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Israel Aerospace Industries Successfully Doubles Venµs Satellite’s Expected Service Life
Venµs changed altitude in space and will carry out...
South Korea launches KASS satellite to augment GPS
South Korea has successfully launched a precision aviation satellite...
China launches new batch of remote sensing satellites
XICHANG, June 23 (Xinhua) -- China successfully launched three...
Kenya launches nationwide airborne geophysical survey
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday launched the final report...
South Korea successfully launches home-grown Nuri space rocket
South Korea’s domestically built Nuri rocket successfully placed a...
Isro PSLV-C53 launch announced for June 30
The mission faced multiple initial delays, but was eventually...
Strong progress being made on the UK’s Geospatial Strategy
Annual plan published shows the Geospatial Commission’s progress on...
Israel Deploys Medicine Data-Map Skills to Avert Food Crisis
Even before the first wave of Covid-19 swept through...
Bricsys’ local partner, ACA Pacific, selected by Singapore government as Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG) vendor
The partnership will enable Singaporean companies to access the...
MapmyIndia joins hands with ISRO to boost 3D mapping
Homegrown navigation firm MapmyIndia on Friday said it has...

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Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

How GIS Mapping Could End Corruption in India

Vishal Agarwal and his team at Spatial Ideas are working closely with Indian Administrative Service officers to apply cutting-edge technology and data management solutions to Governance. The company is using GIS Mapping to develop solutions that will...

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Indian Civic Bodies Slow to Streamline Tax Collection Using GIS

Civic bodies, which are reeling under acute funds crunch, have ignored a key proposal mooted for constituting a Geographic Information System-based database to strengthen property tax collection and improve their fiscal health. A recent scrutiny by the...

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

Land Surveyor in India Caught in Anti-Corruption Trap

The sleuths of Anti Corruption Bureau on Friday arrested Munagapaka land surveyor G VenkataSuryanarayana after he was caught red handed demanding and accepting a bribe from a farmer here. The surveyor at the mandal revenue office in...

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Tunisia Launches “Crowd Map” to Track Corruption

Tunisia's "I Watch" organisation on Saturday (April 13th) launched a new online "crowd-map" for reporting cases of corruption. The name chosen for the site is "Billkamcha", a slang term for a person "caught in the act". Just...

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Graft Fuels Indonesia’s Infrastructure Woes

Police have come up with little explanation as to why the 720-metre-long (2,400-foot-long) structure on Borneo island -- built just 10 years ago to resemble San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge -- gave way, sending dozens of vehicles...

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Foreign Investment Ebbs in India

India’s rise has captured the world’s imagination, as the economy grows at nearly 9 percent a year and a growing consumer class buys cellphones, cars and homes. Yet foreign businesses and investors, once increasingly eager to tap...

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Indian Remote Sensing Agency Employees Convicted of Corruption

Six persons including two employees of National Remote Sensing Agency (NRSA) were sentenced to imprisonment by a special CBI court here in a fund irregularity case. After six years of trial, the special court convicted NRSA Project...

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Half of India’s Road Budget Wasted

India's home minister has admitted that half of the government's budget to build much-needed new roads never reaches its intended target in what he described as the country's "biggest swindle". P. Chidambaram, attending the World Economic Forum...