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India: First navigation satellite launched

IRNSS 1 A Launch

India’s first dedicated navigation satellite, the IRNSS-1A, developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation, was successfully put in orbit on Monday night, as the newspaper The Hindu repo

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 02/07/2013 - 16:27
latitude: 
13.72
longitude: 
80.2303

International Charter: DLR delivers satellite images for Indian flood assistance

Uttarakhand under water

Following severe flooding in northern India and Nepal, the Indian government activated the

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Fri, 28/06/2013 - 11:40
latitude: 
30.0668
longitude: 
79.0193

Nepal and India: Impacts of the 2013 Monsoon Floods

Cumulative 3 day TRMM satellite rainfall estimate

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Nepal, ICIMOD, published an overview of the events following the heavy monsoon rains this past month in Nepal and India causing heavy flooding.

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Thu, 27/06/2013 - 08:21
latitude: 
27.3523
longitude: 
82.3535

Floods in India

Ganges and Yamuna river seen from space by MODIS/Aqua on 21 June 2013

In June 2013, North India experienced heavy rainfall that triggered devastating floods and landslides in the states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh.

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Name: 
Floods in India
Region: 
Northern India
Occurance Date: 
20/06/2013
latitude: 
28.8316
longitude: 
78.7783

India: Navigation Centre inaugurated

Gujarat, India seen from space.

On 28 May, 2013, the Indian Space Research Organisation unveiled a new Navigation Centre in Bangalore Rural Disctrict, as The Economic Times reported.

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Tue, 04/06/2013 - 09:23
latitude: 
12.5842
longitude: 
77.3398

India: Wireless Flood Early Warning Systems

Testing the flood early warning system

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office, ICIMOD (International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development) and its partner Aaranyak-India are developing and testing the establishment of flood early war

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 30/05/2013 - 07:37
latitude: 
27.7
longitude: 
85.3333

India: Launch of indigenous satellite navigation system in June

Architecture of the new Indian satnav system

India will soon establish its own GPS-like satellite navigation system.

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Tue, 23/04/2013 - 10:03
latitude: 
13.0302
longitude: 
77.5706

India: Plans for Highest-Resolution Earth Observation Satellite

Artistic rendering of Cartosat-2

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is planning to build Cartosat-3, a satellite capable to take images of the earth with a resolution of 0.25 metres, as TheHindu reported.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 20/03/2013 - 08:06
latitude: 
13.0302
longitude: 
77.5706

CSSTEAP: New training courses on space applications

CSSTEAP offers training courses on Remote Sensing and other satellite applicatio

The UN-affiliated Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP) in India has announced its new training course programme 2013-2014 covering the fields of Remot

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 25/02/2013 - 09:54
latitude: 
30.3388
longitude: 
78.0466

SARAL-Altika: France and India will launch joint satellite

Launch of Indo-French Satellite

Indo-French space cooperation is all set to soar to new heights with the scheduled launch of a satellite to study changes in the environment soon after the visit of French President Francois Holl

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 14/02/2013 - 07:50
latitude: 
20.5937
longitude: 
78.9629