Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr The notification issued by Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik said, ”Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) have been banned completely in the city with effect from July 25,2018 till August 15, 2018.” Delhi Police on Tuesday issued a ban on the usage of the above mentioned in the National capital as a preventive measures ahead of the upcoming Independence Day. The Delhi Police also prohibited flying of sub-conventional aerial platforms like para-gliders, para-motors, hang-gliders, UAVs, UASs, microlight aircraft, remotely piloted aircraft, hot air balloons and many more for a period of 22 days. ”It has been reported that certain criminal, anti-social elements or terrorists, inimical to India may pose a threat to the safety of the general public, dignitaries and vital installations by the use of sub-conventional aerial platforms like para-gliders, para-motors, hang-gliders, UAVs, UASs, microlight aircrafts, remotely piloted aircrafts, hot air balloons, small size powered aircrafts, quadcopters or even by para-jumping from aircraft and others,” the Delhi Police said in a statement. Unmanned Aerial Vehicle is commonly known as a drone, which is a remote-controlled aircraft without a human pilot aboard. UAVs are a component of an unmanned aircraft system (UAS), which include a UAV, a ground-based controller and a system of communications between the two.