DUBAI, May 21: Yemen’s Houthi rebels said Tuesday they launched a bomb-laden drone targeting an airport in Saudi Arabia that also has a military base inside of it, an attack acknowledged by the kingdom as Mideast tensions remain high between Iran and the U.S.

LONDON, Dec 22: British police say two people were arrested early Saturday morning for suspected “criminal use of drones’” in the Gatwick Airport case that has created nightmarish holiday travel delays for tens of thousands of passengers.

Drone technology has a broad scope, and its influence is evident in filmmaking, goods delivery, geographical mapping, rescue operations, and many other divisions. However, the use of the aeronautical technology is just budding in Nepal.

CARACAS, Aug 6: Authorities detained six people suspected of using explosives-laden drones in a failed bid to assassinate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, officials said Sunday, in what one witness described as a terrifying attack that shook her apartment building.

CARACAS, Aug 5: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro dodged an apparent assassination attempt when drones armed with explosives detonated while he was delivering a speech to hundreds of soldiers being broadcast live on television, officials said.

MYAGDI, April 13: Until a few years ago, Thas Bahadur Garbuja of Ramche, Annapurna Rural Municipality-8, often had to return home empty-handed from the local health post due to the lack of medicines.

KATHMANDU, Mar 21: As Sophia, the first humanoid robot was unveiled, more than 200 audiences stood not to miss the sight. Hands holding phones stretched as high as possible to record the robot that spoke and exhibited human emotions. Clearly, Sophia had stolen the show.

KATHMANDU, Mar 21: With ample cases where patients suffer and die in lack of timely health care services, a medical drone could hold key to improve access in remote Nepal. Mahavir Pun, chairman of National Innovation Center, argues so.

JERUSALEM, Feb 10: The Israeli military shot down an Iranian drone that infiltrated the country early Saturday before launching a “large-scale attack” on at least a dozen Iranian and Syrian targets in Syria. Israel called it a “severe and irregular violation of Israeli sovereignty” and warned of further action against the unprecedented Iranian aggression.

TANAHU, Dec 4: As the candidates intensify their election campaign for the House of Representatives and State Assembly elections due on December 7, Nepali Congress central committee member and the Provincial Assembly candidate, Pradip Poudel has used a drone for canvassing for votes.

A phone to buy? How about a Drone Phone?

November 12, 2017 11:37 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Korean phone manufacturer, LG has is coming up with its newest drone phone, the LG U+. This new tech drone phone will be able to glide during video calls or taking a selfie in the air. LG has developed this LG U+ in such a way that it is able to drift at 360. LG called this project 505 BY LGU+. T

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Is anyone throwing garbage into Bagmati river? Beware! You may be caught and booked.

NMB Bank hands drone to traffic police

January 13, 2017 21:05 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: NMB Bank, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), on Friday presented a drone to Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) in an effort to strengthen the technical resources of MTPD.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) is bringing a drone camera into use for effective traffic management in Kathmandu.

YAVNE, ISRAEL, Jan 4: After 15 years of development, an Israeli tech firm is optimistic it will finally get its 1,500 kg (1.5 tonne) passenger carrying drone off the ground and into the market by 2020.

PRABAT, Dec 29: Police have arrested two foreign nationals from the district headquarters Kushma on the charge of flying a drone camera without permission.

BEIJING/WEST PALM BEACH, FLA.. Dec 18: China will return an underwater U.S. drone seized by a naval vessel this week in the South China Sea, both countries said on Saturday, but Beijing complained that Washington had been "hyping up" the incident.

A South Korean start-up company has developed a thumb joystick that allows users to fly a drone with one hand, replacing the traditional two-handed joystick.

3 Americans arrested for flying drone

November 28, 2016 17:46 pm

PARBAT, Nov 28: Police have arrested three US nationals for flying a drone equipped with cameras without permission.

The world’s first pizza drone delivery was claimed Wednesday by the New Zealand division of fast food giant Domino’s, as it looks to grab a slice of a potentially hot future market.

Sherpa arrested with drone

August 29, 2016 18:16 pm

LALITPUR, Aug 29: Police has arrested a man with a drone from Sanepa on Monday.

A research has found that technical problems rather than operator errors are behind the majority of drone accidents, leading to a call for further safeguards for the industry.

LONDON, Aug 11: A British police say they are investigating a reported near-collision between a drone and a passenger plane near England's Newquay Airport.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Police have arrested two foreigners on the charge of flying a drone equipped with cameras on Monday.