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Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

PM Asks Security Agencies to Build Better Infrastructure

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today asked security agencies to improve their professional standards and build better infrastructure to counter the "new generation" of terrorists who have acquired State-like military capabilities in their fighting strategies and tactics. "The number...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Mapping Fiji Realities Challenging

Pacific Island countries and territories are challenged by the necessity to update their maps to reflect the present day realities. "Countries are utilising several mapping systems, or projections, in parallel," said Dr Wolf Forstreuter, SOPAC's Remote Sensing and...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Philippines Launches Regional GIS Centre

The National Economic Development Authority of the Philippines has just recently launched its Regional Geographic Information Systems Centre in the Caraga Region which aims to encourage sharing of spatial information among government, private, and academic institutions in...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Australia – More Than $314 Million in Disaster Funding Allocated in One Week

Premier Anna Bligh and Federal Minister for Agriculture, and Minister Assisting the Attorney-General of Queensland Flood Recovery, Senator Joe Ludwig, today announced a further 12 disaster affected councils would benefit from advance funding injections to kickstart reconstruction...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Google Maps Nears First Deadline on China Requirement

Google has yet to apply for the necessary state license to operate its online mapping service in China, putting another Google product in jeopardy as the first deadline looms. China's State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping said in...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Mapping Bangalore on the Arc

Post-1800, when the British had conquered the entire Mysore Kingdom and set up a cantonment in Bangalore, there was a flurry of cartographers mapping the region. One of the earliest was Lambton, a Brigade Major in the...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Mapping Realities Challenging

Pacific Island countries and territories are challenged by the necessity to update their maps to reflect the present day realities. Often lands departments deal with maps where land parcels do not fit the actual river system, or...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Resourcesat-2 for Rural Programme Efficiency

Resourcesat-2, a highly advanced remote sensing satellite that is to be launched by ISRO in April this year, is expected to increase the efficiency of rural development programmes by providing high-resolution stage-by-stage satellite imagery of the progress...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Google Tests Fate in China as Mapping Application Deadline Looms

Google Inc.’s defiance of China’s censorship rules resulted in the world’s most popular search engine being pulled out of the country 12 months ago. This year, the dispute may be spilling over to Gmail and maps. As...

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Chinese Beidou System to Challenge U.S. Dominancy

Beidou, the China's second generation of satellite system features services of locating, navigation, timing and even text message communication covering the Asia Pacific region by 2012, said the system chief designer Sun Jiadong. Such upgrades are perceived by...

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