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Isro’s PSLV-C53 places three satellites in orbit
The four-stage, 44.4m tall PSLV-C53 rocket that blasted off...
Chinese probe successfully maps entire Mars, sends stunning pictures
China's Tianwen-1 orbiter has mapped the entire of Mars,...
Israel Aerospace Industries Successfully Doubles Venµs Satellite’s Expected Service Life
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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...

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Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Asia Gains Another Geospatial Head of State with Indonesia’s Pick

Earlier this week, Indonesia elected a new president (although still disputed by his opponent), making a selection not unlike India's recent election where a reform-minded candidate took the post with a history of technology innovation. Joko Widodo...

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Crowd Mapping Could Make Indian Polls More Peaceful

Crowdsourcing has been an effective tool to increase democratic transparency and map electoral violations. Kenya in 2011 and Ukraine in 2012 have successfully implemented the idea of crowd mapping of their elections. Crowd mapping can be developed...

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Tata Group Plans $8 Billion Infrastructure Push

Cyrus Mistry, chairman of India’s Tata group, is planning to spend at least $8 billion building roads, airports and housing, betting a stable administration after India’s coming elections will lead to a new wave of infrastructure development....

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Australia-First Election Map Adds Voters to the Picture

Voters will go to the upcoming election more informed than ever before thanks to an Australian-first interactive Election Map that features real-time coverage of Twitter trends and one-click access to in-depth electorate analysis.

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

Japan Spends Funds to Fix Aging Infrastructure

Last week's Lower House election was all about what people didn't want — the Democratic Party of Japan — but the issue foremost in voters' minds was the state of the economy, and new prime minister Shinzo Abe...

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

In a Year, all UP Polling Booths to Have GIS Maps

The Election Commission will get Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping done of all 80 parliamentary constituencies, 403 Assembly constituencies, and 1.33 lakh polling booths across the state. With the target to complete the exercise within one year,...

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...