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Ola acquires geospatial company GeoSpoc
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New UAE space mission will orbit Venus and land on an asteroid
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Britain’s space programme has been hit by Brexit, with FIVE concerns to be resolved before launch.
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Nobel Prize for physics winner shaped ground-breaking Earth-observing mission
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China deepens application use for BeiDou technology to build an integrated industrial ecosystem
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PM Modi launches India’s first private space association
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Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors Building Surveyors Conference 2021
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Ladakh admin to use drones to help measuring inhabitant land under SVAMITVA scheme
The Ladakh administration will use drones to help measure 'Abadi...

Geospatial Bill

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

‘Geospatial Bill’ Step in Right Direction, But Needs Revamping: FICCI

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on Wednesday appreciated the efforts of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India for taking geospatial information into consideration in view of ensuring security, sovereignty and...

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Multiple Petitions Oppose Geospatial Bill as Deadline for Comments Approaches

NEW DELHI: As the deadline for the controversial Geospatial Bill draws to a close over the weekend, various agencies are requesting common users to sign petitions voicing their concerns against the Bill. At the forefront are the...

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Pakistan Expresses ‘Serious Concern’ over India’s Geospatial Bill

NEW DELHI|BENGALURU: Pakistan has expressed "serious concern" over India's controversial draft Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, based on United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions, but experts say there is no merit in the claim. Read More at Economics...

Monday, May 16th, 2016

SaveTheMap Readies Template Response to Geospatial bill

A volunteer-led initiative called SaveTheMap , which came up in opposition to the draft Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, has drafted a template response that people can send to the Ministry of Home Affairs to show they don't...

Friday, May 13th, 2016

Centre Goes the Licence Raj Route with the Geospatial Bill

Governments often overlook the fact that the democratisation of information has more benefits than drawbacks. This is evident in the draft version of The Geospatial Information Regulation Bill 2016, released by the Centre last week. Read More...

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Geospatial Bill: Bengaluru Finds a Route to Save the Map from Government

BENGALURU: A campaign against the Union government's move to govern how companies and individuals use maps is gaining momentum, with a number of thinktanks, research organisations and activists launching efforts to rally resistance against the proposed law. ...