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How Netflix got caught in the South China Sea dispute

Last year, Netflix had to remove two episodes from Australian spy drama series ‘Pine Gap’ following complaints from the Philippines and Vietnam.

Kumar’s line vs Hodgson’s line: The ‘Lakshman rekha’ that started an India-Pakistan fight

US geographer’s tiny mistake pushed India and Pakistan to fight on the world’s highest battlefield. Thanks to Col Narinder Kumar, it was rectified.

India brimming with confidence, we are seeing it at the borders, says PM Modi

Addressing a gathering of the IT industry sector, Modi said govt's decision to liberalise geospatial data indicates the same confidence.

Govt eases norms on mapping, acquisition & production of geospatial data

PM Modi says the reforms will benefit the country's farmers, start-ups, private & public sector and research institutions to drive innovations and build scalable solutions.

5 maps that tell you all you want to know about India vs China in Ladakh

From Depsang Plains in the north to southern bank of Pangong Tso, Indian and Chinese armies have nearly come face to face at numerous locations in eastern Ladakh.

Why maps are important in our response to the Covid-19 pandemic

Several maps seek to estimate the potential spread of Covid using computational methods, while others can help track the socio-economic impact of the pandemic.

Solution to map-making Pakistan and Nepal is in India pressing reset button on regional blocs

Pakistan and Nepal are busy pencilling in new maps as South Asian ‘big brother’ India watches haplessly. Modi government needs to get its regional act together.

New Pakistan map includes J&K, parts of Gujarat, India dismisses it as ‘ridiculous’

PM Imran Khan released a new political map that claimed all of Jammu and Kashmir as Pakistan territories, on the eve of the first anniversary of revocation of Article 370.

Nepal map row: Has India provoked Kathmandu or is China instigating trouble for New Delhi?

India Wednesday sharply reacted to Nepal’s new official map that includes disputed territories, saying “such artificial enlargement of territorial claims will not be accepted”.

Trigonometry may be schooltime misery, but it’s what first helped us see India right

Here's how trigonometry helped India's colonial rulers draw up the subcontinent's first map in the 19th century.

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.

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NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.
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