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First European satellite with AI set for launch
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India’s Drone-Powered Digital Maps Project Begins In Maharashtra, Karnataka, Haryana
The Survey of India, with support from Department of...
China Launches Earth-Observing Satellites, Solar Sail Experiment
Two Earth-imaging satellites and an experimental solar sail payload...
Geospatial Policy Safeguarding Abu Dhabi’s Environment
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India initiates drone-powered digital maps project
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Drone flying in Marunouchi, Tokyo
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Terra Drone demos safe use of UAVs with Mitsubishi Estate for urban area logistics and security in Tokyo
Tokyo – Japan-headquartered Terra Drone Corporation, one of the...
China hands over Zimbabwe’s arable land distribution data in scientific research cooperation
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India Just Found Its Lost Vikram Lander on the Moon, Still No Signal
India's Chandrayaan-2 orbiter circling the moon has spotted the...
Chandrayaan 2 orbiter is healthy and safe in the Lunar orbit, says ISRO
The Chandrayaan-2 orbiter is healthy and safe in the...

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Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Japan to Fund Vietnam’s Satellite Project

The Japanese government has decided to provide funding for developing countries’ space satellite projects under its official development assistance, government sources say. The first such aid funds are expected to be offered to Vietnam to help Japanese...

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Aerial Survey Reveals Violation in Lalita Park

Investigators probing the Lalita Park house collapse in east Delhi have found an aerial survey of the building carried out in 2009 which showed the height of the collapsed building to be 20.46m, a clear violation of...

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Aquino Urged to Build Infrastructure to Help Filipino Farmers

Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala, in a report to President Aquino, said the agriculture sector had become more aware of the ravages of the weather and its vulnerabilities, noting that climate change “is already at our doorstep.” He...

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

More Projects Underway in Sri Lanka This Year

Sri Lanka has taken a gigantic step forward with infrastructure investments. Three international harbours have been built, and three other harbours are being upgraded to international standards. The first stage of the Colombo - Matara Expressway (up...

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

The Link Between Good Infrastructure and Winning Elections

The remarkable electoral sweep by Nitish Kumar in Bihar would certainly point to this connection. Roads and highways are the most visible part of Bihar’s improved infrastructure. This improvement has had spin-off benefits in the fields of...

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

Vietnam Opens New International Airport

Vietnam has opened a new international airport in the southern Mekong Delta. The 150-million dollar Can Tho International Airport, built on 20,750 square meters (240,000 square feet) of land, will process up to five million passengers a...

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

“Mining” Groundwater in India Reaches New Lows

Nearly a third of India is suffering from chronic water shortages, and making up for it with "the world's largest groundwater mining operation," according to experts. A band of land stretching across northern India, at the foot...

Friday, December 31st, 2010

Indonesia to Put Disaster Mitigation on the Map

Next year, Indonesia will have a detailed map of disaster-prone areas in the country which is expected to help provincial administrations develop better urban planning for disaster mitigation, an official said. The map will show each area’s...

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Queensland State Disaster Management Group

Whilst many parts of Queensland have commenced recovery efforts, other areas are bracing for more flooding. Queensland Police Service Assistant Commissioner Brett Pointing said that additional police have been sent to many areas affected by floods including Emerald,...

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Cameroon Lays the Foundation Pillar for a National Geodetic Network

The foundation pillar of the National Reference Geodetic Network for land surveying was officially laid yesterday December 29, 2010. The Minister of State Property and Land Tenure, Jean-Baptist Beleoken officially laid the foundation or reference pillar of...

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