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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.
Representational image | Pixabay

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.
Map: Soham Sen | ThePrint

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.
A composite image showing PM Narendra Modi and leaders from the SAARC nations during a video conference on Covid-19 on 15 March | Photo: ANI

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.
File image of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan | Photo: ANI

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.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.