly compensate for India's fast-depleting fighter force level.

Apps, drones, online markets as Coffee Board looks to improve crop productivity

The board has launched on pilot basis a number of tech measures to help the 3.66 lakh coffee growers in the country.

How India is employing drone tech — from fields and films to rail and mining

Report suggests the UAV industry in India will reach Rs 6,257 crore by 2021; drones likely to open up job avenues.

Exploring the possibility of manufacturing planes & drones in India, says Suresh Prabhu

Addressing the Lok Sabha, he added that the government had set up two 'task forces' for the purpose.

Trump’s arm-twisting won’t beat Pakistan into submission, because it has China

US President has threatened Pak with ‘dire consequences’, but any incursions or drone strikes will have a disastrous effect on the region.

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Why the rupee’s ‘record low’ is not necessarily a cause for concern

What ‘strong currency’ policy framers ignore is that almost every nation with a successful long-term record of development has pursued a ‘weak currency’ policy to win export markets.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.