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GSSI Ground Penetrating Radar Equipment Used in Mount Everest Measurement Expedition
GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar...
European commercial drone developer FIXAR enters the Indian market with Paras Aerospace
EU-based commercial drone design and software developer FIXAR, has...
United Arab Emirates to launch bold asteroid mission in 2028
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has set its sights...
WAFA: “Work of Palestinian land surveyors in Masafer Yatta interrupted by Israeli settlers”s”
HEBRON – Extremist Israeli settlers attacked a number of...
Ola acquires geospatial company GeoSpoc
Ola has acquired GeoSpoc, a six-year-old Pune-based geospatial company....
New UAE space mission will orbit Venus and land on an asteroid
The United Arab Emirates is setting a course for...
Britain’s space programme has been hit by Brexit, with FIVE concerns to be resolved before launch.
BREXIT BRITAIN’S SPACE STRATEGY has been slammed, with this...
Nobel Prize for physics winner shaped ground-breaking Earth-observing mission
This year's Nobel Prize in Physics laureate Klaus Hasselmann...
China deepens application use for BeiDou technology to build an integrated industrial ecosystem
As China has continuously deepened the application of the...
PM Modi launches India’s first private space association
New Delhi: India will soon have policies on space communication...

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Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Beijing Looking to Become a Leader in Sustainable Transport Among Chinese Cities

Fueled by rapid motorization and urbanization, adverse impacts from the growing urban transport sector in Beijing are looming large. Looking ahead, preparing the city for five million additional residents by 2020 and simultaneously promoting economic growth, providing...

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Indian Cities Fare Poorly in Quality of Life Survey

Indian cities don't score very high on several parameters such as laws, policies, institutions, processes and accountability mechanisms that strongly influence quality of life. According to the Annual Survey of India's City-Systems by Janaagraha which was carried...

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Chinese Cities Move Toward Farsighted Planning

A desirable urban drainage system should be completed in all cities within 10 years, according to the proposal on urban construction, released by the State Council on Monday. This speaks volumes about the importance the central authorities...

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

260 Chinese Cities Build Digital Geographic Systems

More than 260 prefecture-level Chinese cities are building digital geographic systems to provide better services to citizens, the National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation (NASMG) said on Wednesday. The digitalization of cities has become an important...