According to BSF Director General (DG) Pankaj Kumar Singh, a total of 67 drone sightings have been reported along the border in Punjab and Jammu areas this year.
Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said that the United States is within its rights to continue drone strikes inside Afghanistan.
The US had carried out drone strikes in Kabul, following ISIS-K suicide bombing at the airport.
US forces will end their combat mission in Iraq by the end of this year, but will continue to train and advise the Iraqi military.
Besides addressing the threat aspects of the drones, the lab-cum-research centre is also envisaged to look at the utility part of the unmanned aerial vehicles
A decision about declaring RSS headquarters and Nagpur airport as ‘no-drone’ zones will be taken during the meeting of the vital installations security audit committee scheduled to be held later this month.
The Jammu and Kashmir unit of BJP also demanded a Wagah-Attari border-like 'Beating Retreat' ceremony in Jammu as a way to ease tensions between Indian and Pakistan.
“With help of drones, Pakistan is sending IED to the valley. They want to create a big terror incident in J&K,” BJP’s chief Ravinder Raina said.
The Jammu and Kashmir Police brought down a drone in Aknoor sector early Friday morning
The number of forms to be filled to operate drones in the country have been reduced to six in draft ‘Drone Rules, 2021’ in comparison to 25 forms mentioned in the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Rules, 2021, it said.
The Navy's decision came in view of a drone attack on an Indian Air Force base in Jammu last month injuring two personnel.
District authorities in Baramulla, Samba and Ramban districts have banned the sale, storage and possession of drones following the terror attacks in Jammu last month.
The IAF has issued a request for information to seek responses from Indian companies for counter-unmanned aircraft systems, reports stated
The Central intelligence agencies have asked the state police of both Kerala and Tamil Nadu to be prepared.
Anil Kant said the State police would also consider collaborating with the Union government in the research sector to address the security threats posed by drones.
The DGP said LeT's hand is suspected behind the twin drone strikes inside the IAF station, Jammu in the early hours of Sunday.
It is learnt that the drone was spotted late last week.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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