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High-resolution spatial maps to assess climate-related shocks
Insurance companies and governments worldwide are increasingly using spatial...
Aurecon strengthens digital offering in Greater China to help clients future-proof their infrastructure
Hong Kong – As businesses across Asia continue to...
Synspective and GCRS Announce Partnership for SAR Satellite-Based Risk Analysis Solutions in South Asia
Geo Climate Risk  Solutions Pvt. Ltd. (GCRS), a solution...
Teledyne Optech Galaxy T2000 mobilized for earthquake recovery and reconstruction effort in China
Vaughan, Ontario, CANADA – Teledyne Geospatial announced that the State...
Presagis Teams with Kambill Systems to Provide Artificial Intelligence-Based Geospatial Services in Asia Pacific
First two Contracts Awarded by Indian National Survey Agency/State...
Synspective and GCRS Announce Partnership for SAR Satellite-Based Risk Analysis Solutions in South Asia
2022 November 15, Tokyo – Geo Climate Risk Solutions...
Fugro opens state-of-the-art space control centre SpAARC in Perth
Fugro has officially opened the Australian Space Automation, Artificial...
Chinese scientists create new detailed map of moon rocks
BEIJING - Chinese scientists have created a high-resolution map...
Russia and Iran expand space cooperation
Russia and Iran are gradually expanding their cooperation in...
Korea bolsters spatial data cooperation with Tanzania, Ethiopia
The government will help Tanzania and Ethiopia with effective...

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. ...