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Disaster Management Guidelines for Information and Communication System released

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Satellite data plus conservation equals better crop yields

[NEW DELHI] Combining remote sensing technology with water and soil conservation techniques can help raise crop yields in South Asia, scientists have reported.

Satellite data can help identify specific problems on farmlands such as moisture shortage, excessive soil wetness and flood occurrence.

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Wed, 05/10/2011 - 11:04

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Dust and Pollution Rise Before the Monsoon

In the days and weeks before the monsoon, heat builds over India. Hot air rises over the baked earth and westerly winds rush in to fill the void, bringing dust-laden air from the deserts of southwest Asia and the Arabian Peninsula. Through April, May, and June, as monsoon conditions build, the air over the Ganges River plain grows thick with dust, smoke, and haze. Air quality over India is at its worst at this time of year.

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India Eases Remote Sensing Restrictions

The government of India made two major data sharing policy decisions on the 4th of July regarding remote sensing.

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India’s latest satellite starts beaming pictures

Chennai, April 28 (IANS) India’s latest advanced remote sensing satellite Resourcesat-2 launched last week beamed its first set of pictures Thursday.

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Mon, 02/05/2011 - 12:47

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Himachal Pradesh: Need to Implement Disaster Management Plan Stressed

Shimla: Smt Sarojini Ganju Thakur, Additional Chief Secretary (Environment, Science & Technology) said that action needs to be taken at various levels to implement

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Tue, 26/04/2011 - 14:09

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India Launches Three Satellites

WAM New Delhi, Apr 20 (WAM)--The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched three satellites today. The primary mission of the launch was to put a sophisticated

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Second NIDM/UN-SPIDER workshop in New Delhi

The second NIDM/UN-SPIDER workshop on ‘Space Technology Application in

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Space Program Can Help Realise Sustainable Development

India's space program has a vital role in realising sustainable development, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday, asking the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to give priority to tele-education, tele-medicine and village resource centre services. 

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Mon, 28/03/2011 - 16:38

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Indian state approves geospatial Bill

The Delhi State Assembly approved Delhi Geo-spatial Data Infrastructure (Management, Control, Administration, Security and Safety) Bill, 2011. It seeks to use geospatial technology for planning and executing various development projects and utility services. The office of GIS system would be responsible for transmitting relevant information to the monitoring centres.

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