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Monday, February 21st, 2011

Asia’s Urban Population Boom

Asia is set to witness a sharp increase in the number of urban dwellers, something that governments must take into consideration in their city planning. Better planning might gain greater acceptance if governments realised that 90% of...

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Land is a Hotly Contested Commodity in Pakistan

The Planning Commission’s Task Force on urban development has found that land is a hotly contested commodity in Pakistan and is planned and disposed of through powerful and often compromised planning agencies and through political and economic...

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Using Geographic Information Science to Achieve Sustainable Development

Geographic Information Science (GIS) involves capturing, storing and analysing different set of data and performing different queries according to one’s aims and objectives. The use of GIS is becoming more important every day and is very useful...

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Telecom Department Seeks to Map All its Land Assets

The VSNL telecom department is compiling a master-list of total land assets retained by the telecom department for its own use, land transferred to companies like BSNL , MTNL , ITI and TCIL. It will also include...

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Infrastructure Development to Get Top Priority: India’s Patil

The government has accorded infrastructure development the highest priority and allocated for it Rs.20 lakh crore in the Eleventh Five Year Plan, which ends March 2012. In the subsequent five-year plan, the government plans to double the...

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Hi-tech Instruments to Help Planters Gauge Erratic Weather

The industry is enlisting help of the Indian Space Research Organisation, which will advise planters on possible weather fluctuations with the help of remote sensing instruments. The senior vice-president of the Tea Association of India, Hemant Bangur, revealed...

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Russia’s Putin – Name Written On Kyrgyzstan Map​

Vladimir Putin name has been put on maps in the ex-Soviet nation of Kyrgyzstan, where lawmakers have named a mountain peak after him. The Russian prime minister is widely considered to remain his country's most powerful politician,...

Sunday, February 20th, 2011

China’s Drought has Global Implications

The drought that has parched the land in much of northern China was already months old when the artillery was called into action last week. With the country’s wheat crop – critical to bread prices the world...

Sunday, February 20th, 2011

Hescom to Cover Power Lines Under GIS Mapping

With a view to provide better service to consumers and fix the faults in electricity lines quickly, the Hubli Electricity Supply Company (Hescom) has taken measures to cover all low- and high-tension wires under Geographical Information System...

Sunday, February 20th, 2011

Capitol Speeds-up Tax Mapping in Pampanga

Real property tax collections in Pampanga are expected to increase from the present P278 million collectibles per annum to P400 million or even up to P500 million once the tax mapping project is fully completed in the...

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