Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.


Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence


Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
Associate PartnerAssociate Partner
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
News18 » India
1-min read

Kerala Police on High Alert After Drones Spotted Near Police Headquarters, Padmanabhaswamy Temple

The Police are probing all angles and also seeking help of central agencies to look into the matter.

Neethu Reghukumar | CNN-News18

Updated:March 26, 2019, 8:42 PM IST
Drones Monitor Wildlife Better Than Humans: Study (photo for representation)
Representational Image.

Chennai: Drones were spotted in high security areas such as the police headquarters and Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday, prompting police to form a special investigative team to look into the matter on Wednesday. One drone was also spotted in Kovalam five days ago.

A special police team under Shanghumugham assistant commissioner has been formed to probe into the matter.

“We are probing all angles and also seeking the help of central agencies. We are looking into all drone operators under each police station,” said K Sanjay Kumar, city police commissioner, Trivandrum.

According to police, the drones can be used for several purposes and by various agencies, including armed forces and geological survey of India. The police is looking into all aspects, including whether the drones were was flown to the area by mistake as these are remote controlled or if some miscreants are behind these incidents.

There are guidelines for regulating the use of drones and in some areas use of drones is prohibited.

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Read full article
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch


Live TV

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results