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China releases report on remote sensing monitoring for global ecology
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Singapore launches Environmental Services Industry Transformation Map, to create more than 1,600 PMET jobs by 2025
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China builds new dam in Tibet near Indian border
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Abu Dhabi’s Bayanat more than doubles 2022 net profit on revenue boost
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Esri India Inks MoU with TEXMiN – IIT (ISM) Dhanbad
Esri India, the country’s leading Geographic Information System (GIS)...
China forms all-weather remote sensing monitoring system for all waters, islands: top aerospace authorities
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EU and Japan to improve Earth observation data through Copernicus
As part of a recent agreement, Japan will provide...
Indonesia deploys first student satellite through KiboCUBE programme
VIENNA - Indonesia has successfully deployed its first student...
Joshimath Crisis: ISRO Satellite Images, Reports Show How the Entire Town is at the Brink of Collapse
An eerie silence prevails over the small town of...

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Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Kolkata’s Slum Lanes Digitized for GPS

A total of 1.4 million people live in the informal settlements of the West Bengal city of Kolkata, which represents around 30 percent of the urban population. Up until recently, these residents had no addresses accessible via...

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

West Bengal Government Looks to Merge Four Municipal Bodies

The state government is inching closer towards merging the four urban development bodies, Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA), Kolkata Improvement Trust (KIT), Howrah Improvement Trust (HIT) and Kolkata Metropolitan Water and Sanitation Authority (KMWSA). Read More

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Kolkata Tree Cover Stripped to 3% in 30 Years

The city is graying at a much faster rate than the city planners expect. Only a massive greening drive can pull Kolkata from the brink but it doesn't look like anyone is giving serious thought to it. There...

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Monsoon Relief: Sensors to Predict Waterlogging

Waterlogged streets are a common sight in the city every monsoon. But this year, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) may be able to save its face, thanks to a team of researchers at IIT Kharagpur. With the...

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Children in India Map Their Community Using Innovative Technology

Salim Sheikh, 13, and his friends are putting their sprawling Kolkata slum on the map – literally. With the support of UNICEF and local non-governmental organization Prayasam, they’ve created a colourful, hand-drawn map of their community. Soon, they...