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5 key challenges of doing geospatial business in India

India is the world’s third-largest economy based on purchasing power parity. But when you look at the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index, the...

Make 1:25,000 maps, 1-meter satellite imagery freely available: Indian geospatial thinktank

India’s collection and use of geospatial data have increased exponentially in the last few years. With the central government’s push toward smart cities and...

India can now destroy live satellites, but what about space debris?

Using a live satellite in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) as target practice, India successfully tested an anti-satellite weapon, or A-SAT, today. This show of...

India’s commercial drone policy 2019: The good, the bad, the ugly

That India has great commercial potential for drones is no secret. Transporting human organs for emergency medical services, aiding in agricultural irrigation and inspection,...

The poison India is breathing, as seen from space

In India, pollution has become a way of life. The air quality index regularly screams ‘hazardous’ and it’s not uncommon to see schools shutting...

The story of Indian e-governance and Geospatial technology

Science and technology have always been given utmost importance in the independent India. More initiatives like Digital India, National GIS and e-governance are some...

Flying drones in India? Here’s all that you need to know

For all the Drone enthusiast out there in India, get to know the legal stuff for flying drones in India, before your enthusiasm goes...

Geospatial World Forum 2017 from the eyes of a geo-student

The city of pearls had more to offer this time apart from jingling bangles and awe-inspiring architectures between the dates 22nd to 25th of...

Apple opens Maps production unit in Hyderabad, India with 4000 employees

How to tell if a mapping company is mature? When it opens a data production unit in India. Today Apple announced the opening of a...

Problems with the Geospatial Information Regulation Bill 2016

I had first heard about a proposed legislative bill from the Hindustan Times a few weeks back. At that time, I thought it would be best...

Twenty years of India Lights: Mapping India’s electrification

The world's largest democracy still has the uphill task of providing basic electrification to over 300 million people. A challenge considered so important that WIRED...

India one step closer to its independent satellite navigation system

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is developing an indigenous position determination system that will potentially complement or even replace the Global Positioning System...

Laser Mapping Indian Infrastructure

Laser Mapping - a very new concept just few years ago. Today it has found its usefulness from transportation to pipeline mapping to construction....

India’s Mars Mission : Indian Space Technology in the spotlight

"India Launches its maiden mission to Mars": Google "Mars" today and chances are that you'll end up reading about India's Mars Mission! The "Mars Orbiter...

Step aside, Google – India gets its own Street View: Wonobo.com!

Google Maps is one of the things that I often used as a reference to explain to someone on the streets when he/she asked...

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